History of Zion

History of Zion The cities and towns across the western portion of the United States have rich histories that are full of native communities, courageous settlers, and the formation of beautiful landscapes. Of these areas in the western part of the country, the development of Zion National Park is by far one of the most interesting. This beautiful land has …

Horse or Mule?

In the equine world, there are many different types of animals and breeds. Many of the animals in this family, like horses and mules, have been domesticated over thousands of years. These animals have done a lot to advance human societies and are, to this day, a very important part of many cultures. As popular as these animals are, many …

What and Where is a Hoodoo?

Throughout the world, there are many awe-inspiring structures that attract tourists from everywhere. From the Great Wall of China to the Pyramids of Giza, there are so many incredible things to be seen across the world. These structures and many others of interest, however, were manmade. While that does not take away from their beauty, it does make one wonder …

Unforgettable Canyon Rides

Canyons are large formations, created by moving bodies of water, that look like large gouges in the earth’s surface. Throughout the United States and beyond, there are many impressive canyons to be seen. The reason so many people enjoy viewing canyons is the unique landscape they offer. The exposed rock shows millions of years of rock layers, transporting visitors into …

Benefits of Kids Who Love The Outdoors

In this day and age with all the technology, it can seem like kids just aren’t enjoying the little things that you did as a child. They seem to not explore as much or even enjoy being outside! What a tragedy! Mother Nature is one of the most rad things that we have, and all children should experience it in …

Family Hikes in Zion National Park

Photo Credit: cwillayne on flickr For families who want to spend quality time and bond with each other, Zion National Park is the perfect vacation getaway. There are a lot of activities that parents can do with their children. There are favorite family hikes that tourists can enjoy in the park. Before anything else, the first stop is the Visitor …

Fishing in Bryce Canyon

Are you looking for the best spot for trout fishing? In Southern Utah, Bryce Canyon gives you one of the best fishing spots. Photo Credit: Todd Klassy on flickr Whether you want to catch rainbow, brook or cutthroat trout, the rivers are abundant with fish. You can easily get trout that measures about 8 to 14 inches along the East …

Bryce Canyon Stargazing

The night skies have become more difficult to appreciate due to light pollution. There are few places in an urban area that you can go and catch a glimpse of those pretty lights in the sky, even so, there is so much light pollution that it floods out the stars beauty. You aren’t able to fully appreciate marvelous galactic wonders …

Spring Time in Bryce Canyon

Photo Credit: Rodney Lappe on flickr When going to Bryce Canyon National Park, the best season is spring time. You get to see the flowers bloom along with the perfect weather for a hike or a camping activity. Many visitors who have already visited the canyon say that the spring is the perfect time of the year to visit this …