Category: Roadside Attractions

Vegas Roadside Attraction: Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains is an interesting and colorful roadside attraction located about 20 miles south of the Las Vegas strip. Experienced hikers will likely make the connection between stone cairns and Seven Magic Mountains, which is basically a series of gargantuan markers leading travelers from Las Vegas toward Los Angeles....

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Scenic Roads: Joshua Trees Parkway in Arizona

In the 1980s, Joshua Trees became immortalized after the release of the U2 album by the same name. The image of the band in the California desert with a lone Joshua Tree in the background made the yucca specious illustrious with fans, many of whom roamed the California countryside in...

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Rare photos of the Hassayampa River

The Hassayampa River runs south from Prescott, Arizona toward Wickenburg, eventually emptying into the Gila River. That is, when there is water flowing, which is a very rare sight. For most of its 100-mile course through the desert, the Hassayampa River flows only underground. Unless of course there is a...

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Strangest road trip sights

As many road trip miles as I have driven, I continuously see things that make me do a double take, often beckoning me to turn around and grab a photo. While thumbing through some old photos, I decided to make a folder of my strangest road trip sights.  Here are...

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