Amanda Maese

Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico Travel Agent Expert

New Mexico is my home state. I love my state with the diverse landscapes, fantastic weather year around and all of the activities that inspire the adventurous spirit. For the person that needs tranquility and relaxation there are luxurious spas. We hope to see you soon!

Grand Canyon Travel Agent Expert

I love representing the Grand Canyon as a travel agent professional. You won't find any natural attraction on earth like this deep ravine. People remember the experience all of their lives.  I believe the Grand Canyon truly embodies the West with its panoramic views and dusty canyon paths. While everyone has seen pictures of the Canyon on-screen and in publications, you really cannot experience its grandeur unless you visit this iconic natural landmark on vacation.  While you can find stunning views on the South and West rims, the South Rim, located in Grand Canyon National Park, offers some of the most memorable overlooks. Let me arrange a trip where you can savor the beauty of the Grand Canyon from one of the park's hotel patios or get a taste of the area's splendor on an inner Canyon hike. Even if you only walk a short distance below the rim, you will truly appreciate the silence and splendor of this geologic site.  The raw desert climate and peaceful terrain provides you with a multi-sensory experience. If you really want to learn more about the formation of the canyon, you can get your questions answered on the South Rim.  Visit the Yavapai Geology Museum or the Trail of Time for the answers. If you want a more hands-on experience, walk the Canyon and get a closer look at the fossilized creatures and ferns. You can find out more about the Canyon's history by taking part in a ranger-led talk or hike. One of the popular accommodations in Grand Canyon National Park is the Grand Canyon Lodge, which was opened for business in 1928. The original building caught fire and burned to the ground in 1932 and was rebuilt in 1937. At that time, staff at the hotel welcomed and said goodbye with a welcome song and farewell song for guests. If you love to hike, I recommend, as your travel agent advisor, that you journey from rim to rim. The classic rim corridor descends via the North Kaibab trail on the North Rim. During your trip, I'd suggest making a reservation at the  Phantom Ranch or camping at the Bright Angel Campground at the base of the Canyon. If you cross the Colorado River, you will ascend the Bright Angel trail to the South Rim. You can also take the route in reverse by ascending the North Kaibab trail. However, you don't have to love hiking to visit the Grand Canyon, as the park offers plenty of shuttles to get from one place to the next. Drop in at stores and enjoy the historical buildings in Grand Canyon Village. You can also go by train when visiting the Canyon - a fun way to visit the area and see the natural surroundings. Let's talk about your trip to the Grand Canyon today. Give me a call or email me so we can start planning your Grand Canyon adventure now!    

My Reviews

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Balloon Fiesta
We were planning our first vacation to and wanted a unique experience, Amanda helped us to plan a vacation to New Mexico to see the Balloon Fiesta, she took care of everything so all we had to do was enjoy ourselves.
By  JChaffe  from  Queens, NYC
Traveled to  New Mexico ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Ski vacation
Amanda helped us plan our family ski trip to Steam Boat Springs, Colorado. We stayed in the village where there were so many great restaurants and bars. Lovely snow conditions for ski and snow board activities and lots of nightlife.
By  Amanda  from  Raton, New Mexico
Traveled to  Steamboat Springs ~ Colorado ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Disney vacation
Amanda was so amazing at helping us put together our family vacation to Disneyland. She understood our special needs and worked very hard to accommodate us. I look forward to our next trip and we will definitely use her again.
By  TKirk  from  Del Rio, TX
Traveled to  Disneyland ~ California ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Adventure trip to Maui
We planned a family vacation to Maui, Hawaii with Amanda. She helped us plan an adventure trip with ziplining, surf lessons, hiking to waterfalls, snorkeling and an atv trek that was so exciting! Not to mention the Luaus and beautiful scenic drive to Hana and Haleakala Crater. We made lifelong memories on this trip and cannot wait to plan our next with Amanda. She was very informative, professional and answered all of our questions and really addressed our needs and concerns.
By  Amanda  from  Raton, New Mexico
Traveled to  Hawaii Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Hawaii Honeymoon
We had Amanda help us plan our Honeymoon to Hawaii. We island hopped from Oahu to Maui and Kona. We were able to enjoy have an amazing time thanks to the planning and amazing customer service she provided.
By  CMonahan  from  Napa, California
Traveled to  Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Grand Canyon
  • Sedona
  • Phoenix
  • Flagstaff
  • Arizona

Travel Specialist:

  • Hiking & Backpacking
  • Car Travel
  • National Parks
  • Family Vacations
  • Nature

Languages I Speak:

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
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