monument valley dog

Monument Valley, AZ

At first glance on the internet, it seems that if you don’t do a guided tour of Monument Valley, you can’t really do anything at all there. So we lined up a guided tour with Black’s Monument Valley Tours, arranging...

negro bill canyon trail

Negro Bill Canyon Trail, Moab

The unfortunately named Negro Bill Canyon Trail is a four-mile out and back on BLM land (=dogs are welcome!) just outside Moab. The hike ends at a large natural bridge–the sixth-longest natural rock span in the US. A few rappellers were descending...

Hiking in Sedona, AZ

The scenery in Sedona is gorgeous, with towering red rocks in every direction you look. The problem with all that beauty so close to a town is that the town is overrun with people shopping, eating, hiking, driving really slowly, causing a...