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‘Tis the season for Grand Canyon Railway special events

Grand Canyon Railway
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Digits on the thermometer may be dropping, but the event calendar for the Grand Canyon Railway is just heating up. It’s holiday season for the Railway and that means specialty trains and special rates galore. From the Railway’s festive Pumpkin Patch Train and the area’s popular Harvest Festival, to the magical holiday excursion, THE POLAR EXPRESS… Read More →

Grand Canyon Railway Polar Express tickets on sale

Northern AZ Weekend Trips - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

They say “It’s Christmas in July.”  This may just be true as many parents and children already have visions of sugar plums dancing through their heads. Ticket sales for The Grand Canyon Railway’s popular Polar Express™ are on sale, and selling they are, at a record pace. Back by popular demand, the Grand Canyon Railway Polar Express experience… Read More →

Race pits cyclists against Grand Canyon Railway

Northern AZ Weekend Trips - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

It’s an epic race that last took place 25 years ago, and now it has returned to take on a new group of challengers. Man (or woman) vs. Machine. Steam vs. Muscle. On Saturday, September 26, 2015 the Grand Canyon Railway, in partnership with Grand Canyon Racing, will fire up its venerable steam engine #4960 – a 310-ton… Read More →

Kids with a View! Grand Canyon Railway Welcomes Families

by in Events | Play

For the first time ever this summer, the Grand Canyon Railway (GCR) welcomes children ages two to 15 years old to its Observation Dome-class cars. In addition, the GCR  debuts a sixth class of service in Pullman cars for an affordable $59 for adults and $29 for children round-trip. From the day’s start to finish,… Read More →

Top 5: Weekend Destinations (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Weekend Destinations (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Weekend Destinations — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Canyon de Chelly Visitor Center is 3 miles from Route 191 in Chinle Chinle, AZ 86503 928-674-5500 The cultural resources of Canyon de Chelly include distinctive architecture, artifacts, and rock imagery while exhibiting remarkable preservation integrity that provides outstanding opportunities for… Read More →

All Work And Go Play – Corporate Team-Building Activities

corporate team-building - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Corporate team-building activities abound from Old West hootenanny’s to serene red-rock settings to zipping around a race track Great teamwork builds business faster than any technology. And as we slowly emerge from the Great Recession, corporate team-building activities are making a comeback. Spending on business group travel and activities increased nearly 8 percent in 2011,… Read More →

All Aboard The Grand Canyon Railway! [PHOTOS]

Grand Canyon Railway
by in Play

All aboard the Grand Canyon Railway! Visitors from all over the world come to Arizona to visit the Grand Canyon, whether it be via flight, road trip or bus ride. But one of the most calming, scenic ways to get the Grand Canyon is the Grand Canyon Railway — a two-and-a-half to three hour ride… Read More →

An Afternoon Riding On The Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway, Arizona

I officially have one item checked off my “see the seven wonders of the world” list. Six more to go. For anyone living in Arizona, it’s pretty common to make at least one trip to the Grand Canyon. However, not everyone is lucky enough to take an entertaining train ride from the town of Williams,… Read More →

Northern Arizona Day Trips

The Grand Canyon National Park makes a great day trip.
by in Around Arizona | Lists | Travel

Want to get away, but don’t have the time to plan a vacation? Then a short, fun day trip is the perfect option. Check out this list of northern Arizona attractions to plan a great day trip. Aravaipa Canyon BLM Safford Field Office: 711 14th Ave., Safford 928-348-4400 Home to unique plant and fish communities,… Read More →