Grand Canyon

Retiree John Weldon ll shares his Grand Canyon Experience

From Landscapes and wildlife to history and adventure, what’s the one thing about the Grand Canyon that has intrigued you?

It is so majestic.

If this your first visit to the Canyon, what is motivating you to visit? If this a revisit, what’s your reason for wanting more?

I returned to visit the Grand Canyon, because I was so young the first time.

Grand Canyon

What are five things your Backpack to the Canyon must contain?

Water, food, camera, warm clothes, and a cell phone.

What according to you is the best way to get to the Grand Canyon – By Air, By Road or By Rail?


Hoover Dam

What is travel to you in one word?


What are three tips for an awesome budget trip to the Grand Canyon?

Drive, go off season, and a cheaper hotel.

Grand Canyon Trees

On your travels, what would you choose a book or a camera, and why?

Camera to document what I see.

What surprised you about the Grand Canyon?

How big it was.

Grand Canyon Rocks

As a travel destination, how would you rank the Grand Canyon from 1 to 10?


Tell us a little about yourself!  This will be included on the web site.  What brought you to Grand Canyon? Where are you from? What do you do? What are your influences?

I love to travel.
I went to the Grand Canyon to see it.
I am from California.
I am retired.