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Weekend Getaway: Helper is on the Way

Photo by Kirk Marshall Helper is a strange name for a small town, but it actually makes more sense than some as it is home to many engines that ‘help’ trains over the...

Canyon Country Solitaire

For what feels like eons, I’ve been trying to get someone to take my picture. Handing a DSLR camera to a stranger is like giving a toddler a Rubik’s cube and expecting success....

Getaway to Green River

Perhaps you have only bothered to stop in Green River to fill up your tank. Though it may appear not much is going on in this sleepy hamlet, if you venture off...

Getaway: New Mexico, Road Trip to the Land of Enchantment, Part Three. Santa Fe

The shining turquoise and silver jewel of Santa Fe is the perfect place to end a road trip to New Mexico. Splurge on fabulous food, jangling jewelry, spiffy spas, amazing museums, up-scale...

Getaway: White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Photo courtesy of NPS Several must-see sights that should be on any bucket list worth its bucket can be found further afield from Albuquerque (see our post on a road trip to Albuquerque...

Getaway: White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Photo courtesy of NPS Several must-see sights that should be on any bucket list worth its bucket can be found further afield from Albuquerque (see our post on a road trip to Albuquerque here)....

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...

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....

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...
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