Top Resources to Help You Plan Your Trip to Zion

Zion National Park - Kolob Terrace Upper

Planning a trip to Zion could be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Let those that have been to Zion National Park before, or even locals, do all the planning for you! We have compiled a list of articles and topics that should help you learn all you need to know about Zion so you can pick and choose your favorite activities, find the best hotels, and discover the must see sights. Springdale is the doorstep to Zion with lodging, boutique shopping, and an eclectic feel found nowhere else in the world. Wrap yourselves in the canyon walls and experience Zion with the following ideas.


Or just down the road about a 45 minute drive, you will find St. George Utah. It’s essentially the hub of southwest Utah with a thriving downtown scene, nightlife, restaurants and top notch hotels inviting you to stay. With easy access to Zion this is sometimes the pick for those who are looking for a little more. With nearby Snow Canyon State Park, ATV Adventures at Sand Hollow State Park, and quaint downtown, St. George is often a basecamp for travelers from all over the world. Check out a few more ideas if this sounds more like your style.

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Things to do near Zion National Park - Grafton Ghost Town
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Top 3 Things To Do Just Outside of ZNP

If the journey is the destination, then Zion National Park is just one segment of your experience. Surrounding Zion is numerous "must-see" and "must-do" places for any bucket-list. Grafton The town just before Springdale (the gateway to…
Blooming Prickly Pear Cactus in Zion
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Cacti of Zion

Among the many amazing plant species in Zion are cacti. There are over 2000 species of cacti in the world. These unique plants come in many shapes and sizes, from tall and prickly to small and smooth and everything in between. In addition to…
Camping & Hammocking Reservations in Zion National Park
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Zion Campgrounds Now Requiring Reservations

Recently, a popular website boasted that Zion National Park is the most beautiful place on earth. Of course, how do you compare the white-sand beaches of Amanpulo with the mountainous regions of the Southwest? How do you compare a five-star…
Springdale, Utah
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Downtown Springdale

Springdale is well-known for being the “Gateway to Zion.” While it is true that Springdale hosts travelers who are visiting to explore Zion National Park, there are so many things to do in downtown Springdale that it would be a shame to…