Any serious attempt to visit Petrified Forest National Park requires an overnight stay, and the only nearby town is Hollbrook, AZ.
The Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center provides a window into the variety of topography and habitats of the Mojave Desert
The largest field of sand dunes in the Mojave Desert
The natural desert beauty of a place with a history as wierd as its name
The stark beauty of Iona enhances the spiritual experience
This tiny island off the coast of Scotland has been revered as a holy place since 536 AD.