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February, 2024
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Zion vs. Capitol Reef: Pros and Cons of Each Park

Many of the travelers who come to Southern Utah can only visit one national park. And that can make it tough, since it’s hard to choose between all five of the major parks. We at the Lodge […]

January, 2024
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef in Winter

It’s January! And as we’ve mentioned before, Southern Utah, despite being a desert does have a winter season. Complete with occasional snow and ice. But it also has more sunny days than most parts of the United States during this season which means it’s a pretty great […]

November, 2023
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Zion vs Bryce: Pros and Cons of Each Park

A little while ago, we wrote a blog post about how to choose between Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, if you could only see one. And since we got a lot of positive feedback from readers on that one, we thought we’d do the same for Zion and Bryce […]

October, 2023
Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

October Hiking

There is a good case to be made that fall is the best time of year to visit Southern Utah and Capitol Reef. The weather is cooler, the crowds have thinned at the national parks, and the summer monsoons have passed. These conditions open up a lot of trails that might have been a bit too […]

September, 2023
Nature, Travel

Fall Leaves Near Capitol Reef!

It’s fall now, and as you can guess, that means the leaves are about to become the main attraction all over the country. The golden hues of autumn will soon be tinging Wayne County, where both we at the Lodge at Red […]

August, 2023
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Labor Day-Hikes

So we recently wrote a post about Labor Day 2023, with some helpful tips on how to choose which national park you should visit for this upcoming Labor Day Weekend. Now we thought we’d give you a list of our number one, very best, top day-hikes for […]

August, 2023
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Labor Day 2023

Labor Day is fast approaching. The first Monday is September marks the end of the traditional summer tourist season in Southern Utah and other locations across the United States. So, as you probably already know, a lot of people try to make the most of the long […]

Memorial Day 2023. Let’s Do It!

Hey, it’s almost Memorial Day Weekend! And we’ve got some tips and guides and tricks and ideas to share with you to help you make it perfect. Let’s dive in! ’Cause we’re ready to get outside and play in the national parks of Southern Utah! […]

Sunglow Canyon

We talk a lot about Capitol Reef – the top things to see when you visit, the best trails, how to plan the best vacation, and more – but sometimes we like to highlight a nearby attraction that we think you should check out, in addition to the park […]

Three Hikes in Arches

Heading to Arches National Park this summer? We’ve written about Arches in-depth before. But we wanted to throw together some suggestions for three hikes that you should definitely check out when you’re there. One is super easy, one super strenuous, one is moderate, and all are fantastic! […]