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.