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Monday, April 17, 2006

Moab trumps all West superlatives

That’s quite a headline for a travel-news article. The Courier News put that headline over an article about vacationing in Moab. That paper serves suburban Chicago.

Writer Beth J. Harpaz talks about how her family got vacation burnout touring national parks, but they were revitalized when they hit Moab.

“The tallest trees, the top scenic drives, the most breathtaking trails — too many superlatives had taken their toll. We couldn't tell where the Painted Desert ended or began, and the kids refused to view the Grand Canyon from yet another scenic overlook.

“Then we arrived in Moab.

“Suddenly, our vacation doldrums evaporated.

“So many different adventures are offered from this small desert town that you could try something new every day for a week. Mountain biking, whitewater, Jeeps, ATVs and horseback rides — every storefront promises a unique thrill.”

Her article was pickup up by AP and has appeared in several papers. The Courier News is the latest.

Read the entire article.

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