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 Country trails are more enjoyable when the comforting sounds of a trotting horse accompany you along the way. Horseback riding is one of the awesome perks of traveling to Bryce Canyon Country. The area has many horseback riding outfitters ready to size you up for a saddle and take you on an unforgettable ride. Where are the best places for you and your new hairy friend to explore? Check out four great places below:
Come and visit the rural towns of Bryce Canyon Country
Escape the fast food chains and generic hotels and discover unique sights and smells that will tickle your taste buds and enliven your senses. Small town folk make your stay true to the phrase, “home away from home.” Rural towns are abundant in Bryce Canyon Country and each has its own story and history. On your next drive to Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument or any
The tiny ranching communities of Cannonville, Henrieville and Tropic make up the area known as Bryce Valley. Surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Valley falls within the borders of both Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Dixie National Forest, and is part of the Paria River Valley region.
Collectively, the three towns make up the Bryce Valley but each has its own unique charms. Located along
Tropic is the largest of three small ranching communities that make up the Bryce Valley area located just outside Bryce Canyon National Park. This little gem of a town is set amidst some of the most scenic southern Utah landscape imaginable: Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Red Canyon, and of course Bryce Canyon, just to name a few.
10 Years and Running – July 13, 2013
The Bryce Canyon Half Marathon celebrates its 10th dash through Bryce Canyon National Park on July 13, 2013. The race begins at Ruby’s Inn near the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park and heads north on Scenic Byway 12, ending in Cannonville. Competitors race through the park from a starting elevation of 7,652 feet, down through the town of Tropic to the finish line in
Escalante is one of several perfect base camps for your visit to Bryce Canyon Country, with scenery and adventure in every direction. Centrally located along Scenic Byway 12, Escalante is surrounded by rugged beauty, and offers easy access to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante Petrified Forest State Park and more.
A variety of B&B lodgings promise