I’ve traveled throughout the Southern Utah / Northern Arizona border region and now I’m sharing the highlights of this amazing and unique land with you. Find the best things to do in Utah you might have never known about – including national parks, slot canyons and breathtaking desert landscapes. There’s lots of wilderness for camping and hiking, wildlife, and unique small towns full of character to stay in.
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Utah’s remote desert provides a trip to one of the country’s most underrated and unknown outdoors destinations – Dinosaur National Monument.
50,000+ people gather to attend the Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork, Utah. Celebrated at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple on March 30 2013. What’s a religious Hindu holiday doing being celebrated in a tiny Utah city? Come find out here!
On March 30 was an event unlike any I’ve experienced before. The Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork, Utah is the largest celebration of Holi in the western Hemisphere. A religious (Hindu) celebration for the arrival of spring and the ending of winter and is a major event in India – but I didn’t have to travel all the way across the world to find over 50,000 people having a wonderful time and celebrating.
A Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel poses for me on one of the lookout points during my day-trip to Bryce Canyon National Park.
After I visited the world famous Antelope Canyon a few years ago I instantly fell in love with the beauty and unique experience of being inside slot canyons. They are just one of nature’s creations that draw you in and get your imagination flowing. Check out my pictures from a day-hike into the lesser known and breathtaking Willis Creek slot canyon in Southern Utah.
Pictured are the jagged, rocky cliffs inside Zion National Park, Utah. Shot on a hot sunny day in July, 2012 during our hike to the upper emerald pools on the other side of the valley. I’ve traveled through much of the Southwestern U.S. and haven’t seen many landscapes more beautiful than those found inside Utah’s national parks.
This week’s photo is of a famous mountain known officially as the Checkerboard Mesa. It’s made up of Navajo sandstone and 2 lines that form an easily viewed checkerboard pattern. Located on the East side of the Zion National Park in Southern Utah.
My photos and experiences touring Bryce Canyon National Park including the world famous amphitheater, natural bridge, and other view points.
Inspiration Point at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah (elevation of 8,100 feet). By far one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited in the world, it really is a sight to behold.