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Wild Land: Exploring the scenic views of Utah

January 20, 2012, 10:08 am
Where was the tent? Only a few hours before we'd left it atop a southern Utah plateau covered in fantastic sandstone fins with views stretching all the way to the Sierra La Sal. Now all we saw were just a few scattered, lonely tent stakes. An English couple informed ...

Visit the Grand Circle on a Budget

September 15, 2011, 1:48 pm
Fall is the perfect time to explore the Grand Circle on a budget Labor Day marks the end of summer and the beginning of one of the most desirable times to travel. With the peak travel season coming to an end, the crowds at our national parks begin to thin, ...

Explore National Parks by Taking the Shuttle

June 16, 2011, 10:21 am
Vacations are meant to be relaxing, not spent in traffic. If you are planning to visit a national park during peak season, consider taking a shuttle. Not only do you avoid the hassle of driving, but you’re helping reduce emissions and noise in the park.   Acadia National Park From late June ...

Bryce Canyon National Park a special treat in winter

January 24, 2011, 7:39 am
Winter works magic in Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah. Snow frosts each of the weirdly eroded, wildly colored spires called "hoodoos," setting each apart from its sparkling neighbors. No other time of year creates such contrasts Despite several feet of snow deposited during an average winter, Bryce Canyon ...

Utah: The Ultimate Playground

October 7, 2010, 7:09 am
With five of the most iconic national parks, Utah is America's national parks’ capital and the perfect place to take your next family vacation. Home to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands National Park and Capitol Reef National Park, Utah also claims the North Rim of Grand Canyon National ...

Bryce Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

September 15, 2010, 7:46 am
Bryce Canyon is a great destination for wheelchair-users, as some of the most spectacular red rock formations can be seen right from the road. Despite its apparent ruggedness, Bryce Canyon National Park is a great destination for wheelchair-users and slow walkers; as some of the most spectacular red rock formations ...

Fall Deals at National Park Lodges

September 10, 2010, 8:04 am
With shorter days signaling the end of summer, fewer daylight hours present an opportunity to visit many of our national parks without the crowds that are the hallmark of summer vacation. The national park shoulder season offer a quieter and slower-paced atmosphere but you wont have to sacrifice the ...

Things We Like: A hi-def Journey through America's Canyons

August 18, 2010, 9:41 am
We loved watching this stunning time-lapse video of America's great canyons, including the Grand Canyon, Glen Canyon, Bryce Canyon and Zion! Thanks to Atlas Obscura for leading us to ...

Lessons learned from a first trip to Bryce and Zion National Parks

August 16, 2010, 1:18 pm
We recently stumbled upon these great tips from a blogger who recently visited Bryce and Zion. Check them out for yourself here...nothing quite like local knowledge to help plan your ...

Grand Circle

August 5, 2010, 9:31 am
The Grand Circle is a beautiful, vast region located in the Southwestern United States. Encompassing portions of five states – Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada – the Grand Circle contains America’s largest concentration of national parks and monuments, woven together by extraordinary designated Scenic Byways.   Some of America’s ...

Geology Festival Coming To Bryce Canyon

July 19, 2010, 9:17 am
On July 30-31, Bryce Canyon National Park will be celebrating its most stunning resource--geology. Known for its colorful and oddly shaped hoodoos (rock spires), the area was established as a national park in 1928. Each year over a million visitors from all over the world come to the park ...

Drive Highway 12 To Red Rock Splendor

April 16, 2010, 12:23 pm
If you want to experience the grandeur of Utah's red rock country – the amazing overlooks, deep canyons and inspiring waterfalls – we invite you to drive Scenic Byway 12 through south-central Utah. And do it now, during the spring, when wildflower blossoms are profuse, trees are shimmering with ...

Bryce Canyon National Park Hosts its First Annual Utah Prairie Dog Day

April 15, 2010, 7:36 am
Bryce Canyon National Park Acting Superintendent Jacque Lavelle invites you to join the park’s first annual Utah Prairie Dog Day celebration on Friday April 30. A year-round inhabitant of Bryce Canyon’s high plateau meadows, the Utah Prairie Dog is an important component of the park’s ecosystem. Although called a prairie ...

Cross country skiing: Exploring a hidden treasure at Bryce

February 1, 2010, 10:30 am
The winter scenery in Utah's highest-elevation national park will take your breath away. But, unlike the summer months, you can't count on another visitor being around to take your picture with the famous hoodoos in the background. The park is pretty quiet in the winter months, but visitors seeking ...

The rocky wonder of Bryce Canyon National Park

December 21, 2009, 8:15 am
In November, with Seattle drowning in downpours and darkness, I escaped to the red rock and blue skies of the Southwest. I drove empty country roads and hiked in three of the country's natural treasures — Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, and Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National ...