Category Archive: Utah

Hitting Scenic Byways and Backways – Flaming Gorge, Utah

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Mellow sightseeing day trips in Flaming Gorge country is just what the doctor ordered, after our last few frenetic stops.  The home base here was at Pine Forest RV Park in Dutch John,… Continue reading

A logjam of fossils – Dinosaur National Monument, Utah

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In 1909, Earl Douglass, a paleontologist working for the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburg, PA discovered a formation layered with prehistoric plant and animal fossils.  What he found that summer day turned out to be… Continue reading

Getting caught up at Utah Lake State Park – Provo, Utah

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Continuing on our northbound route after weeks of hiking and socializing, our next destination was Provo, Utah.  We had lined up several tasks, including an annual chassis maintenance for Betsy and maintenance for the… Continue reading

Out of Red Rock Country and onward – Richfield, Utah

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Here’s a high five to the mighty five of Utah: Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks! And wow, did we ever have a grand ten weeks experiencing all of them,… Continue reading

Unparalleled Uniqueness – Bryce Canyon National Park

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Moving to Ruby’s Inn RV Park from Cannonville was probably the shortest campground move we’ve ever made, a mere 13 miles to get us right outside Bryce Canyon National Park for a week. A little… Continue reading

A week of rugged and colorful scenery – Cannonville, UT

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While writing about yet another week of exploring yet another amazing place, it dawned on me that we’ve been in southern Utah for over eight weeks!  We continue to immerse ourselves in the natural and majestic… Continue reading

Hitting the Trails at Capitol Reef NP – Part 2

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This is the second part of our hiking adventures at Capitol Reef National Park, if you missed it click here  for the first installment. Another Dirt Road Tour with John and Pam John and Pam invited… Continue reading

Hitting the Trails at Capitol Reef NP – Part 1

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Like most attractions in a national park, the best way to experience diverse landscapes is to hike among them.  The weather wasn’t forecast to be good during the second half of our stay here, so we wanted… Continue reading

This Place Rocks! Capitol Reef National Park – UT

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Leaving Moab, we headed west and were soon enough on Hwy 24, a designated scenic byway.  Steve tried to focus on driving while craning his neck as we passed stunning views. Enormous exotic rock formations in… Continue reading

Hiking and Blogger Fests – Moab, UT

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For those of you who are counting, this is my 5th (and final) post about our activities in Moab.  And hopefully you’re not tired of seeing red rocks, canyons and fins, because Moab is… Continue reading