Why the Zion (National Park) Shuttle Was Needed and Why It Is Inadequate Today

At the grand opening of the Zion National Park transportation system on May 26, 2000, the program noted that the park was going “back to the future.” “The congestion, noise, pollution, and associated resource damage suggested that we go ‘back to the future,’” the event’s program read. “Beginning today, we visit Zion Canyon by shuttle […]

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Erwin Hymer Showcases New Trailer Lines

Hymer Eriba Retro towable trailer (Source: Erwin Hymer Group North America)

Kitchner, Ontario-based Erwin Hymer Group North America (EHGNA) recently showcased its newest ultra-lightweight towable trailers lines in Las Vegas at the Downtown Grand. In attendance were various dealers across U.S. and Canada. The event commenced in the evening with a reception on the rooftop pool deck where a first glimpse of the trailer was well-received. […]

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The Streets of Bakersfield

Despite its size, Bakersfield is a large small town. It has the conveniences and amenities of a large urban area, but new residents and visitors comment on others smiling and saying ‘hello.’” With music, festivals, outdoor activities, performs arts and sports, there’s ample activities for visitors to explore and reasons for a return visit. Archeological […]

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Most Visited National Parks in 2017

The National Park Service (NPS) announced 330,882,751 recreation visits in 2017—almost identical to the record-setting 330,971,689 recreation visits in 2016. While visitation numbers were steady, visitors actually spent more than 1.4 billion hours in the parks, a 1.4 percent (19 million hours) increase year-over-year at a park, monument, or site part of the national park […]

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