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Will White Pocket be the next Wave?

Many of our guests here at Dreamland are familiar with the Wave, and with the story behind how it became famous. In a nutshell, this is the Wave's history as a desert bucket list destination. How the Wave became 'A Thing' Back in the 1990s, there was no permit system...

Where the heck is the Grand Staircase?

If you ask that question while you’re standing somewhere in South Central Utah, chances are, you’ve already found the Grand Staircase, and you are, in fact, standing on it. The immense geologic feature is a series of different colored rock layers with steep sides and...

What to Expect While Camping in White Pocket | A Guide’s POV

In a world of speed and chaos, there are many places we can return to for restoration, health, freedom, and sensibility. For some, it could be their own backyard or the local park. For others, a walk to the local coffee shop or a drive to the family ranch. There are...

What kind of weather can I expect during my trip to Kanab, Utah?

Understanding Southern Utah weather Many consider spring and fall the best times to visit the American Southwest. Kanab averages 256 days of sunshine each year, so chances are good that you will see several days of blue skies and sunshine on a week-long trip to...

Utah ATV Tours? Here’s Why We Prefer Our Trucks.

Why Do We Use Chevy Suburbans At Dreamland Safari Tours? Our fleet of Chevy Suburbans transports small tour groups across deserts of deep, dry sand, over rocks, and through unbelievably sticky mud. After years of driving them, we’re still sometimes surprised by their...

Two Perspectives: the Mighty Colorado From Above and Below the Rim

If you've been on tour with us before, you may know that we are one of very few outfitters who are permitted to guide in Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument - specifically for Toroweap Overlook, a spectacular viewpoint on the Grand Canyon's North Rim. What makes...

The Wave Arizona: Everything you need to know

Updated by Paul Gagner | March 3, 2022The Wave is a highly photographed sandstone formation tucked in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in extreme Northern Arizona. Though the trailhead is in Utah, in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Wave...

The Guide’s Corner | Guide’s Gear Corner #1: Do It Like the Bighorn Sheep

Dreamland co-owner Sunny Stroeer getting ready for a long day on the trails of the Colorado Plateau near Kanab - with trekking poles of course! As guides, we here at Dreamland deal with challenging terrain on a daily basis on the hiking trails near Kanab UT. And since...

Utah ATV Tours? Here’s Why We Prefer Our Trucks.

Why Do We Use Chevy Suburbans At Dreamland Safari Tours? Our fleet of Chevy Suburbans transports small tour groups across deserts of deep, dry sand, over rocks, and through unbelievably sticky mud. After years of driving them, we’re still sometimes surprised by their...

Should I tip my guide? How to show your appreciation

In many countries, but especially in the U.S., tipping service employees is standard practice for rewarding good work. Most etiquette experts suggest a tip of 10-20% of the cost of a tour for outdoor guides like ours. A typical gratuity on a full-day tour is $20-$40...

The Wave Arizona: Everything you need to know

Updated by Paul Gagner | March 3, 2022The Wave is a highly photographed sandstone formation tucked in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in extreme Northern Arizona. Though the trailhead is in Utah, in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Wave...

Shock and awe: Flash floods in the desert

Staying safe in the canyons “Now come the floods. They charge down atavistic canyons drinking furiously out of thunderstorms, coming one after the next with vomited boulders and trees pounding from one side of a canyon to the other, sometimes no more than hours apart....

The Beginner’s Guide To Star & Milky Way Photography: A Primer

If you’re looking to photograph the night sky, Southern Utah is the place to be: with a combination of some of the darkest skies in the lower 48, dramatic landscapes, and amazing camping it doesn’t get much better than here. No matter if you are a seasoned...

How to train for a hike to the Wave

You’ve won the lottery! Now it’s time to start training so you can make the most of your time in North Coyote Buttes. For most folks, eight weeks should be enough prep time. (It probably took way longer to get your permit than it will take to get ready.) The...

The Guide’s Corner | Guide’s Gear Corner #1: Do It Like the Bighorn Sheep

Dreamland co-owner Sunny Stroeer getting ready for a long day on the trails of the Colorado Plateau near Kanab - with trekking poles of course! As guides, we here at Dreamland deal with challenging terrain on a daily basis on the hiking trails near Kanab UT. And since...

Public Land Designations Explained

A Guide To Understanding America's Public Lands Stretching from sea to shining sea, America’s public lands let us dream big...camp red rock country miles from the nearest road, scale a 3,000-foot granite monolith, kayak a secluded stream, or uncover hints of a past...

What to Expect While Camping in White Pocket | A Guide’s POV

In a world of speed and chaos, there are many places we can return to for restoration, health, freedom, and sensibility. For some, it could be their own backyard or the local park. For others, a walk to the local coffee shop or a drive to the family ranch. There are...

How Dreamland Safari Tours Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day 

Everyday Should Be Earth Day There’s a famous quote that states, “Every day should be Earth Day.” Here at Dreamland, it’s important to us to do our part in protecting the environment. As an outdoor tour company, we aim to give as much back to our community as nature...

The Beginner’s Guide To Star & Milky Way Photography: A Primer

If you’re looking to photograph the night sky, Southern Utah is the place to be: with a combination of some of the darkest skies in the lower 48, dramatic landscapes, and amazing camping it doesn’t get much better than here. No matter if you are a seasoned...

What to Expect While Camping in White Pocket | A Guide’s POV

In a world of speed and chaos, there are many places we can return to for restoration, health, freedom, and sensibility. For some, it could be their own backyard or the local park. For others, a walk to the local coffee shop or a drive to the family ranch. There are...

The Guide’s Corner | Guide’s Gear Corner #1: Do It Like the Bighorn Sheep

Dreamland co-owner Sunny Stroeer getting ready for a long day on the trails of the Colorado Plateau near Kanab - with trekking poles of course! As guides, we here at Dreamland deal with challenging terrain on a daily basis on the hiking trails near Kanab UT. And since...

How Dreamland Safari Tours Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day 

Everyday Should Be Earth Day There’s a famous quote that states, “Every day should be Earth Day.” Here at Dreamland, it’s important to us to do our part in protecting the environment. As an outdoor tour company, we aim to give as much back to our community as nature...

Biological Soil Crust

The fascinating community that holds the Utah desert in place If you've spent much time hiking the Arizona desert, you've probably come across a sign that says, "Don't bust the crust!" These signs refer to a biological soil crust that is actually a living and...

Appreciating the delicate sandstone fins of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Step on the edges, break the ledges. That's what one of our favorite Bureau of Land Management rangers tells winners of the Wave permit lottery during an orientation about North Coyote Buttes. He's referring to thin, delicate layers of sandstone that are particularly...

Utah ATV Tours? Here’s Why We Prefer Our Trucks.

Why Do We Use Chevy Suburbans At Dreamland Safari Tours? Our fleet of Chevy Suburbans transports small tour groups across deserts of deep, dry sand, over rocks, and through unbelievably sticky mud. After years of driving them, we’re still sometimes surprised by their...

Where the heck is the Grand Staircase?

If you ask that question while you’re standing somewhere in South Central Utah, chances are, you’ve already found the Grand Staircase, and you are, in fact, standing on it. The immense geologic feature is a series of different colored rock layers with steep sides and...

Is 2020 the year of the Great American Road Trip?

Life in America has changed since Horatio Nelson Jackson embarked on the first cross-country road trip in 1903, back when there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire U.S., 8,000 registered vehicles and absolutely no gas stations. He set out on a 3,000-mile...

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