Whether you’re visiting the area for Brian Head’s seemingly endless bike options or making it part of a multi-stop Southern Utah adventure (Cedar Breaks National Monument is just five miles away), it’s a must-see for bikers of all abilities. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
The desert holds a multitude of secrets that can’t always be found at the click of a button. These secrets often require planning, a trusted guide, a touch of serendipity and maybe even a herd of pack llamas. Ancient petroglyphs, giant alcoves and natural springs dripping from canyon walls are all hidden among the sandstone cliffs — for those who go looking.
You might not be a pro climber, camper, or explorer, but Utah’s diverse collection of outdoor guides has all of the expertise you need to have an adventure worth getting stoked about.
Breath-taking scenery makes Utah a beacon for that iconic American vacation — the family camping trip. Park programs help visitors enjoy the outdoors, and many amenities are accessible for people with disabilities. Outdoor activity accessibility means that entire families can enjoy the outdoors together. No one has to sit out or stay at home.
Like something from a fantasy novel, the Gates of Lodore in Eastern Utah are a towering passageway that transports curious river explorers deep into Utah’s untouched wilderness. To experience the full magic of the Gates and keep them untouched for future explorers to enjoy, here are four tips on how to camp more thoughtfully in the backcountry.
After months of being grounded and at home, we’ve all been disconnected from each other but connected permanently to our devices. It’s time to pull the plug—literally. In Utah, you can find far-flung places to reset, wellness resorts that promote digital detox, and destinations where you can swap screen time for much-needed adventure time.
The Eccles Wildlife Education Center, sandwiched between Utah's Wasatch Mountains and the Great Salt Lake’s Antelope Island State Park, opened in 2018 and has become a bucket-list destination to see, study and photograph the state's diverse animals.
Today’s dude ranches are still one of the best ways to experience the spirit of the Wild West. Usually at an all-inclusive price, ranches offer everything from horseback riding and cattle driving to massages, dancing and good old home cookin’. The attraction for visitors is the opportunity to explore trails by day, and relax around a campfire beneath a blanket of stars at night.
Tips to help keep solo women travelers safe on road trips and outdoor adventures. From a gear checklist to suggestions about where to camp and how to handle stressful situations, writer and photographer Elisabeth Brentano shares her experiences.
No need to book a rushed trip. Consider slowing down your travels and visiting one destination over the course of a week with these tips from frequent travelers.