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A Rim-to-Rim Grand Canyon Packing List

    Are you ready to hike the entire width of the Grand Canyon? Looking for a rim-to-rim Grand Canyon packing list? Look no further! Congratulations to you for deciding to undertake this 24 mile trip into the most magnificent and grandest of canyons…

The Beauty of Southeastern Utah

The following is a guest post from this week’s contributor, Nick Sullivan of Reuters. Nick shares his amazing time-lapse video of southeastern Utah with us below.   For first-time visitors to the desert Southwest, the Moab region in southeastern Utah is a truly breathtaking sight. Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, as well as Dead Horse State Park are all within a 30-mile radius from Moab and each offers surprisingly varied geological wonders and almost otherworldly vistas. For those who have seen the area, we know it can take multiple visits to take it all in…

Reviewing the Boulder Marriott Hotel

Boulder Marriott Hotel 2660 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, Colorado 80302 GRADING Overall Score: B Staff: B Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: The Boulder Marriott Hotel is a newly renovated, boutique-style (smaller) hotel. This hotel offers more than a mid-tier hotel (Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express), but not that much more for the cost. Customer service/staff help was mediocre at best…

Reviewing the Embassy Suites Denver – Downtown Convention Center

Embassy Suites Denver – Downtown Convention Center 1420 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado,80202 GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes Overall Impression: This spacious hotel, with the usual spacious atrium characteristic of the Embassy Suites brand, is a full-service hotel next to the Denver Convention Center. Polite service, generously sized suites, and extra perks (complimentary breakfast and evening reception) make this hotel a win-win…