Alan on October 24th, 2011

Centrally located to many “you don’t want to miss” vacation destinations in the Southwest is Flagstaff, Arizona. We really had no idea when we planned to stay in Flagstaff for 6 days just how perfectly central it is for vacationing. Additionally, Flagstaff is just a great town with much to do and see within and […]

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Alan on October 24th, 2011

When you think of a forest, most of the time you would think of trees standing up straight, wouldn’t you? At least that’s what I thought when I was a kid some 45 years ago when our family visited the Petrified Forest National Park the first time. This time when Jean and I visited the […]

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Alan on October 22nd, 2011

Everyone loves a train and even grown men can’t resist riding the rails. After 2 car trips to the Grand Canyon to both the North and South Rims we decided to turn the wheels of time back to the early 1900’s and experience travel to the Grand Canyon in the same way some of the […]

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Alan on October 22nd, 2011

The the Grand Canyon is one of the most popular national park destinations in the United States as it is second to only the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Some 4.4 million people visit the Grand Canyon every year and 90% of those visitors come to the south rim. While the north rim of Grand […]

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Alan on October 19th, 2011

The Southwest United States – Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, draws millions of people each year from all over the world to see its unique natural beauty. There really is no other place on Earth like the Southwest and its geological treasures. The Grand Canyon in northern Arizona itself is considered one of the […]

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