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National park tips: This fake tower's view is real

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Guzzle beer from a motorcycle helmet, try rattlesnake-sausage pizza at new Evel Knievel-themed pizzeria

One of Las Vegas’ newest pizza joints comes with a slice of pepperoni and a slice of history. “Live hard, ride fast, eat pizza” is the motto at Evel Pie, a one-of-a-kind pizzeria dedicated to motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel.

It opened recently in downtown’s expanding Fremont East Entertainment District.

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National park tips: This fake tower's view is real

Go to Desert View Watchtower in Grand Canyon National Park.

It’s 25 miles east of the South Rim’s teeming Grand Canyon Village, so many travelers miss it. (It’s not on the park’s shuttle bus routes, either.)

But it’s a great stop. One reason is the panoramic desert, canyon and river view.

The other reason is the  tower, a faux native ruin designed in 1932 by acclaimed park architect Mary Colter.

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Go snorkeling in Belize's turquoise waters, bird-watching in its national parks

With one foot in the Caribbean and another in Central America, Belize has many attributes that make it an attractive locale for a tropical vacation.

An eight-day Rainforest to Reef tour organized by Mountain Travel Sobek showcases some of the country's highlights, with time set aside to kayak or snorkel in Belize's turquoise waters.

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National park tips: See the Colorado River turn on itself like a coiling snake

Horseshoe Bend, four miles southwest of Page, Ariz., on U.S. Route 89, will mess with your head.

You look straight down, 1,000 feet, at a 270-degree bend in the Colorado River. It looks like the river is swallowing itself.

Officially it’s part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

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Some Las Vegas hotels have increased their resort fees. Here's what it will cost you now

The $200-a-night room you just reserved in Las Vegas? It’ll cost you a bit more now given the two biggest players on the Strip — MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment — have increased resort fees at many of their hotels.

I’ve learned that MGM Resorts last month increased the resort fees at some of their properties, and that Caesars Entertainment did the same earlier this year.

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