Packages for Packing: Gifts for Travelers

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, […]

Air Travel Tips for the Holiday Season

As the upcoming holidays come rolling along, if locals aren’t enjoying the “Greatest Snow on Earth,” they’re hopping out of town. We should consider ourselves lucky. For a city of its size, Salt Lake City is fortunate to have an international airport that is a hub for a major carrier—Delta—allowing us to get from the Wasatch Front […]

Logan: Familiar Flavors and New Sensations

When putting together a perfect meal in Logan, one of the surprises is that brands that are popular along the Wasatch Front, like Caffe Ibis coffee and Crumb Brothers Artisan Bread, actually have their home bases in the Cache Valley. [Read more]

Beyond the Castle

As we noted in a Travel Tramps article around this time last year [“Zion in Anaheim,” Oct. 11, 2012,City Weekly], the October fall break for Utah schools might as well be called Disneyland Break, since it’s traditionally a time when Beehive State residents flock to Anaheim for sunshine and rides. But even when you’re in “The […]

Rheingau For It

German vacations bring to mind images of great beer, Oktoberfest, Bavarian cuckoo clocks and BMWs speeding along the autobahn. However, there’s another side of Germany—relaxed and romantic, where you bike through vineyards, explore centuries-old castles, cruise on the river, soak naked in thermal waters and enjoy a local bottle of Riesling. This laid-back Germany is […]

Peeking at Historic Park City

“A Peek of Historic Park City” is a great getaway for the day or the weekend, and even get a discount. Every Saturday through Oct. 26, over 20 restaurants, boutiques and galleries in downtown Park City will be offering discounts and hosting special events. [Read more]

Wellness Weekend in Park City

Put your mind and body in synch for the fall with a “Wellness Weekend” in Park City. [Read more]

September Getaway to Lake Tahoe

Summer may be winding to a close, but it’s not too late for a getaway to Lake Tahoe. As September begins, the water at Tahoe South is still as beautiful as ever, and temperatures are still nice in the fall. [Read more]

Santa Barbara Getaway: Glamourous but Accessible Beach Town

Each coastal town in Southern and Central California has its own unique vibe, and Santa Barbara is no exception. Although it’s billed as the glamorous “American Riviera” for the elite, it’s actually a very accessible beach town, open to visitors of all types. [Read more here]

A Beer in a Bar in Anaheim

This is a photo of me sitting in a barber shop in Anaheim holding a beer. There are things you can do in California, even just blocks from Disneyland, that you’d never dream of doing in Utah. Beer in a barber shop? I’m sure that me just typing those words is causing some Utah legislator […]