In these unusual pandemic times, you might think traveling on your own is the only way to go.
But I recently joined an Insight Vacations weeklong, small-group guided tour through the enchanting canyonlands in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada. It was the first tour I’d been on since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and I had a great time.
At every turn, I was pleasantly surprised—by the safety protocols in place, the comfort of the luxury motor coach, the lovely lodges where we stayed in, and the views along the way.
During this vacation I challenged myself to stay off social media and refrain from checking emails frequently. The weeklong digital detox helped me to focus on being present and to appreciate the Southwest’s stunning scenery.
Bryce Canyon National Park was a surprise, with its captivating colors of beige, burnt caramel, and light orange, and uniquely shaped hoodoos (eroded, irregular columns of rock).