Fiction of Alaska

The dream of visiting Alaska lives in the hearts of many travelers. Whether cruising its coastline while listening to the creaks and cracks of the creeping glaciers, or touring its rugged interior spying bears in their natural habitat, the uniqueness of Alaska must be experienced. Novels set in Alaska allow readers to escape to this beautiful state through vivid storytelling and descriptions of the land. Here are three selections to curl up with this winter: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey The cruel environment of Alaska’s wilderness proves itself a challenging homestead in 1920 for newcomers Jack and Mabel. They…
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Touring the American Southwest with Caravan Tours

Caravan Tours has been escorting travelers to amazing destinations since 1952, and the company’s commitment to providing excellent itineraries and service is unwavering. With affordable tours and many inclusions, the ease and enjoyment of traveling with Caravan Tours while exploring the national parks in the American Southwest will allow you to focus on making memories. Grand Canyon, Sedona, Lake Powell, Bryce & Zion 8 days from $1485 per person (land only) Phoenix, AZ to Las Vegas, NV Itinerary Highlights Sedona The artist colony of Sedona, Arizona is home to over 80 art galleries and shops but also offers visitors countless…
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Fiction of the Pacific States

From the scenic coastal highways of California to the lush evergreen forests of the Pacific Northwest, the Pacific States are beautiful and varying in their landscapes. Sun-soaked deserts, rolling surf, sprawling vineyards, Redwood forests, and snow-capped mountain peaks provide the backdrop for both incredible travel and reading experiences. Let’s explore fiction of the Pacific States: California East of Eden by John Steinbeck Arguably Steinbeck’s most powerful and ambitious novel, East of Eden follows the generations of the Trask and Hamilton families as a retelling of the stories of Adam and Eve and Cain and Abel. At just over 600 pages,…
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Fiction of the Southwest

The American Southwest stretches across arid deserts, void of signs of human life. It is scenic canyons that cut through red rocks, natural showstoppers in some of our county’s most breathtaking parks. The diversity of the region’s people and fascinating history continue to evolve today, and the fiction selections of this region highlight the merging of past and present while telling the stories of its people. Oklahoma The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck A Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, The Grapes of Wrath tells the story of the Joad family and their migration to California from the Dust Bowl during…
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Globus Tours: America’s National Parks

Globus Tours America’s National Parks 10 days – Rapid City to Salt Lake City Breakfast daily, 4 dinners included Tour director, driver, local guides Small group – maximum of 24 people Join Globus Tours’ America’s National Parks tour for a small-group experience through the wilderness of America’s Rocky Mountain region. These guided tours provide an excellent value for travelers because of the many inclusions, the number of destinations visited, the ease of logistics, and the incredible knowledge and information the guides share throughout the journey. Without the stress of driving and having to worry about the planning details, you can…
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