<link>http://www.visitutah.com/blog/</link> <description /> <pubDate>Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:53:20 GMT</pubDate> <item> <title>Bicycle Friendly Utah: These Streets Were Made for Bicycle Riding http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/10/Bicycle-Friendly-Utah-These-Streets-Were-Made-for-Bicycle-Riding/81/ 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. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/10/Bicycle-Friendly-Utah-These-Streets-Were-Made-for-Bicycle-Riding/81/ Best Rides: 10 Top Roads for Cycling Enthusiasts http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/10/Best-Rides-10-Top-Roads-for-Cycling-Enthusiasts/80/ 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. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/10/Best-Rides-10-Top-Roads-for-Cycling-Enthusiasts/80/ The Road and Scenes of Scenic Byway 12 http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/2/The-Road-and-Scenes-of-Scenic-Byway-12/78/ 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. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/2/The-Road-and-Scenes-of-Scenic-Byway-12/78/ Discover Dinosaur Utopia in Utah http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/13/Discover-Dinosaur-Utopia-in-Utah/76/ 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&nbsp;dinosaurs and paleontology page&nbsp;where you can also access our "Dino Trekker" 7-day itinerary exploring many of Utah's dinosaur sites and national parks. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/13/Discover-Dinosaur-Utopia-in-Utah/76/ The Swell Season http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/12/The-Swell-Season/75/ 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. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/12/The-Swell-Season/75/ Destination Panguitch: Outdoor Adventure and Pioneer Heritage at 6,600' http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/10/Destination-Panguitch-Outdoor-Adventure-and-Pioneer-Heritage-at-6-600-/74/ 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.&nbsp; Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/10/Destination-Panguitch-Outdoor-Adventure-and-Pioneer-Heritage-at-6-600-/74/ 10 Things That Will Lure You to Stop the Car on Scenic Byway 12 http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/3/10-Things-That-Will-Lure-You-to-Stop-the-Car-on-Scenic-Byway-12/73/ 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. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/3/10-Things-That-Will-Lure-You-to-Stop-the-Car-on-Scenic-Byway-12/73/ 10 Things Salt Lake City Loves to Share With You http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/22/10-Things-Salt-Lake-City-Loves-to-Share-With-You/72/ 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." Thu, 22 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/22/10-Things-Salt-Lake-City-Loves-to-Share-With-You/72/ Postcards From the Road: Undiscovered Desert Southwest Utah http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/2/Postcards-From-the-Road-Undiscovered-Desert-Southwest-Utah/71/ 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.&nbsp; Fri, 02 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/2/Postcards-From-the-Road-Undiscovered-Desert-Southwest-Utah/71/ Postcards From the Road: Dinosaur Country http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/22/Postcards-From-the-Road-Dinosaur-Country/70/ 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. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitutah.com/blog/post/2014/22/Postcards-From-the-Road-Dinosaur-Country/70/