Southwest Things to see and do Travel Articles

 
Road Tripping The West: Travels Through Time – Western North America
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Grand Canyon National Park – Grand Canyon, Arizona
What to expect from one of the most famous canyons in the world. Hint: Don't expect to be by yourself.
Taos, New Mexico July 2005 Tourist Activities – Taos, New Mexico, USA
Visitors to Northern New Mexico benefit from and may enjoy numerous activities during the month of July. It may well be THE month to get the Taos Experience!
Spring Loaded – Dallas, Texas, USA
Spring Loaded Dallas, Texas Spring is festival season in Big D. And thanks to the welcoming 70-degree weather, blue skies and little rainfall, it’s the perfect time to venture out and enjoy the Texas sunshine. Throughout April and May, Dallasites take full advantage of the springtime weather. The summer months usher in a whole new […]
Dallas: More than just yee0haws and oilrigs – Dallas, Texas, USA
Dallas: More than just yee-haws and oilrigs Dallas, Texas Dallas. The very word seems almost mythical. With a skyline that’s more beautiful than any cluster of buildings in the world (save New York), Dallas is perched in the middle of a sprawling countryside. Grassy plains, rolling hills, and sunsets that can make you weep surround […]
Mountainair, New Mexico – July 2000
In the 1800’s the early Spanish population named the town Monte Alto, which, I am told meant ‘High Holy Place.’ In 1903, the town was renamed Mountainair by the Anglos who were settling in the area to raise pinto beans and people who were here to develop the Santa Fe Railroad. Perfect for both factions, […]
Phoenix, Arizona – September 1999
Hello readers! We are now in the heart of what is known here in Phoenix as the “Monsoon Season”. Powerful storms build up along the outskirts of the valley during the day, and then sweep through in the late afternoon/evening, pounding us with walls of blowing dust, rain, bizarre cloud formations, and incredible lightning displays. […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico – September 1999
Albuquerque, New Mexico – September 1999 Looking for Americana? In September in Albuquerque, you’re in the right place. State Fair From Sep. 10-26, Albuquerque’s Fairgrounds play host to the New Mexico State Fair. State Fairs are a fall tradition across the United States, and particularly in less cosmo – or metropolitan areas, they’re often a highpoint of cultural and social life. […]
Phoenix, Arizona – August 1999
Welcome to Phoenix, Arizona. The sixth largest city in the U.S., and also the fastest growing one. This town is booming, and it’s easy to see why. The promise of an oasis in the desert and a laid back way of life, with it’s exploding job market, loads of resorts, golf courses, shopping and more, […]
Outdoors in Phoenix, Arizona
Tree huggers, weekend warriors, athletes, and adventurers all go crazy over the rugged landscape of Arizona, and the variety of climates the state has to offer. From the desert in the south, to the pine trees of the north, with mountains and canyons everywhere, you’re sure to find something physical to get into. The biggest […]