Utah Hiking Home Base

When looking for a home base in Southern Utah, there were a lot of factors we had to take into consideration. There were so many places we wanted to hike in the area, plus we wanted to go to Southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Well, after searching high and… Continue reading

Hike St George Website

While we stayed in Southern Utah, Mama Nomad came across one of the most useful sites we have ever seen for hiking. It is the Hike St. George website. This website seems to have some of the most accurate and comprehensive database of information as it pertains to directions to trails,… Continue reading

Four Wheeling

Last weekend The Nomads got access to an ATV and we went four wheeling. One thing about Southern Utah, there are lots of public lands that you can use. And you can almost throw a rock in any direction to hit a trail you can take an ATV on or… Continue reading

Hunting For Dino Tracks

So, last week my parents, affectionately known as Lolo and BB, flew out. They rented a convertible and wanted to tour through Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. We welcomed into our home base and planned a day of hiking with them. They learned that there were some dinosaur tracks in the… Continue reading

Hike To The Babylon Arch

What would you consider as the perfect date to do with your spouse or significant other? Romantic dinner? Dancing? Movie? What about hiking through a semi-desert area with lizards, rabbits, sand and rock? Well, a couple of weeks ago I took Mama Nomad on that date, to hike to the Babylon… Continue reading

Red Cliffs Recreation Area

The Red Cliffs Recreation Area is not a place that would be a well known spot, nationwide, like Zion National Park or The Grand Canyon. However, it does seem like a popular spot to the locals. The Red Cliffs Recreation Area is located about 12 miles or so north of St.… Continue reading

Zion National Park

One of the biggest attractions for us to visit and hike while in Southern Utah was Zion National Park. You want to know something funny. Until Mama Nomad told me about it, I did not even know it existed. Why is that funny? Well, because the park has more than… Continue reading

Mesa Road

As we travel around the US, we really enjoy engaging in conversation with natives so that like to explore their local area. We have found that we can uncover some gems that are not on travel guides or top 10 spots. But, they deliver great value and enjoyment. We recently came across… Continue reading

Pioneer Park

One sunny Tuesday, a few weeks ago, we all piled into Ebony in the late afternoon to go on a hike. Mama Nomad had picked a place that would give us a good introduction to hiking in Utah. The place is called Pioneer Park. Pioneer Park is located at 375… Continue reading

The Road To Utah

After we departed Cobb Mountain in Northern California, our next destination was Utah. We had a choice of 3 different routes. One of them went through Donner Pass. For those of you who do not know about Donner Pass, you can read about it here. Let’s just say that when… Continue reading