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Riding The Rails To The Grand Canyon

Riding The Rails To The Grand CanyonLong before there were Grand Canyon helicopter tours, air tours, white water rafting tours or even mule tours, there was the Grand Canyon's train. In this report, Paul Lasley talks with Bruce Brossman, regional director of sales and marketing for Xanterra South Rim and Grand Canyon Railway, about the Grand Canyon Railway which made its first journey to the South Rim in 1901, long before Arizona was dubbed the "Grand Canyon State." With the arrival of the train, people could get to the legendary canyon with ease and comfort.
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Western Travel Buzz

Alaska Airlines Starts Daily Flights to Albuquerque

Alaska Airlines Starts Daily Flights to Albuquerque

Alaska Airlines has begun daily nonstop service between Seattle, Washington and Albuquerque, New Mexico, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest.

"Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless adventure for leisure and busi...

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Tips & Guides

Northern California’s Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Readies for April 1 Opening

Northern California’s Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Readies for April 1 Opening Despite unusually heavy winter rains and snow, the owner of the historic Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad said the line will open April 1, 2010 and begin its 44th year as one of northern California's favorite visitor attractions.

"We have had a l...
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Adventure Seekers

Devils Tower Climbing Routes Closed To Protect Prairie Falcons

Devils Tower Climbing Routes Closed To Protect Prairie Falcons Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming has temporarily closed climbing routes along the northeast face of Devils Tower in order to protect Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) possible nesting sites.

The closure, which started April 26, 2012, is an ann...
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Trails

Park Service Teams, Mountain Bikers Promote Safe Trail Riding in California’s Santa Monica Mountains

Park Service Teams, Mountain Bikers Promote Safe Trail Riding in California’s Santa Monica Mountains In response to increased complaints and collisions on local trails, the National Park Service (NPS) has teamed with the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclist Association (CORBA) to promote safe and courteous riding in the Santa Monica Mountains in Southern Ca...
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