New Mexico Fun Facts

New Mexico has a long history, first as a popular dwelling place for our Native American ancestors, then the Spanish, and finally settlers from the United States. Today, it is a cultural melting pot and also a beautiful place to

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Top 10 Things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona

On July 4, 1876, a group of pioneers traveling West, stopped at a spring in the shadow of the San Francisco Peaks. To celebrate the centennial of the nation, they stripped the limbs from a tall pine and raised the

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Top 10 Things to do in Denver, Colorado

The Mile High City, got its start as a jumping off point for the Colorado Gold Rush that started in 1850s. Denver was founded as a mining and supply settlement in 1858. Today, the bustling town of around 600,000 inhabitants,

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Top 10 Things to do in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City was founded on July 24, 1847, by a group of Mormon pioneers. The Mormons came to the valley in search of a region where they could practice their religion, free from hostile mobs and persecution. Today, Salt

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Trout Fishing in Arizona

Spring is the very best time of year for trout fishing in Arizona so get your new rod and reel ready. The waters are warming just enough to bring a spring frenzy of spawning and feeding. The Arizona Game and

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Utah Fun Facts

Utah has a unique history when many memorable moments. It was first explored on behalf of Spain by Franciscan friars Escalante and Dominguez in 1776. In 1824 the famous American frontiersman Jim Bridger discovered the Great Salt Lake. The Mormons

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Top 10 Things to do in Utah

From its earliest inhabitants, as far back as 12,000 years ago, to today’s modern humans, Utah draws people from far and wide to its natural beauty and resources. Here are SeeTheSouthwest’s top 10 picks (in no particular order) of things

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Top 10 Things To Do In Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs was founded in July 1871, by General William Palmer. He intended the town to be the setting of a high-quality resort community, which turned out to be very successful. In its early days, the town earned the nickname “Little

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Top 10 Things to Do in Phoenix, Arizona

For more than 1,000 years, the Hohokam peoples occupied the land that would become Phoenix and The Valley of the Sun. These amazing people created 135 miles of irrigation canals, growing crops and building a great civilization. Their irrigation channels

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