"Awesome!" Sometimes the word just fits. Whether you're among hoodoos and pinnacles in Bryce Canyon ("sweet!"). Hiking in a slot canyon in Zion ("epic!"). Or laughing at fireside stories under a starry sky ("our leaders rock!"). You just can't contain yourself. Because the whole experience is truly... awesome.
1-3 It's an exhilarating hike through Zion's Narrows, one of the most renowned slot canyons in the world, with small waterfalls and hanging gardens cascading down the rock faces | Swap stories around the campfire, beneath night skies exploding with stars | Experienced canyoneering instructors show kids the ropes | Adults opt for an easygoing walk past Emerald Pools or a thrilling climb to Angels Landing | Embark on a traffic-free bike ride amid towering walls of sheer Navajo sandstone.
4-5 In Bryce, hike through an impressive slot canyon whose walls are only 10 feet apart in places | Discover a labyrinth of hoodoos and vivid rock formations sprouting from the floor of Queen's Garden | Grown-ups spin to Rainbow Point where layer upon layer of rock create the distant Grand Staircase | Kids explore Bryce Canyon by mule—just like early pioneers! | What was that? Desert critters, like lizards and chipmunks, scamper across your path.