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Bicycle Friendly Utah: These Streets Were Made for Bicycle Riding

Posted on July 10, 2014 11:17AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

When it comes to city riding, Utah has multiple communities and towns that are not only friendly to cyclists, they're certified. More importantly, the vast majority of Utah's population lives within minutes of world-class outdoor recreation opportunities.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Best Rides: 10 Top Roads for Cycling Enthusiasts

Posted on July 10, 2014 11:11AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

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.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

The Road and Scenes of Scenic Byway 12

Posted on July 2, 2014 12:24PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Scenic Byway 12, Utah's All-American Scenic Highway, is a nationally designated scenic drive for reasons that are abundantly obvious. A road that took more than four decades to complete, Highway 12 respectfully carves its path through some of nature's masterpieces, in turn making a masterpiece out of the road. That's good company.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Discover Dinosaur Utopia in Utah

Posted on June 13, 2014 12:28PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

There's no better place than Utah to unearth and study dinosaur fossils because Utah has so many different exposed rock types covering eons of geologic time. For you, that means access to some of the most significant dinosaur sites and highest concentration of dinosaur fossils, adventures and experiences around.

Read more to "Discover Dinosaur Utopia" then learn more on our dinosaurs and paleontology page where you can also access our "Dino Trekker" 7-day itinerary exploring many of Utah's dinosaur sites and national parks.

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

The Swell Season

Posted on June 12, 2014 9:00AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

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.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Destination Panguitch: Outdoor Adventure and Pioneer Heritage at 6,600'

Posted on June 10, 2014 12:18PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Panguitch, Utah, captures the enduring pioneer spirit of Utah with its welcoming rural charm and strong sense of heritage. Yet Panguitch is also an important gateway town to many of Southern Utah's top natural attractions and a proud host city of one of the Tour of Utah's most visually stunning stages. 

Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

10 Things That Will Lure You to Stop the Car on Scenic Byway 12

Posted on June 3, 2014 10:58AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Google says this 131-mile trip will take about 2 hours and 45 minutes. Ask anyone along Scenic Byway 12, and they'll tell you to plan on much longer. And with so much to stop the car for, you won't be able to help but talk to a few folks along the way to share in the rugged landscapes, diverse adventure and extensive human history that make up Utah's All-American Road, Scenic Byway 12.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

10 Things Salt Lake City Loves to Share With You

Posted on May 22, 2014 1:39PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

On the heels of Ty Burrell's love letter to Salt Lake City, we've assembled a few of our favorite things about this town that we love to share with our visitors. It's a slideshow we're calling, "10 Things Salt Lake City Loves to Share With Its Guests."
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Postcards From the Road: Undiscovered Desert Southwest Utah

Posted on May 2, 2014 8:46AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Utah's desert southwest blends Utah's iconic red rock formations of the Colorado Plateau with the dramatic ecosystem of the Mojave Desert and Great Basin. Photographer James Glover has discovered some of the unique ways of experiencing the world-class outdoor landscape of Southwest Utah.

 


Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+

Postcards From the Road: Dinosaur Country

Posted on April 22, 2014 2:18PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Mark Osler got a lens full of Utah's spectacular dinosaur country on a trip that spanned the Beehive State. See his epic journey through epochs of Utah's prehistory and learn how to follow in the literal footsteps of giants.
Author: Andrew Dash Gillman

Andrew Dash Gillman once had a moustache. He enjoys reading, writing, walking his dog, running, hiking, bicycle-riding, bouldering, camping in Utah, cooking and drinking a good cup of coffee, among other things. Andrew on Google+