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Step into a surreal landscape of echoing canyon cathedrals, sweeping rock waves, multicolored cliffs and a desert winter wonderland on this journey through Southern Utah’s famed red rock country. Exploring the canyons in and around Zion National Park is an amazing experience any time of year, but there’s nothing quite like the solitude of Zion in winter.
The trip begins with a detour north to the park’s best kept secret, Kolob Canyon. Finger canyons funnel from the high plateaus, offering spectacular views, rainbow-colored cliffs, and gorgeous red rock landscapes in a portion of the park that is often overlooked.
With a hearty stay at a beautiful lodge in the town of Springdale, there is excellent access to Zion National Park’s creme de la creme, Zion Canyon, where we hike amid lush galleries of cottonwood trees, past splashing waterfalls and through vividly colored canyons.
This journey nourishes your body along with your soul, with refreshing days spent in crisp temperatures outdoors and tantalizing flavors of creative Southwest cuisine.
This experience, this landscape, will absolutely transport you. Don’t miss it!