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September 8, 2010 0

Road Trip 2010 – Day 17

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May 31, 2010Zion National Park Breathtaking views, shimmering waterfalls, crystal clear natural pools, slot canyons, rock arches and massive geologic monoliths.  That’s just a sample of what Zion National Park has to offer.  This beautiful park deserved our undivided attention, so we spent the entire day exploring the canyon and hiking to its top. In [...]

September 8, 2010 0

Road Trip 2010 – Day 16

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May 30, 2010 Salt Lake City, Utah to Springdale, Utah, 307 miles 6 hours, 48 minutes For 5 years we’d wanted to travel back to southern Utah and now that day had come.  Another Park Café breakfast consumed, we headed south towards the Utah desert.  Home to five rugged and beautiful national parks, I highly [...]

September 3, 2010 1

Road Trip 2010 – Day 15

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May 29, 2010 Salt Lake City, Utah I wasn’t sure what to expect from Salt Lake City.  Being the Mormon inner sanctum, maybe I was looking forward to seeing lots of men in short-sleeved white dress shirts riding around on bikes, women in pioneer dresses, always smiling.  When we arrived to a city chock full [...]

September 2, 2010 0

Road Trip 2010 – Day 14

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May 28, 2010 Jackson Hole, Wyoming to Salt Lake City, Utah, 267 miles 6 hours, 27 minutes After spending the night at a fantastic collection of individual log cabins in Jackson Hole, we packed the car and headed out for breakfast.  A popular destination for tourists heading into the Tetons, Jackson has a wonderful downtown [...]

September 1, 2010 2

Road Trip 2010 – Day 13

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May 27, 2010 Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 201 miles 11 hours, 17 minutes Our second day in Yellowstone, we awoke more refreshed than any other night on our entire trip.  Perhaps it was the cold air or the aroma of pine trees.  Whatever the reason, the park rejuvenated our bodies and minds [...]