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The 8 Best Things to Do When You Take a Hoover Dam Tour - Hoover Dam Tours - Sweetours

THE 8 BEST THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU TAKE A HOOVER DAM TOUR

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At Hoover Dam, you can do more than meets the eye. As well as some great viewpoints, there are interesting sights and places nearby. See our top 8 recommendations…
What you can do at Grand Canyon West Rim - Sweetours

Here are some things you can do at Grand Canyon West

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What's in Grand Canyon West?? Many people want to visit the Grand Canyon, but many don't know about the Grand Canyon's West Rim-only activities! The following…
Elzada Clover, the first botanist to catalog plants in the Grand Canyon and one of the first women to traverse the Colorado.

Elzada Clover: The Botanist Of The Grand Canyon

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Elzada Urseba Clover was born in Auburn, Nebraska in 1897, the seventh of nine children of Maynard French Clover and Sarah Gates Clover. She had six sisters…
Famous for revitalizing Hopi pottery by creating a contemporary style inspired by prehistoric ceramics, this Hopi-Tewa potter's name is still known for her contribution to Southwestern pottery.

Nampeyo: The Noted Hopi Potter

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At the beginning of the twentieth century, Hopi-Tewa potter Nampeyo revitalized Hopi pottery by creating a contemporary style inspired by prehistoric…
The Grand Canyon National Park with its Colorado River has attracted more than six million visitors a year. But have you ever wondered, who mapped the Grand Canyon for the first time?

Barbara Washburn: The Accidental Adventurer Who Mapped The Grand Canyon

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The Grand Canyon National Park, preserving more than 1.2 million acres of the country’s most spectacularly scenic land, has attracted more…
Mary Jane Colter, the architect behind your favorite buildings in the Grand Canyon South Rim. Contact SWEETours for your next big adventure. Talk to one of our customer service agents for more info!

Mary Colter: The Architect Behind Your Favorite Buildings at the Grand Canyon South

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If you’ve sipped a lemonade at Phantom Ranch, or stayed at Bright Angel Lodge on the South Rim, you’re familiar with Mary Colter’s work. She…
2 girls jumping at the grand canyon

Best Places to Stay at the Grand Canyon

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The Grand Canyon is perhaps one of the most iconic landmarks in the world – certainly in the United States of America. Set slap bang in the middle…
Shinumo Creek Grand Canyon Hidden Gems

7 Hidden Gems at the Grand Canyon You Might Have Never Known Before

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The geological marvel Grand Canyon is a wildly popular place. Wide vistas and majestic views attract over 6 million visitors each year. As a result,…
winter hiking tips from sweetours grand canyon

Winter Hiking Safety Tips at Grand Canyon

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While most visitors to the Grand Canyon experience its beauty in the spring, summer and fall, winter is still a great time to visit – mild temperatures…
top reasons to visit grand canyon this year

Top 4 Reasons To Visit Grand Canyon

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If you ever have the opportunity to, or the means to, visit the Grand Canyon. And not just view it from the top of the South Rim, like so many others do…