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Our Blog.
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We love Southern Utah. And we love writing about all the adventures we have. So we combined our two passions, and created this – the Blog at Red River Ranch.

Our blog has hundreds of articles, detailing the exciting things you can do in Southern Utah. Think of it like a casual, travel-advice column written by those with insider information. We hope you find it helpful.

Kodachrome, and Hackberry

So maybe you’ve been to Southern Utah before. You’ve hit all the major tourist sites, you’ve seen Zion National Park once or twice, and you’ve walked around the amphitheater in Bryce Canyon, and you’ve hiked to Delicate Arch. You’re looking for someplace a little less traveled […]

June, 2018
Entertainment, Travel

Filming Locations of Westworld

Southern Utah has been featured in a lot of films and television series. And as a result, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch often get asked about famous filming locations. Which makes sense. People want to visit the awesome places that they’ve seen […]

Torrey Apple Days 2018

Every year we in Wayne County celebrate Independence Day with Torrey Apple Days. And 2018 is no different – but this time is a little unusual. This year Torrey Apple Days will be held after the Fourth of July. Events will take place from the […]

June, 2018
Travel

Summer Vacation: Our Hot Take

Summer is almost here! And that means it’s vacation time! We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have a couple of ideas of what you can do and where you can go. Check them out and explore the best of Southern Utah this summer. […]

Fifth Annual Arts and the Parks

One of our favorite annual traditions is happening this week! Arts and the Park will return again, for the fifth time, to Capitol Reef. Don’t miss your chance to admire the art, the artists, and the inspiration – starting May 30th until June 2nd. Below […]

Memorial Day Weekend Itinerary

It’s Memorial Day Weekend! Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and it’s a long weekend – so people usually try to do something pretty fun. If you’re heading to Capitol Reef this weekend, here’s what we at the Lodge suggest you do. It’s […]

The Wahweap Hoodoos

If you’ve spent any time wandering around Southern Utah, then you are probably familiar with hoodoos. They are some of the strangest geological formations to be found in the deserts of the American West. Plenty of people are aware of the hoodoos of Goblin Valley, […]

April, 2018
Outdoor adventures, Travel

Thinking About Lake Powell

April is almost over, which means that, for most families, school is almost out. And when school is out, it’s the best time for a family vacation. If you’re thinking about what you can do with your family this coming summer, we at the Lodge […]

April, 2018
Nature, Travel

Arches and Bridges: Our List

Southern Utah has a lot of amazing scenery, but one of the coolest features is it’s concentration of natural bridges and arches. If you want to see the best arches and bridges in the state, start by visiting the places on the following list. They’re […]

April, 2018
Outdoor adventures, Travel

The Comparison Posts: Bryce Canyon and Zion

Many of the travelers who come to Southern Utah can only visit one national park. And that can make it tough, since it’s hard to choose between all five of the major parks. We at the Lodge understand this, and we want to try to […]