Our final stop in Texas was 30 miles northeast of El Paso, at Hueco Tanks State Park. We came here after being intrigued by Eric and Laurel’s repeat visits to the area. We had to see it for ourselves! So, what’s wonderfully unusual and appealing about this 850-acre park?
Here’s a high five to the mighty five of Utah: Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks! And wow, did we ever have a grand ten weeks experiencing all of them, each with their own unique and majestic beauty. Although we were “seeing red” in the rocks all that time, we were left wonderstruck and longing for more. […]
What we saw while driving northwest along US-90 towards Seminole Canyon State Historical Park was flat wilderness – all the way to the horizon in every direction. I’ve heard a lot about boring drives through Texas, and I believe this is one of those parts of the state that people refer to.