Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a woman who knew what she wanted. And anyone who's had the pleasure of gazing out over the Grand Canyon from Lookout Studio or taken a load off their feet at Hermits Rest should thank her for it.
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The Infamous Flapjack Affair, an indie-folk band of four Oxford grads, journeyed on the Colorado River through national parks, making music as they went.
The Harvey Girls "well groomed and carefully trained young women in spotless, white and black uniforms" worked for Fred Harvey at his chain of restaurants in the late 1800s.
They couldn't get enough of the Grand Canyon. Read about the early explorers and fanatics that passionately forged great adventures out in the wild canyon.
Grand Canyon National Park has always had a rich Native American culture. Visit the tribes on the South Rim and east of the Grand Canyon.
Geoffrey Campbell, assistant general manager of Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort in Tucson, Ariz., shares insider tips on what to do and see in Tucson.
In the Grand Canyon, 296 miles of the Colorado River runs free, largely because of Martin Litton. He was a Grand Canyon river runner and environmental activist.
Honeymooners Lost in Grand Canyon
In a place where heights reach 8,800 feet in elevation, the North Rim can accumulate vast amounts of snow.
Running the treacherous Colorado River in 1869 would be one of many historic firsts for explorer and scientist John Wesley Powell.
When someone sprains an ankle, suffers from heat exhaustion or is lost, the search-and-rescue team loads up their backpacks and hits the trail to help.
Born near Arizona's Historic Route 66 five months after the road was established, barber Angel Delgadillo brought back its neon lights after they had faded.
The story of the complex character behind Lee's Ferry in the Grand Canyon and his part in killing 120 people
A crew of veteran Grand Canyon rafting guides shares their wisdom on one of the best, toughest jobs in the natural world.
The Hualapai elders will tell you that you don’t just find bird songs. They find you. Then one night, Luka Montana had a dream of singing.