Nothing says "American Southwest" more than high sandstone cliffs, mesas and incredible vistas..
One of my favorites is the road leading into Arches National Park in Southern Utah..
American Southwest by LarryD Imagery, on Flickr
Entering the park is Park Avenue East. Here you can see the early morning shadows as the sun climbs on the right..
Park Avenue East by LarryD Imagery, on Flickr
Park Avenue West shows the rock face across the narrow valley in full sun..
Park Avenue West by LarryD Imagery, on Flickr