Southwest USA Road Trip – Grand Canyon – Episode 16

categories: USA Travel

The Amateur Traveler goes on a road trip to the southwestern United States. This episode looks at Grand Canyon National Park.

click here to download episode #16 (mp3)
click here to download episode #16 (iTunes enhanced)


Travel Surprise Contest – Winner’s Pictures
USA Today – Surf’s up – on the top deck
USA Today – See the sights on a Segway ‘glided tour’
Boing Boing – Worst English phrasebook in the history of the world
Self heating Coffee
Fodor’s Travel Guides – This is Why I Will Always Travel Solo From Now: Trip Report -Rome and Sorrento

Show Notes

Grand Canyon National Park hosts as many as five million visitors a year.
The North Rim, or “other side” of the Grand Canyon, is visited by only 10% of all Grand Canyon visitors
trip journal – Road Trip – day 1 – San Jose to Las Vegas
trip journal – Road Trip – day 2 – Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon
trip journal – Road Trip – day 3 – the Grand Canyon to Page, AZ
Grand Canyon – North Rim
Alien Fresh Jerky
20 Mule Team
Grand Canyon – Map
Grand Canyon – North Rim – schedule
Golden Eagle – National Park Pass
Grand Canyon geology
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Internet Resources

Flight Patterns
Put Your Pin In The Map – Amateur Traveler Podcast Listeners
Travelocity – Fares via RSS


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by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

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Oh no! The self heating coffee people have gone out of business!! It was a genius idea otherwise.

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