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.
There are many ways to keep Utah’s wild beauty close. One is getting outside and exploring it, while another is filling your personal spaces with artwork that reminds you of landscapes you love. Here’s a look at six local artists whose work draws upon Utah’s diverse environments as inspiration.
You’re doing it wrong if you think road trip pit stops are boring layovers on your way to more exciting destinations. How many of these hidden gems have you been to? Here are 11 mini-adventures to check off your list next time you’re road-tripping through Utah.
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.
While adding texture to Salt Lake City as a whole, the more than 80 murals and art installations are evidence that a specific stairwell, wall or building can have its own story to tell.
You might be surprised to learn that Salt Lake City has a higher percentage of people self-identifying as gay than Los Angeles. Surprised? It might be that you haven’t spent much time lately in this gay-friendly town.
Here are excerpts from conversations with 14 artists, whose work — across a variety of mediums — represent a female renaissance in Utah-anchored art.
Craving a little nature-based wellness? Look no further than Torrey, Utah and the nearby Capitol Reef National Park’s Cathedral Valley District, a charming town and a stunningly surreal red rock landscape to nurture your body, mind and spirit.
Many small businesses in Utah rely on tourism for survival. These expert tips help road trippers make a real difference in communities by supporting local.
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.