Zion vs Bryce

Many people have asked us, which national park is better, Zion or Bryce Canyon? This is a tough question to answer because they are so many factors to consider. In the end, you’ll have to decide for yourself, but here is some information that might help you to make up your mind. […]

November 26th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Late Fall Road Trip

This November in Southern Utah the weather is mild, and the sun is shinning. If you can get away for a few days, here is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s itinerary for a fall mini-vacation. This circular route will give you a good taste of Southern Utah’s beauty. […]

November 24th, 2012|Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Christmas at the Lodge

The Christmas holiday is a time to enjoy the closeness of family and the comforts of the season. While we at the Lodge enjoy a traditional Christmas, we also like to try new things. That’s why we suggest that you take a vacation this Christmas; celebrate the holiday with a twist. We know just the place to visit. […]

November 24th, 2012|Entertainment, Outdoor adventures, Travel|

Five Spots to Fish in Utah

Southern Utah has hundreds of lakes and rivers that are regularly stocked with fish. This means that we live in a fisherman’s paradise. And we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch want to share that paradise with you. A complete list of Southern Utah fishing locations is beyond the scope of this blog, so we’ll concentrate on our five favorite lakes and rivers (in no particular order) all of which are fairly close to the Lodge. […]

November 12th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel, Wildlife|

Special Places – Spring Canyon

Capitol Reef National Park is a place of spectacular beauty; it has so many areas of special, natural wonder. Unfortunately, very few people get to visit these special places. In an effort to make these hidden treasures known to the public, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have created this blog series to highlight the best-unknown places of Capitol Reef. Watch for new “Special Places” posts. In this report we’ll be talking about Spring Canyon. […]

November 10th, 2012|Nature, Outdoor adventures, Special Places Report, Travel|

Filming Locations of John Carter

Guests often ask us at the Lodge at Red River Ranch to point out specific places in Southern Utah where movie productions have been filmed. Since Southern Utah has been the backdrop for over 100 major motion pictures, we thought we’d give you a list of some famous film location that you might recognize. This blog will focus on the scenes from the recent Walt Disney Pictures release John Carter. […]

November 8th, 2012|Education, Entertainment, Travel|

Planning Ahead

If you’re like us, you’ve already started thinking about your next summer vacation. Planning ahead insures that you can do everything that you want to do, while having the best accommodations available. Southern Utah has a lot to offer in the summer months. In addition to the usual hiking, biking and outdoor adventures that we all enjoy, special events happen each month. This list should get you thinking about what you can do to augment your next vacation. […]

November 4th, 2012|Travel|