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Category - The Mighty 5 National Parks

Aug 25, Founders Day = Free National Parks Admission

Posted on August 22, 2013 3:52PM by Jay Kinghorn

We feel quite fortunate in Utah to have five national parks-Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Zion-in our beloved state. To celebrate the founding of the National Park system on ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

Ladies Getaway in Arches National Park

Posted on April 24, 2013 12:51PM by Rebecca Katz

I always love being able to tell people that I work for the Utah Office of Tourism because I almost always get the same response, “How cool! I love Utah!” No matter how many times I hear it, ...
Author: Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz is a Utah native, born and raised in Park City, and has been adventuring around the state with travel media for the Utah Office of Tourism for seven years now. If you can't find her at her desk working away on our public relations, you will find her in the mountains skiing, biking, climbing and hiking with her dog Berkeley.

Zion National Park: Bad Weather Brings Great Memories

Posted on April 22, 2013 12:20PM by Jay Kinghorn

Utahs' Mighty 5 National Parks, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches and Canyonlands are all characterized by a dry, desert climate. For most of the year, precipitation is scarce, with blue skies ...
Author: Jay Kinghorn

Jay Kinghorn is the newest member of the Utah Office of Tourism team. He arrived in Utah first as a tourist, then as a transplant. His adventures big-wall climbing have largely been replaced with fatherly expeditions with his wife and two year old, though he still gets out mountain biking and trail running on a regular basis.

Canyonlands: Desert Solitude is Strong Medicine

Posted on April 22, 2013 10:59AM by Ben Dodds

Two summers ago, when I leaned over to tie my son's shoes, it felt as though a dagger plunged into my lower back. My thoughts immediately jumped to the trip I had planned just two weeks later ...
Author: Ben Dodds

 

Ben Dodds, an official Utah of Tourism blogger, can often be found exploring and recreating in Utah's wild places with his two young boys, Maxwell and David.

 

Fantasyland of Rock

Posted on April 2, 2013 2:59PM by Ben Dodds

"It's like a fantasyland of rock," I said. My son replied, "Hey Dad, there is a fantasyland of rock. It's called Utah." My boys & Cookie
Author: Ben Dodds

 

Ben Dodds, an official Utah of Tourism blogger, can often be found exploring and recreating in Utah's wild places with his two young boys, Maxwell and David.

 

Spring is right around the corner...

Posted on February 26, 2013 1:39PM by Ben Dodds

It starts getting into my bones, the feeling of walking with my kids in Utah's National Parks, and spring is just around the corner. I went to my favorite weather website today, and saw that Zion ...
Author: Ben Dodds

 

Ben Dodds, an official Utah of Tourism blogger, can often be found exploring and recreating in Utah's wild places with his two young boys, Maxwell and David.