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October, 2011
Historical places, Travel

The Gifford House

Historical sites can be fun, and educational, places to visit. For those interested in the historical sites you will see in Capitol Reef National Park, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have complied some useful information. This blog focuses on the Gifford House. […]

October, 2011
Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

The Tourist in Winter: Things to Do

Wintertime sees the decline of the tourist season in Southern Utah. While this is understandable, it doesn’t have to be the case. We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch think winter activities in Southern Utah can be just as fun as summer activities. If […]

October, 2011
Nature, Travel

Falling for Fall

Autumn is our favorite season. We love the crisp feeling in the air, the chance to carve pumpkins, eating turkey at Thanksgiving, and especially seeing the fall colors. Nothing beats a scenic mountain drive to see the changing leaves. Here is the Lodge at Red […]

September, 2011
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Zion, a Play-by-Play

Zion National Park is a great place to create family memories, rejuvenate, or just have a blast. Many of our guests comment that when they arrive, they have no idea what to do first. This is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s play-by-play guide to […]

September, 2011
Travel

Mix it Up in Southern Utah

As much as we like the great outdoors, sometimes it’s nice to supplement camping and hiking with other activities. If you’re looking for other things to do in Southern Utah, consider these suggestions. We at The Lodge at Red River Ranch think you can make […]

September, 2011
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Get Out and See Canyon Country

Canyon Country is a little experienced region of South-Central Utah. The area contains some fantastic examples of canyon geology, such as the San Rafeal Swell. It is a must-see for those who want to get off the beaten track of a typical national park vacation.

Visiting Indian Ruins

Native American’s have left a lasting impact on Southern Utah. If you like history, you will enjoy visiting the ruins that various tribes have left behind. You can learn a lot. Here is the Lodge at Red River Ranch’s list of the best American Indian […]

September, 2011
Outdoor adventures, Travel

You’ve visited Zion, what’s next?

Many of the guests at The Lodge at Red River Ranch make a similar comment. They’ve toured Zion National Park, but they are left wondering what they should do next. Any trip into Zion is both memorable and exciting, but you can almost certainly add […]

Cathedral Valley

Cathedral Valley is the name of the wild, northern section of Capitol Reef National Park. Although it can be a little adventurous getting there, we at the Lodge agree it is a remarkable journey.

June, 2011
Travel

The Best Grand Circle Tour

The granddaddy of all Utah road trips is the Grand Circle. It’s a comprehensive tour of all five national parks in the state — plus throwing in the Grand Canyon for good measure. You also get a chance to see Lake Powell, Monument Valley, and the Grand Staircase. The Grand Circle Tour covers a lot of ground, but is not to be missed.