I was working for the Dixie National Forest in Utah; volunteering at the Red Canyon Visitor Center mere miles from Bryce Canyon National Park. I overheard something about a hot air balloon festival. WHAT?! A hot air balloon festival in tiny town Panguitch, Utah? Then I learned that there was a Smokey Bear balloon which … Continue reading Hot Air Balloons: A Dream Come True!
We used to throw up the tent in the living room of our house and let the kids play and/or sleep in it. They loved it. And then once we put the tent up in the backyard. But we learned the tent was too small for all of us and what once worked for Jeff … Continue reading Kids’ 1st Real Camping Trip
To say we are grateful to have spent months just a few miles from the entrance to Bryce Canyon NP would be an understatement. It was fantastic to go to the park as often as we wanted. If it was too crowded, we left. We weren't rushed to SEE IT ALL in a day. Jeff … Continue reading Multiple Visits to Bryce Canyon NP
We are often asked what our favorite place has been that we've traveled to while RVing. While that is impossible to answer as so many places have touched us in many ways, some more than others, each place with its own unique charm, scenery and newness; southern Utah pulled us in with unexpected force! We … Continue reading 15 Places to Visit Near Bryce Canyon
Lake Powell. I have only zipped past it before, never stopping and taking in the vastness or beauty of the surrounding area. We wanted a place to stay en route to our destination near Bryce Canyon NP. We love to boondock/dry camp/free camp...whatever you want to call it. It normally involves quiet, wide open spaces, … Continue reading The Time the Dog Took a Piggyback Ride: Lake Powell