Bryce Canyon is one of the most unique landscapes in the world. One of the great things about it is that you can configure many different hiking routes throughout the park, and the Figure 8 Loop might just be one of the best configurations to experience.
Bryce Canyon National Park is a majestic place, but add in some golden hour sunrise lighting while hiking the Queen's Garden Loop and you have something that is bucket list-worthy. You have not lived until you see this for yourself!
Utah has no shortage of red rocks and arches but with those comes a lot of crowds. Arches Trail in Red Canyon offers a lot of bang in a small area with plenty of space to call your own.
Aside from the Big 5, Utah has beautiful state parks galore. Located 20 miles southeast of Bryce Canyon is Kodachrome Basin State Park filled with spires, colorful layered sandstone, and great views from narrow overlooks for the more adventurous.
With meadows, bristlecone pine trees, and a half-mile-deep amphitheater of striped limestone, Cedar Breaks National Monument is a high-elevation Bryce Canyon look-alike. Comprised of the same geological layer but with a fraction of the crowds, this is a must-see park.
The dunes at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park offer rich spectacular color, unlike any other sand dunes you've seen on earth. With off-highway vehicles welcome as well as hikers, there's something here for everyone!