Antelope Canyon

From Zion National Park to Glen Canyon to Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and the Grand Canyon with – if you can believe it – stops in between, this is an ambitious addition to my “perfect day” series. But it was all possible in a day – a perfect day. This day all started with …

Shhh…it’s a secret! The Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park is quiet. Seriously quiet. The experience here is far different from the shuttle buses at the main visitor center of Zion 40 miles to the south. 

Snow Canyon State Park in Utah

When my friends Angi and Cody invited me to their hometown of St. George, Utah and the nearby Snow Canyon State Park, I jumped at a chance to go hiking with two people who truly appreciate the outdoors. On our way to the park though, we made a sudden stop. Why? There was a …

Woman gazes out at snow canyon state park

Part of a Western States Road Trip: I met Angi and Cody on a tour of the awe-inspiring hills of the Scottish Highlands. Somewhere between searching for Nessie, walking across the memories of Culloden Field where the Highlanders were massacred to end the Jacobite Uprising of 1745, and snapping pictures in front of the …

Living Room lookout trail utah

I had all of 12 hours in Salt Lake City, Utah, but I snuck in a quick hike on the famed Living Room Lookout Trail – and I don’t regret it for a second. If you have any time at all in Salt Lake City, don’t miss this hike!