Summer travel destinations with Paula Zahn in 1980 - Part 1: Yuma, Phoenix, Sedona, Jerome
In Part 1 of this series on summer travel, News 8’s Paula Zahn and her crew headed east to Yuma, Arizona, passing sand dunes to arrive at Yuma Territorial Prison Museum. In 1980, the state historic park charged 50 cents for adults to explore and was free for children. The museum is still open to this day and in 2019 their admission was listed at $8 for adults. Other stops on Zahn’s trip to Arizona included: Painted Rock State Historic Park, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Flagstaff, Jerome, Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. On that last stop, Zahn even braved a trip down Slide Rock. Total spending after the first leg of the journey was $224. See more: https://kfmb.us/2SRTJHB
Of course, a well-known journalist and newscaster, Zahn went on to anchor for many major networks including CBS News and CNN. She is currently the host of “On the Case with Paula Zahn” - a true crime docu-series which she also produces for Investigation Discovery.