Gone Wild

Gone Wild

Exploring the splendid isolation of Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness By Kathleen Curry and Geoff Griffin One way—perhaps the best way—to see Utah birds, animals and fish is to visit the places in which they live. Utah’s 31 national wilderness areas allow...
Get Thee to Cedar City

Get Thee to Cedar City

Live your best life at this summer’s Utah Shakespeare Festival By Geoff Griffin and Kathleen Curry A trip to Cedar City for the Utah Shakespeare Festival offers adventures that range from the rugged to the refined. Sunny days can be spent at nearby national parks...
Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

Plan a Vernal visit for a deep dive into Utah’s ancient past By Geoff Griffin and Kathleen Curry When it comes to finding ancient Utah, Vernal is a spot where you can ask, “How old do we want to go?” You can hike to petroglyphs left by the Fremont people about 1,000...
Weekend Warrior: Canyon Hopping

Weekend Warrior: Canyon Hopping

Experience local alpine delights across the chasms The Wasatch Range rises in the east and dominates the landscape of the Salt Lake Valley. Beneath its granite peaks are seven canyons beckoning residents of Utah’s largest city to come out and play, to drink in the...
Weekend Warrior: Chill Thrills

Weekend Warrior: Chill Thrills

Winter visits to Bryce and Zion national parks offer off-season rates and epic adventures By Geoff Griffin and Kathleen Curry During the warm months of spring, summer and fall, people from all over the world flock by the millions to Bryce Canyon and Zion national...
Weekend Warrior: Austere Escapade

Weekend Warrior: Austere Escapade

A winning weekend in Wendover The border town of West Wendover, Nev., is a casual getaway where Utahns enjoy gambling, lax liquor laws and colossal buffets. From an outdoor-recreation perspective, the lands surrounding the gateway community of 5,000 or so souls are...