Unless you are an experienced river rat and are lucky, chances are slim that you’ll snag a permit to take a multi-day trip down the Green River. Here are five reasons why you should hire an experienced outfitter.
Hidden bars and speakeasies are in vogue. This vogue is especially relevant for Utahns who might feel uncommon liquor laws echo those of the 1920s. But very few of these hidden bars offer live jazz. Prohibition laws created jazz. The Rabbithole offers a premium version of this music in a rendition of its original historical setting every Wednesday.
The Sheep Creek and Spirit Lake Scenic Backways are a combination of paved and dirt roads off S.R. 44 within the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. These gorgeous routes will guide you through impressive geological features and to the high country of the Uinta Mountains.
When legendary saxophonist Joe McQueen moved to Ogden in the 1940s, he could not have predicted Utah would have such a flourishing jazz scene in the 21st century. McQueen played here with famous swing and bebop musicians including Lester Young, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, and Charlie Parker, Eight decades later, Utah is home to its own set of jazz legends. One does not have to search hard to find live jazz every night of the week.
Tuacahn Amphitheatre uses their natural red rock surroundings to enhance their musical productions, culminating in a live theatrical experience unlike anywhere else.
AndShesDopeToo is a worldwide adventure community of women run by Jennifer and Taylor Killian from Ogden, Utah. This insider's guide video highlights their unparalleled access to both the outdoors and the city's "fun counterculture vibe" at the foot of the mighty Wasatch Mountains.
Besides being Golden Spike country, the Bear River Valley is one of Utah’s most scenic and compelling rural agricultural areas. This is a bounty for the traveler — especially for those willing to move slowly and look around. Follow author Tim Sullivan and his eight-year-old daughter as they explore some of the small towns and sites of this quiet corner of Utah.
Follow author Tim Sullivan and his eight-year-old daughter as they travel by train, bus and bike on a "pilgrimage" to Golden Spike National Historic Site.
Travel back in time to the 1800s when mule trains traversed the over 2,500-mile-long route from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Los Angeles along the Old Spanish National Historic Trail. Southern Utah offers easy ways to delve into the past without venturing too far from the beaten path.
Discover the history and significance of the Old Spanish Trail as it crosses scarce deserts and an unexpected oasis with Bob Leonard, retired forest archaeologist and park ranger.