Moon Zion Bryce
Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure With five national parks within a day's drive of one another, southern Utah is a dream destination for spectacular outdoor adventure and staggering natural beauty. Moon Zion & Bryce is the ultimate guide to crafting a memorable journey through this diverse and thrilling landscape. Moon Zion & Bryce features: Full coverage of southern Utah's five national parks and their surrounding regions: Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park Itineraries for every timeline and travel style, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long road trip covering all of them, including: Avoiding the Crowds, Red Rocks Road Trip, Ancient Rock Art, Best Day Hikes, and Family Fun Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps of each park Strategies for getting to the parks and traveling between them, with suggestions on the best places to stop along the way to eat, rest, or explore Expert tips for travelers looking to go backpacking, canyoneering, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, or hiking, plus essential packing and health and safety information The top activities and unique ideas for exploring each park: Find the best spot for photographing the sunrise, or embark on an adrenaline pumping white-water rafting excursion down the Colorado River. Enjoy the serenity of Bryce in the winter season with a cross-country ski day, or take a week-long summer road trip to hit every spot on your list. Explore the beautiful remains of ancient Native American rock art on display all over the parks, or discover the creative, energetic spirit of nearby Moab Valuable insight from seasoned explorers and regional experts Bill McRae and Judy Jewell Where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations Coverage of gateway cities and towns, including Moab and less crowded areas like Kodachrome Basin and Escalante Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history Hitting more of North America's incredible national parks? Try Moon Grand Canyon, Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, or Moon Glacier National Park. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.
Discover Utah in a New Way Seasoned travel guide authors W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their expert perspective on the Beehive State, guiding you to a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're exploring Salt Lake City or enjoying first-rate ski resorts, Moon Utah has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Standing High: The Best Vistas” and “The Old West Tour,” expertly-crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Bill and Judy's trustworthy advice, Moon Utah provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon Utah covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Salt Lake City Park City and the Wasatch Range Provo and Central Utah Dinosaur Country Zion and Bryce The Escalante Region Arches and Canyonlands
Moon Handbooks Zion and Bryce
Each guide contains not only detailed information on the best transportation, accommodation, restaurant, and sightseeing options but also custom maps and fascinating sidebars--all the tools travelers need to make their own choices and create a travel strategy that is theirs alone.
Moon Southwest Road Trip
Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides! Wind-carved red rocks, brightly-painted adobe houses, and miles of open desert road: explore the beauty of the Southwest with Moon Southwest Road Trip. Inside you'll find: Maps and Driving Tools: 32 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: You'll know exactly what you want to do at each stop with lists of the best hikes, views, and more. Revel in the glitz of Las Vegas, or shop the markets of Santa Fe. Marvel at the sandstone spires of Monument Valley and the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park, or go mountain biking in Moab or swimming in Havasu Falls Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route, or follow strategic routes like a Route 66 road trip or a week-long tour of the national parks, as well as suggestions for spending time in Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce, Arches and Canyonlands, Santa Fe, and Taos Local Expert: Road warrior and Arizona local Tim Hull shares his love of the Southwest (including where to find the best fiery chiles!) Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kids With Moon Southwest Road Trip's practical tips, detailed itineraries, and insider's view, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road. Looking to explore more of America on wheels? Try Moon California Road Trip! Spending more time in the Southwest? Check out Moon Grand Canyon, Moon New Mexico, or Moon Utah.
50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks
Ron Adkison, author of our popular, Utah's National Parks, selects his favorite short trips in five major parks: Arches, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Zion. Even if you have only a limited amount of time to explore these incredible parks, the short routes described here let you stretch your legs, smell the sage, and feel the wind in your face. Maps and information on park services and interpretive activities are included.
Moon Grand Canyon
This full-color guide to the Grand Canyon includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps. Local Arizonan Kathleen Bryant shares the many ways to experience the wonders of the Grand Canyon, from river rafting in the inner canyon to "walking on air" on the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Bryant includes a range of diverting trip strategies, including A Wild Week in the Grand Outdoors and A Romantic Weekend for Two. Including expert advice on camping along the remote North Rim and visiting the Hualapai and Havasupai Reservations, Moon Grand Canyon gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
A Family Guide to the Grand Circle National Parks
The Grand Circle is an area of remarkable majesty, holding the largest concentration of national parks in the United States. The lands within it contain the very definition of the American Southwest. There are few family vacations as incredible as a journey within the Grand Circle. This book is for everyone and includes additional tips for families with children. A Family Guide to the Grand Circle National Parks takes you through seven national parks, including Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, Arches, Mesa Verde and Grand Canyon National Parks. Each park is diverse, but when seen together, they create a once in a lifetime escape. A Family Guide to the Grand Circle National Parks includes rich details of where to stay, what to do, plus park history and geology. The book also contains sections on visiting Las Vegas with children, help on deciding whether to do the trip in an RV, plus rich stories of humor and reflection. Refreshing and informative is what A Family Guide to the Grand Circle National Parks is all about.
50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks
Utah’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both “must see” and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, quickly helping readers identify the hikes and sights, making the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt’s interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history—prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws—that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.
A Complete Guide to the Grand Circle National Parks
The seven most amazing national parks within the Southwest United States are covered in full within these pages; from what to do, where to stay, and dining options, both inside the parks and nearby. All surrounding national monuments and state parks are also described in detail. This book is packed with maps, pictures, tips, stories, and fun!