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Road Trip: Yonder Escalante Resort

After 2020 wrecked even the best-laid travel plans, many of us learned to appreciate the simple pleasures of a good, old-fashioned road trip. Yonder Escalante (2020 West, UT-12, Escalante), which opened in...

Road Trip: Idaho

The ridgeline cut a toothy silhouette across the eastern sky. The stillness in the air, a serene contrast to the dramatic peaks piercing the horizon, was undercut only by the heartbeat pounding...

Road Trip: Colorado

My left hand clung desperately to the perimeter rope as I craned my neck keeping my face above the whitewash. The chill of the Arkansas’s churning water hit with a shock even...

Utah Field Guide: The Bear Lake Monster

Bear Lake offers one of Utah’s most scenic vistas. As you crest the hill of Logan Canyon into Rich County, the lake sprawls out into a vivid, sparkling blue jewel defining the valley...

Hole in One: The Perfect Socially Distant Sport

To me, golf has always just evoked images of stuffy businessmen in visors, and it is still officially the most boring sport to watch on TV. But I have to admit that...

A Road Trip Through Wyoming

"Oh my God. It’s full of stars.” Mary exclaims, nodding to the famous line from 2001: A Space Odyssey. But what else can you say from underneath a blanket of stars on the outskirts...

Making Ogden City Right

Salt Lake City was founded on a religion imported from the East. Its neighboring city to the north, Ogden, has its roots in the Wild West. And therein lies all the difference. Ogden is...

Mexico in a nutshell

Travel “experts”, by which I mean those with a national byline, advise that the best time to visit Mexico City is between March and May. That may be true, but my advice, based...

The Last Great Beach Town

Our bartender in San Diego scrunched up her face with an incredulous look and asked, “Oceanside? Why are you going there?” This was a common sentiment among citified southern Californians who still...

It Ain’t All About the Chairlift Anymore

The venerable chairlift has been the primary tool used to ascend hills on skis since the prototype appeared on the slopes of Sun Valley in 1936. Its ubiquity is embodied by the...

Explore the Canadian Rockies from a Luxury Train

“Bear on the left!” a spotter calls out. The guests aboard the train scramble to the left, their eyes to the glass and cameras and cell phones in hand. Those down below...

Worth the Trip: A Weekend in Sun Valley

I could vaguely make out the center line as I headed north on U.S. 93. The oxidized headlights I’d been neglecting struggled to illuminate much beyond the snow falling directly in front...

Adventures Await in Moab, Utah

When faced with a chance to descend via rope into a canyon, to take on some white water, or a drive around desert red rocks in a Hummer-led expedition, would you? To sweeten...

Worth the Trip: Joshua Tree

After midnight on the morning of September 21st, 1973, a Cadillac hearse pulled off Twentynine Palms Highway, snaking its way up to a desolate pile of boulders known as Cap Rock. Two...

The Top 3 Drive-In Theater Spots in Utah

Movies are kind of a thing here in Utah but with all the mega plush movie theaters we think not enough drive-in theaters are getting the proper attention they deserve. Here's three...

Abra- Kanabra! Meet the New Kanab

The literally breath-taking gorgeousness of the red rock cliffs and canyons of Kane County, Utah— an area that includes the famous and elusive “Wave,” the slot canyon Peekaboo and the eye-popping Vermillion...
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