Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon became a National Park in 1919.  The canyon touches four different states (Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado) and covers an area of 1,900 square miles.  My sister and I visited the South Rim in March, which is the perfect time to visit before temperatures being to rise.  We visited the South Rim, […]

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Capitol Reef National Park

In my opinion, Captiol Reef National Park is Utah’s best kept secret.  This is the least visited park of the “Mighty Five” in Utah, but it’s truly a hidden gem.  My sister and I made the quick trip down to southern Utah while she was in town visiting me for the weekend.  The whole time […]

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Bryce Canyon National Park

This park is not only my favorite Utah national park, but has also continued to maintain a spot in my all-time Top Five. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, I think every single national park is beautiful in its own way. But man, Bryce Canyon just gives me all the heart eyes. […]

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Arches & Canyonlands

I moved to Utah in September 2017, and my adventuring started almost immediately. I work 4 x 10 hour shifts at the hospital, which is nice because it allows me 3 full days for exploring on my weekends. One of my good friends from grad school lives in California now, and drove to visit me […]

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park was technically the second National Park I visited, but it was the first park I traveled to after I started my goal of visiting all the National Parks in the United States. My brother and I traveled to Zion together on a spontaneous trip in May of 2015.  Knowing what I know […]

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