We chose to travel to Cedar City, our base for visiting Cedar Breaks National Monument, via Scenic Byway SR143 which took us through Brian Head. This is a ski resort, but the view from the top of the peak is equally attractive in summer. Cedar Breaks itself was like a mini-Bryce Canyon, but surrounded by beautiful meadows full of wildflowers.
We then came full-circle, because close to Cedar Breaks is the northernmost part of Zion, the first park we had visited over two weeks previously. This is Kolob Canyons:
We were almost at the end of our holiday – but not quite. We still had the journey back to Las Vegas to catch our plane home.