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“Road less travelled”

Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon Day Trip from Las Vegas
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed July 9, 2012

--Most people are familiar with Zion now and many thousands have taken the wonderful views in of the park and joined the past few who have discovered the joys there but many miss going on to the next National park, Bryce and really miss the awesome beauty and untouched vistas that await. Just wonderful views...hikes and joys are within the park and the scenery is found only in a few places on earth like Bryce Canyon. You can drive to the view points but they recommend the shuttles which arrive on the half hour and really aid to the crowds congestion. We stayed at the Ruby's Inn which is widely known and just excel in helping tourists and we loved it there. There are only about four places to actually stay and a brand new Best Western is across the street but the needed stores are there at Ruby's ....wonderful visit.

Thank Christy P
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Nature's work over the millenia has created a beautiful canyon. If you are pressed for time, my recommendations are Bryce Point and Natural Bridge.

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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Bryce Canyon National Park with its incredible hoodoos and formations is a popular park that should not be missed. We didn't have very much time and debated whether to see Zion or Bryce... in the end, we saw both. They are very different and each is spectacular in their own way.

They encourage you to use their shuttle system but it is not mandatory like it is for the Canyon Drive at Zion. We did not use it nor did we really see it. It doesn't run as frequently so bear that in mind when you plan your trip. Bryce is also cooler than Zion because of the elevation (over 9000' at Rainbow and Yovimpa Points).

When you drive into the park, the view along the road doesn't look particularly impressive. That's because you have to see the canyon to see the hoodoo formations. We drove all the way to the end to Rainbow Point and started our tour there since all viewpoints are on the left side of the road going in but are on the right side going back out. There are signs noting each viewpoint which include the elevation. Usually it is just a short walk (or no walk) to see the view. I thought the most impressive view was of Bryce Amphitheater from Bryce Point. Four viewpoints overlook this large collection of HooDoos. If you visit the park the way we did, this area will be one of your last stops since it is close to the entrance and Visitor's Center. That way, we could build up to it. After seeing it, the other stops wouldn't have been so impressive! If you are short on time, concentrate on that area of the park. We did not take a hike, but the easiest hike is Queen's Garden. Mossy Cave hike includes a small waterfall. Bryce Canyon has a night-sky program. Because of its remoteness, the sky is very dark at night and you can get great views of the stars!

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Reviewed July 6, 2012

Bryce Canyon National Park is our favorite national park! The scenery is unique and gorgeous everywhere. The weather in the summer is very pleasant due to the high elevation. It is not hot. We have been here on two different family road trips and this was our favorite place.

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Reviewed July 5, 2012

I have been to many of the famous canyons in the west, and Bryce is one of my favorites. The colors of the rocks forming the strangly shaped hoodoos can change, depending on the light. (early morning and late afternoon are best). You can see amazing vistas without having to walk great distances. I would have rated Bryce Canyon higher, but smoke of one of the Utah wildfires,was really bad while we were there.

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