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Southwest

  • Outside the South

    Petroglyph National Monument

    Located in the city limits of Albuquerque is Petroglyph National Monument. The Monument stretches 17 miles along the city’s West Mesa, a volcanic basalt escarpment that dominates the city’s western horizon. Related: The…

  • Outside the South

    World’s Largest Pistachio

    If you travel along U.S. 54 between Alamogordo and Tularosa, you cannot miss the World’s Largest Pistachio! This quirky roadside attraction is located on a pistachio farm, known as PistachioLand, in Alamogordo,…

  • Outside the South

    Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

    New Mexico has some pretty incredible hiking opportunities, and I seriously loved Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. This National Monument is located on the Pajarito Plateau in north-central New Mexico, about 40…

  • Outside the South

    A Tour of Austin’s Street Art and Murals

    This past weekend I flew out to Austin, Texas for my second National Geographic Expeditions trip. It was my first visit to the Live Music Capital of the World and I had an absolute blast exploring the city.One…

  • Outside the South

    The Duke City {Albuquerque, NM}

      I recently headed west to New Mexico to take part in a Photography Workshop in Santa Fe, but my first introduction to the Land of Enchantment was Albuquerque. (Sidenote – Can I…