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,
Bryce Canyon’s Native American history is as colorful and intriguing as the pinnacles and hoodoos that create the dramatic landscape. From Paleo-Indians to Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) and Fremont Peoples, to the Paiute Indians, there have been known human inhabitants the Bryce Canyon region for at least 10,000 years.
In the fall of 1879, Mormon settlers from St. George, Parowan, and Cedar City left to settle new territory in southeastern Utah at the request of LDS Church President John Taylor. The six-week journey turned into a treacherous six-month expedition, as pioneers endured 200 miles of grueling, rugged terrain and a nearly vertical 1200-foot cliff on the banks of the Colorado River.
The pioneers faced down the challenge by carving and
The Bryce Wildlife Adventure Museum gives visitors a chance to truly experience wildlife and natural history. Located just northwest of Bryce Canyon National Park, the museum features more than 800 mounted animals from around the world exhibited in replicas of their natural habitats, as well as a collection of animal skulls, sea shells and other sea life, and 1,600 mounted butterflies.
A display of Anasazi and Paiute Native American artifacts offers a