ADD TO LISTBryce Canyon is a wonderful place to visit even in the late fall when there is snow appearing. The contrast between the multi colored rocks and pristine snow and big sky is remarkable. Wear warm clothes for the wind and crisp air and take at least an hour to enjoy the views. There are hardly any other people there when it gets cold so you have a "private" showing.
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Make sure to bring your camera and lots of extra memory. Bryce Canyon is so amazing. You should go on hikes there, but bring LOTS of water. While you're there, you should also stop by Zion, a similar national park only a few hours away. There is this place there where water that sifted through the sandstone falls on you. It's really cool. At Bryce there are shuttle buses that bring you to select attractions.
Nothing else like it! If you plan to camp bring warm clothes for night and early morning. Elevation is close to 8000 ft (about 2500 meters) Even if its summertime, it gets chilly at night. Last time I camped in July it got down to 40 degrees F (about 5 celsius)
In the Visitor Center/gift shop at the entrance of the park, check out the walk-through museum. Very interesting display with the local wildlife and plants. Its my favorite museum of all the national parks.
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