Bryce Canyon

The Best Hiking Near Las Vegas

A trip to Las Vegas usually means, first and foremost, enjoying the city’s endless activity. Aside from walking the Strip or lounging at the extravagant resort pools, most Vegas activities are indoors, including casino games, live entertainment, clubs, and enough restaurants/bars to make your head spin! While these are all fun things to do on vacation, some people may be surprised to learn that there’s actually a lot of outdoor activity to enjoy in the American Southwest – including hiking through some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. If you’re planning…

5 Reasons to Visit Bryce Canyon National Park

1.The Hoodoos Bryce Canyon is infamous for their stone hoodoos.  In various colors of red, orange, and white, the hoodoos remain as the result of years of erosion. Surprisingly, the erosion is not the result of wind – but of water, ice, and gravity. The rocks in Bryce Canyon consist of limestone, siltstone, dolomite and mudstone. Each of these rock types will erode at varying rates.  That is how the strange hoodoo form takes shape. Click here for more information on how hoodoos form. 2. Clear and Wide Open Skies Bryce National Park has some of the clearest skies…