Posts tagged Winter
A four-day weekend: Bryce Canyon National Park in the winter

This is the last of a three-part post. Click here for photos from our day in Zion and a quick recap of our 48 hours in Vegas!

I was told Bryce Canyon looked like another planet, yet I was still mesmerized and awe-struck at the first sight of the canyon. I experienced this feeling of surprise at both Zion and Bryce -- I was (very pleasantly) surprised that the parks, in real life, exceeded the extremely high expectations I came with already, having obsessed and read about the parks for some time prior to our trip. The trip, especially Bryce Canyon, was a good reminder that there are some things in life that you just have to experience - no words or pictures can do justice to what it's like to actually soak up the experience in your own body and mind.

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A four-day weekend: The Narrows in the winter (Zion National Park)

This is the second of a three-part post. Click ahead for photos and more from our day Bryce Canyon, and here for a quick recap of our 48 hours in Vegas!

The Narrows hike in Zion National Park has been on my bucket list for the last couple years - I'm not even sure how I found out about it. On this hike, you wade through the Virgin River at the bottom of this deep gorge, surrounded by walls of over one thousand feet -- how could you NOT want to live this amazingly unique experience? So, when my friend wanted to go to Vegas for her birthday, I seized the opportunity to tack on a trip to Zion National Park and hike the Narrows.

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