[Video] 20 Great Things to do near Bear Lake (Utah and Idaho)

Video Script Introdocution Hi, my name is Matt, and today I’m going to share more of the Best of the West with you.  Today we’re going to visit Bear Lake, a beautiful turquoise lake in the mountains on the border of Utah and Idaho. Along the way, we’ll visit some small towns and uncover some […]

Does Bryce Canyon require reservations? 10 Things to Know before you go

by Matt, Updated May 2022 Planning a trip to the national parks these days can be a little stressful because they are so crowded! Many national parks are setting visitation records each year. You may have heard that many popular national parks are moving to ticketed entry or reservations systems. So, is Bryce one of […]

How to ride a bike into Bryce Canyon: rentals, eBikes, trails, and more

by Matt, Oct 2021 We’re always looking for variety on our vacations. We’ve really grown to enjoy renting bikes and ebikes because they are usually fun, affordable, and allow you to be in nature without being behind a windshield. We recently rented ebikes at Bryce Canyon and we want to help you to prepare if […]

The best ATV rentals, tours, and trails near Bryce Canyon

by Matt, Oct 2021 Many people visit Bryce Canyon for a day and move on to another national park, like Zion or the Grand Canyon. But don’t overlook the entire area surrounding Bryce! Bryce Canyon is part of “Canyon Country,” which is also an ATV playground. If you’re looking to add some adventure to your […]

PDF Maps of Bryce Canyon (& more) you need to plan your vacation

by Matt, Oct 2021 When I plan a vacation, I ALWAYS start with the map! The National Park Service creates wonderful maps of the parks that are a necessity when visiting the parks. When you enter the park, they will give you a brochure that includes the park map. However, you can also access them […]

Are there shuttles at Bryce Canyon? How to get around Bryce Canyon

by Matt, Oct 2021 We’ve been to Bryce Canyon many times and we want to help you enjoy your trip to Bryce. In this article, we’ll help you understand how to get around Bryce Canyon. Bryce Canyon is a small national park and is very easy to navigate. There are two main areas of Bryce: […]

Bryce Canyon Horseback Rides: 9 options and our review

by Matt, Oct 2021 There’s no better place to feel like you’re in the Old West than Bryce Canyon! And there’s no better way to do that than on horseback. If you’re thinking about horseback riding on your trip to Bryce Canyon, let me say: GOOD CHOICE! BUT, there are some very important things you […]

The 11 best places to eat at Bryce Canyon

You’re visiting Bryce Canyon and you need a place to eat! We’ve got you covered. Bryce Canyon and the surrounding area generally have MEDIOCRE food, so you can’t just go anywhere. That’s why we’ve gathered for you the best spots that you’ll want to consider on your vacation. Quick Recommendations Fine dining: The Lodge at […]

The best places to stay at Bryce Canyon

by Matt, Oct 2021 Most people I talk to rate Bryce Canyon in their top 2 or 3 national parks, ahead of places like Zion and the Grand Canyon. It’s truly a marvelous experience. A quick search of lodging near Bryce Canyon provides an overwhelming number of options. This list is meant to simplify it […]