Spring Break Vacation

To help us plan a spring break journey into some of the world’s most beautiful areas, Bob Grove from Drive away vacations gives us his driving itinerary.

Here’s the itinerary for the Southwest Color Country getaway:

* SLC to St. George via I-15

* St. George to Zion National Park through Hurricane and Springdale

* Zion to Bryce Canyon through Mt. Carmel north on 89 to 12 east

* Bryce Canyon to SLC (Highway 12 west to 89 north)

* Stay on 89 through Sanpete County to Highway 6 at Thistle

* Take 6 to I-15

Along the way stop and visit these places:

*Historic Cove Fort – located off I-15 near the I-15/I-70 junction

*Parowan Gap – located 20 miles west of Parowan (Indian petroglyphs)

*Red Cliffs recreation area near Leeds & Silver Reef
*Snow Canyon State Park – near Ivins

*Grafton – ghost town near Rockville before Springdale (Zion NP)

*Red Canyon – highway 12 on the way to Bryce

*Big Rock Candy Mountain – just north of Marysvale on 89

*Butch Cassidy Cabin – just south of Circleville
*Freemont Indian Museum – on I-70 just west of highway 89 before Richfield

*Heritage Highway 89 – runs through Sanpete County (Manti, Ephraim, Spring City, Mt. Pleasant, Fairview)

*Thistle – remnants of the town flooded by landslide

For more details on this trip go to www.driveawayvacations.com

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