Valley of Fire State Park (Tuesday)

We didn't get out and do any hiking because of how late it was in the day (and how hot it still was), but the views along the drive were spectacular. You drive for I think about seventeen miles before you get to the park entrance and then you realize why it's called Valley of …

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Vegas, Baby! (Tuesday)

First off, I don't understand how people can live in Vegas when the temps get up to 109 degrees. I thought I was going to melt or burst into flames unless I was in the shade. But let me start at the beginning. Our first hotel was right next to Bryce Canyon. We only stayed …

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Bryce Canyon NP (Saturday)

Saturday started our grand adventure to finish seeing the last of the Utah National Parks. We'd visited Arches, Canyonlands, and Capital Reef National Park in April. That only left Bryce Canyon and Zions National Park. This park holds a special place in my heart because my youngest son's name is Bryce. He's always wanted to …

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