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FEBRUARY 2004

Cupid in the Canyon

Explore the Canyon with Us Great Discounts Offered

How Deep is Your Love? incorporated in the hotel’s overall design. Ample space is dedicated to a welcoming central lobby and spacious dining room, much like park lodges built in the early 1900s. In the lobby, a towering stone fireplace surrounded by overstuffed furniture invites good books, lively games of checkers and inquisitive conversations with travelers from around the world. A grand piano inspires guests to play favorites - and sing along. The Canyon Star Restaurant has enlarged photos from the archives of several distinguished photo collections to provide a visual, engaging history of the Old West. Soft lighting crafted from taut buckskin and a circular kiva-style ceiling help set the stage for nightly cowboy music, Native American dancers and Navajo storyteller Ben Nez. Adjacent, in the Canyon Star Saloon, a pressed-tin ceiling and bar stools made from genuine saddles used on the canyon’s trails are part of the fun, western ambiance. Located one mile from the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park and only seven miles from the South Rim, The Grand Hotel is open year round. The hotel’s 121 guest rooms typically range from $129 to $149 during peak season. Internet specials and seasonal discounts are frequently offered. Information and reservations are available at visitgrandcanyon.com or by calling 888252-5151.

Your first glimpse of the Grand Canyon is unforgettable. The immense scale is breathtaking. The many hues of the cliffs shift and change from dawn to sunset, and shadows come and go adding new dimensions. The wonder of this “wonder of the world” is that there are so many ways to view it... by foot, by air, by boat and even on a movie screen. As part of your Grand Canyon adventure consider booking a tour with Papillon Helicopters for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. And don’t forget a visit to the IMAX Theater for the thrilling, awardwinning film Grand Canyon The Hidden Secrets and Krispy Kreme donuts flown in fresh daily from Las Vegas! Where should you stay while exploring this grand display of nature’s force and beauty? Located only one mile south of the Grand Canyon National Park entrance is the village of Tusayan and there you will find two excellent hotels. Both are offering - for a limited period - a 20% DISCOUNT on any room, any time! See the ad below for the coupon to present. One choice is the Canyon Plaza Quality Inn & Suites, offering 176 deluxe rooms and 56 suites. Both rooms and suites have accommodations for handicapped and nonsmoking guests. Start your day with the complimentary CH OIC ES

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The Grand Hotel, at the entrance to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, announces two romance packages to actually show that special someone the depth of your love. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the lodge-style hotel offers a Special Valentine Package which includes a 1 night stay for 2 people, a romantic dinner for 2, a professional photo from a regional award-winning photographer, and an air tour for 2 on Grand Canyon Airlines. All for $179.00 plus tax! This same package without the air tour is $149.00 plus tax. This package is only available February 13-19. Also, the Canyon Star Restaurant and Saloon will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance on Feb 14, 2004. The Valentine’s Day Dance will include music from TICKLE, Southern Arizona’s hottest up and coming band. TICKLE will be performing current hit songs, alternative and classic rock tunes. There will be a $10.00 cover charge for entrance into the dance only. The Grand Hotel, built in 1998, features the classic architecture of America’s great lodges and the finer traditions of Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone, Wyoming; the Sun Valley Lodge in Idaho; Bryce Canyon Lodge in Utah; and the Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood, Oregon. Rustic timber, western ironwork, and immense log beams are generously

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deluxe continental breakfast. Some of the special features that guests will find at this beautiful property include an indoor 18-foot spa, seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, Southwestern gift shop, full service restaurant and family buffet. There is also the Garden Atrium with restaurant seating and the Wintergarten Lounge. For more information about package adventures or to make a reservation call 928-638-2673 or 800-995-2521. Another great choice is the Canyon’s only resort hotel, Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn, 3 diamond AAA rated with 250 deluxe guest rooms. Amenities include laundry, full service salon, seasonal outdoor heated pool, exercise room, hot tub, dry sauna and tennis courts. After the sun goes down, the whole family will be entertained with cosmic bowling, billiards and video arcade. Two restaurants and a sports bar with big screen TV are located in the Inn. Fine dining can be found in the Coronado Room’s elegant yet comfortable atmosphere. The Canyon Room Restaurant offers family dining with a daily buffet. Enjoy the cowboy museum, the marvelous three story waterfall, and the Southwestern gift shop. For more information or reservations call 928-638-2681 or 800-622-6966.

Grand Canyon National Park Entrance Fees Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle or $10 per person entering the park on public transportation, on foot, by bicycle or via the Colorado River. Admission is for seven days and includes both rims. There are no refunds due to inclement weather. U.S. residents aged 62 or older may obtain a Golden Age Passport for a onetime fee of $10. On future visits, Golden Age Passport holders will gain free admission. Persons holding a current Golden Eagle Passport (obtainable for $50 at any national park) are admitted free. The passports

are now attainable at the entrance station and Canyon View Information Plaza. Annual Grand Canyon passports, valid for the calendar year, are available for $40. U.S. residents who have a permanent physical, mental or sensory impairment may apply in person for a Golden Access Passport. The National Parks Pass, which can be used at any national park, is available for $50. For additional information call 928-6387888 or 638-7875 between 8am-noon and 1-5pm weekdays.

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(928) 638-2681 Toll Free: (800) 622-6966

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Grand Canyon IMAX Theater

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