Tag Archives: Arizona

Visit to The Valley of Fire, Nevada

We ended up missing our flight home from Las Vegas, but Virgin Atlantic were very good and allowed us to transfer our flights home for the next available flight. There was some sort of holiday weekend going on, so the next day’s flight was already fully booked, as were many of the hotels. In the […]

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Visit Hoover Dam

I first saw the iconic Dam in person when we flew over it on our way to the Grand Canyon a few days earlier.  It is a pretty spectacular feat of human engineering.  We were told that there was enough cement in the Dam to put a sidewalk around the equator! It’s actually as wide […]

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Helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon, and a night in a tipi at Grand Canyon Working Ranch

One of the things we wanted to do during our stay in Las Vegas was take a few days out to visit the Grand Canyon. We um-ed and ah-ed about whether to hire a car and drive down, or whether to take a helicopter tour, but I thought it would be awesome to fly through […]

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