Travel Blogs from Torrey, United States

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Arriving by dark, Torrey, United States travel blog

Arriving by dark

A travel blog entry by topanga

Taking a scenic route is nice, but when the sun has set, it's dark in the mountains ;) You see a sign for a 'scenic stop', but you don't see the beauty anymore. The last 2 hours of the 4 hour drive was in complete darkness. And since we had no idea ...

Canyon Circuit, Torrey, United States travel blog

Canyon Circuit

A travel blog entry by pdhvt

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... Muffin - Mexican breakfast burritos!) and see what that has to show us. And so to bed. ********* Thursday night, May 21st Torrey, Utah just outside Capital Reef National Park We have had a couple of great days.  Yesterday we went back down ...

Day 6, Torrey, United States travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by ak2ga

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Cecil Talking –  Slept very well in the teepee. Got up around 5:10 with a chill in the air and the sound of an Autobon collection of chirps, tweets, and whistles from socializing birds perched where our poles met at the top of the teepee. Took ...

Canyonlands and Goblin Valley, Torrey, United States travel blog

Canyonlands and Goblin Valley

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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Our destination today was Torrey, just west of Capitol Reef Nat. Park. We drove 225 miles this day including detours to Canyonlands National Park and Goblin Valley State Park.   After a minimal "Continental Breakfast" we were on the ...

Capital Reef, Torrey, United States travel blog

Capital Reef

A travel blog entry by greggwatts

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With the sun actually shining this morning, we decided to head back to Capitol Reef for a hike. The dirt road leading from the Scenic Drive to the Grand Wash trailhead was still closed due to flooding from the previous rains but we could also reach the ...

Bryce Canyon and road to Torrey, Torrey, United States travel blog

Bryce Canyon and road to Torrey

A travel blog entry by salandrich

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It was cold today! It was wonderful. Rain held off till we left Bryce Canyon which was another magical place. I will let the photos speak for themselves, but please imagine them as huge. Each of them was a huge panorama which a camera (mine anyway) just ...

Capitol Reef, Torrey, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by southernfry

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East of Torrey (38 miles), Torrey, United States travel blog

East of Torrey (38 miles)

A travel blog entry by vagabondlively

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This morning when I set off, I discovered the sounds I heard from scary animals all night were just from cows down the road. My legs didn't feel great from the start and that was a bummer knowing today would be a big challenge. I went up and over Boulder ...

Torrey UT and Trip to Bryce Canyon National Park, Torrey, United States travel blog

Torrey UT and Trip to Bryce Canyon National Park

A travel blog entry by jabecker

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... colors of the rock formations - called hoodoos - was amazing. The next morning we were sad to leave our lovely spot in Torrey, but looking forward to getting to Moab.  The way to Maob was through the Capitol Reef National Park. This park has ...

Natural Arches, Goblins and Late Nights, Torrey, United States travel blog

Natural Arches, Goblins and Late Nights

A travel blog entry by cdcass

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... nbsp; So in the ever declining light, we decided to move on. Took another hour (and another 50 miles) before we came across Torrey.  The town is pretty much non-existent, but there is a huge flash Best Western and an almost brand new Comfort ...

Neither sun, nor rain, nor hail..., Torrey, United States travel blog

Neither sun, nor rain, nor hail...

A travel blog entry by greggwatts

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... a lovely chat with Wayne and Wanette, camp hosts who blamed the unusual weather on us Seattleites. Later, sitting in the Torrey Schoolhouse Bed & Breakfast, I am listening to thunder rolling off of Boulder Mountain to the south while a beautiful ...

Hiking through Mormon history, Torrey, United States travel blog

Hiking through Mormon history

A travel blog entry by pfl_guy

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... the car, especially since we had run out of water (the smile is staged).   We were staying in the little town of Torrey, Utah, about twelve miles from the park entrance. Capitol Reef is listed in the NY Times book, "1000 Places to See Before You ...

Torrey Utah and WOW!, Torrey, United States travel blog

Torrey Utah and WOW!

A travel blog entry by lost-in-place

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We had an early start today – 10 am – and headed out on scenic Highway 89 south to our destination Austin's Chuckwagon Inn in Torrey Utah.  Thanks to Helen and Ian for the tip – it’s a great place!  Picked up beer at the ...

Capital Reef Nat Park, Torrey, United States travel blog

Capital Reef Nat Park

A travel blog entry by aleman

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Capital Reef NatPark is free and impressive. its a big gorge like 15 mile long drive with lots of amazing rock formations. Take down highway 12. also very scenic! The next one down is Bryce Canyon.  25$ its like a stalakit skelet of ...

Cars, Planes and Luggage, Torrey, United States travel blog

Cars, Planes and Luggage

A travel blog entry by mattandjen

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... ; We navigated our way down some big Inter-State Highways and also some smaller back roads; our first real taste of the States outside of National Parks and big cities.  Heaps of agriculture, mainly beef, centred around tiny towns in the middle of ...

Arches, Goblins und ein Slot Canyon, Torrey, United States travel blog

Arches, Goblins und ein Slot Canyon

A travel blog entry by olih

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... 'ste, dazu die steil aufragende Verwerfung der Waterpocket Fold.   Gleich hinter dem Westeingang des Parks liegt das Städtchen Torrey, Zentrum des Tourismus in dieser Gegend. Die Hotels stehen ziemlich verstreut entlang der 24, die im Ort die Main ...

Capitol Reef and Torrey, Torrey, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef and Torrey

A travel blog entry by oandb

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Island in the Sky - Scenic24 to Torrey Utah, Torrey, United States travel blog

Island in the Sky - Scenic24 to Torrey Utah

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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... this country is, every park has different colors and landscapes that just cant be captured by photos Scenic Byway 24 driving into Torrey is incredible, you would think someone has been out there and sculpted and painted everything! So we are stopped at a ...

Utah's First All-American Road--Scenic Byway 12, Torrey, United States travel blog

Utah's First All-American Road--Scenic Byway 12

A travel blog entry by carrieandbob

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Scenic Route 12 We encountered some rainy days while camping near Capitol Reef. Since our motorcycles are our only form of travel while we are camping, that limited some of our plans for time in the park. One rainy day, we decided to rent a little 4WD ...

Niemandsland, Torrey, United States travel blog

Niemandsland

A travel blog entry by famjansen

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... in Capitol Reef waar ook ons hotel is. Na de spullen in de trouwens prachtige kamer gebracht te hebben nog even naar Torrey gereden voor wat water en frisdrank, ook een flesje wijn was welkom maar daarvoor bleken we naar een officieel erkende liquerstore ...

Dead Horse and Capitol Reef, Torrey, United States travel blog

Dead Horse and Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by lisartw

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... which is another park in Utah, but we really didn't have time to do them all. We booked some accomodation in a little town called Torrey which was just past Capitol Reef but when we got to the park there was a lovely little camp ground and we wished we'd ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by theborksinusa

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... versucht, auf dem Campingplatz des Nationalparks einen Platz zu bekommen, der aber leider schon voll war. Daher sind wir weiter nach Torrey gefahren, wo wir jetzt einfach wild auf einem Parkplatz des Fish Lake National Forest stehen. Mal sehen, ob uns ...

Scenic Route 12, Utah, Grover, United States travel blog

Scenic Route 12, Utah

A travel blog entry by chris.curtis

Explored Bryce Canyon the whole morning. Spectacular orange rock formations. A different experience to the Grand Canyon. We then drove the scenic route 12 through Utah towards Colarado. Spectacular scenery. Very impressed with what we had seen of Utah. ...

Route vers Torrey, Torrey, United States travel blog

Route vers Torrey

A travel blog entry by stephisa

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... ! Nico a vraiment aimé se promener dans ces labyrinthes de petits bonshommes. L'autoroute 24 que nous avons empruntée pour nous rendre à Torrey traverse le parc Capitol Reef.  Ce qui nous a impressionné, ce sont les couleurs vives et variées des ...

Highway 12 and Bryce Canyon, Torrey, United States travel blog

Highway 12 and Bryce Canyon

A travel blog entry by lilychips

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... Anyhow, we can say we did it! :-) Après une bonne nuit de sommeil dans notre petite cabane, on a quitté Torrey et entamé la route panoramique 12, en passant par des forêts de bouleaux magnifiques avec un patchwork de couleurs d'automne jaune ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by socks

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Capitol Reef National Park was established to preserve the Waterpocket Fold, a 100 mile long wrinkle in the earth's crust known as a monocline - a regional fold with one very steep side in the area of otherwise nearly horizontal layers. In addition to ...

Arrived Thousand Lakes RV Park, Torrey, United States travel blog

Arrived Thousand Lakes RV Park

A travel blog entry by socks

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A 3 hour drive from Moab, Utah. The drive to Torrey, Utah along RT 24 brought us through Capital Reef National ...

Scenic drive . And yes it truly was!, Torrey, United States travel blog

Scenic drive . And yes it truly was!

A travel blog entry by lizlivinglife

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... themselves in a bush so no photos. More amazing views and scenic shots. Then the start of a long 180 mile trip to Torrey. Glad we hadn't followed Googlemaps directions and instead had ace tourist guide Monica to research the options. Scenic route 12 lived ...

A scary, marvelously fulfilling day!, Torrey, United States travel blog

A scary, marvelously fulfilling day!

A travel blog entry by ahlquist

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Day 20 and we're starting to take things just a little slower. Our drive to Capital Reef National Park is only 150 miles so up early and at 'em. We travelled through "no man’s land", just prairie and mountains deep set in the background for about ...

The Scenic Highway, Torrey, United States travel blog

The Scenic Highway

A travel blog entry by 46thelrose8

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... had wanted to walk down among the Goblins, but due to the late hour and the dust we skipped it and headed back arriving at Torrey at 6:30. What a unique and unusual place. On the ride to the park hubby kept saying, "this is ridiculous, there is nothing ...

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