Canyonlands National Park-Island in the Sky was also one area that we visited when we were on vacation few months ago. We spent three days in Utah specifically in a small town called Moab. This town isn't large but it has lots of beauty to offer. Moab, Utah is known for its magnificent red sandstone arches which have been formed over thousands of years ago caused by natural erosion of wind and weather.
Canyonlands National Park is a beautiful park. There are many glorious spots to see here, but there are more hidden spots that take a long hikes to get to, lucky you, if you can find them. As I said, if you want to see some of the hidden gems at the park, you still need to hike. Just like those two images above, husband got up very early in the morning while Mr.Freddy and I were still sound asleep, drove 45 minutes from our hotel and a 30 minute hike in the dark to capture the beauty of Mesa Arch on sunrise.
With our experience, we mostly drove to the scenic overlooks of the park, because Mr.Freddy wasn't enthusiastic to walk. To all parents out there, you know how a three year old child acts sometimes, right? We went twice in this park. On our first day in the park, we checked, did some sightseeing and scouted different spots, so hubby knows where the best locations to take photographs for his landscape photography. And on our second day, it was right timing that Mr.Freddy was not so cranky and we got to see the Mesa Arch. Mr.Freddy was able to hike, at least. Or, hubby would carry him on the shoulder when he got tired. There are some spectacular view platforms in Canyonlands, but with little tots, do be careful and always watched them. There are no fences to restrict them from falling off a thousand foot cliff.