Here is Tuzigoot, the last ancient pueblo we visited- not built into a cliff, but at the top of a rise. We arrived about 15 minutes before closing, so we had barely got to the top when it was time to climb down again.
Here is the view as we pulled into the parking lot.
A shot taken as we climbed the steps at the top.
And here is the view FROM the top- the road we took back as we headed to Jerome, the last stop on our trip before we headed down the mountain back to Prescott.
Last week, we had a beautiful day of sunshine, a break before the torrential monsoon rains we had a day or two later. We decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and take a drive to the Verde Valley (about an hour away) to see some of the sights on our Arizona bucket list.
The first place on our list was Montezuma Castle to see cliff dwellings!
The pueblos are located in the cliffs overlooking Beaver Creek, hidden behind the trees.