Category : Utah

Charlies Service Sunset Utah

  We had a beautiful drive from St. George along I-15 to north of Salt Lake City to Charlie’s Service in Sunset, Utah (next to Ogden).  Charlie’s had specialized in Alfa Motorhomes years ago but today it services all types of motorhomes and also specializes in classic cars.  Many Alfa Owners use Charlie’s if they are in the area. We …

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St George Utah Temple

Hurricane, Utah Hurricane is a small town near St. George, Utah and is pronounced “Hur-a-kin” by the locals. It is a small town and can provide everything anyone needs. The Lin’s grocery store in town periodically sells BBQ’d rack of ribs, yum, yum, absolutely delicious.   Irvins, Utah Ivins is a lovely suburb of St. George and is located by …

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Red Cliffs Babylon Arch Utah

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area – Babylon Arch This is one of our favorite hikes in the area. Not only was the drive on the dirt road to the Sand Cove primitive camping area where the trail begins beautiful but the hike was fantastic. We actually did the hike 3 times, almost. We just could not find the arch. We …

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Snow Canyon State Park Utah Sand Dunes

  Snow Canyon State Park is a small park near St. George, Utah which has a campground and over 38 miles of hiking trails along with some bike and equestrian trails.  The park is known for its red rocks and sand dunes amongst other things. Lava Flow Trail The Lava Flow trail is a rocky lava trail which leads to …

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Sand Hollow State Park Hurricane Utah

Westside Campground at Sand Hollow State Park in southern Utah is one of our favorite campgrounds. We like the spaciousness and privacy of the sites and we love the views.  The campground has easy access to Hurricane, Washington City, St George, and hundreds of hiking trails. The only negative would be the road noise in the late afternoon if you …

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Hanging Garden Trail Page Arizona

Page, Arizona Page is located near the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell and is a small town of just over 7,000 people with lots of restaurants and hotels and fantastic views of the surrounding countryside.  There are several grocery stores, gas stations, and even a WalMart.  Everything you might need on your visit is available in this lovely town. …

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Written on Oct, 29, 2016 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Kodachrome Basin State Park Utah

This beautiful but small state park is about a 40 minute drive from Bryce Canyon City and provides great hiking trails and a lovely campground. If you want to escape the crowds of Bryce head to Kodachrome.  The park is full of sandstone chimneys and tall monolithic  spires which change colors throughout the day. There are several hiking trails in …

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Written on Oct, 26, 2016 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park is one of the many parks, both state and national, that sit in southern Utah and offer a variety of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Bryce is known for its’ crimson colored hoodoos. The main area of the park is by the lodge where there is a rim trail which provides great viewpoints for the beautiful …

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Written on Oct, 24, 2016 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Rubys Inn RV Park and Campground Site 238

  It’s late October and by this time Bryce could be cold and full of snow as we had discovered in previous years.  But this year we lucked out and had beautiful, dry weather and sunny warm days and the nights were down to freezing.  We had wanted to stay in one of the two campgrounds within the national park …

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Written on Oct, 22, 2016 by in , , , , , | 2 Comments.
Willard Bay State Park - Utah

We’re back! We have stayed at this campground a few times before and seem to keep coming back. Yes, it is very noisy here due to the proximity to I-15 but it is so convenient with easy off and easy off from the interstate and it’s location just north of Salt Lake City that is makes a perfect overnighter.   …

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