Neon Museum and Boneyard in Las Vegas

Weekend Getaway to Las Vegas

A weekend getaway itinerary indulging in all things classic Las Vegas: gambling, food, shows, kitsch, and true vintage Vegas style.

Seligman AZ, photo © Sam Topping

Southwest Road Trip: Route 66 Fun in Seligman

Any great American road trip worth its salt needs a dash or two of roadside kitsch. On a southwest road trip, Seligman is a prime opportunity to indulge in the motherlode of roadside attractions: Route 66.

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The Burning of Zozobra

Every fall a raucous chant fills the air in Santa Fe’s Fort Marcy Park: “Burn him! Burn him! Burn him!” It’s not a witch hunt, but the ritual torching of Zozobra, a 50-foot-tall marionette with long, grasping arms, glowering eyes, and a moaning voice.

A beautifully clear day in Zion National Park.

Zion National Park in One Day

Zion country is deep enough for years of study. If you’re just looking at the incredible scenery, one day in Zion will introduce you to its wonders.