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Southern Utah National Parks Tour

12-DAY ITINERARY

This tour is a classic 12-day Circle Tour of Southern Utah that begins and ends in Las Vegas, Nevada. The itinerary includes each of the five national parks within Utah, as well as the history of Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi) Indians, and the Mormon cultural history to the present time.


Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A.
Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A.
On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A.
Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A.
Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A.
Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A.
Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A.
View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A.
Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A.
Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A.
Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A.
Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


Info from: http://fiveutahparks.com/nationalpark...
Check out this blog for some fabulous photos of the area.

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Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) -
April 22-Oct 21, 2019
12/12
27/36- but trying for all???

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park

A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides an ATV.
Watcher in the Woods Kelley Armstrong 4/30/19

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Tiny Little Thing Beatriz Williams 5/3/19

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book where a character is in court (your interpretation).
Queen of Someday Sherry D. Ficklin 5/15/19

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
The Night Mark Tiffany Reisz 6/2/19

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to a rodeo.
Once A Wife Patricia Keelyn 5/14/19

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a character that makes quilts.
Lighthouse Beach Shelley Noble 7/9/19


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book where a character lives in a cabin.
Fatal Error J.A. Jance 6/12/19

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with a bridge on the cover.
Riverbend Road (Haven Point, #4) by RaeAnne Thayne Riverbend Road RaeAnne Thayne 4/28/19

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with apples in the story.
Apple Magic Binds Ilona Andrews 5/6/19

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where wildlife is seen.
Marked in Flesh Anne Bishop 4/26/19

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture.
You got to Me Kay Harris 6/28/19

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book with a river on the cover.
Wolfhunter River (Stillhouse Lake, #3) by Rachel Caine Wolfhunter River Rachel Caine 5/8/19

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs.
Unstoppable Laura Griffin 5/1/19

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story.
Falling For You Leeanna Morgan 7/6/19

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.
The harrowing ride was in a jeep. Magic Shifts Ilona Andrews 5/4/19


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as a snow covered winter.
Ice Cold Tess Gerritsen 7/27/19

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking.
Rainy Day Sisters Kate Hewitt 4/29/19

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a general store.
Drawing Free Elena Aitken 5/13/19


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character.
Magic Triumphs Ilona Andrews 6/11/19

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover.
Playing for Keeps (Heartbreaker Bay, #7) by Jill Shalvis Playing for Keeps Jill Shalvis 5/11/19

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk AND with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Broken Lauren Layne 5/7/19

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies.
Embrace S.E. Hall 5/1/19

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book not set in the winter.
Cowboy Dark Tess Oliver 6/7/19

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name in the title.
Truman Lori Wilde 5/16/19

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake.
Northwest Angle William Kent Krueger 6/14/19

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Going Wild Gretchen Galway 6/3/19

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a flame on the cover.
The Sinner (Rizzoli & Isles, #3) by Tess Gerritsen The Sinner Tess Gerritsen 5/2/19


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Grace Worland | 1009 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening- Running into Love-Aurora Rose Reynolds 4/30

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature- Ultraviolet-Jessica Sorensen 9/5

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky"- House of Furies-Madeleine Roux 6/3

Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples in the story- The Creeper Man-Dawn Kurtagich 7/7

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L- Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception-Maggie Stiefvater 5/9

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story- Precarious-Bella Jewel 5/6

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking- From Twinkle, with Love-Sandhya Menon 5/20

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with the letters GODS in the title (in any order)- Monster Academy for the Magical-Jessica Sorensen 9/4

Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book with a word in the title that ENDS with N- Attack on Titan: Lost Girls the Manga, Vol. 2-Hajime Isayama 5/5

Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title- Until Leo-Rochelle Paige 6/3

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover- The Dead House (The Dead House #1) by Dawn Kurtagich The Dead House-Dawn Kurtagich 5/9


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Ferenc (aeneth) | 1474 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Duration: 04/22/2019 - 10/21/2020

Goal: 36/36 tasks

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. 🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin – 05/06/2019

B. 🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Little Black Dress by James Patterson – 07/06/2019
Jane Avery

C. 🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).
Descendant of the Crane by Joan He – 05/26/2019


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. 🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
Back River Quiver by Alexa Riley & Jessa Kane – 08/09/2019
Morgan

B. 🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo.
Buck by Em Petrova – 08/28/2020

C. 🏜 Read a book with a character that makes quilts.
The Marriage Wish by Dee Henderson – 09/12/2019
Jennifer: She was making a rose square quilt for Rachel’s Christmas present. (Kindle Locations 824-825)


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. 🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.
Storm by Carian Cole – 08/02/2019
Storm has a cabin in the woods.

B. 🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky".
Monster by Frank E. Peretti – 09/15/2019

C. 🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall.
A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe – 12/25/2019
Below us, a waterfall burbled over pinkish-gray rock... (Kindle Locations 394-395)


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. 🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.
The Inheritance by Tamera Alexander The Inheritance by Tamera Alexander – 05/29/2020

B. 🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
I See Me by Meghan Ciana Doidge – 05/29/2019
There was no way he could possibly know what apple meant to me, just because I ordered apple pie last night. (p. 86).

C. 🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this).
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling – 05/16/2019
Students sign the list with DA members, so they cannot talk about it.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. 🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood #1) by Melissa Albert The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert – 08/18/2020

B. 🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.
The Magnolia Inn by Carolyn Brown – 04/21/2020
“It’s still a museum, restaurant, and gift store, but it’s no longer a bed-and-breakfast. (Kindle Location 749)

C. 🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L.
Lucifer, Vol. 5: Inferno by Mike Carey – 05/12/2019


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. 🏜 Read a book with a river on the cover.
The Fabulous Riverboat (Riverworld Book 2) by Philip José Farmer The Fabulous Riverboat by Philip José Farmer – 09/11/2020

B. 🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes – 03/19/2020

C. 🏜 Read a book where a character tours a winery.
The Merlot Murders by Ellen Crosby – 07/30/2020


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. 🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings.
Who Moved My Goat Cheese? by Lynn Cahoon – 08/22/2020 - Curious, she stepped closer and realized it was drawings. Not just drawings, petroglyphs that must have been from the original Indian tribe... (Kindle Locations 3344-3345)

B. 🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling – 06/13/2019
Harry and Dumbledore go to a cave to retreave a horcrux.

C. 🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep.
2012: The War for Souls by Whitley Strieber – 04/29/2019
The Hummer roared to life. (Kindle Location 4721)


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. 🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.
Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters by Nikita Gill – 01/26/2020
Within a minute, the confused man is outside on a cool summer’s night, (Kindle Location 1017)

B. 🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking.
Stealthy Steps by Vikki Kestell – 09/24/2019

C. 🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.
Mr. Savior by Piper Sullivan – 08/01/2019
The walk to Bo’s General Store was long with my limp, (Kindle Locations 1444-1445)


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. 🏜 Read a book with a bear character.
The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, Complete Edition by Stéphane Melchior-Durand & Philip Pullman – 07/12/2019
Iorek Byrnison

B. 🏜 Read a book with a character that is a ranger.
Lone Ranger/Green Hornet: Champions Of Justice by Michael E. Uslan – 12/24/2019

C. 🏜 Read a book with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy – 06/22/201


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. 🏜 Read a book with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Countdown City by Ben H. Winters – 05/14/2019

B. 🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
World of Trouble by Ben H. Winters – 05/18/2019
What they’ve got is fuel, enough to keep the RV running... (Kindle Location 1097).

C. 🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.
Bishop by Sawyer Bennett – 08/03/2019
Phoenix, Arizona


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. 🏜 Read a book not set in the winter.
Easter Bunny Murder by Leslie Meier – 04/27/2019
Set in the spring

B. 🏜 Read a book where new people settle an empty area.
A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle – 07/11/2019
The mormons founded Salt Lake City.

C. 🏜 Read a book with a man's first name.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl – 05/16/2019


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. 🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.
A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman – 08/20/2020

B. 🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu – 02/09/2020

C. 🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
Highland Burn (Guardians of Scotland Book 1) by Victoria Zak Highland Burn by Victoria Zak – 08/05/2019


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JoAnne | 38771 comments Mod
Welcome Grace and Ferenc!


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Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 897 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Start: April 24, 2019
End: October 23, 2019

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
- Tate Linda Lael Miller - 4/25


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.
- Buck Em Petrova - 5/2


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover
- I Saw Her Standing There (Green Mountain #3) by Marie Force Marie Force - 5/4


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where wildlife is seen.
- Chasing Fire Nora Roberts - 4/27


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L.
- Lies Aleatha Romig - 6/4


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book with a river on the cover.
- Temptation Ridge (Virgin River, #6) by Robyn Carr Robyn Carr - 5/14

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cowboy on the cover.
- A Rancher's Bride (The Stones of Heart Falls #3; Heart Falls #4) by Vivian Arend Vivian Arend - 5/15


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes fishing in a lake.
- Safe Haven Nicholas Sparks - 8/7


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with a character that is a ranger.
- The Military Wife Laura Trentham - 7/8


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
- Feels Like Family Sherryl Woods - 4/24


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name
- Garrett Linda Lael Miller - 5/24

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
- Sparrow by L.J. Shen L.J. Shen - 9/4


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Shash | 1563 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
April 23, 2019 - October 22, 2020

Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Beauty and the Baron by Joanna Barker (5/12/19) - horse

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Rematched by Julie Jarnagin (4/24/19)

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.
Then Came You by Becky Wade (5/19/19)
cookout

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.
A Loyal Heart by Jody Hedlund (5/12/19)


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
Reforming the Gambler by Mindy Burbidge Strunk (5/17/19)
Characters pick apples in the orchard

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.
An October Bride by Katie Ganshert (4/25/19)
Emma adds her name to the list of people voting for a certain pumpkin in a competition.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.
Love on the Rocks by Jennifer Youngblood (4/27/19)


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.
All For You by Heather B. Moore (5/15/19) - scenic drive

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.
Kissed by a Cowboy by Lacy Williams (6/3/19)
Kissed by a Cowboy (Heart of Oklahoma, #1) by Lacy Williams

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.
Winning Back the Princess by Lindzee Armstrong (5/3/19)
"It was a blessedly cool summer day." (Loc 1807)

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.
My Fair Gentleman by Nancy Campbell Allen (5/16/19)
museum


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.
Sweet Serenade by Valerie Comer (5/22/19)
bear

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Married to a Marquess by Joyce Alec (4/30/19)
Characters walk in Hyde Park

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
Snatching the Catcher by Rebecca Connolly (5/8/19)
ice cream

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.
Scarlet by Jen Geigle Johnson (5/15/19)
not set in winter

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.
Beneath an Italian Sky by Stacy Henrie (4/29/19)
water in short supply after earthquake

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.
Save the Date by Susan Hatler (5/5/19)
go boating

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Upon My Heart Forever by Amber Lynn Perry (5/1/19)

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover


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Claire  | 285 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 2 : Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 179 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour

12-DAY ITINERARY
This tour is a classic 12-day Circle Tour of Southern Utah that begins and ends in Las Vegas, Nevada. The itinerary includes each of the five national parks within Utah, as well as the history of Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi) Indians, and the Mormon cultural history to the present time.


Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Joanna (jari-chan) FINISHED October 31, 2019

Southern Utah National Parks Tour

Levels:
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

Duration: 04/25/2019 - 10/24/2020

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe (April 28, 2019)

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Fjodor Dostojewskij - Aufzeichnungen aus dem Kellerloch (Notes from the Underground) (April 30, 2019)

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).
T.C. Boyle - Wenn das Schlachten vorbei ist (When the killing's done) Dave LaJoy needs to go to court twice. (May 19, 2019)


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
Robert E. Peary - Die Entdeckung des Nordpols: Zwei Jahre im ewigen Eis 1908-1909 (The North Pole) Some of the taken pictures are even shown in the book (June 25, 2019)

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.
Hernan Ronsino - in Auflösung (Into Resolution) (August 14, 2019)

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.
Dallas, Sandra - The Persian Pickle Club (October 30, 2019)
The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.
Johanna Spyri - Heidi (July 20, 2019)

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".
Christopher Fowler - Der Höllenexpress (Hell Train) (June 15, 2019)

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.
A.C. Doyle - Fünf Apfelsinenkerne (The Five Orange Pips And Other Stories) (August 29, 2019)

Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park
Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.
Thomas Brezina - Die Monstermaske der Lagune (The Mask in the Laguna) (July 06, 2019)
Knickerbocker-Bande Die Monstermaske der Lagune (Band 9) by Thomas Brezina

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
Tracy Chevalier -Der Ruf der Bäume (At the Edge of the Orchard) (August 31, 2019)
Der Ruf der Bäume by Tracy Chevalier

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.
Cormac McCarthy - All die schönen Pferde (All the Pretty Horses) (June 23, 2019)


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
Patrick Leigh Fermor - Reise in die Stille. Zu Gast in Klöstern. (A Time for Silence) (August 31, 2019)
Reise in die Stille. Zu Gast in Klöstern. by Patrick Leigh Fermor

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.
Terry Pratchett - Ein Hut voller Sterne (A Hat full of Sky) (July 28, 2019)

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.
E.M. Forster - The Longest Journey (June 27, 2019)


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.
Britt Reissmann - Die Farbe des Himmels: Ein Fall für Thea Engel - Band 1 (The Colour of the Sky) Thea drives through beautiful Italy (May 04, 2019)

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
Emily St. John Mandel - Station Eleven (September 30, 2019)
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.
Albert Camus - Der Fremde (The Stranger) (July 27, 2019)

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.
Max Frisch - Homo Faber (July 31, 2019)

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.
Yasmine Galenorn - Priestess Dreaming (May 19, 2019)

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.
Stephen King - From a Buick 8 (April 27, 2019)

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.
Michael J. Sullivan - Der Thron von Melengar: Riyria 1 (Theft of Swords) (August 31, 2019)

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.
Ernest Hemingway - In einem anderen Land (A Farewell to Arms) (July 30, 2019)

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.
Tom Clancy - Der Kardinal im Kreml (The Cardinal of the Kremlin) Page 143 (June 28, 2019)

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.
Stephen King - Das Mädchen (The Girl who loved Tom Gordon) (June 04, 2019)

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.
Henning Mankell - Die italienischen Schuhe (Italian Shoes) (August 04, 2019)
Die italienischen Schuhe by Henning Mankell

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
Fjodor Dostojewskij - Dostojewskij: Der Grossinquisitor (The Great Inquisitor) (May 04, 2019)


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Anton Chekhov - Drei Schwestern> (Three Sisters) (April 28, 2019)

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
Yasmine Galenorn - Panther Prowling Page 25 (June 29, 2019)

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.
Kevin Hearne - Hammered (July 27, 2019)


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.
James Joyce - Ulysses (May 09, 2019)
Set in June.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.
Nicole Dennis-Benn - Here Comes the Sun (August 31, 2019)

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.
Junot Diaz - Das kurze wundersame Leben des Oscar Wao (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao) (August 18, 2019)

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.
Christian Kracht - Faserland (July 12, 2019)

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Widmark, Martin - Das Campinggeheimnis (The Campingsecret) (Octorber 22, 2019)

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
Terry Pratchett - Der fünfte Elefant (The Fifth Elephant) Flames on the German cover (May 12, 2019)
Der fünfte Elefant (Scheibenwelt, #24) by Terry Pratchett


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour COMPLETED
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date - Start: 25.04.19 - End: 25.10.19

Day 1
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Five Give Up The Booze – Bruno Vincent - 28.04.19
Five Give Up the Booze

Day 2 - character takes photos of nature
Page 55 much, guys,’ while Rosie takes endless photos of the sea,
Fierce, Fragile Hearts – Sara Barnard 18.09.19
Fierce Fragile Hearts

Day 3 –
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" Hound of the Baskerville – Arthur Conan Doyle – 08.05.19
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Day 4 -
🏜 Read a book where wildlife is seen.
An Illustrated Coastal Year – the seashore uncovered season by season – celia lewis – 14.05.19
An Illustrated Coastal Year The seashore uncovered season by season by Celia Lewis
Day 5 -
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.
Land of the living – nicci French – 09.07.19
Land of the Living by Nicci French
Day 6 -
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
What we saw at night – Jacquelyn Mitchard 13.07.19
What We Saw at Night (What We Saw at Night, #1) by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Day 7 -
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride. The amnesia clinic – James Scudamore 02.07.19 288 The Amnesia Clinic by James Scudamore

Day 8 -
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter. The long walk – Slawomir rawicz – 18.05.19
The Long Walk The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Sławomir Rawicz

Day 9 -
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger. Texas Ranger – James Patterson – 14.05.19 Texas Ranger by James Patterson
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
Started early, took my dog – kate Atkinson – 20.05.19 350
Started Early, Took My Dog (Jackson Brodie, #4) by Kate Atkinson
Day 10 -
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
A Year Without Autumn – Liz Kessler – 29.04.19
A Year Without Autumn by Liz Kessler
Day 11 -
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply
Wild – from lost to found on the pacific crest trail - Cheryl strayed – 18.06.19 315 Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Day 12
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover
The secret runners of new york – matthew reilly 01.06.19 328 The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly


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Melanie | 20 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour - 12-DAY ITINERARY
Challenge start date:
29 April 2019

Levels:
L 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months 29 October 2019
L 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year 29 April 2020
L 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months 29 October 2020

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.

Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).

Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Read a book set in Arizona.

Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour

12-DAY ITINERARY
This tour is a classic 12-day Circle Tour of Southern Utah that begins and ends in Las Vegas, Nevada. The itinerary includes each of the five national parks within Utah, as well as the history of Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi) Indians, and the Mormon cultural history to the present time.


Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks)
Duration: 29.4.2019-28.10.2020

Read:
12/36 books
2/12 days

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park

A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Black Leopard, Red Wolf - Marlon James - 14.5.2019

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before - Jenny Han - 1.5.2019
MC goes to party

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).
Phantom Evil - Heather Graham - 5.5.2019
Phantom Evil

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".
Heart of Evil - Heather Graham - 17.5.2019

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek - Annie Dillard - 31.5.2019
Near the Tinker Creek is a peach orchard

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.
Scarlet - Marissa Meyer - 2.6.2019


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
Alanna: Det första äventyret - Tamora Pierce - 17.6.2019
Alanna: Det första äventyret

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.
Muistiinmerkintöjä pieneltä saarelta - Bill Bryson - 25.5.2019

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.
Punainen kuningatar - Victoria Aveyard - 4.6.2019

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.
Marraskuu on musta hauta - Reijo Mäki - 11.6.2019
Church that has changed to museum is visited: hitman uses the tower for his mission

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
Cress - Marissa Meyer - 9.6.2019
When MC is lost in Sahara she finds a group of people who give her water and food

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.
Sukkanauhakäärme - Reijo Mäki - 13.6.2019

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date 17/36
TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse The Big Cat Nap by Rita Mae Brown 4/30/19
The Big Cat Nap (Mrs. Murphy, #20) by Rita Mae Brown
B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening. Once Upon Stilettos by Shanna Swendson 5/4/19
Once Upon Stilettos (Enchanted, Inc., #2) by Shanna Swendson

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book where a character lives in a cabin. Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross 11/13/19
Fogged Inn (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #4) by Barbara Ross

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with peaches on the cover or in the story. Peaches and Scream by Susan Furlong 6/24/19
Peaches and Scream (Georgia Peach Mystery, #1) by Susan Furlong

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list ..Donald Trump join the list of people running for President..Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution by Tucker Carlson 8/1/19
Ship of Fools How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution by Tucker Carlson


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a gift shop. Frosty the Dead Man by Christine Husom 10/18/19
Frosty the Dead Man (Snow Globe Shop Mystery, #3) by Christine Husom

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L. Love Lies Bleeding by Susan Wittig Albert 6/20/19
Love Lies Bleeding (China Bayles, #6) by Susan Wittig Albert


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings Who Moved My Goat Cheese? by Lynn Cahoon 10/2/19
Who Moved My Goat Cheese? (Farm-to-Fork Mystery #1) by Lynn Cahoon

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character has a harrowing car ride. Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?: True Stories and Confessions by Lisa Scottoline 8/7/19
Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat? True Stories and Confessions by Lisa Scottoline


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a colorful fall The Skeleton Haunts a House by Leigh Perry 10/26/19
The Skeleton Haunts a House (Family Skeleton Mystery, #3) by Leigh Perry

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum Monument to the Dead by Sheila Connolly 6/10/19
Monument to the Dead (Museum, #4) by Sheila Connolly



Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with the letters GODS in the title (in any order). The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg 6/14/19
The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews 7/24/19
Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream. Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand 8/13/19
Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book not set in the winter. Ocean Beach by Wendy Wax 7/8/19
Ocean Beach (Ten Beach Road, #2) by Wendy Wax

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton 9/22/19
The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover. Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday by Nancy Atherton 7/5/19
Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday (Aunt Dimity Mystery, #8) by Nancy Atherton


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Barbara ★ | 2556 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Duration: May 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020
Level: Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks)

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Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Connie N. | 3291 comments Do the days need to be completed in order, JoAnne?


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Connie N. wrote: "Do the days need to be completed in order, JoAnne?"

No, they do not. Thank Goodness!


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Jess Penhallow | 241 comments Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett 01/06/19

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).
The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood by David Simon 14/06/19

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing 02/05/19

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff 26/05/19

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
Enchantment by Orson Scott Card 19/06/19

Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.
The Perfume of the Lady in Black by Gaston Leroux 02/07/19

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.



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Connie N. | 3291 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 1
Timeframe: 5/1/19 to 10/31/19
12/12

Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park - Character goes out for the evening - Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley - 5/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Rock Chick Revolution (Rock Chick, #8) by Kristen Ashley
Ally and Ren love to get dressed up and go out to fancy dinners.

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park - Character goes to a cookout – Ruthless by Gillian Archer - 7/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
Ruthless (True Brothers MC, #1) by Gillian Archer
Zag and Jessica go to the Club’s 4th of July cookout.

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park - Can be described as "Spooky" - The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks - 6/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks
Definitely a creepy stalker-ish feel to this thriller.

Day 4 - Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey - Wildlife is seen – Follow Love by J.H. Croix - 5/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
Follow Love (Diamond Creek, Alaska, #2) by J.H. Croix
Tess and Nathan have two close encounters with moose in Alaska.

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab - Title that begins with L - Love Letters by Debbie Macomber - 5/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
Love Letters (Rose Harbor, #3) by Debbie Macomber

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park - Starry night sky on the cover - Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel - 7/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park - Harrowing car ride - A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean - 6/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean
A serious car accident is what begins this book.

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument - Where the season the book is set during is described as a snow covered winter - Looking For Rachel Wallace by Robert B. Parker - 6/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
Looking For Rachel Wallace (Spenser, #6) by Robert B. Parker
Spenser must walk through a blizzard to find Rachel after she’s been kidnapped.

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley - With the letters GODS in the title - You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras - 5/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
You're Saying It Wrong A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras
G and O in Wrong, D in Guide, S in Saying

Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page - Word in the title ENDS with N - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
In Order to Live A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park
Words IN and KOREAN end in N

Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George - Man's first name in the title - Max by Sawyer Bennett - 5/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
Max (Cold Fury Hockey, #6) by Sawyer Bennett

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas - Character goes camping at a campsite - Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6) by Ilona Andrews
Kate ends up in the mountains, camping overnight with The Shepherd.

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/24/19*****


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Sunshine✰✰✰ | 456 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Duration: 5/1/19 - 4/30/20
Level 2: 30/24

Choose two tasks from each day


Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park

A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Until November by Aurora Rose Reynolds 7/13/19

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny by Holly Madison 8/15/19

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book with a green cover
The Town of Griswold (Berkley Street #3) by Ron Ripley 5/20/19


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
Nightmare Under the Northern Lights by M.J. Mandrake 8/10/19

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to a cookout.
Stuck-Up Suit by Vi Keeland 2/29/20


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book where a character lives in a cabin.
Snowbound With The Bear by Harmony Raines 8/5/19

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky"
Dark Ride by Iain Rob Wright 9/3/19

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall
Island Captive by Jane Henry 7/19/19


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.
Jacob's Ladder (St. Nacho's, #3) by Z.A. Maxfield 1/26/20

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
Kilmeny of the Orchard by L.M. Montgomery 8/29/19

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list - To Join the League of Angels
Vampire's Kiss by Ella Summers 8/4/19


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3) by N.K. Jemisin 10/11/19

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.
60 Ways to Die in South America by Tracy Ashworth 5/9/2019

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L.
Lust by Ker Dukey 6/25/19

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive
Red Russia by Tanya Thompson 1/19/20

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, #8) by Chloe Neill 3/14/20


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story
Shackles & Redemption by J.S. Striker 8/2/19

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character has a harrowing car ride.
Burkheart Witch Saga by Christine Sutton 6/7/19


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as a snow covered winter.
Pestilence by Laura Thalassa 9/21/19

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking
Assailants, Asphalt & Alibis by Tonya Kappes 1/27/20

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a general store.
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher 1/15/20


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character
Wounded by Shannon Mayer 11/8/19

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover
Homeland (Forgotten Realms The Dark Elf Trilogy, #1; Legend of Drizzt, #1) by R.A. Salvatore 7/29/19

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
My Life Among the Underdogs: A Memoir by Tia Torres 7/17/19


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard 5/21/19

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin 7/4/19

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.
Accidental Hero by Nicole Snow 7/26/19


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George

A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book not set in the winter.
Magic of the Gargoyles by Rebecca Chastain 7/10/19

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply
The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide for Teenagers by Jonathan McKee 5/29/19

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name
Otis by Scott Hildreth 5/9/2019


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Grant: Special Ops by Ava Benton 5/24/19

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
Opal Fire (A Stacy Justice Mystery, #1) by Barbra Annino 6/11/19


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Shash | 1563 comments Finished!

Southern Utah National Parks Tour
April 23, 2019 - October 22, 2019

Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse.
Beauty and the Baron by Joanna Barker (5/12/19)

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to a cookout.
Then Came You by Becky Wade (5/19/19)

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall.
A Loyal Heart by Jody Hedlund (5/12/19)

Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples in the story.
Reforming the Gambler by Mindy Burbidge Strunk (5/17/19)
Characters pick apples in the orchard

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L.
Love on the Rocks by Jennifer Youngblood (4/27/19)

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive.
All For You by Heather B. Moore (5/15/19)

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cowboy on the cover.
Kissed by a Cowboy by Lacy Williams (6/3/19)
Kissed by a Cowboy (Heart of Oklahoma, #1) by Lacy Williams

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum.
My Fair Gentleman by Nancy Campbell Allen (5/16/19)

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character.
Sweet Serenade by Valerie Comer (5/22/19)

Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk.
Married to a Marquess by Joyce Alec (4/30/19)

Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply.
Beneath an Italian Sky by Stacy Henrie (4/29/19)

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake.
Save the Date by Susan Hatler (5/5/19)


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Duration:
1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024

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Levels:
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Level 2: Choose two tasks from each day (24 tasks) - One Year From Your Start date
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

12-DAY ITINERARY
This tour is a classic 12-day Circle Tour of Southern Utah that begins and ends in Las Vegas, Nevada. The itinerary includes each of the five national parks within Utah, as well as the history of Ancient Puebloan (Anasazi) Indians, and the Mormon cultural history to the present time.

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 1
Timeframe: 5/1/19 to 10/31/19
12/12

Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park - Character goes out for the evening - Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley - 5/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Rock Chick Revolution (Rock Chick, #8) by Kristen Ashley
Ally and Ren love to get dressed up and go out to fancy dinners.

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park - Character goes to a cookout – Ruthless by Gillian Archer - 7/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
Ruthless (True Brothers MC, #1) by Gillian Archer
Zag and Jessica go to the Club’s 4th of July cookout.

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park - Can be described as "Spooky" - The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks - 6/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks
Definitely a creepy stalker-ish feel to this thriller.

Day 4 - Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey - Wildlife is seen – Follow Love by J.H. Croix - 5/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
Follow Love (Diamond Creek, Alaska, #2) by J.H. Croix
Tess and Nathan have two close encounters with moose in Alaska.

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab - Title that begins with L - Love Letters by Debbie Macomber - 5/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
Love Letters (Rose Harbor, #3) by Debbie Macomber

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park - Starry night sky on the cover - Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel - 7/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park - Harrowing car ride - A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean - 6/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean
A serious car accident is what begins this book.

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument - Where the season the book is set during is described as a snow covered winter - Looking For Rachel Wallace by Robert B. Parker - 6/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
Looking For Rachel Wallace (Spenser, #6) by Robert B. Parker
Spenser must walk through a blizzard to find Rachel after she’s been kidnapped.

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley - With the letters GODS in the title - You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras - 5/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
You're Saying It Wrong A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras
G and O in Wrong, D in Guide, S in Saying

Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page - Word in the title ENDS with N - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
In Order to Live A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park
Words IN and KOREAN end in N

Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George - Man's first name in the title - Max by Sawyer Bennett - 5/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
Max (Cold Fury Hockey, #6) by Sawyer Bennett

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas - Character goes camping at a campsite - Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6) by Ilona Andrews
Kate ends up in the mountains, camping overnight with The Shepherd.

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/24/19*****


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) -
April 22-Oct 21, 2019
12/12
27/36- but trying for all???

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park

A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides an ATV.
Watcher in the Woods Kelley Armstrong 4/30/19

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Tiny Little Thing Beatriz Williams 5/3/19

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book where a character is in court (your interpretation).
Queen of Someday Sherry D. Ficklin 5/15/19

Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
The Night Mark Tiffany Reisz 6/2/19

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to a rodeo.
Once A Wife Patricia Keelyn 5/14/19

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a character that makes quilts.
Lighthouse Beach Shelley Noble 7/9/19


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book where a character lives in a cabin.
Fatal Error J.A. Jance 6/12/19

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with a bridge on the cover.
Riverbend Road (Haven Point, #4) by RaeAnne Thayne Riverbend Road RaeAnne Thayne 4/28/19

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with apples in the story.
Apple Magic Binds Ilona Andrews 5/6/19

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where wildlife is seen.
Marked in Flesh Anne Bishop 4/26/19

Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture.
You got to Me Kay Harris 6/28/19

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book with a river on the cover.
Wolfhunter River (Stillhouse Lake, #3) by Rachel Caine Wolfhunter River Rachel Caine 5/8/19

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs.
Unstoppable Laura Griffin 5/1/19

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story.
Falling For You Leeanna Morgan 7/6/19

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.
The harrowing ride was in a jeep. Magic Shifts Ilona Andrews 5/4/19


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as a snow covered winter.
Ice Cold Tess Gerritsen 7/27/19

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking.
Rainy Day Sisters Kate Hewitt 4/29/19

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a general store.
Drawing Free Elena Aitken 5/13/19


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character.
Magic Triumphs Ilona Andrews 6/11/19

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover.
Playing for Keeps (Heartbreaker Bay, #7) by Jill Shalvis Playing for Keeps Jill Shalvis 5/11/19

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk AND with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Broken Lauren Layne 5/7/19

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies.
Embrace S.E. Hall 5/1/19

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book not set in the winter.
Cowboy Dark Tess Oliver 6/7/19

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name in the title.
Truman Lori Wilde 5/16/19

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake.
Northwest Angle William Kent Krueger 6/14/19

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Going Wild Gretchen Galway 6/3/19

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a flame on the cover.
The Sinner (Rizzoli & Isles, #3) by Tess Gerritsen The Sinner Tess Gerritsen 5/2/19


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date
Start: April 24, 2019
End: October 23, 2019

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
- Tate Linda Lael Miller - 4/25


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.
- Buck Em Petrova - 5/2


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover
- I Saw Her Standing There (Green Mountain #3) by Marie Force Marie Force - 5/4


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where wildlife is seen.
- Chasing Fire Nora Roberts - 4/27


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L.
- Lies Aleatha Romig - 6/4


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book with a river on the cover.
- Temptation Ridge (Virgin River, #6) by Robyn Carr Robyn Carr - 5/14

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cowboy on the cover.
- A Rancher's Bride (The Stones of Heart Falls #3; Heart Falls #4) by Vivian Arend Vivian Arend - 5/15


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes fishing in a lake.
- Safe Haven Nicholas Sparks - 8/7


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with a character that is a ranger.
- The Military Wife Laura Trentham - 7/8


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
- Feels Like Family Sherryl Woods - 4/24


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name
- Garrett Linda Lael Miller - 5/24

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
- Sparrow by L.J. Shen L.J. Shen - 9/4


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour COMPLETED
Level 1: Choose one task from each day (12 tasks) - Six Months From Your Start date - Start: 25.04.19 - End: 25.10.19

Day 1
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Five Give Up The Booze – Bruno Vincent - 28.04.19
Five Give Up the Booze

Day 2 - character takes photos of nature
Page 55 much, guys,’ while Rosie takes endless photos of the sea,
Fierce, Fragile Hearts – Sara Barnard 18.09.19
Fierce Fragile Hearts

Day 3 –
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" Hound of the Baskerville – Arthur Conan Doyle – 08.05.19
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Day 4 -
🏜 Read a book where wildlife is seen.
An Illustrated Coastal Year – the seashore uncovered season by season – celia lewis – 14.05.19
An Illustrated Coastal Year The seashore uncovered season by season by Celia Lewis
Day 5 -
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.
Land of the living – nicci French – 09.07.19
Land of the Living by Nicci French
Day 6 -
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
What we saw at night – Jacquelyn Mitchard 13.07.19
What We Saw at Night (What We Saw at Night, #1) by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Day 7 -
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride. The amnesia clinic – James Scudamore 02.07.19 288 The Amnesia Clinic by James Scudamore

Day 8 -
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter. The long walk – Slawomir rawicz – 18.05.19
The Long Walk The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Sławomir Rawicz

Day 9 -
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger. Texas Ranger – James Patterson – 14.05.19 Texas Ranger by James Patterson
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
Started early, took my dog – kate Atkinson – 20.05.19 350
Started Early, Took My Dog (Jackson Brodie, #4) by Kate Atkinson
Day 10 -
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
A Year Without Autumn – Liz Kessler – 29.04.19
A Year Without Autumn by Liz Kessler
Day 11 -
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply
Wild – from lost to found on the pacific crest trail - Cheryl strayed – 18.06.19 315 Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Day 12
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover
The secret runners of new york – matthew reilly 01.06.19 328 The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour

Levels:
Level 3: All tasks from each day (36 tasks) - Eighteen Months From Your Start date

Duration: 04/25/2019 - 10/24/2020

TASKS:
Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe (April 28, 2019)

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Fjodor Dostojewskij - Aufzeichnungen aus dem Kellerloch (Notes from the Underground) (April 30, 2019)

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).
T.C. Boyle - Wenn das Schlachten vorbei ist (When the killing's done) Dave LaJoy needs to go to court twice. (May 19, 2019)


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
Robert E. Peary - Die Entdeckung des Nordpols: Zwei Jahre im ewigen Eis 1908-1909 (The North Pole) Some of the taken pictures are even shown in the book (June 25, 2019)

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.
Hernan Ronsino - in Auflösung (Into Resolution) (August 14, 2019)

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.
Dallas, Sandra - The Persian Pickle Club (October 30, 2019)
The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas

Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.
Johanna Spyri - Heidi (July 20, 2019)

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".
Christopher Fowler - Der Höllenexpress (Hell Train) (June 15, 2019)

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.
A.C. Doyle - Fünf Apfelsinenkerne (The Five Orange Pips And Other Stories) (August 29, 2019)

Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park
Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.
Thomas Brezina - Die Monstermaske der Lagune (The Mask in the Laguna) (July 06, 2019)
Knickerbocker-Bande Die Monstermaske der Lagune (Band 9) by Thomas Brezina

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
Tracy Chevalier -Der Ruf der Bäume (At the Edge of the Orchard) (August 31, 2019)
Der Ruf der Bäume by Tracy Chevalier

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.
Cormac McCarthy - All die schönen Pferde (All the Pretty Horses) (June 23, 2019)


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
Patrick Leigh Fermor - Reise in die Stille. Zu Gast in Klöstern. (A Time for Silence) (August 31, 2019)
Reise in die Stille. Zu Gast in Klöstern. by Patrick Leigh Fermor

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.
Terry Pratchett - Ein Hut voller Sterne (A Hat full of Sky) (July 28, 2019)

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.
E.M. Forster - The Longest Journey (June 27, 2019)


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.
Britt Reissmann - Die Farbe des Himmels: Ein Fall für Thea Engel - Band 1 (The Colour of the Sky) Thea drives through beautiful Italy (May 04, 2019)

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
Emily St. John Mandel - Station Eleven (September 30, 2019)
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.
Albert Camus - Der Fremde (The Stranger) (July 27, 2019)

Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.
Max Frisch - Homo Faber (July 31, 2019)

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.
Yasmine Galenorn - Priestess Dreaming (May 19, 2019)

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.
Stephen King - From a Buick 8 (April 27, 2019)

Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.
Michael J. Sullivan - Der Thron von Melengar: Riyria 1 (Theft of Swords) (August 31, 2019)

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.
Ernest Hemingway - In einem anderen Land (A Farewell to Arms) (July 30, 2019)

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.
Tom Clancy - Der Kardinal im Kreml (The Cardinal of the Kremlin) Page 143 (June 28, 2019)

Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.
Stephen King - Das Mädchen (The Girl who loved Tom Gordon) (June 04, 2019)

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.
Henning Mankell - Die italienischen Schuhe (Italian Shoes) (August 04, 2019)
Die italienischen Schuhe by Henning Mankell

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
Fjodor Dostojewskij - Dostojewskij: Der Grossinquisitor (The Great Inquisitor) (May 04, 2019)


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Anton Chekhov - Drei Schwestern> (Three Sisters) (April 28, 2019)

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
Yasmine Galenorn - Panther Prowling Page 25 (June 29, 2019)

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.
Kevin Hearne - Hammered (July 27, 2019)


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.
James Joyce - Ulysses (May 09, 2019)
Set in June.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.
Nicole Dennis-Benn - Here Comes the Sun (August 31, 2019)

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.
Junot Diaz - Das kurze wundersame Leben des Oscar Wao (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao) (August 18, 2019)

Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.
Christian Kracht - Faserland (July 12, 2019)

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Widmark, Martin - Das Campinggeheimnis (The Campingsecret) (Octorber 22, 2019)

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
Terry Pratchett - Der fünfte Elefant (The Fifth Elephant) Flames on the German cover (May 12, 2019)
Der fünfte Elefant (Scheibenwelt, #24) by Terry Pratchett


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Laila Jane (axlilxlala) | 216 comments Southern Utah National Parks Tour

January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Goal: 0/24 tasks
No minimum page count

Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book from the Virgin River series OR with a green cover OR where a character is in court (your interpretation).


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to the rodeo or a cookout.

C. Visit Panguitch City, home of the Quilt Walk.
🏜 Read a book with a quilt on the cover OR with a character that makes quilts.


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book with a log cabin on the cover OR where a character lives in a cabin.

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky" OR where a character plays "Peek-A-Boo".

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall OR with the word FALLS in the title.


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list (Tell us why they did this) OR where wildlife is seen.


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book where a character attends a lecture OR with a title that begins with L.


Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive OR with a river on the cover.

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.

C. Take a river raft trip, Ride the aerial tram, Tour the local wineries
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a river raft trip, rides an aerial tram or tours a winery.


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park
A. View Newspaper Rock BLM Recreation Site
🏜 Read a book where a character sees petroglyphs or cave paintings OR gets to look at American Indian art.

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story OR with a cowboy on the cover.

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character rides in a jeep OR has a harrowing car ride.


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as either a cool summer, a colorful fall, or a snow covered winter.

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking OR fishing in a lake.

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a museum OR a general store.


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character OR a Native America character.

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover OR with a character that is a ranger.

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with a character who is a GOD OR with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a walk OR with a word in the title that ENDS with N.

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George
A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book with a character that goes to the Grand Canyon OR not set in the winter.

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply OR where new people settle an empty area.

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name or the WORD Saint (in any form) in the title.


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas
A. Lake Mead National Recreation Area
🏜 Read a book where a character goes boating on a lake OR with the word LAKE in the title.

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.


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Southern Utah National Parks Tour
Duration: 5/1/19 - 4/30/20
Level 2: 32/24

Choose two tasks from each day


Day 1 - Las Vegas to Zion National Park

A. Take a guided horseback ride or an ATV adventure through some of the most scenic red rock landscapes anywhere.
🏜 Read a book where a character rides a horse or an ATV.
Until November by Aurora Rose Reynolds 7/13/19

B. Enjoy a Summer Saturday evening of entertainment at the Tanner Amphitheater in Springdale.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes out for the evening.
Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny by Holly Madison 8/15/19

C. Other notable geographic features of the park include the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, The Great White Throne, and Court of the Patriarchs.
🏜 Read a book with a green cover
The Town of Griswold (Berkley Street #3) by Ron Ripley 5/20/19


Day 2 - Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park
A. On Scenic Byway 12, stop in Red Canyon for a photo shoot
🏜 Read a book where a character takes photos of nature.
Nightmare Under the Northern Lights by M.J. Mandrake 8/10/19

B. Attend the Bryce Canyon rodeo or cookout
🏜 Read a book where a character goes to a cookout.
Stuck-Up Suit by Vi Keeland 2/29/20


Day 3 - Bryce Canyon National Park
A. Stop by Ebenezer Bryce's cabin in Tropic, UT
🏜 Read a book where a character lives in a cabin.
Snowbound With The Bear by Harmony Raines 8/5/19

B. Explore Spooky Gulch Narrows and Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyons
🏜 Read a book with that can be described as "Spooky"
Dark Ride by Iain Rob Wright 9/3/19

C. Visit Lower Calf Creek Falls
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a waterfall
Island Captive by Jane Henry 7/19/19


Day 4 - Continue Tour of Highway 12 Scenic Byway to Capitol Reef National Park and Torrey
A. Tour Capitol Reef National Park - Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth)
🏜 Read a book with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges on the cover.
Jacob's Ladder (St. Nacho's, #3) by Z.A. Maxfield 1/26/20

B. Orchards planted by Mormon pioneers, now maintained by the National Park Service
🏜 Read a book with cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, or apples on the cover or in the story.
Kilmeny of the Orchard by L.M. Montgomery 8/29/19

C. Walk through Grand Wash and Capitol Gorge, see pioneer register, look for bighorn sheep at the tanks
🏜 Read a book where a character adds their name to a list - To Join the League of Angels
Vampire's Kiss by Ella Summers 8/4/19


Day 5 - Torrey to Arches National Park and Moab
A. Tour Arches National Park and Visitor Center
🏜 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3) by N.K. Jemisin 10/11/19

B. Visit the Moab Information Center.
🏜 Read a book where a character buys guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards or visits a gift shop.
60 Ways to Die in South America by Tracy Ashworth 5/9/2019

C. Enjoy the Lecture Series.
🏜 Read a book with a title that begins with L.
Lust by Ker Dukey 6/25/19

Day 6 - Arches National Park to Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park
A. Tour Island in the Sky, Grand View Point and Green River Overlook
🏜 Read a book where a character takes a scenic drive
Red Russia by Tanya Thompson 1/19/20

B. Tour Dead Horse Point State Park and stay for Dark Sky Initiative
🏜 Read a book with a starry night sky on the cover.
Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, #8) by Chloe Neill 3/14/20


Day 7 - Moab to Needles District of Canyonlands National Park

B. Visit Cowboy Cave in the Needles
🏜 Read a book with a cave in the story
Shackles & Redemption by J.S. Striker 8/2/19

C. Take a jeep ride over Elephant Hill
🏜 Read a book where a character has a harrowing car ride.
Burkheart Witch Saga by Christine Sutton 6/7/19


Day 8 - Monticello to Natural Bridges National Monument
A. Monticello - the seasons are spectacular with cool summers, colorful falls, and snow covered winters.
🏜 Read a book where the season the book is set during is described as a snow covered winter.
Pestilence by Laura Thalassa 9/21/19

B. Foy Lake to access mountain hiking trails.
🏜 Read a book where a character goes hiking
Assailants, Asphalt & Alibis by Tonya Kappes 1/27/20

C. Visit the Dinosaur Museum and Huck's Museum in Blanding
🏜 Read a book where a character visits a general store.
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher 1/15/20


Day 9 - Bluff to Monument Valley
A. Visit Bears Ears National Monument
🏜 Read a book with a bear character
Wounded by Shannon Mayer 11/8/19

B. Rock Art Exhibit at Kane Gulch Ranger Station
🏜 Read a book with rocks on the cover
Homeland (Forgotten Realms The Dark Elf Trilogy, #1; Legend of Drizzt, #1) by R.A. Salvatore 7/29/19

C. Drive Valley of the Gods, a 17 mile drive through a miniature Monument Valley along a native surface road.
🏜 Read a book with the letters GODS in the title (in any order).
My Life Among the Underdogs: A Memoir by Tia Torres 7/17/19


Day 10 - Monument Valley to Lake Powell/Page
A. Walk across the dam at Glen Canyon
🏜 Read a book with a word in the title that ENDS with N.
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard 5/21/19

B. Dangling Rope Marina is a floating station and a stopping point for adventurers to get some basic supplies like fuel, water and ice cream!
🏜 Read a book where a character gets supplies like fuel, water or ice cream.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin 7/4/19

C. Lake Powell is in Arizona
🏜 Read a book set in Arizona.
Accidental Hero by Nicole Snow 7/26/19


Day 11 - Lake Powell/Page to St. George

A. Good Opportunity to view the North Rim of the Grand Canyon - closed in winter.
🏜 Read a book not set in the winter.
Magic of the Gargoyles by Rebecca Chastain 7/10/19

B. Pipe Springs National Monument
🏜 Read a book where water is in short supply
The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide for Teenagers by Jonathan McKee 5/29/19

C. St. George , UT
🏜 Read a book with a man's first name
Otis by Scott Hildreth 5/9/2019


Day 12 - St. George to Las Vegas

B. Valley of Fire State Park (campsite)
🏜 Read a book where a character goes camping at a campsite.
Grant: Special Ops by Ava Benton 5/24/19

C. Valley of Fire State Park (picnic area)
🏜 Read a book with a fire or flame on the cover.
Opal Fire (A Stacy Justice Mystery, #1) by Barbra Annino 6/11/19


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