"Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in." ▼ Andrew Zimmern
Arizona's Painted Desert lives up to its name, but it's only one small part of an ochre stretch of the Southwest—one of our favorite drives in the entire country. On a cross-country trip, there's a leisurely way from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon's South Rim that passes by the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Antelope Canyon, Navajo Nation, and (finally) the Painted Desert
Oneonta Narrows - Columbia River Gorge, Oregon. Located at the Columbia River at River Mile 138, the falls are just half a mile up Oneonta Creek. The best way for visitors to reach Oneonta Narrows is by taking the Historic Columbia River Highway, which also takes in must-see sights such as the Benson State Recreation Area, Multnomah Falls, John B Yeon State Park and Ainsworth State Park.
One of the successes in this photo is that it shows that even when your in a tough situation like these bumpy roads. One failure is the road doesn't look real, it looks like someone just put it in there with no intention of it being a road.