September 25, 2023


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Who knew “Little Hollywood” is in Utah?


Kanab Utah Little Hollywood sign.
The Minor Hollywood indication in Kanab, Utah.

As before long as we crossed the border to Utah, a loud crack strike the windshield ideal at my head.
“Welcome to Utah,” Siri declared from Apple maps. Substantial vans barreled by us throwing up rocks in their path.

Final time we drove dwelling from Utah our windshield got cracked owing to big trucks. We’re two for two on Utah and windshields.

We still left our Sonoran desert, crossed the eco-friendly forest of Flagstaff, handed by the Grand Canyon’s south and north rims throughout Navajo Country to Lake Powell. As soon as in Utah (with the cracked windshield) we drove the last one hour leg of the journey to Kanab, Utah to shell out the night.

It was an cute town of 4,998 people loaded with mother and pop motels in which you pull your car or truck up to the room’s entrance doorway. The female at the motel desk explained to us the town’s ideal cafe was upcoming door, “The Rocking V Cafe.” Evening meal was both delicious and very affordable.

Rocking V Cafe in Kanab Utah
The Rocking V Cafe at the stop of the block.

We walked all-around town and uncovered why Kanab is regarded as “Little Hollywood.” My partner claimed, “This appears to be like in which Westerns had been filmed.”

Plaque in Kanab for the Lone Ranger.
Along our wander we found several plaques like The Lone Ranger one particular previously mentioned. My brother and I made use of to enjoy The Lone Ranger and Tonto when we were young children. I was generally Tonto of program. It was in the 1960s, so we need to have been looking at reruns.
Randolph Scott plaque in Kanab.
Another one particular of the numerous plaques honoring the famous people who manufactured flicks in Kanab.
Residential street in Kanab with red rocks.
A see of a residential road in Kanab. The city was friendly, safe and I felt like I time warped to the 1960s.

Church bells in the morning in Kanab.

What sights touring have you appreciated? What issues ended up new to you?

What other joys of road outings — moreover cracked windshields — have you expert?


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