Read an excerpt from Stephen Trimble's "The Capitol Reef Reader," a guide helping readers to more fully appreciate Capitol Reef National Park in Utah. This atypical guidebook does not include trail, dining, or lodging information. Rather, "The Capitol Reef Reader" offers an incredible wealth of information in the essays Trimble has pulled together for this collection — essays by writers such as Clarence Dutton (who traveled the Southwest with Major John Wesley Powell), Ed Abbey, and the literary conservation giant, Wallace Stegner.
Utah’s flavorful taste of Germany is nestled in ‘middle of nowhere.' Sister-run, family-inspired Das Café serves favorite fare in Spring City to locals and visitors from around the globe.
From craft cider-makers in Southern Utah to Alpine-style cheese artisans up north, Utah’s female tastemakers are leading the charge for great eating and drinking in the Beehive state and beyond.
The diversity and beauty found in Utah has often been captured by women. Here are the places that seven of Utah’s most well known women writers knew and loved most.
Being outdoors inspires all of us to dream and, then, to become. It doesn’t matter what you do or how well you do it. In Utah, where mountains meet deserts, and women can find a friend or go it alone on ski runs, hiking trails or roads illuminated by sparks rekindles those dreams. Here, we make daisy chains from flowers along the trail, look up at the mountain and declare, “I can climb that.”
A 12-by-5 mile stretch occupying 300,000 acres of Utah’s pristine west desert, the Bonneville Salt Flats is like no other place on earth. A salt crust ranging from a few inches to 5 feet thick forms a perfectly flat, uniform, blindingly white crust as far as the eye can see. The flats are about 12 miles long and five miles wide, covering about 46 square miles in total. Visitors from all around the world have traveled to see this pristine, otherworldly landscape about an hour and half west of Salt Lake City.
Heading to Salt Lake City for a conference? Lucky you. When it comes to accessibility, facilities and overall experience, Salt Lake City is one of the best conference locations in the country. Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out of your time before, during, and after your conference in the city.
The iconic bridge, chiseled from Navajo sandstone, was once one of America’s most remote natural wonders, reached only by a multi-day hike or horseback ride down twisting canyons from Navajo Mountain. With the creation of Lake Powell from the construction of Glen Canyon Dam in 1964, Rainbow Bridge became accessible to the masses via a tour boat ride to a dock and short amble up a trail. For extremely well-prepared and thoughtful adventurers who want an unforgettable journey, there are two rugged trails that trek through squiggly canyons, and some of the wildest and least accessible country left in the lower 48 of the United States.
For those seeking a slice of paradise to find a little time with their partner, the mineral-rich hot springs of Utah are a picture-perfect destination for a romantic getaway built for two. Dream-like turquoise waters, spectacular natural formations and the healing waters of nature’s finest mineral cocktail are just some of the charms an adventure to Utah’s thermal waters bring. Ranging from developed resort-style havens to remote natural pools that require a hike, these hot springs offer a relaxing and memorable outdoor adventure.
Salt Lake City is eclectic. Distinct neighborhoods each have a unique character, and visitors can have fun discovering its eccentricities. Here is a quick guide to some of the neighborhoods you may want to check out on your next trip to Salt Lake City.