45 great things to do at Bryce Canyon

by Matt, Oct 2021 Maybe you’re thinking of visiting Bryce Canyon and you’re wondering what there is to do there? Answer: A LOT. Bryce Canyon is an amazing place to visit for families, those who love the outdoors, those who want to experience the West, and those who want to check off a bunch of […]

11 cool side trips between Zion & Bryce National Parks

by Matt, September 2021 Zion & Bryce National Parks have been linked together from the beginning. So many people visit both of these parks on their Utah Road Trip. Here are some cool things you can do as you drive between the two parks! 1. Moqui Cave Moqui Cave is a museum inside a cave. […]

Zion National Park – Where to Camp, Glamp, or Boondock

What type of camping experience are you looking for?  Do you want something close to the park or something away from the crowds? Do you want conveniences and amenities or a back-to-nature experience?  Whatever you are looking for, you can find it in the beautiful surroundings of Zion National Park. How Much Does it Cost […]

How to use the Zion Shuttle System

by Matt, updated Jan 2021 If you’re planning a trip to Zion National Park, you MUST know how to use the shuttle system before you go! In this post, we’re going to tell you what you need to know before you go so you can make the most of your trip. Things are always changing […]

Zion National Park: How to plan your perfect trip!

The gorgeous contrast between the red sandstone and green trees, the majesty of the 2,000 foot canyon walls, or the opportunity to go on a on real adventure hike without without having to be an adventure hiker. Zion National Park has all this to offer and more- you just need to know how to make […]

The best places to stay at Zion National Park

by Matt, updated Oct 2021 If you’re looking for a place to stay at Zion National Park, this article is for you. We’ll simplify the options for you and give you our recommendations based on our own experiences and reading hundreds of online reviews. Quick Recommendations In the park: Zion Lodge. This is the only […]

Zion Recommended Gear

You’ve got your plans set and are excited to see some incredible scenery at Zion National Park.  But what gear do you need to bring?  You want to have the right stuff without overpacking.  Read on and I’ll tell you exacty what you need. To hike at Zion National Park, you will need Water bottle […]

How to get to Zion National Park (Trip Planner)

By Matt  You’re thinking about going to Zion National Park, but you’re wondering about the most affordable way to get there.  Maybe you’ve heard about the shuttle system at Zion and you’re wondering if you need a rental car.  In this article, I’ll give you some things I’ve learned through experience and through research to […]

3 Things to do in Zions with Kids

I’ve been to Zion Canyon many times. I love the national parks. Before kids, I hiked Angels Landing. But my oldest is 14 years old, so ever since he (and the next three) came along, we had to adjust how we travel a bit. We still go to the national parks, but we have to […]