Outdoors

Utah No. 1 in Awesome

If you’re like us, you’re gritting your teeth that Fodor’s, the uncool travel guide, has chosen Utah as the Top Destination in the galaxy. That, of course, means our fantastic, somewhat unsullied outdoors...

Move Over, Moab

Gooseberry Mesa Trail near Hurricane, Utah; photo by Andreas Siegel  When the mountain biking craze rolled from Marin County to Moab in the ’80s, the tiny town quickly became the prime location for...

Take a Hike: Parley's "Dog" Creek to Suicide Rock

Distance: About 3 miles for both the Creek trail and the Suicide Rock trail into The Reservoir. Time: If you're just taking your dog to splash with canine counterparts and heading back, about an...

Take a Hike: Farmington Creek Trail (Lagoon Section)

Distance: 2 to 6 miles (depending on who you're with/where you start) Elevation gain: 284 feet (below the base of the mountain) Time: Three ways to do this hike or bike: Start near the...

Midway’s Ice Castle

A castle is coming to the kingdom of Midway. Ice Castles, LLC will bring a one-of-a-kind to Midway, as it unveils a massive castle made entirely of ice. This ice castle will...

Skeleton at Utah Olympic Park: The Slide of Your Life

Image courtesy of Utah Olympic Park I don’t know if Utahns fully appreciate what the Olympics left behind, such as the Utah Olympic Park. It’s only 20 minutes from the mouth of Parley's Canyon,...

Standup Paddle Boarding in Utah

It all began, the story goes, in the waters off the islands in Hawaii half a century ago. It took about that long to reach the waters here in Utah. They call it...
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