I'm new to this forum and I've been asking myself why it took so long. I've been checking out topics discussed here and hope I can contribute.
A little background: I'm a photographer specializing in nature and travel. About ten years ago I started working on a project to document US Route 89 between Canada and Mexico. I became fascinated with this highway because of the twenty national parks and monuments on or near 89. What I've discovered in my travels is all of the wonderful places in between. There are numerous wilderness areas, state parks and historical sites along with over 150 cities and towns. The really nice part is that it is a two-lane road for most of its 2,000 miless so you can enjoy it all at a leisurely pace.
In order to promote highway 89 as a destination for road trippers, I started an organization, the US Route 89 Appreciation Society, and a website with all kinds of information for travelers. (Denny G is member #0029.) I also write about things to do and see, places to eat and stay, and anything else that I think will be of use on the US Route 89 blog.
I'd love to hear from folks on this forum who have traveled on US 89. Let's get a discussion going about special places to visit. Of course, if anyone has questions, I'll do my best to answer.
Be well and safe in your journeys.