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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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SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona
"SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona transports you into the amazing ocean world providing close encounters with a vast array of creatures from starfish and seahorses to stingrays and sharks. Make your way through the exhibits from the Arizona park lakes to river canyons and caves. Arrive at the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean and come face-to-face with the amazing inhabitants of the sea.Become a rock pool explorer as you discover the wildlife of the rocky coastline and the shallow seas then venture to the dark ocean depths. At every step there are amazing creatures to discover.SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona hosts educational talks and demonstrations throughout the day. These include shark and ray feedings and talks on sharks seahorses rays and rock pools."
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Exploring Colossal Cave Mountain Park

When chatting with some of the ranch employees one day, they told us about "Colossal Cave", which they raved about. We learned that it was a short 20 - 30 minute drive away and decided to go see it...
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Aug 18, 2012

Some Adventure!

Colossal Cave is in the Colossal Cave Mountain Park which is believed to have been home to ancient Hohokam Indians. I believe it used to be something to see, but now there is little left of it, it...
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Aug 13, 2012

La Posta Quemada Ranch

There is also an old ranch on the grounds of the park. The La Posta Quemada Ranch now has a museum, a gift shop, and a resaerch library with an impressive collection of books about the history, people...
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Apr 03, 2009

Other Formations

There are three other formations of note along the tour route. They are the sinkhole which is over 1500 feet deep; the altar which was used by members of the CCC when they wanted to get married; and...
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Apr 03, 2009

The Living Room

The last room in the tour is called the Living Room. The first guy to fully explore the cave and open it for tourism stayed in this room quite a bit and would use it as a rest stop for his longer...
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Apr 03, 2009

Grotto of Lost Treasures

Then you will enter the Grotto of Lost Treasures. In this wide room they also have some artifacts from the Hohokam, early settlers in the area and the Civilian Conservation Corps a group that helped...
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Apr 03, 2009

The Crystal Forest

The first room you see on the tour is the Crystal Forest Room. It shows some stalactites (growing from the ceiling) and stalagmites (growing from the ground) and some that have grown together forming...
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Apr 03, 2009

Take a Tour of the Cave

The tour of the cave costs $8.50 for adults and takes you through several rooms and shows you some different types of rock formations in the cave. Our guide was a younger guy named Adam who seemed...
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Apr 03, 2009

Visitor's Center

You pay the entrance fee of $5 (as of 2009) at the entrance. Then you should drive up to the visitor's center where they will give you further information about the park and its attractions. This is...
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Mar 21, 2009

Colossal Cave

Colossal Cave 1900 - 1934Colossal Cave became a popular place for adventure and exploration. Here is gear like that used by explorers of the time. .
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Apr 04, 2004

Colossal Cave

Colossal Cave 1880 - 1900 Outlaws holed up in Colossal Cave more than once. Newspaper accounts of the time report that posses found belongings like these in the cave. .
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Apr 04, 2004

Colossal Cave

Colossal Cave 900 - 1450 A.D. Mortar's were sometimes used to powder colored clays for pigmants to paint their pottery, or sometimes they were used to grind herbs and hard coated seeds. .
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Pima Air and Space Museum

My daughter and I finally decide to take a tour of the air and space museum, which is literally seven miles away from where we live. On my way to work, I go past Davis Monthan air force base, which...
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Botanical Gardens

Gardens are nice but negative experience with using Groupon coupon. Paid in full in advance $8 to Groupon for admission for two at TUCSON BOTANICAL GARDEN. Receptionist still tried to charge entrance...
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Sabino Canyon

By now you know I love hiking! I have never been to the Canyon to have breakfast! Well, I still did not have breakfast in the Canyon with this particular hike, however, I can say with certainty that I...
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Kitt Peak Observatory

I decided to drive up to Kitt Peak today after work, normally I have my little pink Sony Camera in my hand bag, in case I see something interesting or eventful. So anyways, I have no photos for this...
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San Xavier del Bac Mission

The Spanish Mission of San Xavier Del Bac was built in between 1783 and 1797. It is a National Historic Landmark, and has been in continuous use for over 200 years. It was built by Tohono O'odham...
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Arizona State Museum - ASM

This museum has an extraordinary collection of ceramic works and pottery from Ancestral Pueblan times up to the 21st century produced by Native Americans in Arizona.I spent several hours on a very hot...
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