Zion National Park a walker’s paradise

While overshadowed by its bigger, more famous neighbor, the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park rewards your walks with the hidden treasures you didn't expect

Zion National Park a walker’s paradiseYou may not have heard much about Zion National Park, in Utah. It is overshadowed by its bigger, more famous neighbor, the Grand Canyon, which is wide and open and puts on a show for you in the changing light. And it may seem a little staid next to its showy smaller neighbor, Bryce Canyon,…

The mountain biking masses have Utah on their radar

Trails for all tastes and skill levels in this gorgeous mecca of the sport

The mountain biking masses have Utah on their radarLike most mountain-biking mishaps, it wasn't an epic, high-speed, cartwheeling crash for the ages. It seemed to happen in slow-motion, actually. The gritty grains of hot desert sand entering my mouth like succulent steak, carefully chewed, as opposed to a fast-food burger, wolfed down with reckless abandon. Either way, it was humbling. And the end…

Bryce Canyon National Park a photographer’s dreamworld

Located in southwest Utah, Bryce Canyon is a small National Park that is big on scenery, often winning reviews for its unique geology

Bryce Canyon National Park a photographer’s dreamworldIf you're touring the American West, Bryce Canyon National Park will have to be on your list of places to visit. Located in south western Utah, it's a small National Park that is big on scenery and often wins reviews as a favourite for its unique geology. So what's unique about it? Hoodoos. They're everywhere…