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Colorado Has Christmas Holiday Events, Packages

Colorado Has Christmas Holiday Events, PackagesTrain rides to the North Pole, horse-drawn sleigh rides through snowy forests, Charles Dickens, the aroma of cookies and cocoa in mountain villages. This is another side of Colorado's winter season. Now through the New Year, travelers can take advantage of a variety of Christmas holiday-inspired packages and events.

Following are a few ways to celebrate the holidays in Colorado. For a complete list of vacation values and more, visit
www.colorado.com.
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West Claims Seven 'Most Visited' National Parks in'07

West Claims Seven 'Most Visited' National Parks in'07 Seven of the 10 most visited National Parks in 2007 were in the West, according to the National Park Service, and those seven parks hosted 22.2 million visitors.

Of the 10 most visited national parks in 2007, Great Smokey Mountains National Park, stra...
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Illegal Tour Operators a Problem for National Parks, Visitors

Illegal Tour Operators a Problem for National Parks, Visitors They may not look like crooks, and their motivations even may be well intentioned, but illegal tour operators are a problem for the National Park Service, and when things go bad it is usually the park visitor who ends up impacted.

"It is an ongoing is...
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Six Quick Tips to Help You Pick a 'Real' Park Tour Operator or Guide

When considering booking a tour operator as you plan a visit to a national park there are a number of considerations to protect yourself.
We asked Jo Pendry, Chief of the National Park Service Concession Program, and her staff to provide our readers w...

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