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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+

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+

Hiking, Kayaking, Ice Fishing & More Winter Fun in Utah's State Parks

Posted on January 3, 2014 9:40AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Nine destinations to add to your life list: from hiking Antelope Island to ice fishing the Wasatch Back, Utah's state parks offer a wide range of winter activities.

First Day Hikes in five of Utah's state parks kicked off 2014 the right way and four state park reservoirs are hosting an ice-fishing tournament.

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+

Weekend Highlights on the Road to Sochi

Posted on December 4, 2013 9:51AM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Bobsled. Skeleton. Luge. These are words that conjure up exciting memories from Utah's Olympic Legacy. Now, you can make some new memories on the Road to Sochi.
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+

Out and About on Thanksgiving

Posted on November 27, 2013 2:13PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Turkey or no turkey, take advantage of a great weekend in Utah. With clement weather in the valleys and snow on the mountains, there's outdoor adventure or indoor culture for every taste.
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+

World Cup Speed Skating to Jump Start Your Winter

Posted on November 14, 2013 4:32PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

We are officially on the Road to Sochi and Utah is in the global spotlight. Several Olympic-caliber events are lined up for your family to enjoy.
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+

Nebo Loop National Scenic Byway

Posted on October 23, 2013 3:00PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

"Get up early, get the family together and pull the old classic out of the garage." Auto tourism and classic hikes in the crisp fall air of the Mount Nebo National Scenic Byway.
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+

Spotlight on American West Heritage Center

Posted on October 23, 2013 1:22PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Get out and discover a little Western heritage and Halloween fun in scenic Cache Valley.
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+

Spotlight on Thanksgiving Point

Posted on October 22, 2013 3:32PM by Andrew Dash Gillman

Autumn Spotlight

Thanksgiving Point is perfectly positioned at the "Point of the Mountain" to provide autumn and harvest season fun for the whole family.

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+