Ken Brooks

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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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Cruising the East Coast and Canada

For several years, Norma and I have wanted to cruise the east coast and into the Canadian Maritime Provinces.

Travel to explore

There are a growing number of travelers who are fed up with the crowds that are visiting the more popular destinations and so they turn to seeking destinations where fewer are going.

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Kid-Friendly Vacations

The family vacation has become an American ritual — one that has been around as long as I can remember. In this article we will discuss vacations that the entire family will enjoy regardless of age.

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Adventure travel

Some of us that travel are not satisfied with a stay-put vacation. Many want to rent a room at a hotel perhaps on a beach and sit, sun and relax for a week or two.

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