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What to See Between Vegas and Zion?

Is there anything interesting to see or do between Las Vegas and Zion National Park? For many visitors to Zion they are coming from one of the main airport hubs (McCarren, Las Vegas), so they travel up the northern corridors of I-15 from the…
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Some of the Luckiest People Who’ve Ever Lived

This short video really puts me in a good mood. It illustrates why living in southern Utah (or visiting southern Utah) is a fabulous blessing. To be able to witness, explore and see things like this with your own eyes is in reality something…
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Zebra Canyon in Escalante

There are some amazing things to see both in Zion, as well as places near Zion. Escalante is just a couple of hours away from Zion National Park and it is home to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Which is a wonderful place to…
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The Grand Canyon

The mighty Grand Canyon is just a hop-skip and a jump away from Zion (well part of it at least). There are multiple ways to see the Grand Canyon and some of them are a bit of a drive from Zion, but Toroweap is just a couple of hours away and…
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Overlooking Zion’s White Towers

This is a beautiful shot of Zion that really showcases the canyon as a whole. Showcases the white and red canyon walls that have been carved over thousands of years that have amazed people from the second they've entered the canyon for the first…
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Cedar Breaks National Monument

From time to time we like to highlight nearby parks that you could be able to combine with a trip to Zion. And since Cedar Breaks is merely an hour or two away from Zion, it is only fitting that I tell you about it. Cedar Breaks is a National…
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Surviving a Flash Flood in Zion

Images like these are great and rare, because they show us what Zion looks like after a large rainstorm, or in the springtime with the occasional flooding. 99 out of 100 times, there would be no rushing water down those rocks. Most of us will…
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Kolob Canyon in Zion

About one hour away from Zion National Park, is a section of the park that is one of the best-kept secrets of southern Utah. Kolob Canyon is still part of Zion National Park and is not nearly as crowded as the main part of the park. For those…
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An Inner Tube and the Zion Subway in Spring

The Subway in Spring As we told people of our plans to hike The Subway in Zion Nation Park in early April, the response was quick and consistent, “You might die.” So despite the dire warnings, we were determined; and yes we were prepared,…
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The Zion Narrows

The Zion Narrows is one of the most iconic hikes in all of Zion National Park. In fact, it was rated one of the top 10 hikes on Earth! It is a tremendous place to visit for those willing to venture into it. You’ll get to walk through beautiful…