Bryce Canyon National Park, After Dark (Utah, USA)

Bryce Canyon National Park, After Dark, Utah, USA on

On the fourth day of our road trip through the Western U.S., we headed to Bryce Canyon. We arrived around noon and were happy to find that the ‘full’ signs had not yet been hung next to the campground names at the entrance.

Bryce Canyon hoodoos, Utah, USA on

The park by day, along Queens Ridge Trail

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Zion National Park, Utah, USA

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Above: Zion Canyon from Angels Landing at sunset

June 18-19, 2014

Without a cloud in the sky, our second destination on Road Trip USA: Summer 2014 was hot but breathtakingly beautiful (and also quite appropriately named). Zion — or “the promised land” — is a large National Park in Utah home to the popular Zion Canyon, an expanse surrounded by sandstone and limestone formations tall enough to almost entirely shade the valley below by early afternoon. Continue reading