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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+

Utah Lodges

Posted on April 15, 2014 7:23AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

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 are several accommodations to consider when planning your visit to 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+

Dinosaur Astronomy

Posted on April 4, 2014 9:30AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

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.
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: Tranquil Utah

Posted on April 1, 2014 1:28PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Join photographer Dan Ransom on a journey through some of Northern Utah's most tranquil places. Up here, sunrises and sunsets are elemental, wildlife is abundant and outdoor adventure varies from deep-powder snowmobiling or a day on the river to hiking toward some of the state's most breathtaking views.
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: The Wildlife of Tranquil Utah

Posted on April 1, 2014 8:25AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Photographer Dan Ransom's recent tour through spectacular Tranquil Utah was a wildlife lover's dream. Antelope Island and the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge alone are top wildlife and birding destinations not just in Utah, but in the nation.

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+

Skyline Adventure

Posted on March 27, 2014 7:48AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

This is what happens when you combine The Greatest Snow on Earth with kites, crosswind attacks of 5 to 20 mph and nearly 10,000 feet in elevation in the mountains of Central 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+

Top 10 Family-Friendly Hikes in Utah National Parks

Posted on March 20, 2014 7:49PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

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.
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+

Expert Witness: David West, Zion National Park Photographer

Posted on March 11, 2014 10:44AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Expert Witness: 5 Minutes with Photographer David J. West.

Why is Zion National Park a top bucket-list vacation destination? See Zion National Park through the lens of photographer David J. West, who was so inspired by the beauty of the West and Zion Canyon he moved to Utah several years ago. West now operates the David J. West Gallery in Springdale at the mouth of Zion Canyon and regularly photographs the park's natural splendor.

 



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+