Road trips from Southern California: New Mexico
For more destinations, visit our road trips guide.
Image 3 of 13
( Marc F. Henning / Daily Times / August 31, 2012 )
Distance: 741 miles one-way
In the far northwest part of the state, Shiprock, an 1,800-foot tall aptly named formation, is visible for miles, sailing the high plains like a volcanic-rock clipper ship. Look, but don't climb. It's sacred Navajo turf. www.lapahie.com/Shiprock_Peak.cfm.
-- Shermakaye Bass