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4 STATES



ARIZONA

The Grand Canyon State

State Capital is Phoenix.
Admitted to the Union on
February 14, 1912 as the 48th state.
VisitedLocation
Grand Canyon National Park (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
Petrified Forest National Park
Saguaro National Park
Agua Fria National Monument
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Chiricahua National Monument
Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument
Hohokam Pima National Monument
Ironwood Forest National Monument
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Navajo National Monument
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Pipe Spring National Monument
Sonoran Desert National Monument
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Tonto National Monument
Tuzigoot National Monument
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument
Coronado National Memorial
Red Rock Scenic Byway [All American Road]
CAVE TOUR - Kartchner Caverns
MUST TASTE - Pork Chimichangas
LOCATE a geocache
OVERNIGHT in a State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
ENJOY a nighttime campfire


NEW MEXICO

Land of Enchantment

State Capital is Santa Fe.
Admitted to the Union on
January 6, 1912 as the 47th state.
VisitedLocation
Carlsbad Caverns National Park (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Bandelier National Monument
Capulin Volcano National Monument
El Malpais National Monument
El Morro National Monument
Fort Union National Monument
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument
Petroglyph National Monument
Prehistoric Trackways National Monument
Río Grande del Norte National Monument
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
White Sands National Monument
Chaco Culture National Historical Park (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
Taos Pueblo (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (Mid October)
MUST TASTE - Frito Pie
MUST TASTE - Green Chili Cheeseburger
LOCATE a geocache
OVERNIGHT in a State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
ENJOY a nighttime campfire


OKLAHOMA

The Sooner State

State Capital is Oklahoma City.
Admitted to the Union on
November 16, 1907 as the 46th state.
VisitedLocation
MUST TASTE - Steak
MUST TASTE - Crispy Cornmeal Okra
MUST TASTE - Chicken Fried Steak
LOCATE a geocache
OVERNIGHT in a State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
ENJOY a nighttime campfire


TEXAS

The Lone Star State

State Capital is Austin.
Admitted to the Union on
December 29, 1845 as the 28th state.
VisitedLocation
Big Bend National Park
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
Military Working Dog Teams National Monument
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Chamizal National Memorial
San Antonio Missions (1 of only 23 World Heritage Sites in the U.S.)
MUST TASTE - Briskit
LOCATE a geocache
OVERNIGHT in a State Park
VENTURE OUT on a hike or a bike
ENJOY a nighttime campfire