American Southwest by Lesley S King; Karl Samson

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Mention the fact that you’re a senior when you make your travel reservations. S. airlines 31 except America West have canceled their senior discount and coupon book programs, many hotels still offer discounts for seniors. In most cities, people over the age of 60 qualify for reduced admission to theaters, museums, and other attractions, as well as discounted fares on public transportation. Members of AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons), 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049 (& 888/687-2277; www.

New Year’s Day. King’s Day transfer of canes to new officials and various dances at all eight northern New Mexico pueblos. Turtle Dance at Taos Pueblo (no photography allowed). Call & 505/793-4955 for more information. January 1. Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Football Classic, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ. This college bowl game usually sells out nearly a year in advance. com. Early January. Wings over Willcox, Willcox, AZ. Workshops, birding tours, and watching thousands of sandhill cranes gather in the Sulphur Springs Valley near Willcox.

Org. exhibitions, and Miss Indian World Mid-May. contest. com for more Phippen Fine Arts Show and Sale, information. Late April. Prescott, AZ. This is the premier Western-art sale. Call & 928/778-1385 or Tour of Canyonlands, Moab, UT. org. This annual bike race brings riders Memorial Day weekend. from around the country and abroad Wyatt Earp Days, Tombstone, AZ. for a spectacular weekend of racing. Taste the Old West with a chili cookCall & 303/432-1519. off, street entertainment, and gunfight Tucson International Mariachi Conreenactments in memory of the ference, Tucson, AZ.

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