Ready to experience the life and culture of Utah's capital city? Salt Lake City's glistening new look reveals a town teeming with arts, nightlife and attitude that will leave you longing for just one extra play day — if not two.
An act of celebration and relaxation, one simply must make time for apres-ski with your carving compadres after the lifts have closed.
This might be where you’ll find some of the driest, fluffiest powder in the states, but The Greatest Snow on Earth or not, some days are just made for the park.
We've assembled some of Utah's best resorts for families, tips for starting ski school, and a few ideas for keeping things fun both on the slope and off
When it comes to your first ski school lesson, Andy Baker, a 24-year full-time ski instructor at Alta’s Alf Engen Ski School and PSIA Level III Certified Instructor, has some tips for you — whether you’ve dabbled in the sport or are a newbie.
Utah’s natural beauty extends well beyond the borders of the Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Zion national parks — and in many directions it is seemingly without any end in sight. Some of Utah’s best state parks dot the landscape of Mighty Five country, swaddled by adventurous national forest or the rugged Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Many beginning hikers and newcomers to Utah are awed — indeed, perplexed — by the prospects of hiking the “desert,” a diverse country of deep canyons, shady, often lush river bottoms, high plateaus, bizarre rock formations, and rich archaeological history. Conditions can be harsh, but the desert does not have to be an inhospitable place to travel. Follow this general advice below and you can have a safe and enjoyable trip.
In many areas in Canyonlands National Park, the NPS allows what is called “at-large” backpacking or at-large camping, provided you have a permit and the right skills and preparation for the experience.