2024 US Route 89 Calendar

2024 US Route 89 Calendar

This year’s calendar features the big skies along US Route 89. While mountains and canyons change very slowly, clouds gather and change rapidly, presenting the photographer with an endless variety of shapes and colors. I hope you’ll enjoy spending time...
Seeing Through Time at the Grand Canyon

Seeing Through Time at the Grand Canyon

When I stand on the edge of the Grand Canyon, I sense the flow of time. As a photographer, I have spent many hours studying the depths of the canyon, watching the changing light bring color and form to the rocks and buttes. Invariably my thoughts turn to how time is...
Making the Connection: Arizona’s Historic Highway 89

Making the Connection: Arizona’s Historic Highway 89

Two historic major east-west highways cross Arizona, and each played a role in the westward migrations of the early 20th century. US Route 66 carried people across northern Arizona from Chicago to Santa Monica. US Route 80 linked Savannah to San Diego through southern...
Visitors Guide: Tumacácori National Historical Park

Visitors Guide: Tumacácori National Historical Park

What you see:Tumacácori National Historical Park preserves the ruin of the Franciscan mission San José de Tumacácori. The embellished front of the church stands in front of thick adobe walls that rise to a flat roof over the nave. To the right of the main entrance, a...
Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area

Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area

Add the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area in southern Arizona to your must-see places along Historic US Route 89. The heritage area brings together the cultural, historical, and natural resources of the Santa Cruz River watershed to provide visitors with a...