While Salt Lake City is infamous for its incredible winter ski conditions, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty to do and see during these summer months! We promise that if you choose to make a trip to the west during this hot and sunny season, you won’t be disappointed – especially if you consider yourself to be an active, outdoors person. Sound like you? Then we would highly recommend that you check out the Bryce Canyon National Park.
This 35,835 acre park is speckled with the gorgeous forces of natural erosion, evident in the thousands of rocky peaks and rock spires, which are often referred to as “hoodoos”. While the park and its many trails are deemed a must for many hikers, cyclists and horseback riders, there is one other element that only adds to the experience: the breathtaking view.
If the scenery is what calls you to this beautiful National Park, you’ll want to make sure that you stop through one of the most visited areas of Bryce Canyon: the Bryce Amphitheatre. Not only does it contain several of the park’s most famous structures, but it’s also home to many major viewpoints, such as Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Those who have visited these points during sunrise have been treated to the most amazing panorama as the light plays off the landscape in the most indescribable way. Not a morning person? That’s okay; the view is equally spectacular during sunset!
Regardless of whether you need a breather after a fun-filled day of exploring the city or of hiking the trails, taking in the scenery at Bryce Canyon National Park is just what you need to relax and remind yourself of how beautiful nature is. You won’t regret it!
Great skiing and close proximity to several resorts. Very nice accommodations, nice to have a garage and large living area – big T.V., and an X-Box! YES!!- Jim Jacobs from North Carolina