Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada: Wander the Maze of Fluted Spires and Domes

    4/23/17 •

    Cathedral Gorge State Park in southeastern Nevada is as fascinating as its name implies. This canyon with buff-colored clay walls has eroded into a fantastic maze of fluted spires and domes. Two of the park’s areas–Cathedral Caves and Canyon Caves — are especially fun to explore. Most of the caves are actually narrow slots that…

    Two Ghost Towns for the Price of One: Virginia City & Nevada City, Montana (3)

    2/04/19 •

    During a trip through the Rocky Mountains in Montana, my husband and I stumbled onto two of the most exciting ghost towns we’d ever seen — Virginia City and Nevada City. Located in a remote area of southwest Montana, Virginia City sprang to life after gold was discovered in nearby Alder Gulch in 1863. The…