Next day, we decided to go to Canyonlands National Park. It was a steady clime out of Moab up to Canyonlands, we called at the information center first, about 1pm. We asked about camping in the park but were told that all sites had been booked, there was some disperse camping down on White Rim
After spending the night in Gallup, NM we set off towards MOAB in Utah. We were not sure where we would spend the night but set off anyway. When we arrived back in Cortez mid afternoon needed diesel, from here we decided we would take the longer route through San Juan National Forest. On the
From Mesa Verde we continued east to Durango, CO for the night. Next morning, we needed to take the truck and find someone who could rotate all five wheels. This was completed by noon. We then headed to Aztec, New Mexico for our next stop on our list of places to visit. We stopped at
We left Natural Bridges National Park and drove over to Cortez, Colorado where we would stay for a couple of nights to explore some of the area. On the way over we tried to visit Four Corners Monument but arrived 15 minutes after closing time, c’est la vie. Four Corners is where Arizona, Utah, Colorado
We left Page and headed for Monument Valley, this park is run by the Navajo Native Americans and is located within their reservation, mainly located in Arizona but the reserve does cross into Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. We were going to camp at the Navajo Campground near their interpretation center, but after they told
After spending the night at Walmart, we did some shopping the next morning at Walmart and Costco where we returned our GPS unit as it had stopped working, we had purchased it less than a year ago in Las Vegas. After this we headed towards Bullhead City. First we drove east to Winterhaven, just west
From Seward we decided to do a long day of driving and travel to Valdez in one day, we left early in the morning stopping in Anchorage for breakfast and an oil change for the truck, then continued on to Valdez Along the way we came across some unusual geology where we took a break.
When we arrived in Anchorage we decided to stay at Ship Creek campground, as it was walking distance to the downtown area, staying three nights. We visited some of the tourist and historic locations. The Salmon were running up the Ship Creek estuary so a few fishermen decided to take advantage. We met up with
We left Dawson late in the afternoon taking Top of the World Highway over towards the Canadian/US boarder. About halfway there we found an out of the way camp spot for the night. Next morning, we set off toward Fairbanks, Alaska passing through the most remoted boarder crossing either of us have ever been too.