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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! […]

April, 2023
Nature, Travel

More to Do!

Capitol Reef is the best! It’s the hidden gem of Utah’s park system. And we love it! We’ve written lots of guides on what to do in the park, the best hikes for quick, day-long excursions, itineraries, and top ten lists for Capitol Reef. So if you’re planning on visiting this year, check those out! But […]

March, 2023
Outdoor adventures, Travel

A Less-Crowded Spring Break

It’s Spring Break, baby! Let’s go traveling! Southern Utah and the national parks are prime locations for Spring Breakers. But paradoxically, the parks will be pretty packed during most of March and April as college students and families head there in an attempt to get away from it all […]

January, 2023
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter Scenery Trip

It’s mid-January now. Which means that the national parks of Southern Utah are quiet, mostly un-visited, and often snowy. Not too many people think of visiting the parks in the middle of winter. But we at the Lodge are going to try to change […]