The spectacular red hills outside Kanab-
We took a day trip to the north rim of the Grand Canyon. The north rim is just a few hours south of Utah, and gets about 1/10th of the traffic the south rim gets, which means there is no traffic going in, you can actually find a place to park when you get there, and you can take your beer out onto the terrace and relax. This looks Photo-shopped, but it isn't-
We took an overnight tent-camping trip to Zion and Kolub canyons. These are pics of Kolub, with my original captions-
You want to hike all the way to where?!?!?
Amy points out that if the stream can get down, we can go up...
So let's go!
well ok, maybe not up there.
We fly in and out of Las Vegas on our trips to Utah. This trip we had rented a fancy Jeep Wagoneer which had a thermometer on the dashboard telling us how hot it was outside. On the way back to Las Vegas we saw with delight that it was only a crisp 102 degrees, and so we took a quick side trip to very aptly named Valley of Fire-
The Valley of Fire was damned hot. It also features some spectacular rock formations. These are "beehives"-
I found a shady spot, as the entire Valley melted around me-