I know this may be a touchy subject for the Zion fans, but after reading about the crowds, shuttle, and parking situation, I am fearing Zion would not be the best park for us to visit on our road trip.
I am also told not to miss Capitol Reef, which also looks amazing...and less crowded.
Could I take a drive through the main highway through Zion, just to see the scenery and stop at overlooks and the visitor center?
OR would there be a different entrance to Zion that would be equally beautiful, but less busy?
OR would we be better off to choose Capitol Reef and avoid Zion completely since I am not crazy about crowds?