I drove today from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Green River, Utah. In Utah, especially on I-70 headed eastward towards Colorado, you see some of the most spectacular vistas: mountains in formations that look like human-built monoliths, ranges that change color from shades of red to gray and black, twisted trees, and rock arrangements that look like children put them together. Here's some of my favorite photos:
I hit my first thunderstorm soon after turning off to I-70 from I-15 North. It wasn't too bad.