Special Place with a Special Parent

Occasionally, the importance of a moment becomes even more important with time. During my studies in Phoenix, I was fortunate to visit the Grand Canyon several times. The first time is always special, and I was excited to see my mom's expression the … [Read more...]

Waiting out the crowds at Grandview Point…

July is a great time to visit Grand Canyon National Park if you're looking for those stunning and dramatic Summer storms rolling over the immense canyon.  However, July is probably the worst time to visit if you want to avoid crowds. My wife and I … [Read more...]

The Watchtower at Desert View – Grand Canyon National Park

I'm a sucker for great architecture.  Many of the older parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon have some amazing legacy architecture that gives a lot of character to the park. On the last trip to Grand Canyon National Park we chose to … [Read more...]

Residents of Desert View Campground at Grand Canyon

My wife and I really liked the Desert View Campground at Grand Canyon National Park.  It's the first-come-first-served walk-in campground located at the far eastern end of the park and has about 50 spots that can accommodate up to a 30 foot trailer. … [Read more...]

Shoshone Point at Grand Canyon National Park

We got the inside scoop on Shoshone Point from one of the Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park.  He had suggested it after we had mentioned we were looking for easy hikes due to my injured foot.  He had said it was a flat, easy trail only about … [Read more...]