Our son has had a lifelong dream of discovering and digging up ancient dinosaur bones. So, when we were planning our fall break Utah road trip I knew we had to make a stop at the Dinosaur National Monument. Dinosaur National Monument is located on the border of Utah and Colorado—in a wild landscape of […]
Bryce Canyon National Park makes a great family destination all year long, but visiting off-season—like in the fall—has numerous advantages. 1. Lighter crowds Like most of our trips, we prefer to travel off-season—especially since Bryce Canyon receives over 1.5 million visitors annually with the bulk during the summer months. That’s a lot of rubbing elbows […]
Southern Utah is riddled with incredible red rock formations. The color of this amazing terrain was formed by oxidized iron. Just outside of St. George there are ancient Puebloan rock art located in the red rock cliffs.
A little less then 7 hours drive from the greater Los Angeles area, Zion National Park is an often over looked jewel of the national park system. Originally named Mukuntuweap National Monument, it was created in 1909 by President Taft after paintings and photographs of the area’s beauty were exhibited at a World’s Fair then […]