YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Readers recommend

June 01, 2003

Arizona: Lions and tigers

Out of Africa Wildlife Park, 9736 N. Ft. McDowell Road, Scottsdale 85264; (480) 837-7779, "Twelve miles outside Scottsdale, this wildlife park offers an opportunity to interact closely with happy, healthy animals. Lions, panthers, bears, wolves, tigers, giraffes etc. in a natural setting. Unlike the normal zoo experience. Shows are unrehearsed. We expected to spend a couple of hours but stayed all day, mesmerized." Admission: adults, $14.95; seniors, $13.95; children 3-12 years, $6.95.

Peggy Cordero



Switzerland: Grand hotel

Hotel Krebs, Bahnhofstrasse 4, CH-3800 Interlaken; 011-4133-

822-7161, fax 011-4133-823-2465, "The grand old Hotel Krebs in Interlaken, a village in the center of Switzerland, is an affordable classic with marvelous ambience. Spend a few glorious hours sitting on the front porch admiring the view of the Eiger and Jungfrau. Five- to six-course gourmet meals, fabulous wines." Doubles about $100.

Dick Blue

Tampa, Fla.

Send recommendations to "Readers Recommend"/Travel, L.A. Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los

Angeles, CA 90012; fax (213) 237-7355, e-mail travel@la Please include your name, address and phone number, and also the address, phone number and Internet site of the place or person you are recommending.

Los Angeles Times Articles