A Pre-or-Post Cruise Stay in San Francisco

Stretching approximately 770 miles from north to south, road-trippers spend about 12 hours driving the Pacific Coast Highway to travel the length of California. Although incredibly scenic, drive-time can reduce sightseeing-time on vacation. This makes cruising an efficient and enjoyable way to explore more of the state in a short period of time. Cruise lines offer a variety of itineraries to explore the west coast, ranging from quick 4-day getaways to 10-day sailings that visit several ports. With on-board entertainment, delectable dining, and the ease of unpacking only once, travelers can enjoy California by day and ship fun by night….
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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 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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Fiction of the Rocky Mountain States

The majestic snow-peaked Rocky Mountains and rugged natural beauty of the six states that form this region provide the perfect backdrop for stories of growth, survival, and the most memorable times of our lives. Here are our picks for fiction of the Rocky Mountain States: Montana Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson When social worker Pete Snow attempts to help a nearly feral boy he discovers in the Montana wilderness, he must confront the boy’s disturbed father, a survivalist who is preparing for the coming End Times. As Snow works to gain the trust of the boy’s father, the…
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