White Sands National Park {New Mexico}

White Sands National Park {New Mexico}

Whites Sands is a really interesting place not only because of the beautiful white of the gypsum crystal sand, but because it it entirely surrounded by the White Sands Missile Range. Because of that relationship, the national park could be closed if they are testing missiles. This is one of the country's newer national parks, [...]

Four Corners Monument {Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, & Colorado}

Four Corners Monument {Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, & Colorado}

Have you ever wanted to be in two places at once? What about being in four places at once? Well then you need to make a trek to Four Corners, the only place in the states that four states meet giving you the change to be in all of them at once. The monument is [...]

Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings National Monument {New Mexico}

Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings National Monument {New Mexico}

A few years ago I found myself in New Mexico and it didn't take long to realize why it's called 'The Land of Enchantment'. I ventured out one day to see the Gila Valley Cliff Dwellings and it was such a humbling experience. To see homes carved into the face of the rock where dozens [...]