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Retreat Yourself

  • Posted On: Jul 9, 2018 at 10:10 AM
  • Category: General Interest, North, South
Just Show Up and Let someone else take care of the rest with overnight wellness adventures around Utah.

Utah Rock Art and Where to Find It!

  • Posted On: Apr 16, 2018 at 08:23 PM
  • Category: Destinations, General Interest, North, South, State and National Parks

Fly Fishing 411 Quick Picks

  • Posted On: Apr 16, 2018 at 06:48 AM
  • Category: Destinations, General Interest, Kids, North, South
Utah is the second driest state in the US, but in spite of that the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has done a terrific job of providing both still water and moving water public fisheries. Many fishing opportunities revolve around reservoirs and the tailwaters that flow from them.

5 Best Star Gazing Places in Utah

  • Posted On: Apr 11, 2018 at 09:05 PM
  • Category: Destinations, General Interest, North, South, State and National Parks
Dark skies are as rare as a happy political discussion for most of us urban- and suburban-dwelling citizens, but, lucky for you, Utah’s star gazing access is as quick as an hour away or as a much-needed 4-hour road trip away. Utah is kind that way–she likes to hand out cosmic extravaganzas night after night after night.

Insider's Guide to Cedar City

  • Posted On: Apr 11, 2018 at 08:11 PM
  • Category: Destinations, General Interest, South
Cedar City is no longer just a pit stop along I-15 on your way to St. George or Zion National Park, and hasn’t been for years. Cedar City is a robust and diverse destination with its Shakespeare Festival, bomber mountain biking trails for endless miles, access to jaw-dropping hiking trails, and a food scene that has everything from Peruvian to Thai to Mexican cuisine that no small town should be expected to contain. But Cedar City consistently goes above and beyond expectations. Be prepared to fall in love with your new favorite southern Utah town.

Routes for the Roadies

  • Posted On: Apr 10, 2018 at 07:51 PM
  • Category: Destinations, General Interest, North, South
Utah’s incredible scenery is about as diverse as it gets. From the lush, high-alpine scenery of Northern Utah to the stunning red-rock formations and desert vistas of Southern Utah, there’s no shortage of unique scenery to immerse yourself in – and there’s no better way to do it than on a bicycle.

Camping, Glamping, Cabining, Yurtin’…Endless Options Outdoors

  • Posted On: Jul 7, 2017 at 11:33 AM
  • Category: Destinations, General Interest, Kids, North, South, State and National Parks
There is no WIFI in the great outdoors, but you will find a better connection.

Abra Kanabra Adventure

CASTING A SPELL IN A LITTLE KNOWN CORNER OF SOUTHERN UTAH!

You Need to Go There! You'll be glad you did.

The San Rafael Swell sits dramatically in the southeastern section of Utah. Split by I-70 the Book Cliffs are to the east and the Henry Mountains to the southwest. The Swell is 80 miles long and 35 miles wide and is part of the Colorado Plateau.

Rest on One's Laurels? Not Moab Mountain Biking!

My first trip to Moab happened in the late 1980's when my boyfriend asked if I would go on vacation with him to Moab. My reply was "Where is Moab and why do we want to go there?" and my imagination immediately traveled to an exotic sunny beach somewhere far away.

The New Game in Town - Mountain Biking in St. George

Just a few short years ago, if you asked Utah residents what comes to mind when they think of Southwest Utah, the answer was inevitably, "Zion National Park, sunshine, retirees, and endless rounds of golf." The St. George marathon was occasionally mentioned, but rarely did you hear ...

The 2014 Tour of Utah, Featuring Cedar City

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, one of the top professional cycling events in North America, is marking its tenth anniversary and its first year as a seven day race with 12 host venues across two western states.

On the Rim with Rim – Kaibab Plateau Mountain Biking

Sleeping soundly, I'm suddenly startled awake by the early morning coffee call … After taking a few moments to orientate myself with my surroundings ... sleeping bag, tent, chill in the air…my thoughts race to the events of the previous day and a smile slowly lights up …

Problems, Problems and More Problems – Joe's Valley Bouldering

Where the Wasatch Plateau meets the high desert, Joe's Valley sits as a world-class bouldering destination. Beautifully color streaked boulders dot the landscape just east of Joe's Valley Reservoir in Central Utah's "Castle Country".

Scenic Byway 12 – Utah's Only All-American Road

Welcome to Utah State Road 12 - aka Scenic Byway 12 All-American Road. Set your watch back 40 years and enjoy the ride!

Whitewater, Meet the Classics. Classics, Say Hello to Whitewater

  • Posted On: Jan 14, 2014 at 09:03 PM
  • Category: South
Bill and Jaci Dvorak own and operate Dvorak Expeditions, a commercial guide service with regularly scheduled rafting trips on some of west's best whitewater rivers. Two of the better ones are multi-day trips on Utah's mighty Green River through Desolation Canyon ...

The Grand Prize - Our Summer Vacation!

This year, thanks to Outdoor Utah and REI, my summer vacation was a blast! The Jensen family, mom, dad, my brother Zach and I spent a three-day vacation in Moab at the end of May. We stayed at Red Cliffs Lodge while we were there, and it was amazing!!

Preparing for a Symphony Performance

  • Posted On: Dec 3, 2013 at 10:51 AM
  • Category: South
  • Tags: Utah Symphony
When Thierry Fischer was first approached about the possibility of working with the Utah Symphony at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, he knew very little about the state.

A Monumental Visit

  • Posted On: Oct 12, 2013 at 02:56 PM
  • Category: South
My peerless cousin Jo Anne and I decided to take a tour of archaeological sites in the Four Corners area in the fall. We wanted to spend our "kick-off" day in Monument Valley with a Navajo Guide because we had been told that this would be ...

Find Yourself – Retreat at Red Mountain Resort

My sister was turning 50. I pondered what we could do to celebrate this major life event. Mom, sis and I had often traveled together and we wanted to have another excursion for the three of us to celebrate this special year.