We crossed from Wyoming into Colorado on October 22, 2015. It was a cold and rainy day but we were happy and anxious to discover the American Rocky Mountains.
Our plan was to visit the Rocky Mountain National Park, but after looking at the weather forecast we decided not to go and headed for the city of Boulder for a little bit of urban exploring.
From the Rockies we headed West and spent a few days in Fruita, CO. We drove through the cliffs and canyons of the Rim Rock Drive of the Colorado National Monument.
Colorado National Monument
October 27, 2015: Utah, another icon of the great West. Land of Mormons and incredible National Parks.
Since the 1940’s the Moab area has been a popular location for Hollywood movies. From old John Wayne classics to more recent hits. Some of the movies are: Mission Impossible II, Thelma and Louise, City Slickers II, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Geronimo, Rio Grande and many more…