Arizona Fun Facts

Arizona is a land of contradictions. For many people, the state is synonymous with hot, low-elevation deserts, covered with cacti and creosote bushes. In point of fact, more than half of the state lies at an elevation of at least

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Valles Caldera: New Mexico’s Supervolcano

There are six known supervolcanoes on dry land, while some six more are located under the oceans. Three of these supervolcanoes are in the United States: Yellowstone in Wyoming, Long Valley in California, and Valles Caldera in New Mexico. A supervolcano is

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Haunted Dawson Cemetery, New Mexico

You expect a cemetery to be haunted, don’t you? But in some cases, a tragedy of such great magnitude occurs that is causes a cemetery to become an even stronger focus for frequent hauntings. Such is the case with Dawson Cemetery

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Enchanted Mesa, New Mexico

Long ago, the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico built one of the strongest settlements in the Southwest high in the sky. It was located atop a sandstone butte 430 feet high, 400 feet wide and 1,250 feet long. The massive

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Top 10 Things to do in Colorado

Colorado is filled with amazing beauty, soaring mountains, tumbling rivers and streams, tranquil lakes, tall forests, soaring sand dunes, deep canyons and much more. Here are our top picks (in no particular order) for things to see and do in

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The Legend of the Grand Canyon’s Egyptian Artifacts

In March and April 1909, the Phoenix Gazette published two stories about the discovery of a great underground citadel hidden in a cave in the Grand Canyon. The first article in March only mentions explorer G.E. Kinkaid and his explorations down the

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Haunted Hotels: The Stanley Hotel, Colorado

Listed among the top five most haunted hotels in the United States, the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, is also one of the most beautiful locations you can visit. Located just six miles away from Rocky Mountain National Park, this historic hotel offers

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The Navajo Shoe Game

During winter evenings, Navajo families spend the time telling stories of the people — of their emergence into this world and of the trickster, Coyote — and they enjoy playing games. In particular, they play the Shoe Game. According to

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