Early Utah settlers referred to the area as “Zion,” a place rich with vast natural cathedrals. The name stuck, and in the year 1919, Zion National Park was established. Utah’s first national park is aptly named; the word “Zion” means a place of peace and relaxation.
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Art and nature collide at Cedar City, home of the Utah Shakespeare Festival and gateway to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. We discovered why Utah’s Shakespeare festival possesses a Tony Award, and why Cedar City is an ideal destination for nature loving families.
Win a 2-night vacation package at Cable Mountain Lodge next to Zion National Park, Utah valued at $700!
Announcing the launch of Trekaroo in Utah! With a varied terrain of stunning mountains, stately plateaus, and unique geological formations, Utah is the outdoor family’s playground and home to Zion, Bryce Canyon and Arches National Parks.
In Utah, families can experience world class ski resorts, five national parks, an inland ocean, and historical sites which celebrate cultures that persevered in Utah’s rugged desolation. This list of top 10 things for families to do in Utah is in no way ranked in order from least to greatest. Instead, this list is the […]
Off-season national park visits provide two huge benefits: (1) crowd avoidance, and (2) discounted lodging prices. But of course, there are many cons to the off-season. These cons include unpredictable weather, transportation issues, closed trails, limited camping and dining options, kids’ school schedules and missing out on high-season sites or activities.