Petrified Forest Adventures

(a belated post that should have been published in august)

First impressions of the Arizona: I’m burning up; its so hot! From Chicago, my dad and I ambitiously set out on a 3 day trek (with brief stops at Tulsa, Oklahoma and Albuquerque, New Mexico)

( today’s playlist : hot summer by f(x) )

After driving for two days, our designated reward was the beautiful Petrified Forest National Park in Northeastern Arizona. Admission is a mere $20 for a passenger car of less than 6 people. The journey is self paced. You can drive through the entirety of the park in less than an hour if you wish but there are also many stops along the way for those who wish to soak in the natural wonders or brave the hiking experience. Continue reading