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Travels from Tucson – Wupatki National Monument

Between Flagstaff and the east entrance to the Grand Canyon there is a small brown sign on the side of US 89 for Wupatki National Monument. I wasn’t planning on visiting, but it looked to be worth at least a … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Montezuma Castle

Just in range for a long day trip from Tucson, Montezuma Castle National Monument preserves cliff dwellings from around 1100- 1425 AD. The name is a holdover from the initial non-native settlers who figured it was a castle built by … Continue reading

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Tucson Travel – Casa Grande Ruins

Around an hour north of Tucson, near the town of Coolidge, Arizona, a giant steel roof on pillars rises above the surrounding desert. Underneath, the ruins of a 4 story building form the basis of Casa Grande National Monument. The … Continue reading

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