Moonflower Petroglyphs + Birthing Rock Petroglyphs: Must-See Rock Art In Moab, Utah

At the end of this season, we spent a few days in Moab with my parents and the theme of this trip was rock art.  While the Moonflower Canyon and Birthing Rock Petroglyphs weren't the very top of my list, they had some tough pictograph competition, I was very excited for the Birthing Rock. These…

Easy Access Rock Art: Upper Sand Island Petroglyphs In Bluff, Utah

This year when my parents came to visit, we kind of kept up the theme of visiting ruins and rock art.  Last year we saw Butler Wash and House on Fire, this year we visited the Upper Sand Island Petroglyphs in Bluff before seeing tons more in Moab.  This is about a mile section (just…

Visit Edge of the Cedars State Park in Blanding, Utah On Your Four Corners Road Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Edge of the Cedars State Park is kind of like the Anasazi State Park Museum in Boulder, but bigger.  I remember every time we drove past the sign for it I just thought well,…

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Anasazi State Park Museum: A Trip Back In Time In Boulder, Utah

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. After driving past the Anasazi State Park Museum in Boulder, Utah probably 5+ times a summer, last year I finally decided it was time to visit.  I had recently read Finders Keepers and…

Cohab Canyon Trail: Capitol Reef’s Best View

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I feel like every time I do a new hike at Capitol Reef, it's my favorite and things were no different on my first visit of the year.  Our plan was to drive…

Goosenecks State Park And Valley Of The Gods: Is It Worth It?

One of the things I've wanted to do since my first summer in Bullfrog is to visit Valley of the Gods.  Well, it was one of the first things I did once I got here for the season.  Off we went on a cold, windy, and cloudy day in April for what I had very…

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Visiting Bryce Canyon: The Best Things To Do That Aren’t Hiking

Next up in my "things to do that aren't hiking" series is Bryce Canyon!  I think Bryce Canyon is a park that a lot of people either skip in favor of nearby Zion National Park or just drive through and don't hike into.  If you're limited on time and will just be doing a park…

Willow Spring + Mill Canyon Dinosaur Track Sites: Easy Access Dinosaur Tracks In Moab

You already know I lovee all things dinosaur, and if you didn't, now you do.  Last year I made sure to see the Trail Through Time in Colorado and got to see some dinosaur bones, but I decided I needed to see some dinosaur tracks in Moab on our last visit there for the 2018 summer.…

The Best Things To Do In Capitol Reef National Park If You Don’t Hike

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Capitol Reef might be my favorite national park in Utah.  It's the one I've lived the closest to making it the easiest for me to explore.  While it has a ton of awesome…

The Best Things To Do In Zion National Park That Aren’t Hiking

Zion National Park is the most popular national park in Utah, and for good reason.  It's home to Angel's Landing, The Subway, and The Narrows, some of the best hikes in Utah.  And while the hikes and towering canyon walls may be what Zion is most well-known for, not everyone can (or wants to) hike…

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Blast From The Past: Trail Of The Ancients In Utah And Colorado

Trail of the Ancients is a scenic drive taking you to various sites featuring ancient Anasazi ruins and culture in Southeast Utah and Southwest Colorado.  From Mesa Verde to Monument Valley and Ruins to petroglyphs, this Colorado and Utah road trip will help you see it all. The map I've included doesn't show a route, but…

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Super Ultimate Hiking And Outdoor Utah Bucket List

This winter instead of making a yearly state to-do list, I decided to just make a bigger state bucket list.  Then I decided to turn this into a little series.  I wanted to do specific states that I spend a lot of time in, want to spend a lot of time in, or am close…

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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Monument Valley Without A Tour

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Whether you're aware of it or not, you've seen Monument Valley.  You know what Monument Valley is.  And you probably want to visit.  Well, good news!  It's easy to visit and I'm going…

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Everything You Need To Know To Plan A Southern Utah Road Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. This is basically going to be the hub of all things Utah to help you plan the best Utah road trip ever.  It will be the home of all Utah content sorted by…