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Zion National Park x Vegas via Instagram

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Journeying from scenery to sizzle one photo at a time

May I interest you in a little scenery and sizzle?

You wouldn’t think that Zion National Park‘s natural cathedral would pair well with Vegas‘ manmade glitz. Well, “opposites attract,” and this was the theme of my Spring 2016 road trip between the strikingly different destinations.

Through the trip-styled “eye” of my Instagram, here are my Zion x Vegas highlights.

Fancy mountain at magic hour. #expedialovesparks

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Pro tip: All photos need to be panos in @zionnps because the landscapes are THAT expansive. #ExpediaLovesParks

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If I wrote songs for a living, I'd come here (base of emerald pools hike) for inspiration. #ExpediaLovesParks

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This is as incredible as it looks–I think @voguemagazine should do a cover shoot here. #ExpediaLovesParks

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What feels like the edge of the earth. I should have brought a blanket, a baguette and Brie up here… #ExpediaLovesParks

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When it's hot in Vegas and your favorite hotel and pool are ready for you to cool down.

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Trip Styler

Trish Friesen chose an unlikely profession given her fear of flying and propensity toward car, air, boat, train, and chairlift sickness. Thanks to Gravol, Sea-Bands, and cruise ship stabilizers, the reluctant—yet enthusiastic—jetsetter packs her bag once every two weeks to swim with sharks in the Great Barrier Reef or to sample the latest libation in Portland. Trish unpacks her suitcase in Vancouver, Canada, Eh! where she’s the editor-in-chief of, a travel lifestyle website for aspiring jetsetters. Find her moonlighting on Expedia, Fodor's, Jetsetter, and as a travel expert on TV while circumventing the globe with her entourage: a MacBook Air, an Olympus camera, and the biggest carry-on she can fit on the plane.

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