U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Travel
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 02-20-2016, 10:58 AM
 
Location: NW Indiana
1,326 posts, read 1,188,370 times
Reputation: 2089

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by Katzpur View Post
If you decide to go to the Grand Canyon, you might want to also include the incredible red rock national parks in Southern Utah -- Zion and Bryce Canyon. They aren't all that far from the Grand Canyon, and while the Grand Canyon is spectacular, I find that to be the case mainly because it's so huge. In terms of sheer beauty, I don't think it compares to Bryce or Zion. Zion is just 2.5 hours from Las Vegas, and Bryce is just 1.5 hours from Zion, so they are all easily doable in a single trip. Also, in the event that you're animal lovers, you could visit Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, just across the Utah-Arizona border. It's the largest no-kill animal sanctuary anywhere in the U.S. and is in a drop dead gorgeous setting.
I 2nd this suggestion. It is a pretty nice trip if you fly into Las Vegas, then drive to the Canyon, Zion and Bryce. Bryce and Zion are outstanding, although I do love the Canyon.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 02-20-2016, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
7,343 posts, read 4,193,193 times
Reputation: 18428
Quote:
Originally Posted by Katzpur View Post
Yes, I definitely was thinking of the North Rim as opposed to the South Rim. I've never been to the South Rim, but I understand it's a lot more "touristy" than the South, and I prefer the less "touristy" spots myself.
The South Rim's not so bad if you're wiling to use your legs. Most tourists don't wander very far from the main lookout sites, which makes them easy enough to avoid. And May isn't high season.

As far as the North Rim goes, will it be open when the OP wants to go? Unlike the South Rim, the North Rim gets enough snow that it closes for the winter months.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-04-2016, 02:30 AM
 
8 posts, read 11,532 times
Reputation: 15
Well, Montgomery is a suggestion because its a beautiful place embraced with lots of natural sites and good for adventurous sports like kayaking. Some fresh authentic sea food restaurants are available, great place of historical sites like Museum of Alabama, Fort Toulouse - Jackson Park, Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Also, you easily find a nice budget friendly accommodation.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-15-2016, 01:13 AM
 
Location: Ahmedabad
11 posts, read 4,372 times
Reputation: 10
Here are some great travel ideas to save cost on travel.

#1: Sign Up For Travel Newsletters:
#2: Book a Tour Package:
#3: Travel like a Student:
#4: Pay with Credit Card:
#5: Negotiate On Your Shopping:
#6: Find Some Freebies:

I hope, This travel tips may help you on your next or current travel plan.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Travel
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top