10,000 miles and 11 states into our trip, we made it to Utah! Utah seems to be the home of national parks and beautiful views. Almost in any direction, there is a must-see destination, which is probably why we saw so many RVs in Utah as well! These are a few of our favorite things we did and saw in the Utah (I didn’t try to rhyme there, but now that I typed it I don’t think I can take it back ;)
Zion National Park & Springdale
One of our favorite things about RVing in Utah is all the awesome and easy to find boondocking areas. The first place we camped was about 40 minutes away from the east entrance of Zion National Park. (We did find that internet and cell service can be pretty spotty in this area, so it is a good idea to download an offline map of Zion on Google Maps before you get there).
Our first morning in Utah, we woke up around 5AM to try to be some of the first hikers up the famous Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park. Well… like a lot of things in RVing life, things didn’t exactly go as plan. First off, when we got to the east entrance, we found out that RVs weren’t able to drive through that area without paying $15 for a park ranger escort through some tunnels. The problem with that was that since it was still early in the morning, we would have had to wait another 2.5 hours for a park ranger. So we decided to drive around the park to the south entrance. [Read more…]