Ken Brooks

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Uncommon vacations – Part 2

Travel Talk

In the first part of this subject we suggested several interesting locations you might consider for a vacation. In this, we will expand on the same idea discussing regions that not many tourists have yet discovered.

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Uncommon vacations

Travel Talk

We hear and read about popular vacation destinations and most seem very interesting. Well, how about investigating some of the uncommon locations you usually don’t read about?

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Short trips – Tucson and Bisbee

Travel Talk

Tucson is Arizona’s second largest city situated an hour and a half drive south of Phoenix. The Santa Catalina Mountains to the south and the Rincons to the east surround it. The Tucson Mountains frame it in the west.

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Short trips – Sedona, Oak Creek, Flagstaff

Travel Talk

We often just want to get out of town for one, two and three days to change the scene. It’s good for the soul! Arizona is packed with interesting and scenic locations. All we have to do is visit them.

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Valley offers wealth of winter activities

There are times when we get itchy feet and want to do something. We often drive down to the Valley for some event or other pursuit. And we have family living in Scottsdale and visit with them including two grandchildren, ages 11 and 13.

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Visiting the big trees

Ever since I can remember I have had a special place in my heart for the very big trees.

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Choices aplenty for adventure vacations

Each one of us has different expectations in what we desire in a vacation.

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Plenty of summer travel time left

More and more people are traveling these days, and that means more people are visiting U.S. theme parks.

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Vacation suggestions for late summer and fall

It’s hard to believe, but we are already into summer.

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Plan for train travel in future

Train travel is gaining ridership in North America. Why? It is comfortable, relaxing and in some cases rather inexpensive.

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