<link>http://www.visitutah.com/blog/</link> <description>Category - The Mighty 5 National Parks</description> <pubDate>Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:11:30 GMT</pubDate> <item> <title>Top 10 Family-Friendly Hikes in Utah National Parks http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/20/Top-10-Family-Friendly-Hikes-in-Utah-National-Parks/63/ From spring through fall, the perfect weather of Utah's red rock country lures families from all over the world to experience what will surely become among their top ten hikes of all time. With so many destinations, and so many trails, it can be difficult to decide where to begin in&nbsp;Utah's Mighty 5® national parks. Here are ten hikes, two per national park, you cannot miss. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/20/Top-10-Family-Friendly-Hikes-in-Utah-National-Parks/63/ Expert Witness: David West, Zion National Park Photographer http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/11/Expert-Witness-David-West-Zion-National-Park-Photographer/60/ Expert Witness: 5 Minutes with Photographer David J. West.Why is Zion National Park a top bucket-list vacation destination? See Zion National Park through the lens of photographer David J. West, who was so inspired by the beauty of the West and Zion Canyon he moved to Utah several years ago. West now operates the David J. West Gallery in Springdale at the mouth of Zion Canyon and regularly photographs the park's natural splendor.&nbsp; Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/11/Expert-Witness-David-West-Zion-National-Park-Photographer/60/ The Journey Down 12: Utah's All-American Scenic Byway Redefines the Road Trip http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/25/The-Journey-Down-12-Utah-s-All-American-Scenic-Byway-Redefines-the-Road-Trip/55/ Utah's All-American Scenic Byway 12 redefines the road trip through nonstop, transformative landscapes, towns and experiences. Give yourself a few hours, or a few days; this is 124 miles of Scenic Byway you won't want to drive quickly. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/25/The-Journey-Down-12-Utah-s-All-American-Scenic-Byway-Redefines-the-Road-Trip/55/ National Park Free Admission Day on Monday, January 20 http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/16/National-Park-Free-Admission-Day-on-Monday-January-20/52/ Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by connecting with the powerful landscapes at Utah's Mighty 5™ national parks. It's free admission on Monday, and with a layer or two of extra clothing, should be a perfect day for a red rock hike and picnic. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/16/National-Park-Free-Admission-Day-on-Monday-January-20/52/ Coming to Utah for Sundance? Book Extra Days for Even More "Life Elevated" http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/19/Coming-to-Utah-for-Sundance-Book-Extra-Days-for-Even-More-Life-Elevated-/45/ This January, plan a few extra days in Utah surrounding your visit to the Sundance Film Festival. Before the lights dim and after the final director Q-and-A, your Utah adventure awaits. Here's your guide: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/19/Coming-to-Utah-for-Sundance-Book-Extra-Days-for-Even-More-Life-Elevated-/45/ High Rise to Hoodoo http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/16/High-Rise-to-Hoodoo/31/ Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/16/High-Rise-to-Hoodoo/31/ Aug 25, Founders Day = Free National Parks Admission http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/22/Aug-25-Founders-Day-Free-National-Parks-Admission/29/ Thu, 22 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/22/Aug-25-Founders-Day-Free-National-Parks-Admission/29/ A Night Hike In Bryce Canyon Reconnects Old Friends http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/26/A-Night-Hike-In-Bryce-Canyon-Reconnects-Old-Friends/12/ Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/26/A-Night-Hike-In-Bryce-Canyon-Reconnects-Old-Friends/12/ Ladies Getaway in Arches National Park http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/24/Ladies-Getaway-in-Arches-National-Park/10/ Wed, 24 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/24/Ladies-Getaway-in-Arches-National-Park/10/ Zion National Park: Bad Weather Brings Great Memories http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/22/Zion-National-Park-Bad-Weather-Brings-Great-Memories-/9/ Tue, 23 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2013/22/Zion-National-Park-Bad-Weather-Brings-Great-Memories-/9/