Category Archives: Travel

Travel Tip: Canyonlands National Park

By Mike Koopsen Some of the most scenic landscapes in the Needles section of Canyonlands National Park can be reached by using a number of fairly easy trails. There are a few loop trails to explore if you have the … Continue reading

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Travel Tip: Crater Lake

By Mike Koopsen Crater Lake in Oregon is one of the most spectacular natural wonders that I have had the privilege to see. It has unbelievable blue water and is the deepest lake in the United States at almost 2000 … Continue reading

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Travel Tip: Navajo National Monument

By Mike Koopsen The Navajo National Monument has two of the most impressive and well preserved Native American cliff dwellings that I have seen in the American Southwest. The Betatakin ruins can be seen from a distance after a short … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip — Sunset in Sedona

By Mike Koopsen Sedona is well known for its beautiful red rock landscapes and panoramic vistas, and if you visit overnight, I would highly recommend finding a nice place to see the sunset. Airport Mesa is one of the best choices for … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: Leaf Peeping in Colorado

by Marilyn Noble September is my favorite month in Colorado. The days are balmy and warm, the mornings crisp and cool, and the sky is a glorious deep shade of blue. And then there are the trees. A quick drive … Continue reading

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Dining at the Grand Dame: An Evening at Chez Panisse

by Marilyn Noble In the world of fine dining, restaurants come and go. Only a handful seem to stand the test of time and survive for more than a few years. Le Bernardin in New York, Canliss in Seattle, the … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: Rocky Mountain National Park

  By Marilyn Noble One of America’s iconic drives in Rocky Mountain National Park takes you along what feels like the top of the world. Highway 34, connecting Estes Park and Grand Lake, Colo. becomes Trail Ridge Road once you … Continue reading

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The Peaches Are In!

By Marilyn Noble To me, there’s nothing better than a fresh, juicy peach. When you bite into it and the sweet juice dribbles down your chin, you know you’ve got a good one. I think the love affair started when … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip — Monument Valley

By Mike Koopsen Monument Valley is one of the most iconic landscapes in the American Southwest. If you’ve ever watched a John Wayne western there is a good chance that you viewed some of these landscapes in the movie. It … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip: The Wave

By Mike Koopsen Coyote Buttes North is famous for its beautifully sculpted sandstone formations, especially the Wave. To get there you have to drive into Utah and then hike back into Arizona. Since many of these colorful sandstones are fragile … Continue reading

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