Among the many stops that Jason and I made as we drove cross-country was at the continental divide of the Americas, which is where the waterways that drain into the Pacific Ocean are physically separated from those that drain into the Atlantic Ocean. Here are the pictures we took when we stopped to sightsee.
On our way out west, Jason and I visited Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona. We weren't able to tour the entire park because we were on a fairly strict schedule (we had to get through Arizona in one shot because our route took us near precisely zero hotels or rest stops) but we did stop off at the visitor's center for a short time to browse the exhibits in the plaza. Here are the pictures we took.