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Outdoor adventures

Burr Trail: In-depth

So we started doing a series of in-depth reports on Utah’s national parks earlier this year. At this point we’ve written about Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef. (Zion National Park is almost done.) In the Capitol Reef post, we mentioned the Burr Trail as one of the best […]

Fruit Season!

If you’ve ever been to Capitol Reef National Park, then you’ve undoubtedly seen the fruit orchards. (The actually are what give the old town it’s name: Fruita). The orchards are managed and maintained by the National Park Service, and when the fruit is ripe […]

July, 2020
Outdoor adventures

Golden Throne

There are a ton of great hikes in Capitol Reef National Park. You’ve probably done a bunch of the most popular ones already, like Hickman Bridge and Cassidy Arch. And we love those hikes, but we also love recommending lesser known, more off-the-beaten-track hikes too […]

May, 2020
Outdoor adventures

Capitol Reef Bonus: Sulphur Creek

In our recent blog post, Capitol Reef: In-Depth we covered some of the best hikes, drives, and activities you can do in the park. But here’s the thing, there’s always more to discover in Capitol Reef […]

Memorial Day Travel?

Things are looking up here in Southern Utah. And things are getting back to normal. We’ve been lucky that the recent outbreak of coronavirus has had a minimal impact of us. Some Utah residents and out-of-state visitors are thinking about Memorial Day […]

April, 2020
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Capitol Reef: In-depth

We know that right now Capitol Reef is closed to tourists. But we also know that things won’t stay like this forever. And this year we’ve been doing an in-depth series focused on each of Utah’s five national parks. We’ve already done Arches, Canyonlands, and […]

April, 2020
Nature, Outdoor adventures

Safe Alternatives

Southern Utah is famous for its scenery. And that’s why a lot of people visit – to get outside, stretch their legs, and go hiking in all this beauty. So it’s understandable that some guests never experience anything but the famous trails in the national parks […]

April, 2020
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Safe Hiking

Hey everyone, the National Park Service is now deciding which parks remain open on a case-by-case basis. And while Arches and Canyonlands have been temporarily closed, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon and Zion remain open, or partially open. Which means that for some visitors […]

March, 2020
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Spring Break! 2020 Edition

It’s that time of year again! Things are starting to green up, the song birds are starting to sing, and schools and universities across the country are releasing their students into the wild. It’s Spring Break! And, as is tradition for millions […]

February, 2020
Outdoor adventures

Canyonlands Bonus: Dead Horse

We recently published an in-depth look at Canyonlands National Park. It’s got our best suggestions for which trails to hit, and what to see. But, if you’re going to Canyonlands, then you really, really should take time to visit one of our favorite […]