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Had breakfast in the hotel in Torrey.
We picked up food to take into Capitol Reef for lunch then headed out for the day.
We drove into Capitol Reef.
Took a short hike at Sunset Point before going to the visitor's center. The hike took us to an overlook at a canyon outside of Capitol Reef.
Went to visitor's center, got …
... walks and plenty of photos brought us back to the Museum and Visitors Centre just as the rain started. Once the rain cleared, our scenic drive out included multiple hairpin bends and the 1 mile long tunnel constructed through solid rock in 1927 to 1930 (incredible engineering feat). A short drive brought us to our accommodation in Kanab. Our meal at the Rocking V Cafe next door was the best a la carte meal we have enjoyed in ...
We drove 45 miles to the Grand Canyon National Park (North Rim). It was snowing and very cold. The drive took us through miles of burnt forest from horrific fires from years prior. The forest was burnt and bare as far as you can see.
After arriving at the Main Gate of the Grand Canyon, we waited almost 45 minutes to enter the ...
... cumbersome, the transportation actually worked well.
One of the things we liked about Zion was that we felt like we were more in the interior of the park without hiking. Whereas, with the other two parks, hiking gave you a better sense of the feel of the park. We did however take the opportunity to take a nice hike to the emerald pools to see the park from a different viewpoint.
... there's a Zion Mountain Lodge, a restaurant/cabin/lodging that has many bisons/bufflos grazing in the snow covered valley. Maybe for someone who wants to stay close to Zion, but not wanting to stay in the park (Zion Lodge), this might be a good option checking out. Bison jerky anyone? Later I did google the place, the restaurant is named "Chef Bison".
The 10 mile drive after East Entrance to visitor center was very windy, descending most of the ...