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 Park Interagency pass: $85 ($280 from $80)

Number of free meals: 4

Total nights spent with people I already knew: 0

Total nights spent with Couchsurfing hosts: 4

Total nights spent with non-Couchsurfing hosts: 0

Total nights spent in the car: 0

Total number of hosts/homes stayed in: 2

Total number of Couchsurfing hosts/homes: 2

Total number of family/friend hosts/homes: 0

Total dates: 0

Total encounters with Mrs. Meyer’s soap: 0

Total unexpected, but awesome experiences: 10

Total “Oh my gosh, what am I doing?! Am I freaking crazy?!” moments: 0

Total “This is so AMAZING, I can’t believe how AWESOME my life is!” moments: 20

UTAH MUST-SEES/MUST-DOS:

Hike Angels Landing in Mount Zion National Park – it’s the coolest hike I’ve ever done and the view is amazing!

Check out Bryce Canyon National Park – it’s really beautiful and also has some good hikes.

Go to Salt Lake City, if for nothing else than to enjoy the incredible view of being surrounded by mountains.

I didn’t get to hike to the Delicate Arch because of a wicked Charley horse I thought was a pulled muscle, but it looked like pretty cool hike.

UTAH THINGS TO SKIP IF YOU’RE CRUNCHED FOR TIME:

Temple Square, where the Mormon Church headquarters is. I tried to go into the museum but it reminded me of a funeral home and gave me the heebeegeebees so I left.

Gilgal Sculpture Garden – also not as cool as I was expecting.

I doubt you’d be there when the Sportsman Expo is in town, but I’d only recommend going if you plan to pay $20 on top of the admission price to hold a baby bear yourself and get the picture, if the bears are still there…

Are there any other number related things or best’s or whatnot you’d like to know? Leave me a comment below!

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