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Month: June 2018

Zion National Park

Zion National Park

This was the third national park that we visited within Utah. A weekly pass for the park is $30 per car (as at October 2017). Because we were visiting so many national parks we decided to buy an annual pass at the first park we visited. This cost $80 and gained us entry to all national parks in the US for a year. At Zion you are unable to drive your car into certain areas of the park. They run…

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon is located in Utah, not very close to anywhere really! There are a couple of hotels in the area which make it easy for a stopover. There are also some lodges and campsites available within the park itself. I must say I found this park breath taking. It’s hard to believe that all those Hoodoo’s (the odd shaped pillars) have been created by Mother Nature! Just stunning! Bryce is made up of many different canyons so again you…

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Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park is located in north Moab, Utah. Entry to the park costs $25 per car (at October 2017) and is open every day of the year. Before entering the park make sure you have plenty of water, sun screen and sun hat, it gets very hot and there isn’t much shelter outside of your car. As you take the leisurely drive through the park you come across a collection of arched rocks. Each area has a car park…

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Denver to Aspen (road trip 2017 part 5)

Denver to Aspen (road trip 2017 part 5)

Arriving in Denver mid-morning, we dropped the car at the hotel and headed into to the city on the RTD (train). It is a about a 30 minute journey for $9 all day pass, taking us straight into Union Street Station. As we had pre-booked a tour of the Denver Rockies Baseball Stadium (Coors Field), we decided to head there to check out where we needed to go. Upon arrival we were met with really helpful and friendly staff. As…

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