AdventuresBryce Canyon National Park, located off of Scenic Byway 12 in Bryce, Utah, is known for its scenic overlooks with views of multi-colored rock formations called hoodoos and pink cliffs.Island in the Sky in the northern part of Canyonlands National Park in Moab, Utah, has various overlooks and cliffs with views of the vast canyons and the Green and Colorado Rivers 1,000 feet below.Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota is known for its multi-colored buttes, pinnacles, and rugged fossil-rich canyons.Colorado has 53 out of the 96 total mountain peaks in the United States with elevations above 14,000 feet known as “Fourteeners.” It is a mountain climber’s and hiker’s dream, especially during the fall when the Rocky Mountains are covered with orange fall foliage, aspens with bright yellow leaves, and green pine trees.Lake Blanche hiking trail in the Twin Peaks Wilderness and located 4.4 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon leads to views of Sundial Peak, the Great Salt Lake, and three beautiful lakes – Lake Blanche, Lake Florence, and Lake LillianColorado mountains are full of aspen trees with bright yellow leaves during peak fall foliage season in the Rocky Mountains of Aspen, Colorado , which usually occurs around mid-September to mid-October.Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park in Kanab, Utah, is 10,000-15,000 years old, was formed by high winds eroding pink Navajo Sandstone, and shifts as much as 50 feet per year. Kanab is also known as “Little Hollywood” due to being featured in so many Hollywood films.Comet Neowise, the brightest comet since Hale-Bopp Comet, illuminates the starry night sky over the mountain peaks of Northern Utah.Painted Rocks State Park is an ADA-Accessible State Park with 25 campsites located deep in the West Fork Valley of the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana. It gets its name from the grey and black rock cliffs that are covered with bright green, yellow, and orange plants called lichens.Goblin Valley State Park in a remote area of the San Rafael Swell near Green River, Utah, is known for its unique geological landscape including sandstone rock formations called goblins. The landscape was formed 170 million years ago by extreme nature conditions and even has a 24-site campground where you can camp among the rocks known as hoodoos.Hovenweep National Monument in Blanding, Utah, is known for its 6 prehistoric Puebloan villages constructed over 10,000 years ago with multi-story towers and kivas on the edge of cliffs. The building is aligned so light at sunset enters the openings into the building during summer and winter solstice and spring and fall equinox.John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in Kimberly, Oregon, is known for being home to one of the richest fossil beds in North America. There are 3 dispersed units which require driving to each unit. The most popular is The Painted Hills and Painted Cove Trail.Kodachrome Basin State Park located in Cannonville, Utah, is 300 miles south of Salt Lake City. The Basin formed 180 million years ago and features 67 unique pyramid-shaped rock formations known as “sedimentary pipes” and “spires.” Kodachrome Basin is a more remote and less crowded alternative to Utah’s National Parks.Arches National Park in Moab, Utah, contains over 2,000 natural stone arches, the largest collection of geological wonders in the world. Because of this, it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to witness the sun rise or set over the unique rock formations. Some famous hiking trails at Arches National Park include Delicate Arch, Devils Garden, Double Arch, Windows Loop and Turret Arch, and the Balanced Rock Loop.Sunset Crater National Monument in Arizona formed by an eruption 1,000 years ago. The Crater gets its name from the red and yellow cinders that form its rim.Little Sahara Sand Dunes Recreation Area located in Nephi, Utah, about 115 miles from Salt Lake City, is one of the largest dune fields in Utah and is the result of deposits left by the Sevier River as it flowed into ancient Lake Bonneville 15,000 years ago.The Sun Tunnels, a form of land art integrated directly into the landscape, are located in the Great Basin Desert of Northwestern Utah in Lucin, Utah. The Sun Tunnels are four concrete cylinders aligned to frame the sun on the horizon at sunrise and sunset during the summer and winter solstices. They are each drilled with holes to pattern the constellations of Draco, Perseus, Columbia, and Capricorn.