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Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2015 5

Say the words “American West” and right away you imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. What is it about going West that has always meant hope in the American psyche, as

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Gondolas in the Grand Canyon: More Accessibility, or Intrusive Eyesore?

Gondolas in the Grand Canyon: More Accessibility, or Intrusive Eyesore?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 26, 2014 57

Visiting the Grand Canyon is a watershed moment for every American. Whether you gaze upon it from the North Rim or the South, the polychromatic rock walls that stretch away from you a mile

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The Funniest Bad Yelp Reviews of National Parks

The Funniest Bad Yelp Reviews of National Parks

Emily Deemer April 10, 2014 0

In honor of National Parks Week, we wanted to share an article from Adventure Journal that had our office roaring with laughter last week: The 17 Best Bad Reviews of National Parks on Yelp.

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National Park Week: Will a New National Park Destroy a Local Way of Life?

National Park Week: Will a New National Park Destroy a Local Way of Life?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 8, 2014 45

Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation sponsor National Park Week, this year designated as April 19–27. To kick off the celebration, Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20, are

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National Park Shutdown: Move the Barricades or Write to Congress?

National Park Shutdown: Move the Barricades or Write to Congress?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 15, 2013 13

It was supposed to be a fall wedding in the heart of Yosemite National Park’s beautiful, famed valley. That was my son and his bride’s plan, until the government shut down the park on

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Are Off-the-Grid Getaways Becoming Obsolete?

Are Off-the-Grid Getaways Becoming Obsolete?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 11, 2013 21

I’d like to tell you that I just returned from a totally off-the-grid vacation. Somehow, I feel more adventurous when I say that to you. I’d like to tell you that, but it wouldn’t

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Take a Virtual Hike in our National Parks!

Take a Virtual Hike in our National Parks!

Wendy Redal March 9, 2012 3

Nature Valley Trail View may be the next best thing to being there… While nothing can compare with actually standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon gaping into the chasm’s shadowy depths, or wandering

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Grand Canyon Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Grand Canyon Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Wendy Redal February 28, 2012 1

Headed to the Grand Canyon? Your Nat Hab steel water bottle will come in handy! We’ve been providing reusable bottles to our guests for more than a decade, and it’s a trend that’s catching on

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