Introducing Arches National Park
One of the Southwest’s most gorgeous parks, Arches (
As you casually stroll beneath these monuments to nature’s power, listen carefully, especially in winter, and you may hear spontaneous popping noises in distant rocks – the sound of arches forming. (If you hear popping noises overhead, move it!)
Because of water scarcity and the heat, few visitors backpack, though it is allowed with free permits (available from the visitor center). The scenic Devils Garden Campground (
USA Hike, Bike & Raft
America’s national parks are a gift to the world. We wrapped up four of our favourites, mixed in some high-energy outdoor thrills, and put a nice little Sin City bow on them, just for you.
Western USA Family Experience
Never mind the minivans and cheesy tourist attractions – our 12-day trip across the western United States puts a whole new spin on ol’ America the Beautiful. Your family will breathe free in famous national parks (Zion & Bryce among them), stand in wonder at the Grand Canyon, and bunk at a cowboy camp.