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Trip Report: SLC->Park City->Escalante->Bryce->Zion->Vegas

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Trip Report: SLC->Park City->Escalante->Bryce->Zion->Vegas

This was a fantastic trip.

Perfectly spaced out, and just enough time in each place to never get bored or rushed.

Reply if you have any questions.

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Day 1:

Arrived in SLC.

Went for a short hike in Cottonwood

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Day 2:

Salt Lake / Antelope Island.

Floated in the lake.

Saw Bison and Antelope roam

Hiked up Dooly Knob (direct Face, skipped the switchbacks on the way up)

1 hour in 95 degrees. No problems.

So far so good!

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Day 3:

Olympic Park. Watched people doing flips into a pool. Sick ski jumps!

Park City. Chairlift up and down Massive ski resort, endless mountain. Lunch.

Drove thru Guardsman Pass -> Big Cottonwood. Insane views!

Back to hotel. Eating Corn Flakes I got at Walmart.

I can not eat in a restaurant 3 days in a row. Yuk.

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Day 4:

Drive 5 hours to Escalante / Grand Staircase.

Calf Creek Falls, Lower (1 hour hike)

Drive on Hole-in-the-Rock road to Devil’s Garden

Hotel & Shower & Dinner

Another great day.

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Day 5:

Drive to Bryce (1 hour)

Bryce

Drive to Zion (2 hours)

Zion: Walk around Checkerboard Mesa

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Day 6

Zion. Slot Canyon Narrows. River Hike

Drive to Vegas

Poker Tournament

Buffet

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Day 7:

Vegas: Titanic

See old Vegas (Freemon St)

Drive to Palm Springs (at night desolate!!)

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Day 8:

Palm Springs Bus Tour (dead Hollywood generation)

Hot ! Hot ! Hot !!

Veg out in Hotel

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Day 9:

Tennis @ Indian Wells

Drive to San Diego

Kayak Tour (La Volla caves)

Dinner (Gaslamp District)

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Day 10: (San Diego)

Tennis at Balboa

Dinner (Old Town)

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Edited: 03 August 2018, 06:37
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1. Re: Trip Report: SLC->Park City->Escalante->Bryce->Zion->Vegas

I am happy you had a good trip.

Thanks for posting.

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