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10 Reasons to Visit Zion National Park

10 Reasons to Visit Zion National Park May 19, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Called a gem of the National Park system, Zion is a jaw-dropping paradise of towering red rock walls, tumbling waterfalls, hikes from gentle riverside strolls to multi-day backcountry excursions, and the surprising yet very welcome little town of Springdale nestled right by the park’s southern...

Water, Water Nowhere

Water, Water Nowhere October 15, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Water is just about the most precious commodity we have. In the American Southwest, it’s a scarce thing, making it even more precious. I often joke that water here is more valued than gold—except that it’s not really a joke. I am in awe of water every day that I live here. Its importance...

Zion National Park Slot Canyons

Zion National Park Slot Canyons August 31, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Fall is gearing up for a visit. That means it’s a great time to plan your slot canyon hike in Zion National Park. After Utah’s monsoon season winds down and before it gets really cold, Zion is stunning in its fall color–and the slot canyons are breathtaking adventures as well. Zion’s...

Zion Canyon’s Top 10 Hikes

Zion Canyon’s Top 10 Hikes August 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Zion Canyon National Park is a national jewel. Why, you ask? Because it’s gorgeous, accessible, and offers spectacular hikes of widely varying difficulty levels. As an added bonus, Zion is next door to a lovely little town called Springdale, which means restaurants, movies, shopping, and other...

U.S.National Parks FREE Entrance Aug. 14-15, 2010

U.S.National Parks FREE Entrance Aug. 14-15, 2010 August 11, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
You say you wanna get out of town and enjoy the dog days of summer? But your wallet is saying, Uh-uh? Well, this weekend you’re in luck if you want to visit one of our National Parks. All your getaway needs is gas money, finding a place to throw your tent (or, okay, a reasonable motel room), and...