This will be my third now-annual pilgrimage to Flagstaff, AZ for a work-related conference, Sept. 26 - Oct. 1. I'll have a Saturday night, Sunday afternoon/night, possibly Monday night, and Wednesday afternoon/night free. In the past, I've gone to (with years listed): Grand Canyon - 2004, 2005 (briefly) Walnut Canyon - 2004, 2007, 2008 Wupatki National Monument - 2004, 2008 Sunset Crater - 2004, 2005, 2008 Painted Desert - 2004, 2005 (briefly), 2008 Petrified Forest - 2004, 2008 Slide Rock State Park - 2007 Red Rock State Park - 2007 Sedona - 2004 (briefly), 2007 Meteor Crater - 2004, 2005 Montezuma's Castle - 2008 Montezuma's Well - 2008 Lowell Observatory - 2007, 2008 This year, on Sunday there's a field trip with USGS for the conference to hike around Meteor Crater again (it is a Lunar and Mars crater conference, after all). I would also like to make it to Antelope Canyon this time since I've seen some awesome photos from it. I have a National Parks Pass this year, so I was thinking that if I wanted to go to Grand Canyon again, this would be a good year to do it 'cause I can get in for "free," but I'm not sure if I want to go again. I'm going to try to get to a dark sky site on the Saturday, but a waxing gibbous moon will interfere a lot. I guess the bottom-line question here is: Am I leaving a place out? Anything in particular you'd suggest going to that I haven't thought of?