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3-day Getaway in Mesa Verde Country

Exploring Mesa Verde Country – 3-day Getaway Explore ancient cliff dwellings and see how Ancestral Puebloans not only survived in the desert—but thrived—on a weekend getaway to Mesa Verde Country. A 5.5-hour drive from Salt Lake City, many try to…

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Frosty Fun in Grand County, Colorado

Grand County, Colorado 3-day Winter Vacay I’ve always been enchanted by winter, and Utah’s snowy mountains are a big part of why I love living on the Wasatch Front. But sometimes the short days, long nights, and cold temps can…

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Utah Summer Bucket List

5 Must-do Adventures You don’t have to be stuck indoors as temperatures soar. From slot canyons to ski slopes, here are five of Utah’s “coolest” adventures to check off your bucket list this summer. 1. HIKE SOUTHERN UTAH’S BEST SLOT…

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Bears Ears National Monument

What to Know Before You Go The news is abuzz with Bears Ears lately. The Bears Ears National Monument was declared in December 2016, and since then has garnered both applause and criticism. The current boundaries of the monument are…

Travel Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone National Park

Great Explorations – Adventures in Yellowstone National Park

Adventures in Yellowstone National Park In 1872, expedition and geological survey leaders—who had experienced the splendor of the Yellowstone area and recognized its inestimable value—persuaded President Ulysses S. Grant and members of Congress to establish Yellowstone as the world’s first…

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Biking & Beer in Boise

Idaho Summer Adventures Boise, Idaho: Just a five-hour trip from Salt Lake, this city doesn’t seem to be on the radar for many Utahns—but it should be. Boise looks a lot like Salt Lake City did about 20 years ago,…

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A Red Rock Weekend in St. George

Girlfriend Getaways at Red Mountain Resort A classic girls’ trip means plenty of poolside lounging, pampering, and even the occasional pillow fight. But if you want to get more out of your getaway, take your lady squad to St. George…


Review: Seattle Sports Glostick Multi-Clip USB

Seattle Sports Glostick Multi-Clip USB ($20, Seattle Sports) What does Spaceballs, the 1980’s sci-fi spoof, have to do with the Glostick? I’m glad you asked. Let’s just say, not much. Still, Dark Helmet would be impressed. Or maybe not, actually. (Ahem! If…


Review: Relief Bed By Thermarest

Relief Bed ($99-$149, Cause marketing. It’s been around since the 1970’s, but in the last decade or so, it’s picked up steam. The surge in cause marketing seems especially notable in the outdoor industry, where companies often look for…


Review: The Scrubba Wash Bag

The Scrubba Wash Bag ( $50, When camping or traveling, convenient laundry options can be limited. Sure, I’ve washed my share of clothes by jumping in a river or cold mountain lake. And I’ve stepped fully-clothed into plenty of hotel showers or…