The beguiling play on sunlight on the red rocks of undulating Kanarra Creek Canyon in Utah intrigues many visitors who come to this nature-rich state
To the Navajos, the terrain of Utah's Capitol Reef National Park was "the land of the sleeping rainbow." To pioneers and prospectors, thinking nautically, the ridges were like a reef, and the domes were like the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
I decided to take my family of five in an RV from our home near San Francisco out to see Salt Lake and the five National Parks of Utah, plus Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.