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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...

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...
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