Antelope Canyon on a Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

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 is all possible in a day – a perfect day – to accomplish this amazing …

Visiting Horseshoe Bend

Visiting Horseshoe Bend means entering the 1.25-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, a beautiful piece of the world bordering the Grand Canyon and Navajo Nation in the southeastern United States. I visited Horseshoe Bend and the Glen Canyon Dam in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area as part of an epic road trip along …

Pipe Spring National Monument in Arizona

I would have missed the Pipe Spring National Monument if not for my National Parks Passport and a need to fill it with as many stamps as possible. Luckily for me, a quick scan of national sites within reach of a scheduled road trip on the Utah-Arizona border led me straight to this historic …

Geocaching is a new way to see the world

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 …

snow canyon state park

I never thought I would find myself visiting Snow Canyon State Park in southern Utah, BUT… I met Angi and Cody on a tour of the awe-inspiring hills of the Scottish Highlands. Somewhere between searching for Nessie and visiting the cliffs and glens of Scotland, Angi and Cody invited me to see the sandstone …

Living Room Hike in Salt Lake City

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! I was just back in …