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Utah Spirits: Beer, Wine and Booze Born in the Beehive

Utah is renowned for great skiing, stunning red rock deserts and, of course, headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Another distinction gaining momentum both here and outside state lines is—and we're not making this up—a booze producing Mecca.

Notch Peak – "Utah's El Cap"

  • Posted On: Nov 1, 2013 at 09:10 AM
Utah is blessed with many natural wonders and fascinating works of Mother Nature. Notch Peak in the west desert is one.

East Meets West on Utah's Antelope Island

The mystique of the Wild West is alive and well with international travelers who dream about visiting the United States, the land of wide open spaces, cowboys, and American Indians.

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 ...

Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons: Salt Lake's Twin Giants

One of the most enticing things about a visit to Salt Lake City is the myriad of recreation opportunities right out the back door. Just 35 minutes from all that downtown has to offer are seven canyons cut into the Wasatch Mountains. Two of these, Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, are some of the most popular areas for the perfect summer playground.

Logan, Utah—Four Seasons of Adventure

  • Posted On: Aug 13, 2013 at 02:17 PM
  • Category: North
The city of Logan in placid Cache Valley beckons you with four seasons of adventures. All kinds of adventures—from endless outdoor opportunities to award-winning performing arts and heritage.

Dinosaurs, Trails and "Glamping"

Growing up, I spent a lot of time in the great Utah outdoors with my family. Some of my much loved early memories are of Lake Powell, Bear Lake and, perhaps my favorite, the land of the Dinosaurs, aka "Dinosaurland!"

A Success Story – Ogden River

The Ogden River was a mess. For years had been abused, misused and trashed. The river corridor itself was beautiful – winding its way down scenic Ogden Canyon and through town. But the river was on a collision course ...

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.

Utah Ski Resorts Sizzle with Summer Fun

For many, summer vacation means heading to the beach, exploring southern Utah, going on a long road trip or checking out your local water park. What many summer vacationers don't think about are the endless options offered at Utah's 14 ski resorts during the summer season.

Adventures in the golden mountains of Utah

"Lean into your turn Mom!" my daughter yelled from behind as I soared through another smooth switchback! The golden fall leaves crackled under my tires as I tapped lightly on my brakes and easily coasted along.

My First (but not last) River Trip

I gazed at the rapids, flowing quickly. Water was splashing against boulders and being thrown back. "Are you sure?" I asked. It was early August. Our family set out on a "girls only" two day raft trip ...

The Tour of Utah

"The Mighty Five!"#5: Canyonlands National Park

"The Mighty Five!"#4: Arches National Park

"The Mighty Five!"#3: Capitol Reef National Park

"The Mighty Five!"#2: Bryce Canyon National Park

"The Mighty Five!"#1: Zion National Park