Col. Bob and Ken were riding to Sedona to meet up with Doug for the Thursday night King crab feed at the Sedona airport restaurant. They invited me along. I left a day later and after riding through snow and rain as I left northern Utah, I opted to overnight in St. George, UT for the night. The following day on the way to Sedona, I was able to get new national park stamps at Pipe Springs NM, Wupatki NM, and Sunset Crater NM. Additionally, I was earned a performance driving award by the ASP, near Jacob Lake. With that stop, I barely made it to the dinner reservation, in Sedona, on time. Not sure how much I ate, but I feel like it was a good value.
We all stopped at Snow Canyon state park near St. George, on the way home. Bob and Ken were part of a big party going there with other moto riders. We enjoyed a nice dinner at the Gun Barrel in St. George and we parted ways. They for their tents, and me for a bed.
Sedona was a let down. Maybe my expectations were off. The place reminded me more of Disneyland than any other place. I didn't spend more than about 15 hours there, so maybe I need to give it another chance when we go back for more crab legs. Doug was a great host. We watched a good John Wayne flick while staying at his estate.
Photo above is of the old Grafton town site. Grafton has been featured in some films, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.