Norman Burgess at Grand Canyon

Wedding Anniversary a hit at Grand Canyon

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

It was very breathtaking. The beauty of all the colors and depth just made you stand there in take it in. We were blessed to have snow at the North Rim to compliment the rocky beauty with the tree lines.

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?

Yes, this was our first visit to the Grand Canyon. We are headed back to Las Vegas in Sept and may make another trip to the Grand Canyon West.

Norman Burgess at Grand Canyon

Norman Burgess at Grand Canyon

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

Don’t hike…

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

drive from Las Vegas area

What is travel to you in one word?


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

you can visit Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, and many other locations like the train ride.

Winter at Grand Canyon

Winter at Grand Canyon

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

definitely a camera…love to look back at the memories

What surprised you about the Grand Canyon?

lots to do

Snow at Grand Canyon

Snow at Grand Canyon

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


Did you visit the Visitor Center?  Did you see the IMAX movie, Grand Canyon: Rivers of Time?  What did you think?


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?

My wife and I visited the Grand Canyon last November for our 30th wedding anniversary. We visited both the North and South Rims. We reside in the St. Louis MO area. I work in IT and my wife works in HR. We both love nature and sightseeing.

Norman Burgess and wife at Grand Canyon

Norman Burgess with company at Grand Canyon