While lake time in the high desert may seem counterintuitive, the Torrey-area is not your cookie-cutter destination. Here we offer three places to cool off on the red rock road-less-traveled.
In April 1970, it took six days, 625 man-hours, 292 truck-hours, $9,000, and 6,500 tons of basalt, limestone and mud to construct the Spiral Jetty. Just a few years later, Utah’s most iconic outside sculpture was already enshrined in art history books.
Park City’s trails aren’t merely adjacent to town, they’ve been woven into the place: physically through connector trails; logistically through designated art walks and pub crawls; and metaphorically as well. Trail networks are often called webs. Here, each trail is another fibrous strand of that web, holding Park City together as a community.
Two herd management areas — the Conger and Swasey — inhabit the foothills and basins of Central Utah. Road networks of old highways and dusty ATV trails link these two herds and create a unique wild horse viewing experience for those willing to put in some work.
If you’re not in a rush to get to Zion National Park from Northern Utah, consider taking a long, meandering route that features historic sites, adventure breaks and out-of-this-world scenery. Hop off I-15 and take Highway 89 and four nearby scenic byways to see and do as much as you possibly can on your way to Zion.
You have several options for guided riding near both Salt Lake City and Park City. You just need to show up, and the guides will take care of everything you need — including instruction for new riders. Take advantage of these four horseback riding experiences that give you an unforgettable way of seeing Utah at its finest.
Look no further than Capitol Reef National Park and nearby Torrey for lesser-traveled red-rock hikes, plenty of lodging options, satisfying dining and night sky as our ancestors knew it.
A billion years of geological history surrounds Salt Lake City, where a modern landscape reflects ancient constraints.
Visitors looking for Art Deco architecture and art often travel to New York, Chicago or Los Angeles. But the Intermountain West has preserved what may be Art Deco’s best-hidden gem: Ogden, Utah.
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.