NC Lighthouses

Home | Hiking | Reunions | Excursions with Sophie
2015 Western Trip ~ Overview 1 | Overview 2

Anne and Bette Go to Arizona

January 2015

Overview Page 1

2,080 ~ Total miles Bette & Anne drove Huntersville, NC, to Sierra Vista/Hereford, AZ
4,935 ~ Anne's approximate total miles Gastonia to Sierra Vista to home ~ includes driving from
Hendersonville to Gastonia & Huntersville to Sierra Vista, local miles in Arizona,
flight from Tucson to Charlotte, & driving from Gastonia back to Hendersonville

The "More Information" page contains links to information about many of the places we visited.

Click on photos for larger images

Day 1, Saturday, January 17 ~ Huntersville to Meredian, Mississippi ~ No photos

Day 2, Sunday, January 18 ~ Meredian to Weatherford, Texas

bridge fields highway
Bridge over the Mississippi River Fields Highway

Day 3, Monday, January 19 ~ Weatherford back to Ft. Worth to the National Cowgirl Museum, to Midland,Texas

More Cowgirl Museum photos

Cowgirl Museum statue rotundra
Cowgirl Museum ~ Larger image of mural Cowgirl Statue Rotunda from entrance lobby
Rebecca Lopez, artist Chief stairs
Rebecca Lopez "Chief" by Rebecca Stairway with student art
Trees and scenery on the road windmills
  On the road in Texas  

Day 4 ~ Tuesday, January 20 ~ Midland, TX, to Las Cruces, New Mexico

More photos

Speed limit vista bridges
Speed limit 80 Mountains in the distance Bridges in El Paso
Texas orange Welcome to New Mexico Oldest road in America
UTEP Orange - But Vol Orange is better! Welcome to New Mexico El Camino Real
Eagle Dancer statue Branigan Cultural Center
Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
Dimetrodon skelteon and tracks ~ sign
Eagle Dancer between the Branigan Cultural Center and Nature & Science Museum Las Cruces Branigan Cultural Center
Continuing Traditions Exhibit ~ 2015
Young Buffalo Dancer painting Baskets and fabrics Las Cruces
Tonio LeFebre ~ Young Buffalo Dancer
Branegan Cultural Center ~ artist bio
Louie García ~ Weaving ~ artist bio

Las Cruces Sunset

Day 5 ~ Wednesday, January 21 ~ Las Cruces, NM,to Sierra Vista, Arizon

sunrise clouds I-10
Las Cruces Sunrise Clouds I-10
train Cooke's wagon road mountains
Train Cooke's Wagon Road sign Mountains
clouds Arizona sign highway
Clouds Arizona State Line Texas Canyon
Texas Canyon rocks sign Mountains
Texas Canyon Nearly there Huachuca Mountains

Day 6 ~ Wednesday, January 22 ~ Hereford, Arizona

sunrise sunrise
Sunrise at Bette's Afternoon clouds

Day 7 ~ Thursday, January 23 ~ Ramsey Canyon

More Photos

trail Cabin stream
Trail Old cabin in the woods Stream
trees wall stream and trail
Winter cottonwood trees Rock wall Trail

Day 8 ~ Saturday, January 24 ~ San Pedro National Riparian Area

More Photos

at visitor center cattle on trail river
Bette and others waiting to start walk We spooked the cattle along the trail. Green Kingfisher Pond
river trail San Pedro River
Cottonwoods beside the river Trail The river
mountains globally important bird area finches in tree
View from trail Detail 1 ~ Detail 2 Goldfinches in tree

Home | Hiking | Reunions | Excursions with Sophie
Arizona ~ Overview 1 ~ Overview 2


Photos in header: Niagra Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagra Falls by Herman Stubblefield.

Updated July 6, 2015