Sedona, AZ: Elote Cafe

When you visit Sedona, one of the most popular places to eat is Elote. It’s located in the upper part of the town, and reservations are a must. You can make reservations on their website…

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Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park is an American national park in Navajo and Apache counties in northeastern Arizona. It takes at least 45 minutes to drive the 28-mile road through the park, but visitors should allow…

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Grand Falls, AZ (aka Chocolate Falls)

Grand Falls, nicknamed Chocolate Falls is located about an hour away from Flagstaff, Arizona. The monsoon season brought down a lot of water this season, and I wanted to catch the Falls while it was…

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Sedona, AZ: Red Rock Crossing

After picking up Lucy the Jeep, we had a few hours before sunset. I found an area a few miles away called Red Rock Crossing. We made a stop along the way and according to…

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Sedona, Arizona

This year we were worried about our annual visit to Sedona. They had fires just weeks before our visit. Fortunately the fires were under control but it was still monsoon season. We still pending rain…

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Las Vegas: the Underground @ the Mob Museum

The Mob Museum is located in the downtown part of Las Vegas. The museum is located where the old courthouse and post office was in the 1930’s. The courthouse also prosecuted gangsters! I discovered that…

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Las Vegas: Virgin Hotel

Las Vegas is booming and there’s a few new hotels and resorts. There’s going to be a new one opening in June called the World Resort. It’s close to Circus Circus and it’s located where…

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Labor Day weekend: Belching Beaver Pub 980

San Diego County reopened inside dining but with a limited seating capacity. We decided to kick off the Labor Day weekend and have lunch at the Belching Beaver Pub 980 in Vista, CA. Here’s the…

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Flagstaff, AZ: Route 66

Route 66 is one of the original highways that was established in 1926. It originally ran from Chicago, IL through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before ending in Los Angeles, California. There’s…

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Winslow, AZ: Meteor Crater

Meteor Crater (or the technical name, Barringer Meteorite Crater) is a landmark located near Winslow, Arizona, which is about 35 miles east of Flagstaff. The crater was originally called the Canyon Diablo crater. It’s privately…

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Sedona, AZ: Sunset at Schnebly Hill Road

We were told the best place to catch the sunset was at the top of Schnebly Hill. By the time we were done with the Outlaw Trail, it was getting close to 6:00. According to…

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Sedona, AZ: Outlaw OHV Trail

After hiking Devil’s Bridge, we went back to our air conditioned AirBnB to eat, recharge (literally, my iPhone was toast) and freshen up (ie take a shower). At 4:00 we decided that it was cool…

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Sedona, AZ: Devil’s Bridge

The Devil’s Bridge Trail is a 1.8 mile hike. There’s a 400 foot climb in altitude and is considered moderately difficult. If you have a high clearance vehicle like a 4×4 Jeep, you can bypass…

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Renting a Jeep in Sedona

Visually, Sedona is stunning. It’s simply mesmerizing to see all the glorious shades of red, brown, tan and gold, especially when it bounces off the sunlight. This is just the view from the road. When…

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Grand Canyon- South Rim

The Grand Canyon is not too far from Sedona. Stephen had never been there so what a better way to celebrate his birthday with a visit, and check it off the bucket list? We left…

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Sedona, AZ

It’s Stephen’s birthday and I wanted to take him somewhere that was known for stargazing. Originally, we were supposed to go to Joshua Tree, but due to the nearby fires , the air quality was…

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Disney World: Tiffins restaurant

Animal Kingdom used to not have good food places. It’s changed and I was told to eat at Tiffins. Unfortunately, Tiffins is not cheap. Let’s put it this way, it costs 2 dining credits to…

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