We love hiking! We hike often all throughout the year, and have found so many great trails! There is just something special about being together as a family exploring the outdoors, and then arriving at a beautiful destination. It is a wonderful adventure for our family.

Utah has so many hikes. Thousands of different trails. We share all of the hikes that we have hiked as family, and give all the details here that you’ll need as you head out on the trail. How long, how hard, fees required, and more.

Catstair Canyon Car Stacks

We found a really unique hike just east of Kanab that is worth a try. The Catstair Canyon Car Stacks hike is just a mile roundtrip, but can be extended depending how far you choose to go in the canyon. The trail is interesting, and sometimes challenging. We enjoyed both the…


The Nautilus Hike | Kanab

Just outside of Kanab is a short hike to an interesting geological feature that has been dubbed "The Nautilus." A nautilus is a mollusk with a perfectly spiral shell, and this land feature was named after the sea creature. The hike ends at a white twisted rock formation that will hopefully…

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Bell Canyon Lower Waterfall

We love waterfalls. If you follow us on Instagram, you might know that we started Waterfall Wednesday, which features one hike to a waterfall for every week of the summer. One of the waterfalls that we’ve always wanted to visit is Bell Canyon Lower Falls. However, we have saved it until…


Haugen Flag | Little Willow Canyon Flag

2023 Update: I drove up July 6 to see this flag, and it was not on display. I will update if this changes. Utah has a second massive flag for the Fourth of July holiday! We know you have heard of the world's largest flying United States flag in Pleasant Grove.…


Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is possibly the most beautiful state park we've ever been to. This park, located on the beach just south of Monterrey, California, is a must-visit if you are in the area. There were a lot of things we loved about this state park. Point Lobos is…


Arches in Utah not in Arches National Park

An arch is a natural feature carved into soft rock by the wind. Since Utah has so much sandstone, and a fair amount of wind, our state is full of arches! Of course, we've written a Family Guide for Arches National Park, but you don't have to be in Arches in…