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US Route 89 Road Trip Map Book—2015 Edition

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Painting Water—The Art of Barbara Kemp Cowlin

Painting Water—The Art of Barbara Kemp Cowlin

On many of our trips on US Route 89, Barbara and I have found ourselves camping and hiking near water. From Peña Blanca Lake near the Mexican border to the lakes of Glacier National Park, water in its many natural forms has been a part of our journey. So it was almost inevitable that water would be an inspiration for Barbara’s newest series of paintings. It has been fascinating for me to watch as Barbara has created... [Read more...]

2015 Calendar-Photographs Along America’s Most Scenic Highway

2015 Calendar-Photographs Along America’s Most Scenic Highway

My 2015 calendar features fourteen photographs taken in some of my favorite places along US Route 89. Click through the slide show below to see the photos I’ve chosen for each month. /* PausePlayPlayPrev|Next The format is 11×17 with each month displaying a landscape photograph above the calendar. Major US holidays... [Read more...]

Getting to Page, Arizona, on US 89T

Getting to Page, Arizona, on US 89T

Since the Big Slump closed US 89 in northern Arizona in February 2013, I have received numerous requests for information about alternative roads. At first, a detour route was established between Flagstaff and Page, Arizona, that took travelers 50 miles out of their way adding at least an hour to the trip. A much shorter alternative existed in Navajo Route 20 which parallels US 89 for 44 miles from The Gap to Page. The... [Read more...]

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  • Event of the Week: July 27-August 2

    Historic Miller Ranch Tour, Jackson, WY
    The Miller House and surrounding land was the first property purchased by the Federal government to become part of the National Elk Refuge, established in 1912. The historic site, located approximately 3/4 mile north of the National Elk Refuge entrance on East Broadway Street in Jackson, is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the summer season. Volunteer staff are on duty to talk about the history of the National Elk Refuge and early homesteaders who lived on the land. Entrance to the historic home is free of charge.
    For directions to Jackson, go to the Montpelier to Jackson Road Trip Guide on the US Route 89 Appreciation Society website.

  • Website of the Week

    The Arboretum at Flagstaff
    At 7,150 feet in elevation, The Arboretum at Flagstaff is a unique destination, specializing in plants native to the high elevation habitat of northern Arizona. It is open May through October, six days a week (closed Tuesdays).
    Airborne Raptor Shows—Let your spirit soar as majestic birds of prey take flight in the inspirational and educational ‘Airborne Raptors’ show every day at 12pm and 2pm, except Tuesdays and Fridays. Get a selfie with Wally the owl, talk to Romeo the Craven and experience a falcon fly right over your head!

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