• Utah,  We12inspire

    How to spend a day in Arches National Park

    Our tips and tricks for spending a day in Arches National Park Maybe it’s because it was the first official national park we visited on our trip, but Arches National Park has left a unforgettable impression on us. Located just about ten minutes driving from Moab, Utah, it has more than 2.000 natural arches and apparently, not all of them have been discovered yet. We were here for just a day but if you plan well, you can see all the highlights that Arches has to offer. Here is how you should spend a day in Arches National Park.   We woke up early and drove up to the park…

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    Utah,  We12hike

    Outdoor activities and hiking in Utah

    Hiking in Utah and its National Parks Over the past couple of years we have written quite a few blogposts about our USA roadtrip and most of them were about hiking in Utah and the national parks. Since our posts about Utah are some of the most-read ones, I figured I’d gather them all on this page. Now you have a clear overview of all we have written and where to find the best tips and tricks for getting outdoors and hiking in Utah.   Sightseeing and hiking in Zion National Park Zion is probably the best place to go hiking in Utah. Their trails are amazing and there is…

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    Utah,  We12hike

    Hiking Angels Landing in Zion – should you do it?

    Phrase from Lonely Planet about hiking Angels Landing in Zion National Park:   “Sure, you get an adrenaline rush conquering your fears while hiking up steep ascents past sheer drop-offs. But this is not Disneyland. The danger is real. Loose stones can be slippery and every year people die from falls off cliffs. Even minor injuries can turn serious when difficult terrain means rescuers are hours away. Just be prepared and pay attention. We can’t believe we have to say this, but flip-flops (thongs) are not appropriate hiking footwear for Angels Landing. And parents, please keep hold of young children. We want you, and your offspring, to be reading our…

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    How to spend 24 hours in Bryce Canyon NP

    How to spend a perfect 24 hours in Bryce Canyon National Park After writing various blogs about “big sister” Zion NP, I decided it was finally time to write a post about Bryce Canyon National Park. It was the last of four national parks for us to visit in Utah but definitely one of the most impressive. Well known for its bizarre rock formations, everyone should put visiting this place on their bucketlist. Here’s our tips and tricks on how to spend 24 hours in Bryce Canyon National Park.   Contrary to Zion National Park, you can enter Bryce with your own car, however if you prefer you may also take one of…