While the Grand Canyon is known across the world as a place of natural beauty and vast, endless views, Bryce Canyon in Utah USA is also worth a trip to see.
Some people would argue that there are even more stunning views at Bryce Canyon so you should seriously consider a visit.
It is worthwhile finding out about all of the great things that you can do around the area. From hiking to white water rafting, wherever you are, you are guaranteed to be treated to amazing views and scenery.
The Zion National Park is a short drive from Bryce Canyon and is home to a number of great activities for all the family. It is a very popular area for hiking and offers a number of breathtaking trails around the area. It is worth spending time here if you are near Bryce Canyon.
Make sure that you take your hiking boots with you on this holiday if you want to see the best bits. There are hiking trails for all levels in Bryce Canyon National Park, so you can choose the one that suits your group the most. The Rim Trail is popular and so too is the Navajo Trail.
In Bryce National Park you can go to the Starry Nights Telescope Viewing, which is completely free of charge. Keen astronomers will love this but so too will all of the family. The Rangers at the park go out of their way to provide a great schedule of exciting activities that are both educational and fun. They even offer walking trails to some of the best points in the area, including Sunset Point.
There are also a number of sports activities that you can take part in to have a wild time in the area. You can try white water rafting, horse riding, rock climbing, off-road biking and at certain times of the year, you can even ski in the local woods.
If you prefer something a bit less energetic, then you can book a jeep tour or go out on quad bikes to see the sights of the desert. The Hell’s Revenge tour is a fun guided jeep tour that you can go on for hours of fun driving around the rocky landscape and stopping for a picnic with some stunning views.
Las Vegas is a 4-hour car journey away so if you have a few days to spare, you might want to go and experience the fun and amazing entertainment of ‘Sin City‘. You can even book to see one of the world-class shows, as it offers fun for all of the family not just a trip to the casinos.
Bryce Canyon is full of exciting opportunities to have a trip of a lifetime. So whether you are you looking for a fun-filled family trip or a holiday of exploration and seeing the magnificent sights, this is one of the top picks for visitors to the area.
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By Guest Writer
Maggie Hammond is a retired nurse and freelance writer, exploring and writing in the U.S. in retirement. An advocate for public health and nursing qualifications, she feels passionate about raising awareness of the current strain on public health organizations.
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