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Roadside Attractions

A redneck's mecca

On Sunday, we drove from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon (Jacob Lake, to be exact) in Arizona to Zion National Park.  The nearest place to Jacob lake that could qualify as an actual town, Kanab, was nearly an hour away.  Kanab has everything you need for a grand spankin’ time: Also on this route is  the Roadside tourist stop, Moqui Cave, built into the side of a rock, which purportedly has the largest collection of fluorescent rocks (naturally displayed under black light) in the U.S.   The story goes, too, that the original owner, Garth Chamberlain, had built a giant triceratops  head over …read more »

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