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Today's major highlight is visiting Hoover Dam, which sits astride the border between Arizona and Nevada. We leave Boulder City, heading east on US-93 for the 15-minute ride to Hoover Dam. With nearly a million visitors annually, the concrete arch-gravity dam is a major tourist attraction. It's operated by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. On one end of Hoover Dam is Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the U.S. Downstream ...
... stages (local kids and adult groups) and there was food and drink wagons aplenty. We all walked away with at least one package under our arms.
Since we were already in the area, we wandered in and out of the little stores that abut the park area where the show was held. You can find antiques, homemade ice cream, photographers, and good old semi-junk stores. We never felt pressured and the sales people were friendly, something not often found today. We also asked ...
... maintained trail and good views. As we got further along there were even better views although the path became deeply sandy. We saw prickly pear, cacti, sand sage and lots of little animal prints. The view of the red rock and red sand was great, enhanced by the fact we were the ONLY ones there. We wound through huge "walls" of rock All along the trail there were numbered posts that explained what the desert plants were including Mormon tea, desert ...
... to connect to the 1km Lower Emerald Pool Trail and then back to the Lodge to get the shuttle. 2 fantastic walks. Kids were champions and Rorke talked the entire time - definitely takes after his mother!!! We then headed back to the visitors centre to get the car as it was now 19h30. A good 4 hours in the park. We then drove the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway to the 1.1mile tunnel built by the army core in 1927 and opened in 1930 ...
Jonathan. Our 5th State in a week, Minnesota, California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah! Driving through Arizona was quite cool as the landscape was like something out of a movie. Nevada though was a 200 mile straight rd through the desert, boring is not the word. Breakfast now or more like lunch in a diner in St George in Utah before we head west to the Grand ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility