Bryce Canyon National Park Travel Guide

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Plan Your Bryce Canyon National Park Vacation

A land that captures the imagination and the heart, Bryce is a favorite among Utah's national parks. Although its splendor had been well known for decades, Bryce Canyon wasn't designated a national park until 1928. The park is named for Ebenezer Bryce, a pioneer cattleman and the first permanent settler in the area. His description of the landscape not being hospitable to cows has oft been repeated. Even more than his famous quote, however, Bryce Canyon is known for its fanciful "hoodoos," best viewed at sunrise or sunset, when the light plays off the red rock.

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Bryce Canyon National Park Hotels

Lodging options in and around Bryce Canyon include both rustic and modern amenities, but all fill up fast in summer. Bryce Canyon Lodge is the only hotel...read more

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Bryce Canyon National Park Restaurants

Dining options in the park proper are limited to Bryce Canyon Lodge; the nearby Ruby's Inn complex is your best eating bet before you pay to enter the park...read more

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Things To Do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Bryce Canyon National Park Experiences

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