Category Archives: Arizona

SW USA: 8 Day Road Trip To The Grand Canyon, Bryce, and Zion National Parks With Children

October 2014 The lure of the Grand Canyon, for most Americans, is legendary. We have to see this natural wonder for ourselves as the stories of a canyon so deep and so vast are almost unimaginable. Add in the majestic peaks of Zion and the red sentinels of Bryce and this is a road trip of almost other-worldly proportions. Grab the kids, pack the car, and hit the road: One of the world’s most famous national parks awaits.   First,

Arizona: Grand Canyon South Rim for Families

This post is part of our 8-Day SW National Park Road Trip with a Toddler series. The Introduction, route map, and itinerary can be found here.    The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail. John Wesley Powell The Grand Canyon is a sight to behold. They say most

Arizona: Lower Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend with Children

This post is part of our 8-Day SW National Park Road Trip with a Toddler series. The Introduction, route map, and itinerary can be found here.    Two and a half hours from the south rim of the Grand Canyon lies Page, Arizona, a sleepy desert town nestled against the Utah-Arizona border. Home to the Glen Canyon Dam, Page is a good base for Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, and Antelope Canyon activities.     Day 1 Antelope Canyon (both Upper and Lower) is a slot