Travel Tips

Travel Tips

  • Top 10 Family-Friendly Hikes in Utah National Parks

    by Andrew Dash Gillman | May 6, 2015

    From spring through fall, the perfect weather of Utah's red rock country lures families from all over the world to experience what will surely become among their top ten hikes of all time. With so many destinations, and so many trails, it can be difficult to decide where to begin in Utah's Mighty 5® national parks. Here are ten hikes, two per national park, you cannot miss. Read More

  • The Swell Season

    by Andrew Dash Gillman | May 6, 2015

    Circle back to the San Rafael Swell, a gem of public lands in Central Utah you may have missed on your last visit through some of Southern Utah's Mighty 5® national parks. The Little Grand Canyon of the San Rafael Swell is a stunning panorama from above, and an incredible adventure within. Read More

  • Best Rides: 10 Top Roads for Cycling Enthusiasts

    by Andrew Dash Gillman | May 5, 2015

    Utah has so many incredible stretches of roads for your two wheels, it can be tough to decide where to begin — or where to go next. We reached out to cycling experts, in some cases to people who literally wrote the book, to get a feel for some of Utah's best road cycling routes. Read More

  • Discover Dinosaur Astronomy

    by Andrew Dash Gillman | May 5, 2015

    Dinosaur National Monument's celebrated dark skies can offer some of the most inspirational looks into our universe given the monument's unique context: see the stars on an unblemished canvas like our human — or dinosaur — predecessors did. Read More

  • Explore a Pioneer Homestead Near Flaming Gorge

    by FalconGuides | May 1, 2015

    In the heart of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, the Swett Ranch is a testament to the self-sufficiency and ingenuity of Utah pioneers, representing the bygone homestead era, and it’s a historic site not to be missed by those interested in pioneer life. Read More

  • The Story of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

    by Andrew Dash Gillman | Apr 27, 2015

    Ancient erosion and modern cinema joined forces to elevate Monument Valley to one of the world's most iconic places to visit — but it's also the sacred home of the Navajo people. Learn more about the history, size and scenes that define the Monument Valley Utah experience. Read More

  • Utah Lodges

    by Andrew Dash Gillman | Apr 21, 2015

    Utah is home to an amazing array of lodges, resorts, cabins, yurts and more. Many visitors choose to experience places like the canyons of the Wasatch Front or Southern Utah and its Mighty 5® national parks a specific way, from rustic adventure lodges and dude ranches to luxurious resorts. Here we'll start to list some top accommodations to consider when planning your visit to Utah. Read More