First Stop on Our Get Away

Easter Sunday we headed to Utah.

Our first stop was just North of Flagstaff, AZ.

This is the mountain you see as you travel near Flagstaff, AZ.

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Humphreys Peak

We stopped here at

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We were amazed by the lava flow.

It went on for miles and miles as we drove towards the volcano.

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Then we got to the volcano called Sunset Crater.

Arches and Bryce 018It is one of the youngest volcanoes in the U.S. and it erupted sometime bewtween 1080 -1150 AD.

Read all about Sunset Crater Volcano here.

After looking around we headed out of the park and we entered the

Wupatki National Monument.

The ancient Pueblo people had many settlement sites in this area. We stopped at a few.  The first was Wukoki Pueblo Ruin.

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Wukoki Pueblo Ruins
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Inside Wukoki Ruin.

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Down the road a bit is The Citadel Ruin.

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Here you are able to see they used lava rock as well for the walls.

Next Post Monument Valley, Utah

Until Next Time  ~Nancy