1 Santa Fe, NM

Great museums, fascinating history, atmospheric hotels – New Mexico’s capital is a must on any Southwest itinerary.

2 La Posada, AZ

Glorious old restored hotel, straight from the heyday of Route 66, that’s a great reason to spend a night in Winslow.

3 The Havasupai Reservation, AZ

Glorying in its turquoise waterfalls, this little-known offshoot of the Grand Canyon remains home to its original Native American inhabitants.

4 Monument Valley, AZ/UT

Though the eerie sandstone monoliths of Monument Valley are familiar the world over, they still take every visitor’s breath away.

5 Canyon de Chelly, AZ

Ancestral Puebloan “cliff dwellings” pepper every twist and turn of this stupendous sheer-walled canyon.

6 Scenic Hwy-12, UT

Crossing the heart of Utah’s red-rock wilderness, Hwy-12 is perhaps the most exhilarating drive in the USA. See

7 Delicate Arch, UT

This freestanding natural arch is the crowning glory of Arches National Park.

8 Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas, NV

Currently staging eight different, dazzling shows, this postmodern Canadian troupe has redefined Las Vegas spectacle.

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