Bryce Canyon, Utah // Bryce Canyon is home to the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Hoodoos are unique rock formations created by uneven erosion and weathering, giving them a distinctive and unmissable appearance. At Bryce Canyon, you will also find woodland, wildlife and caves, making it a hiker’s paradise. At night, the lack of local light sources create the perfect location for stargazing with unparalleled starry skies.
Native American Ute Indians, known as the People of the Shining Mountains. The Ute were a nomadic tribe that wandered Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, and had a spiritual relationship with Mother Earth, and in particular the hot springs near Pike’s Peak. In 1874, Chief Ouray signed the Brunot Treaty, which opened the mountains to white settlement.
Just west of Zion National Park, this picturesque ghost town was established by zealous 19th-century Mormon pioneers, who planted fruit orchards and irrigated farm fields alongside the Virgin River. It seemed like an agricultural utopia – until spring floods and armed conflicts with Native American tribes discouraged most settlers from making a permanent home here. The last residents only left in the 1940s, and the ghost town has been restored painstakingly since then.
A 15-year bond between Tracie Dolim and her Sparky was in peril even before it could begin. It was love at first sight when Tracie, now 23, saw the yellow pikachu doll in a claw crane machine near Fort Union Boulevard. But if you’ve ever put your wallet on the claw crane diet, you know: It’s not as easy as it looks. Tracie and her identical twin sister, Joanna, tried ...
One of the best things about the Hatfield-McCoy system is they make your adventure easy. Expect friendly towns and places to stay with full trail access right from your camp or cabin. Try the Cowshed Motel, or Ashland ATV Resort