No question about it: Zion National Park in southern Utah is a spectacular spot. Just the sight of its red and orange sandstone cliffs and unique rock formations can inspire and soothe the soul—and that's before you consider the park's amazing hiking trails, water play opportunities, and wildlife.
After weeks of feeling worn down and worn out, our family planned a road trip to Zion, not really knowing what to expect. Like most other national parks, Zion is open for the 2020 summer season but with limited operations. Don't let this deter you though; we had an epic trip—the journey to Zion being half of the adventure.
Here are our top tips for getting the most out of your family vacation to Zion National Park, including where to stay and where to hike.