All posts in The Southwest

  • A Thanksgiving Treat
    November 14, 2013, Comments Off on A Thanksgiving Treat

    While most of us grew up believing that the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth with the Pilgrims, in point of fact, the harvest festival has its roots so far […]

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    Top 10 Things to see in the Southwest
    June 10, 2013, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to see in the Southwest

    The Southwest is filled spectacular scenery and there are hundreds of places to stop and enjoy the beauty. Here are our top 10 picks for places you have to see […]

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    Spiders, Snakes and Monsters …Oh My!
    March 23, 2013, Comments Off on Spiders, Snakes and Monsters …Oh My!

    Visitors to the southwest often expect the area to be crawling with spiders, snakes, scorpions and more … all of them deadly. In point of fact, most of the creepy […]

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    High Pointing and Low Pointing
    December 23, 2012, Comments Off on High Pointing and Low Pointing

    The beauty of the Southwest will amaze visitors … from arid desert terrain to rolling foothills, from lush mountain valleys on up to soaring peaks dusted with snow. Such magnificent […]

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    Christmas Round the Campfire
    December 3, 2012, Comments Off on Christmas Round the Campfire

    The life of a cowboy was a tough one — unpredictable weather and animals, dangerous wildlife, stampedes, and hours in the saddle. But there was one more factor — herding […]

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    The Colorado Plateau
    August 30, 2012, Comments Off on The Colorado Plateau

    You can’t talk about the four corners states (Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah) without also talking about the Colorado Plateau. Covering roughly 130,000 square miles in Western Colorado, northwestern […]

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    Top 5 Places to see Fireworks in the Southwest
    June 21, 2011, Comments Off on Top 5 Places to see Fireworks in the Southwest

    The Southwest can be a tricky spot to view July 4th Fireworks. During an especially dry season, like this year when fire danger is extremely high in all four corners […]

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    Christmas in the Southwest
    November 30, 2010, Comments Off on Christmas in the Southwest

    The Spanish were the first to explore the American Southwest and they brought with them Catholic traditions including the celebration of Christmas. The Spanish mission was to acquire land for […]

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    Ranchos Los Banos
    January 14, 2010, 1 Comment

    If you are looking for something fun and truly different to do in the Southwest, take a look at Ranchos Los Baños and Tierra Chamahua Eco Adventures. Located in Sonora, […]

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