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Southern Utah
Jessi Bang

Glitter Mountain

Also known as Crystal Mountain, or The Old Gypsum Mine, this place is one-of-a-kind! This old selenite mine is dotted with tiny crystals that make

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Southern Utah
Jessi Bang

Little Jamaica

A little disclosure before we begin: this is actually located in Littlefield, Arizona, not Utah, but is only a short 30 minute drive from St

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Southern Utah
Jessi Bang

Zion National Park

Since you can do a simple google search and find a million articles on hiking and visiting Zion, I’m going to keep this short and sweet by quickly mentioning my two personal favorite hikes at Zion.

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Southern Utah
Jessi Bang

Baker Dam

Baker Dam Reservoir was built in 1953 at the foot of the towering Pine Valley Mountains. If you’re looking to go to some cooler temperatures

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Southern Utah
Jessi Bang

Zion Virgin River Float

Ok, obviously this isn’t a hike at all. It’s a company that offers a paid option to float the Virgin River. But, it’s awesome, so

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Southern Utah
Jessi Bang

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks is one of my ultimate favorite spots to visit year-round. If you’re hiking or camping in the summer, it’s a beautiful place to escape the desert heat. If you go in the winter, it’s a winter wonderland, which St George doesn’t get. That means you could be in sunny St George and less than an hour later you’re playing in the snow! What an awesome place to call home.

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