Travel: Tourists line up for Hualapai Tribe's Skywalk attraction

"About 13 miles from here in a mid-April car trip from Las Vegas, I began to recite lines from the children's story "The Little Engine That Could."

It was raining, then snowing, then hailing as my wife and I drove our Hyundai Accent up and down about nine miles of dirt road full of bone-jarring potholes before we hit pavement again. Unfortunately, the incredible sight of Joshua trees bathed in snow on the sides of nearby mountains received little of our attention.

Large tour buses from Las Vegas did. Their weight made them seemingly immune to the terrain, repeatedly forcing us to the far, right-hand side of Diamond Bar Road as they sped to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, rushing tourists to what readers of Travel + Leisure magazine voted in February as "the best new bridge" of the past 15 years."

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Tourists flock to, gingerly tread on Grand Canyon Skywalk (The Las Vegas Review-Journal 4/29)

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