Zion National Park in Utah is divided into two sections. If you only have one day, plan to spend it in Zion Canyon. In only 8 hours, you can tackle four great hikes and soak up some of the most spectacular views the park has to offer.
When it comes to national parks, the U.S. is an embarrassment of riches. But Zion National Park in Utah is one of the best, likely because it literally feels like Mars. And who doesn't want to camp on Mars? The park has three campgrounds total, and it's best to go from March through November.
Even if you are familiar with Utah you might be surprised at some of the places on this list. We stopped in all five National Parks, seven State Parks, three National Monuments, and a handful of other places of interest.
Highway 12 in Utah is one of the most scenic highways in America, receiving the designation of 'All American Road' in 2002. The highway has two National Parks, Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef, at each end and many other scenic points in between