Tag Archives: Salt Lake City

Utah – By the Numbers:

Brittany Swanson   March 24, 2016   Comments Off on Utah – By the Numbers:

Utah, state twenty-nine, by the numbers: Total miles: 944 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $157.23     Gas: $55.10     Other transport: $0     Food: $63.78     Attractions: $12     Other: $26.35 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total over budget: $14.38 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($151 from $100) National… Read more »

Utah – Days 4-5: Salt Lake City and Arches National Park

Brittany Swanson   March 24, 2016   Comments Off on Utah – Days 4-5: Salt Lake City and Arches National Park

My fourth day in Utah I went exploring in Salt Lake City. I found a place to park and as I made my way to the crosswalk I saw this sign: I nearly died laughing, but I used the flag nonetheless. Needless to say, I did not die crossing the street, as the added visibility of the orange flag clearly alerted drivers… Read more »

Utah – Days 1-3: Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks and Making a New Friend at IHOP

Brittany Swanson   March 24, 2016   Comments Off on Utah – Days 1-3: Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks and Making a New Friend at IHOP

My first day in Utah I met up with a fellow Couchsurfer at Zion National Park and together we hiked Angels Landing. Most of the hike is on a narrow path with a pretty steep drop on either side. There are some chains anchored to the rocks to give you something to hold on to, but other than that you’re… Read more »