We did a road trip to NoAZ for this year's Spring Break and had a great time. Highlights: We checked out Horseshoe Bend from the scenic overlook in Page, then a few days later we kayaked through it with help from outfitter KayaktheColorado, who will rent you the boats and then backhaul you up all the way from Lee's Ferry to the Glen Canyon Dam if you want. I think you can just do a day trip if you want (we did 2 days and camped) -- the rock formations and colors are amazing, and there's a cool petroglyph site just past the bend. At the border in SoUT we did a great slot canyon hike called Wire Pass, and from there you can turn and go down Buckskin Gulch. It was awesome and easy, and I'm guessing you don't have much in the way of red-rock slot canyons in PA. (Just be sure there is zero precipitation in the forecast.) There's a nearby campsite called State Line just south of the Wire Pass trailhead that looked nice as we drove past it. That same dirt road takes you South along the Vermillion Cliffs area where you can stop at the Condor Viewing Site and spot the reintroduced California Condors way up on the cliffs and/or circling overhead and maybe chat with the researchers or volunteers who are monitoring them. Historic Navajo Bridge is cool and the condors hang out on it so you get to see them up close. Lee's Ferry is cool and historic, and such fascinating terrain, and you might spot some wild horses, and/or see one of the big Grand Canyon rafting trips launching from there. Book Rec: The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko -- true story with great history of rivers and dams and the environmental movement in the West, etc, interwoven, about the Glen Canyon Dam and rafting the Colorado in a dory and setting the speed record for paddling a dory through the canyon at a dramatic time when there were serious concerns about the dam being breached by snowmelt. Great, interesting, educational and fun read.
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