Skyline Drive in Canon City, Colorado is a scenic and thrilling 2.6-mile road that provides unparalleled views of the area. This one-way, narrow road follows the top of a high razorback ridge, with 450-foot drops on both sides in some places. It is not for timid drivers or those afraid of heights. But for Read More ...
In the summer of 2018 we traveled to the Centennial State for some adventure in the Rockies. Our primary objective; Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of course. We had a great base to operate out of, parking our travel trailer at our friend’s cabin between Buena Vista and Hartsel. This article covers Clear Creek Canyon Read More ...
Trinidad, Colorado, the county seat and the most populous city of Las Animas County, lies 21 miles north of Raton, New Mexico, and 195 miles south of Denver. Nestled in a cottonwood-lined valley beneath the 14,000 foot Mount Culebra of the Sangre de Cristo mountains to the west and the Spanish Peaks to the Read More ...
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I like that you are always adding material to your sight. It’s a very good website and it’s been fun to navigate and learn about the history of all the places I have visited. And thank you for the professional packaging of photos. I will continue to enjoy the artistic and historic nature of your site. Happy Trails! – Susan
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One man’s junk is another man’s nightmare? A quirky stop in Guffey, Colorado brought us an eyeful. Photo by Dave Alexander, August 2018.
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According to the 2010 Census, 5.2 million people in the United States are identified as American Indian and Alaska Native, either alone or in combination with one or more other races, comprising 1.7% percent of the total population.
As Legends of America travels across the country, we love to visit ghost towns, gathering history and taking photographs. From Bodie, California to Bloom, Kansas; Ruby, Arizona to Arena, North Dakota, we hope you enjoy a virtual tour through the ghost towns of the American West.
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
Dave and Kathy during their visit to Tombstone, AZ in 2007
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