Adventures

Getaway: New Mexico, Road Trip to the Land of Enchantment

With the price of fuel so low, take a road trip to New Mexico and discover more than cars with yellow and turquoise license plates. Like Utah, much of New Mexico is...

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...

Getaway: Ketchum, Idaho

Flanking the Big Wood River and shadowed by Bald Mountain, Ketchum and the adjacent Sun Valley Resort are small enough to explore by foot or bike but are crammed with a summer’s...

Getaway: Alta and Snowbird

Cecret Lake, photo by Kirk Marshall Only 25 miles away, yet 20 degrees cooler, pack up the family and an outdoor attitude for a weekend escape. When I say Alta you may think skiing....

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...

Getaway: Island In the Sky

Whale Rock at Island in the Sky in Canyonlands The largest of the Mighty 5 National Parks in Utah, Canyonlands covers 337,598 acres with a hit parade of features that make Southern Utah...

Weekend Getaway: Dead Horse Point State Park

Clinging to a cliff edge, 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point is certainly one of the most scenic spots for a state park and for a weekend away. Though the name...

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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