The Boys of Spring: Arizona Cactus League Getaway

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Every March, fans of Major League Baseball celebrate that winter might actually be coming to an end, and their favorite team is still officially undefeated. Seeing video clips of your club playing in a sunny place while you’re still thawing is a reason for hope on many levels. [Read more]

O Christmas Towns: If the North Pole is too far, visit these festive places

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There are places in the American West where the goal of Christmas is not just to make things merry and bright, but also to turn the entire month of December into an unforgettable celebration. Several of them are just a short flight or drive away. Check out these towns that are some of the merriest […]

Summer Glamp

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Camping is really fun—until it’s not. Sleeping out under the stars is glorious—until you wake up with a sore back. Connecting with nature is wondrous—until you realize you and your partner both smell like a toxic combination of sweat, dirt and campfire smoke, and you’d gladly trade all of your outdoor equipment for one hot […]

Utah Bed & Breakfast Getaways

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When you head out on vacation and want something different from the typical multistory, off-the-rack hotel experience, consider the many options for bed & breakfast getaways right here in Utah. Each option offers its own slice of Utah history. [Read more]

Hit the Spa: Relaxing, Pampering Mountain West Getaways for Two

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What do you and your special someone really want when you celebrate romance on birthdays, anniversaries or the ultimate day of love, Valentine’s Day? Flowers die, too much chocolate adds to the waistline and do you really want to be picking out intimates when you’re not sure what’s going to put your partner in the mood? Chances […]

Packages for Packing: Gifts for Travelers

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As you make up your holiday shopping list, don’t forget the travelers in your life. To put it another way, pretty much everybody on your list travels, so it’s an area you should look into. Regardless of your budget, you can find a great gift that is beyond the traditional tie, scented candle or, God forbid, […]

Traveling Sideways

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A movie set in a unique location can immerse viewers in the onscreen scenery and culture, and spark the desire to experience it in real life. Such is the case with the movie Sideways, which was released in 2004 and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall. [Read more]  

Geek Tours

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Now that Salt Lake Comic Con has come and gone, it feels like the day after Christmas for the cosplay set. The cape and spandex go back into the closet, and there’s a long wait until the next time a superhero or time-traveler is needed on the scene. Nevertheless, you don’t have to wait for […]

Idaho’s Sun Valley Shines in the Summer

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Sun Valley Resort in Idaho has the expected mountain activities as well as more unique offerings, such as ice-skating outdoors in 80-degree weather, watching Olympic medalists perform under starry skies, learning how to shoot skeet, or listening to a top show in a concert hall. Best of all, Sun Valley, as well the surrounding Idaho towns of Ketchum and […]

2014 Utah Shakespeare Festival

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Summer is the time for all-star lineups in music festivals, baseball games and the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City. The roster for the 53rd edition of the summer-theater celebration features not only the Bard, but also a couple of other English-language heavy hitters by Jane Austen and Stephen Sondheim. With the ability to see […]