Zion in the Morning

We passed through Zion National Park again this morning along Route 9. We didn’t have too much time, just enough to stop at a few places along the way and snap some photos. The light was very different from when we passed by yesterday in the early evening. The sun was from the opposite direction and higher in the sky so there weren’t too many shadows on features to the west. And it was early enough that the sun wasn’t particularly harsh. Quite beautiful!

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Route 89 Loop

We headed out for a road trip through a bit of southern Utah and northern Arizona along Route 89 and 89A. Route 89 and its alternate routing meet in Utah in the town of Kanab and in Arizona near the town of Page. There are quite a few interesting sights to see along the way, plenty more than can be visited in a day! Though, having a knee injury means many of the sights were unfortunately off the table for this trip.

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North Rim of the Grand Canyon

We headed out this morning to visit the north rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The road from the north into the park as well as visitor services opened for the season in the morning. There were a good number of people there though it ultimately never felt too busy. The weather was generally excellent with reasonable temperatures and a mostly clear sky though some clouds did occasionally pass by.

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