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Mesa Verde National Park

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Mesa Verde National Park is an underrated treasure. The Wild West Challenge will visit some of the most remote parts of the American West; some of the most beautiful nature in the nation; and, occasionally, come across remarkable historical sights. At Mesa Verde National Park, all three combine: here you can […]

The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

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The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is smaller than it used to be. On the Wild West Challenge, as we take the ultimate road trip through the Western United States, we see a lot of incredible nature. You think might that the locals would be understandably proud of the varied and impressive […]

Joshua Tree: Tree, Park, Town, Legend

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Is this American’s most famous tree? The Wild West Challenge is a road trip challenge all the way from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. On the second day of our adventure, we pass by a national park, the name of which will likely be familiar,  whether you are a lover of […]

Photos of Amazing Arizona

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Arizona is a great place to take a photo. On the Wild West Challenge, we love the thrill of the open road, but occasionally it’s nice to stop for a photo. And there aren’t many places better for stunning nature photography than Arizona: not only is it home to the […]

Why We Love Nevada

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Nevada isn’t just Las Vegas. The Wild West Challenge begins in the City of Angels, Los Angeles, in California. It then travels through Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada, before eventually concluding in the City of Sin, Las Vegas. While everyone knows the world capital of gambling, Nevada has a lot more […]

Arizona Chosen as a Top Value Destination!

Arizona is a surprisingly cheap place to visit. The Lonely Planet Best in Travel guide is an annual treasure of recommendations by the world’s most trusted travel experts. Yesterday it was revealed that Arizona, which we will visit on the Wild West Challenge, has been selected as one of the best value destinations […]

What Did Cowboys Eat?

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What did cowboys eat? On the Wild West Challenge you’ll be driving around America’s West, rather than galloping, and it isn’t quite as wild as it used to be. However, you’ll still be following in the footsteps of cowboys, and the open road does lend itself to similar feelings of freedom. […]

Our Favorite Photos of California

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These photos of California will make you want to visit the Golden State. The Wild West Challenge begins by exploring the California, both its incredible nature and some of its buzzing cities. On our exciting journey from Los Angeles to Las Vegas we’ll pass much spectacular nature, and some of the […]

Why We Love San Diego

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Sun, sea, surf… and more. Here’s why we love San Diego. San Diego is one of the first cities we pass on the Wild West Challenge. The birthplace of California, the United States’ eighth largest city somehow still seems relaxed. Its beaches, many attractions, and weather, often said to be […]

Nice Bright Colors: Kodachrome Basin

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Welcome to Kodachrome Basin State Park, famous for its colourful sandstone chimneys. Photo by Photographersnature   Kodachrome Basin is one of the many sensational natural sights that greet participants of the Wild West Challenge. In Southern Utah, it offers stunning vistas of red sandstone chimneys set against a background of blue […]