United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Bringing alcohol into the US
  2. 2 How to make money road tripping
  3. 3 "Unique" New York City Experiences-Yours
  4. 4 Hollywood Area where to stay
  5. 5 7 Day Photography Road trip from Vegas to Denver during Christmas
  6. 6 Santa Fe & Taos for Christmas week: feedback on itinerary?
  7. 7 New York in December
  8. 8 Bringin Wine in by car from Mexico
  9. 9 Trip Report Three relaxing weeks in Palm Springs
  10. 10 Road trip from Madison, WI to Portland, OR in April, 2017
  11. 11 Driving from San Diego CA to Great lakes IL in FEB
  12. 12 Seafood restaurant in San Francisco - recommendations
  13. 13 Christmas shopping in Sante Fe
  14. 14 Ideas for New York
  15. 15 CAJUN region, plus NEW ORLEANS
  16. 16 Grand Canyon / Bryce / Zion in August with Teens
  17. 17 Staying outside DC
  18. 18 Dallas, Austin, Waco in February
  19. 19 Hurricane Matthew damage along Florida East Coast?
  20. 20 New Years In Asheville with Nature and Beer on the side!
  21. 21 Suggestions for a Week in Portland
  22. 22 Going to L.A. dec18-25; Road trip to D.V. and on rt66
  23. 23 9 days in Olympic NP and Seattle area
  24. 24 Road trip
  25. 25 What's your favorite "after theatre" place to eat in NYC??
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Trip Report: Fantastic Father-Daughter Zion & Bryce Canyon Graduation Trip

Jump to last reply

Four years ago, as a high school graduation present, a friend of mine and I took our daughters, who are close friends, on a fantastic guided rafting trip down the Colorado River into the Grand Canyon to Phantom Ranch, where we hiked out:

www.fodors.com/community/united-states/trip-report-rafting-the-coloradohiking-out-of-the-grand-canyon.cfm

Now these wonderful young women, who were roommates this year, have just graduated from college. They insisted on a reprise adventure with the dads. Due to work schedules, we had to alter a planned five-day hiking/canyoneering trip to Moab (Arches and Canyonlands), instead switching to a shorter trip to Zion and Bryce Canyon. We planned the following itinerary:

Sat. May 23 - Graduation
Sun. May 24 - Fly into Las Vegas, drive to Zion, hike Angel’s Landing
Mon, May 25 - Hiking in Bryce Canyon
Tues. May 26 - Canyoneering/rappelling trip with Zion Adventure guides from Springdale
Wed. May 27 - Undetermined morning hike, afternoon return to Las Vegas, evening flight from Vegas

While not quite as ambitious as our Grand Canyon foray four years ago, the recent trip was equally exhilarating. Details to follow as time permits.

29 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement