Top Getaways of 2018

December 14, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…La Vimea, a beautiful hotel in a beautiful location and the first vegan hotel in Italy. Rounding […]

Zip Line at Grand Canyon West

April 10, 2018

The Grand Canyon is a must for outdoor enthusiasts, and now, it’s even better with a new zip line at Hualapai Ranch about a mile from the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalk! Here are some of the stats on the Zip Line at Grand Canyon West: there are 4 lines so your group can race each […]

Northern Arizona Delights Adventure Tour for Women with Canyon Calling

September 27, 2017

Coming October 22, 2017. Do you hear the canyons calling? Actually, there are two canyons, Walnut Canyon and Grand Canyon, that you’ll be visiting on Canyon Calling’s Northern Arizona Delights Adventure Tour for Women. This 6 day/5 night, fully guided tour is an active vacation with time carved out to experience cultural activities as well. Highlights […]

Women’s Backpacking in the Grand Canyon, Arizona with the Sierra Club

October 6, 2015

Coming October 31, 2015. Backpacking through one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Join the Sierra Club for their 7-day Women’s Backpacking in the Grand Canyon tour. Starting at the south rim of the canyon, explore about 35 miles of trails and a few miles off-trail while taking in expansive views of the […]

El Tovar, Grand Canyon National Park

April 14, 2015

Make your Grand Canyon stay extra special. Known as the crown jewel of Historic National Park Lodges, El Tovar, has an ideal location set atop the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. First opening its doors in 1905, the architect wanted the hotel to look like a cross between a Swiss chalet and a Norwegian […]

Stagecoach Line 100 Mile Ultra and Relay

June 13, 2014

Coming September 27, 2014. Take a run through old west history. The Stagecoach Line 100 Mile Ultra and Relay travels the former route that took lucky tourists from the small town of Flagstaff, Arizona to the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. This is a challenging race that certainly requires […]

ACE Conservation Vacation – Grand Canyon NP

May 13, 2014

Various dates in 2014. Looking for a vacation with more substance? Try American Conservation Experience’s (ACE) Conservation Vacation to Grand Canyon National Park. This non-profit organization has a number of voluntary service programs that contribute to the environmental restoration of America’s national parks, wildlife refuges, forests, and other public lands. Grand Canyon National Park is […]

Grand Canyon Half Marathon

February 25, 2014

Coming May 17, 2014. Be part of the inaugural year for the Grand Canyon Half Marathon in the Vacation Race Series. This series offers half marathon races in or near national parks like Zion, Yellowstone, and the Great Smoky Mountains and is designed to allow you to race on Saturday, have enough time to recover in […]

Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon

September 25, 2013

Stay IN the Grand Canyon. Yes, you read that correctly, Phantom Ranch is the only lodging below the canyon rim. You can only reach this amazing setting by mule, by foot, or by rafting the Colorado River. The rustic cabins and lodge (dormitory beds) are basic but are heated during the winter and cooled during […]

Raft the Grand Canyon by Backcountry Babes

June 29, 2012

Coming August 3-17, 2012. In 1978, the Grand Canyon saw its first all-women’s rafting trip, and now you can be part of the second. In fact, some of those same ladies will be there, and a documentary film is planned to be made about them and all the rafters, that means YOU, during the trip! […]