Magazine article Sunset

From the Editor

Magazine article Sunset

From the Editor

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JANUARY IS THE MONTH when I like to clean out the garage--not just the literal one, but the one in my mind, where last year's plans are kept. It's time to make those new plans: trips to take, things to learn, habits to start.

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Last year, I went on an eight-day Alaska kayaking adventure that changed my life. I became stronger and more courageous because of it, pushing myself beyond my comfort zone physically and mentally. That trip inspired me to think about travel not just in terms of destinations I want to visit to relax, but also what I want to learn about myself and the West.

As the new year begins, I don't know yet what my "Alaska" trip for 2008 will be. There's something about the Southwest that's calling--a trip to Santa Fe, maybe, or an extended trip to Bryce and Zion. No matter what, I'll be on a quest for a new experience.

If your New Year's resolution calls for travel too, you'll want to check out our Top 10 Places You've Gotta Go in 2008 (page 26). The West is brimming with so many choices, it would be easy for us to do a Top 100, so associate travel editor Rachel Levin selected the 10 destinations with the most exciting new stories to tell in 2008. …

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