Five Questions to Ask When Traveling to Bryce Canyon Country

December 3, 2019

Categories: Activities Lodging Utah Utah National Parks Visitors Weather

We know each time you plan a vacation, you have questions! With search engines, Pinterest and numerous sources for content, we hope this post answers all your immediate questions regarding your next trip to Bryce Canyon Country. 

What’s the weather like in Bryce Canyon Country?A vacation planner knows that the weather is important to consider when traveling. At an elevation of 8,000-9,000 feet (2438.4-2743.2 meters), the Bryce Canyon area varies throughout the day and throughout the seasons of the year.When looking

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Bryce Canyon Country: The Foodie Trail

November 14, 2019

Categories: Bryce Bryce Canyon Restaurants

One of the best parts of traveling is finding amazing local food. Chains may be convenient, but they do, however, lack the delicious, fresh meals that many of the locally-owned restaurants in Bryce Canyon Country offer. You would be remiss to lose out on an opportunity to fully experience Bryce Canyon Country if you don’t dine in at least one of these many delectable establishments.

Please note restaurant hours and openings may vary due to the season.

Morning Meals

When preparing for a

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Three Winter Experiences in Dixie National Forest

October 30, 2019

Categories: Bryce Bryce Canyon Cross Country Skiing Ice Fishing Snowmobiling

With the holidays fast approaching, white snowflakes will soon fall and a new season for adventure in Bryce Canyon Country will arrive. Within the area, there are three sections of the Dixie National Forest for you to bring family and friends to see adventure throughout the holiday season. Each district consists of plateaus that make up pieces of the famous Colorado Plateau. 

When snow falls, there are three bucket-list-worthy experiences that will be the highlight of any trip in the area. 

Ice

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Top Things to Do Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

September 30, 2019

Categories: Escalante Utah Grand Staircase National Monuments Utah National Parks

Utah’s red rock desert and canyon country attractions have so much to offer visitors. One place that should be included in your plans to visit Southern Utah is Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The area is loaded with incredible scenery and provides an endless amount of outdoor fun.

The region features vast tracts of striking landscape and so much opportunity to enjoy it. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument connects various recreation areas with Bryce Canyon National Park, so visiting both on your tour

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Visiting Bryce Canyon Country: 3 Days of Activities

September 19, 2019

Categories: Dining Escalante Utah Grand Staircase Itinerary Lodging Mountain Biking Museum Tropic Utah

Photo Credit: Utah's Adventure Family

Bryce Canyon is a must-see U.S. landmark, but did you know there is an endless list of things to do in the surrounding area which most visitors haven’t heard about? If you are visiting Bryce Canyon, we’ve created an itinerary filled with other things to do in the surrounding area which will make your trip even more memorable and unique. Here are the top spots to find a bite to eat, see some beautiful scenery, spend the night, ride horses,

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Bryce Canyon National Park – Now an International Dark Sky Park

September 18, 2019

Categories: Award Bryce Canyon Events National Parks News Night Skies Top News Utah National Parks

On August 13, 2019, Bryce Canyon National Park received certification as an International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) from the International Dark Sky Association and National Park Service. After over a decade of hard work, this certification comes at an opportune time as the park is celebrating 50 years of night sky outreach and support through their astronomy education programs.

About the Certification
The award-winning International Dark Sky Places Program was founded in 2001 to encourage communities, parks and other areas around the

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Five Backpacking Trails in Bryce Canyon Country

August 6, 2019

Categories: Bryce Canyon Hiking

Backpacking has become a more common pastime in the last few years. Friends have probably shared their backpacking trips across Europe and all over the world, but some of the most adventurous backpacking occurs in the backcountry of Bryce Canyon Country, Utah.

Backpacking refers to long-distance hiking trips lasting one or multiple nights. In the different terrains of the Bryce Canyon region, there are multiple different backpacking trails and experiences with numerous scenic views the mass public doesn’t see.

If backpacking is

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Your guide to journeying through slot canyons, Utah’s hidden wonderlands

July 26, 2019

Categories: Canyoneering Hiking Slot Canyons

Photo Credit: Shannon Hall

It’s like another world. A place where the light and colors can shift at any given time of day. A place where mystical meets reality. And it’s right outside your door. Sculpted by millions of years of erosion and rushing water, the slot canyons of southern Utah are hidden wonderlands that have to be seen to be believed.

To make sure your slot canyon adventure is rewarding and memorable for years to come, here’s our comprehensive guide

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Top Summer Experiences in Bryce Canyon Country, Utah

July 16, 2019

Categories: Anasazi State Park ATV Riding Bryce Canyon Fishing Helicopter Rides Scenic Byway 12 Slot Canyons Stargazing

What do you want to do this summer? If you’re planning a trip to Utah, you can check off some exciting activities from your bucket list in Garfield County. You might have heard about hiking in Bryce Canyon, but what else can you do in the area? A lot—a whole lot!

There are so many fun summer experiences in Utah—and the following eight are just a sample of what you can do. Snap some pictures of your adventures in Utah and

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Explore, learn and protect as you become a Junior Ranger

July 5, 2019

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Ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, and you’ll receive an assortment of answers ranging from astronaut to engineer to artist. Perhaps it’s those idyllic traits that appeal to them: the courage of an astronaut, the inventiveness of an engineer or the creativity of an artist. Park rangers here in Bryce Canyon exhibit the love and curiosity of nature every child needs. With the junior ranger program, you can help them foster respect for the

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