I Have Been to the Grand Canyon

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    Best Two Things About The Grand Canyon

    1. There is absolutely no sound. It is the most beautiful thing I have ever heard, total silence. 2. At night you can see a billion stars. I usually can pick out planets in the south east but its impossible with all those stars.
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    Jul 30, 2012

    I Flew Over It

    Well to be fair I was in a plane and I was not actually piloting the vessel. But...the pilot was a guy I worked with so he let me actually drive that bad boy, so I could officially tell people I flew a plane over the canyon and not be lying about it! All my friends know how...
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    Mar 30, 2011


    I have gone twice.  Its nice the first time I went it was a family vacation with my dad.  We camped there it was pretty cool even in the summer i was shivering and freezing all night and praying not to have a run in with a rattlesnake or mountain lion. LOL The 2nd...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2008

    The Mule Trip

    stock photo I remember many years ago our trip to the Grand Canyon. We took the mule train down the canyons  windy, narrow trail. When my mothers mule stopped to graze over the edge, the guide ranger said "don't worry the mule knows what will happen if they go too far".Still had...
    yrral32 yrral32
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

    First Time To The West Coast!!

    My first time traveling to the west of the US was when I went to the Grand Canyon. My dad died when I was 8 and he always wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, so we went for him. I went with my mom and my cousin and stayed at the Enchantment Resort at Sedona(if you ever want to go...
    gnfoster gnfoster
    18-21, F
    Jun 15, 2013

    One Grand Memory

    My fiance and I had just moved to Las Vegas and ended up having a horrible fight.  We both needed time away from each other to cool off.  I had heard the Grand Canyon wasn't too far away, so I decided to drive out to see the sunset.  It was a long drive! but I got...
    Babeifer Babeifer
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2009

    One Of The Best Days Of My Life

    This story is about my trip to the Grand Canyon, back in 1995 when I was 18. I had spent the previous two days on a coach tour from LA heading up to Las Vegas. I had survived hot air-ballooning over the desert and seen some pretty sights, memories of which I will keep...
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    1 Response Apr 17, 2012
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