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Three Days on the Texas Barbecue Trail

Texas is in the middle of a new golden age of barbecue, so there has never been a better time to go on a serious barbecue road trip and explore the Texas...

Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival

Just look up. The 18th Annual Astronomy Festival, hosted by Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers and local Astronomical Societies, will be held June 26-29. Experience the grandeur of the earth and the heavens...

San Rafael is a Swell Getaway

Frosty precipitation continues to pile up in the Wasatch as winter refuses to yield in April. This may be welcome news to die-hard skiers and snowboarders, but several Utah ski resorts are...

Seeing Stars in Ogden

opened in January, the Compass Rose Lodge, Ogden’s newest hotel, has an amenity you never see listed in travel guides. Forget Magic Fingers, in-room WiFi and fancy spas. This small (15-room) boutique...

Worth the Trip: Barcelona the Beautiful

Looking out my office window I can see Salt Lake rising. Just across the street, construction continues on a block of apartments. Beyond the unfinished buildings I can see row upon row...

Utah Hot Springs: We’re in Hot Water Now

the world is going to pieces. I don’t mean in the rant-on-Twitter way though some of the dismayed voices I’ve read on social media make compelling points. I mean more in the...

Worth a Trip: Nice to Mesquite You.

The first time we went to Mesquite, it was the siren call of cheap rooms (starting at $24) and prime rib ($7.99) we’d seen advertised up and down I-15 that lured us...

Worth the Trip: Must-Do Maui

On the slopes of a volcanic crater on Maui, at an elevation of 3,500 feet, Casey Shim wakes every morning for a long day of farming. As the 87-year-old owner and sole employee...

Meet the Neighbors: Canada and Mexico

How many times have you heard—especially lately—that the world is getting smaller? It seems that way sometimes—Americans are familiar with towns like Jalalabad and Karachi, names we’d never heard of until the...

Worth a Trip – Scottsdale Arizona

Scottsdale Arizona is Phoenix’s posh neighbor, dotted with gated communities, resorts, spas and fancy hotels. While Arizona in general remains best known for retirees, snowbirds and a particular brand of Don’t Tread...

From the Magazine: Cuba

Cuba is one of the hottest travel destinations right now–and not just for the island’s perfect Caribbean weather. There’s a sense of urgency to Cuban tourism. About 4.5 million visitors headed to...

Video: An Airstream Basecamp Tries to Keep Up with Casey Brown

Airstream of Utah and 26-year-old phenom mountain biker Casey Brown teamed up to send Casey and her riding buddy Garret Bueler to Southern Utah in an Airstream Basecamp trailer. Watch as Casey...

Field Notes: Mary Goes to Wine Camp, Part One

Wine tasting is hard work and I don't want to hear any jokes about whining while wining. A couple times a year, Francis Fecteau, owner of Libation, Inc., takes a group of...

Oh the Places You’ll Go

Travelers flying in and out of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) can see what looks like a steel city rising west of the airport. The construction underway is the skeleton of...

In the Magazine – Worth the Trip: Bluff, Utah

Southeastern Utah has been in the news, big time, lately. The area that encompasses and surrounds Bears Ears National Monument is a focal point in the debate over public lands in the...

Worth the Trip: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop

In the past, traveling to Europe from Utah was an all-day affair, full of transfers and hours-long layovers. For those flying from Salt Lake International Airport, traveling to Paris meant a flight...
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