Tag Archives: Grand Canyon

Travelogue: Flagstaff and Grand Canyon

Approaching the midpoint of the trip, we planned two nights in Flagstaff, Arizona. During the three hour drive from Canyon de Chelly, we stopped for lunch in Holbrook and inadvertently stumbled upon a monument to the song “Take it Easy” … Continue reading

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Arizona & California 2017 Gallery

Images from our trip through Arizona and California, April 6-16, 2017. Click to enlarge, read captions and view slideshow.

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Kick of the Week: Grand Canyon National Park

Happy 94th birthday! Created on February 26, 1919, Grand Canyon National Park is the second most popular park in the country, with almost 4.5 million visitors annually. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, it simply must be seen in … Continue reading

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Reading Material: “Appetite for America” tells the Fred Harvey story.

On any trip across the Southwest, you’re likely to encounter the shadow of the Fred Harvey Corporation, one of the greatest American companies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its founder, Fred Harvey, was an English immigrant who … Continue reading

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Desert Southwest In Images

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National Park Kick: Grand Canyon

Our favorites: Do: Bright Angel Trail to Plateau Point (12 miles; 3,000′ elevation change – very strenuous and worth every bit!) Eat: Dinner – El Tovar Dining Room

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You find the coolest people in the most remote places.

The craziness of the Grand Canyon can’t really be described in words so I won’t bother trying. You have to go there yourself. I’ve noticed a phenomenon common to almost all national parks: the more difficult the place is to … Continue reading

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