Return to Zion National Park
Fall is my favorite season of the year. Somehow the fresh crisp air conjures up memories of Back-to-School, Halloween and the visceral joy of jumping on a pile of brown crunchy leaves -memories that manage to leave me feeling like a 10 year old again.
Living in the desert, the arrival of fall also means a reprieve from the grueling days of 100+ degree temperatures and a return to a period when it is safe to embrace the outdoors again.
This wonderful turn of season happened to coincide with the recent arrival of visitors to our home and gave Jimmy and me the perfect opportunity to marry our favorite season with a visit to one of our favorite places on earth – Zion National Park.
Our visitors were only in town for the weekend but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to show them one of the region’s greatest natural treasures and ended up strong arming them into accompanying us on a last minute day trip. No matter how short the time, any visitor to Zion will tell you, a visit to this sanctuary is still nothing short of magical.
Here are some highlights from the trip. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.