Just a two-hour drive from Las Vegas lies Zion National Park, known for its steep, jagged cliffs, emerald pools and arid landscapes. There are many rewarding hikes that can be taken by the more adventurous traveller, either independently or with a guide. The park is within a deep valley whose elevated vantage points provide gorgeous views across the canyon. Rock formations seem to change colour as the sun rises and falls, glowing different shades of orange and red.
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