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Utah’s Arches and Canyonlands National Parks; side trip to Grand Canyon North Rim

Author and spouse Susan pose in front of Landscape Arch, spanning well over 300 feet with its delicate arch. Arches Park visitors trek fo Sand Dune Arch on short, flat trail through slot canyon. Our Horsethief Campground, maintained by the BLM just outside Canyonlands, was scene of several evocative sunsets.  John Wesley Powell pioneered the […]

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Update your travel bucket list for the Western US in the new year!

Bucket list updates in the Western United States for the new year Last week I suggested tuning up your travel bucket list with 12 ultimate destinations in California. This week, here are the first half of a dozen additional western state’s destinations, suggested month by month (next week, another six). Since we’re into the new year, I’ll […]

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Utah’s Capitol Reef, Canyonlands and Arches National Parks are wondrous destinations!

We were nearing the end of a three week tour to see seven western national parks (Great Basin in Nevada, Utah’s five, Arizona’s Grand Canyon), and had already enjoyed Nevada’s Great Basin and Utah’s Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. After a pleasant week’s respite in a Park City timeshare with old friends, we resumed […]

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