Whether you live in a big city and are looking for a change of pace or simply want to explore the outdoors, visiting Zion National Park is the solution you’ve been looking for. The gorgeous trails, mountains, and rivers are a fantastic way to find peace and relaxation after a, particularly hectic year.
Planning Your Trip
There are dozens of activities to do at Zion including backpacking, hiking, camping, horseback riding or even taking a trip down the river. There are convenient shuttles located near the park to take you from your lodging to the different trails and campsites, so you won’t have to worry about how to get around.
Speaking of lodging, there are also several options in terms of where to stay. The Zion Canyon Campground is ideal for those looking for fresh air and a chance to enjoy the stars at night. It features convenient RV hookups showers, grills, and fire pits for you to share some spooky stories of indulging in roasted marshmallows.
The Marriot Fairfield Inn Virgin is also available if you’re more of a glamper. With a pool and spa, king beds, and Wi-Fi access, you’ll have all the benefits of being at home while also having a chance to explore the outdoors at your own pace.
The La Quinta Springdale is also nearby and ready to house you and your family. It features an incredibly large pool for you to relax in as well as gorgeous views of Zion. Here you will also get cable and internet access, so you don’t have to worry about missing your favorite shows while away.
Those who want to stay close to the campgrounds but aren’t quite ready to sleep in a tent might want to consider the Zion Campfire Lodge. The lodge gives you all the benefits of being at the park without actually having to sleep outside. The lodge is located just three minutes from Zion which means you’ll be close to the park and on time for all of your daily activities.
Adventuring in Zion
If you are feeling extra adventurous, Zion has several trails that you can explore during your time in the park. The trails vary from easy, moderate, and strenuous so there’s something for everyone no matter what your skill level may be.
Some trails may take longer to hike while others may simply be steeper than the rest. Be sure to do some research on the trails before heading out so you know what you are getting yourself into!
Stop by and Visit!
Visiting Zion National Park is the best way to get acquainted with nature, spot some wildlife and get in some exercise all at the same time. Not to mention have the experience of a lifetime with your friends or family. The best part about it is that once you are done with your day’s activities, you can relax at one of the many lodging options offered near Zion.