Arizona
Karen & Jim's Guide to the Grand Canyon, Havasu Falls, and Sedona

Grand Canyon National Park - Tusayan Ruin and Museum

Easily accessible Anasazi pueblo site. I think that these ruins are really thought provoking because they aid us in imagining what it was like to live in this place 800 years ago. Life must have been so much harder. The only source of transportation was by foot. Everything that these people ate had to be gathered, harvested, or killed by them.

Tusayan Ruin
Tusayan Ruin
Kiva
Kiva
They made their own tools, whether for cooking or hunting, from stone, bone and antler. Stone grinders were used to grind corn. Stone arrowheads were used as weapons. Interpretive plaque
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