Arches: The Most Amazing Day

Our first day in Arches wowed us with nature's splendor and the phenomenal discovery of these gravity-defying works of natural art. Our second day revealed to us the remarkable playground of the Fiery Furnace and saw us delve deeper into the park. But the third day?  The adage says "third…

Landscape Arch

I know I promised the amazing story of our third day in Arches last week, but I'm afraid I have one more post for you before I get to that. I also previously promised some panoramas of our stunning sunrise at Landscape Arch, and this is the promise I get…

Fiery Furnace

After another fruitless attempt at sunrise, we dove into what would become one of our favorite parts of the park: the Fiery Furnace. If you have aspirations of visiting this playground, know that you'll need a permit - but don't let that deter you.  Permits were easily acquired (following a…

Arches: The First Pass

A friend told us we could easily hit Arches National Park in a single day.  We ended up dedicating the better part of three to the one park - and I don't regret a moment of it. After an unsuccessful attempt at sunrise at North Window, we went exploring, as…

Corona Arch

After a long day exploring Island in the Sky, we took a day to rest.. which means we only went on two hikes instead of as many as we could fit in from sunup to sundown. Corona Arch is the arch that first piqued my interest in Arches National Park and…

Canyonlands

Moab is teeming with activities for the adventurous.  Nestled between two major national parks and surrounded by endless desert and an alluring river, it is difficult to get bored. I've been intrigued by Arches for quite some time, but I wasn't aware Moab had so much more to offer.  Canyonlands is…