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Grand Canyon Landmarks Tour by Airplane
"Set off from Grand Canyon National Park Airport on your morning or afternoon airplane tour of Grand Canyon landmarks. As you ride aboard a comfortable Vistaliner plane with panoramic windows listen to narration about the geologic forces that helped create the dramatic canyon and surrounding terrain and the various peoples who have lived there. Keep your camera ready as you fly over Zuni Point — one of the few lookouts on the South Ri a popular vista point on the South Rim and glimpse the gorgeous colors of the Painted Desert in the distance. See the remote North Rim including its highest viewpoint Point Imperial. Admire the Kaibab Plateau and dense greenery of the Kaibab National Forest before returning to Grand Canyon National Park Airport at the conclusion of your 40-minute aerial tour."""
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H1 Hummer Adventure from Phoenix
"There’s a reason that the U.S. Army outfits its fleets with Humvees: They’re bold they’re versatile and they’re badass. The M998 Humvee is military-grade only but the Hummer H1 is the closest a civilian can get. This off-road vehicle is perfect for the rough-and-tumble tourist who prefers an up close and personal experience. Mud dirt water rocks—it’s all the same for the Hummer H1. Coast along desert trails high above the ground
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Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Tour From Phoenix
"After being picked up by luxury van from the Phoenix metro area your first stop is the famous Red Rocks of Sedona. During the brief stop you can stretch your legs take photos of the Red Rocks while your guide will pick up your lunch at a Sedona restaurant to take as a picnic to the Grand Canyon. Continuing on your scenic drive though Oak Creek Canyon one of the USA's most scenic drives you'll experience dramatic elevation changes as you wind through 2000 vertical feet (600 meters) of red walled canyon before emerging into a ponderosa forest. Once at the Grand Canyon South Rim board a state-of-the-art helicopter for a 50-minute flight over the Grand Canyon. You’ll fly towards the eastern end of the canyon following the Colorado River
From $400.00

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Walking Tour Stop 15

The Redfield/Romine House, located at 146 E 6th Street is an example of the Colonial Revival Style popular during Benson's Railroad era. It was built for Leonard D. Redfield the first postmaster in...
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Walking Tour Stop 12

The twelfth stop is the Apache Powder Historic District which consists of eight residences and a park. The Apache Powder District was built in 1925 by the Apache Powder Company a nitroglycerine plant,...
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Walking Tour Stop 11

The eleventh stop is the Oasis Court, located at 363 W 4th Street, another auto court style building and was built around 1928. This auto court also featured added amenities such as carports located...
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Walking Tour Stop 10

The tenth stop is the Benson Motel which was built around 1930 and is located at 185 W 4th Street. This motel is built in the style that emerged across the nation as the automobile increased in...
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Walking Tour Stop 8

The eighth stop on the route is the former Walker Drug Store, located at 274 E 4th Street. It is another example of the false front commercial building, and was built in the 1890 during the height of...
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Walking Tour Stop 5

The next stop is the Hotel Arnold located at 253 E 3rd Street. Th hotel was built in 1879 by retired engineer and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold A. McGinnis, to house railroad employees, passengers,...
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Walking Tour Stop 4

The fourth stop is the Benson Railroad Historic District which is located just north of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks on 3rd Street. The district consists of ten residences and one hotel, and...
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Walking Tour Stop 3

The third stop was the Hi Wo Company Grocery, located at 398 E 4th Street. The grocery was owned in 1896 by Hi Wo a Chinese man who came to Benson in support of the Chinese population working for the...
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Walking Tour Stop 2

The second stop was the Zearing's Mercantile Building located at 305 E 4th Street, and was built before the turn of the century, during Benson's railroad era. It was used to supply area miners with...
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Goetz/C & W Building

The walking tour begins at the museum. You can obtain a map showing the route and explaining the various sites at the museum too. The first stop is the Goetz/C & W Building which is located at 301 E...
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Museum Outdoors

There are also several displays outside the museum. Photo 1 shows a miniature Conestoga style wagon; Photo two shows a fireless engine that ran on a narrow gauge railroad at the Apache Powder Company...
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Tour the Benson Museum

The museum is housed in the former W. D. Martinez General Merchandise Store Building which was built in 1921. The museum is on the National Register of Historic Places. Photo one Grinding and Mill...
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Meet the Locals

One my favorite things to do anyplace I go is to meet the locals. Here are Arelia (a waitress), Socorro (from the museum) and Andrea (a ranger at Kartchner Caverns).
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Kartchner Caverns: The Hohokam

These outcroppings of bedrock contain evidence of use by the Hohokam. Several archeological sites have been found in the area showing habitation by the Hohokam from around 4800 BC to 1300 AD.
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