Travel Inspiration: Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado

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Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park [Colorado]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado | The Black Canyon of the Gunnison is a national park you’ve probably never heard of. The park’s stunningly steep canyon walls expose some of North America’s oldest rock. On the canyon floor far below, the Gunnison River continues to carve out the rock as it has been doing for two million years. Whether you’re taking photographs on the rim, or challenging yourself to descend to the river, this magical location will take your breath away.  

 

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Carmen Fifield

The delight of finding an unknown park, a captivating history museum or a fantastic desert means exploration is never far from Carmen Fifield’s mind. Carmen’s favorite travel memories include biking to historic sites on the island of Guernsey, huffing and puffing up the stairs to the Great Wall of China and eating the most delicious crab cake ever in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Carmen’s Favorite Travel Tip: Say goodbye to airplane food and tuck some fruit and your favorite sandwich into your carry-on.

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