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Why You Should Visit Zion National Park in the Winter

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No matter when you visit Zion National Park, you'll be in awe of the natural beauty that surrounds you. But there's something particularly magical about wintertime in Zion. At Parry Lodge, we believe that everyone should make it a point to visit this national park during the winter months.

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4 Most Popular National Monuments Near Kanab

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A trip to Kanab isn’t complete without a day trip to some of the nearby national monuments. Known for its unique sandstone and rock formations, this area of Utah is a popular destination for hikers and landscape photographers. Here’s a list of the most-visited national monuments near Kanab.

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Top 5 Things To Do in Kanab, Utah

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The American West is a popular destination for visitors from around the globe. There's a sense of adventure that fills the air surrounding the rugged terrain with promise of endless outdoor possibilities. Anyone who wants to experience the Western lifestyle will love visiting Kanab, Utah.

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​ Day Trip: What You Need to Know About The Coral Pink Sand Dunes

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At Parry Lodge, we love the fact that our guests value the beauty of the American West. Our visitors find that we are perfectly situated between some of the most awe-inspiring State and National Parks. One popular day trip from Parry Lodge is the Coral Pink Sand Dunes, which is only half an hour away.

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5 Best Outdoor Activities With Kids

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In many respects, a western summer vacation is the quintessential American experience — and one that every child should enjoy at least once. If you’ve booked your next family vacation at Parry Lodge, you won't be disappointed by your authentic western experience complete with the stunning natural beauty of the great outdoors.

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Unwind From Your Day at these Restaurants in Kanab

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Don’t let disappointing food ruin your day. This is your vacation, and you’re going to enjoy every second of it! If you’re traveling to southern Utah for a fun adventurous escape, then you have to stop at some of these restaurants listed below. At Parry Lodge, we’d like to share with you our favorite (won’t let you down) restaurants in Kanab.

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Best Guided Tours in Kanab

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Kanab is known for its incredible history as well as its gorgeous southwestern scenery. Take a trip to this Southern Utah city and you’ll be surrounded by national parks, old western film locations, and so much more. If you’re looking for some of the best guided tours in Kanab, you’ve come to the right place.

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​Top 5 Romantic Outings Around Kanab

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It’s that time of year again—the season of love. Whether you’re looking for a new place to travel, or already have your sights set on Kanab, Utah, there are plenty of things to do with your significant other by your side. If you have yet to narrow down your options, we’ve got you covered. Woo your sweetie with one (or more) of these top 5 romantic outings around Kanab.

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​The Most Romantic Stargazing Spots in Utah

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If you’re a city-dweller visiting Kanab, Utah, stargazing should be at the top of your to-do list. Why? Unlike most areas of the country, where only a few hundred stars are visible, Kanab has a seemingly endless night sky. On a clear and moonless night, visitors can see 7,500 to 14,000 stars here, plus constellations, shooting stars and the other planets of the Milky Way.

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​Top North Rim Photo-Ops at the Grand Canyon

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The Grand Canyon tops our list of the nation’s most impressive photo stops. At 277 miles long and 18 miles wide in some parts, it’s one of the largest gorges in the world – and part of the second most visited National Park in America. The scenery here is beyond comparison, from the striped rock layers (strata) of sandstone and schist to the desert oasis surrounding the Colorado River. It’s a must-see for any landscape photographer.

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The Ultimate Utah Road Trip

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Utah is home to five National Parks boasting some of the most spectacular scenery to be found in the western U.S. From the spring-fed pools of Zion to the ancient petroglyphs of Capitol Reef, the imagery alone is worth the trip. The good news is that you don’t have to traverse the entirety of the 13th largest state to see three of Utah’s five national parks. All that’s required to complete this ultimate Southern Utah road trip is a reliable car, a central home base and a sense of adventure.

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Best Hikes for Kids in Kanab | Parry Lodge

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The stunning natural wonders of southern Utah and northern Arizona makes Kanab a destination for outdoor adventurers, especially hiking enthusiasts. Although the unique geological formations in the area contribute to the creation of many challenging and rigorous trails, there are plenty of easy, family friendly trails to check out as well. These are our favorite hikes for kids in Kanab.

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Top Tips for Traveling to Southern Utah With Dogs

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Despite the arid, desert climate, southern Utah is a fantastic place to travel with your dog. In fact, southern Utah is filled with many people who love dogs, especially since there are amazing dog-friendly hikes and trails throughout the area. Additionally, many local businesses, from bookstores to coffee shops, welcome dogs into their establishments.

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What to Do and Where to Stay in Kanab

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With a population of fewer than 5,000 residents, Kanab might be easily overlooked on a map. But this small city has a big history and amazing natural scenery that makes it a hidden gem in southern Utah.

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​Cedar Breaks: The First Dark Sky Park in Southwestern Utah

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If you look up to the sky at night in your backyard, can you see the Milky Way? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. Ninety-nine percent of Americans and Europeans live in areas where the light pollution from nearby cities make seeing the Milky Way nearly impossible. But in southern Utah, there are more than half a dozen designated dark sky parks where the moon, stars, planets, and even the Milky Way are viewable to the naked eye on a clear night. In March 2017, Cedar Breaks National Monument became the first International Dark Sky Park in southwestern Utah.

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Top 3 Scenic Dog-Friendly Hikes in Southern Utah

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At Parry Lodge, we understand that pets are like family. We believe you should be able to bring your whole family on vacation, which is why we offer pet-friendly rooms in our historic hotel. While you’re here, you can explore the beauty of southern Utah with your best friend on any of these stunning dog-friendly hikes:

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Top 3 Things to Do in Kanab

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A small town surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, Kanab, Utah is the perfect place to get away from the ordinary and experience the extraordinary. At Parry Lodge, we have been introducing people to the wonders of Kanab ever since our founding in 1931. Back then, the Parry brothers used photographs of the area’s stunning natural beauty to convince Hollywood producers and directors to film movies and television shows in Kanab.

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