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Western National Parks of America In One Week

Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2012

A journey through some of the Western National Parks of America makes this a great driving trip.  If you're interested in exploring the American West, this is one way to do it, if you want to see natural wonders, you will find them here, and If you like hiking, then this is the place for you. The actual starting point for the tour listed in most guides is Las Vegas, and you will need about a week to drive through Nevada, Utah and Arizona.  To drive to and explore the Western National Parks we're describing here, you will cover about 1050 miles (1,690 km).     You can fly directly to Las Vegas from many cities in America and most major cities worldwide.  You probably will want to spend a day or two in Las Vegas to see some...

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Remember Route 66 – The Mother Road

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012

Have you ever wanted to take a nostalgic driving holiday along Route 66?  The song was first recorded by Nat King Cole and was subsequently covered by many others including Chuck Berry and The Rolling Stones.  A whole generation grew up humming along and dreaming of throwing caution to the wind and driving this fabled highway. Originally the highway ran from Chicago to Los Angeles. It was America's primary east-west highway through the middle of the 20th century.  By the middle of the 50s, the car became the transport of choice for many Americans, and they took to the highways on driving “vacations” seeking fun and adventure.  Kitschy hotels and tourist attractions sprang up along Route 66 to accommodate them. Nowadays, old Route 66 does not show up on current road maps as such, however there are several  guidebooks...

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