Summer Glamp

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 […]

Escape to Boulder

It’s not too late in the year to head to Boulder, Utah for a weekend getaway or day trip. Anasazi State Park and Museum, located on the edge of town, is home to the Coombs Site, one of the largest Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites west of the Colorado. The park’s museum displays a wide array […]

Park City’s High Life

Every ski season in Utah brings something new, but the winter of 2010 is particularly noteworthy in Park City. The mountain resort town will be home to something that hasn’t been in Utah since 1870, and two well-known luxury hotel brand names will make their first appearance in Utah. The High West Distillery and Saloon, […]

Bygone Byways of Utah

Utah abounds in outdoor recreational opportunities. So much so that you can pick your activity based not only on your favorite sport, but combine it with something else that interests you as well. For example, how about venturing outdoors while also picking up some Utah history along the way? If you’re not from here, or […]

Last Resorts

Bookings at Utah’s resorts are down—and they’re offering deals.While the economy is down, the number of locals hitting Wasatch Front resorts for skiing and snowboarding seems to be up. Most resorts are reporting strong figures—sometimes even record figures—for sales of passes and numbers of people on the slopes. Although many of the resorts don’t keep […]

Winter/Spring Recreation in Southern Utah

This is the time of year when outdoor enthusiasts along the Wasatch Front may develop a split personality. On the one hand, we want to continue to enjoy the snow in the mountains as long as we can. At the same time, we’re asking ourselves, “Isn’t winter over already?” and wanting to soak up some […]

Valley Ho!: Your Winter Adventure in Ogden Valley

Now that the holidays are over, the only thing that will get many through the dark months of winter is the prospect of a ski trip. The problem is, in these times, even those who still have actual jobs or didn’t max out their credit cards with Christmas shopping have little cash sitting around to […]

Zermatt Resort Near Park City Provides a Luxury Swiss Alps Experience in Utah

The town of Midway, Utah, was settled by Swiss immigrants who thought the mountains looked like the Alps. The Swiss tradition continues at Zermatt Resort and Spa. The arrival area for this luxury hotel gives the feeling of being in the town square of a authentic European village in the Swiss Alps. The main feature […]

Slope Dope

Few cities claim such good fortune as to have 11 ski resorts within a one-hour drive that get over 500 inches of snow annually. Take a short drive on Interstate 80 up Parley’s Canyon to get to Park City, home to Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort and The Canyons. Head south on Interstate 15 […]

Layin’ Low: There’s A Nice Bit Of Paradise Waiting Just Up (Or Down) The Road.

 “Staycation?” Who came up with that lame term? The same people who tried to convince us that “fat-free” tastes just as good as the real thing? Sure, most of us don’t have the bank account we had a couple of summers ago for planes, trains and automobiles, but does that mean we have to stay […]