Zion National Park

So when you’re coming into Zion park by car, case come in from the east, and play some Bob Marley on the radio. Trust me. On my first visit in the late 1990’s, we stayed at the Watchman campground, which has it’s benefits because you can make reservations there, and it is walking distance to […]

Canyonlands National Park

Now here is a place that I’ve barely explored. It’s just that immense. And hot in the summer. And dry. And dusty. Did I mention hot? My big memory here is of the campground at willow flat – camped next to some giant rocks for shade, when the sun went down, still very hot. But […]

Capitol Reef National Park

This is simply the most beautiful park that you’ve never heard off. In the shadow of the more famous Bryce, Arches, and Zion parks – this one surprisingly has a whole lot to offer, and is only missing one big thing: crowds. Also right by the entrance (in Torrey), a few nice low cost chain […]

Bryce Canyon National Park

This is my wife’s favorite National Park, and I can see why! Stunning views. Unusual formations. Colors that seem impossible. Modern campgrounds. A nice lodge with restaurant. A bus system to get you around the canyon. This place has everything. Our stay at the campground here was very pleasant, except that our site was on […]