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Grand Canyon — Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, this awe-inspiring national park is visited annually by more than five-million people. Gouged by the Colorado River more than six-million years ago, the 277-mile-long Grand Canyon is over a mile deep in places. Native Americans have called this area home for thousands of years.

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For Mother Nature's sublime landscapes and endless opportunities for outdoor pursuits.

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July 22, 2014 by Yahoo! Travel

ByReggie Nadelson for Yahoo! Travel The secret’s out: many of us break the rules on our vacations — and we have a lot of fun doing it. OK, fess up. I know you’ve ... Read More »

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Why the Grand Canyon Is Still a Budget Traveler’s Dream

July 15, 2014 by Will McGough

The Grand Canyon made headlines recently for a series of proposed development projects that, while aimed at helping the non-adventurous explore the South Rim, ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: Amtrak Kids Fares & Vacation Packages

May 13, 2014 by Christine Wei

There are lots of reasons to take the train: amazing views, no security lines, no need for GPS, and you can even stretch your legs or get a snack. But a big ... Read More »

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No Crowds Here: 10 Overlooked National Parks

April 29, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

Nothing against Yellowstone or the Grand Canyon, but some national parks can get crowded, especially during the summer. Instead of standing shoulder-to-shoulder ... Read More »

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Ride a 1920s-Style Train to the Grand Canyon for $62

March 25, 2014 by Alex Schechter

There are plenty of ways to experience the natural beauty of the Southwest,though none will be as memorable (or as delightfully old-fashioned) as a two-night ... Read More »

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