Ghost towns of Southern Utah
For us, nothing provides a glimpse into Old West like a ghost town, and Southern Utah has some great ones. These are three of our favorite ghost town sites. They can be easily incorporated into a trip from the Lodge at the Red River Ranch on your way to Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, or Zion National Parks.
Which is better—Bryce Canyon or Zion National Park?
After seeing Capitol Reef National Park, many of our guests at The Lodge want to take a day-trip to another national park. The question has been raised, which park is better, Zion National Park or Bryce Canyon National Park?
The Utahopian Dictionary: an A to Z guide to Southern Utah
There are so many things to do and see in Southern Utah. To help you sort through everything, we brainstormed and came up with The Utahopian Dictionary: an A to Z guide to Southern Utah. While this doesn’t provide a total list of the things you might discover, we hope it helps spark your imagination.
Best Fishing in Utah (in our humble opinion)
Southern Utah has hundreds of lakes and rivers that are annually filled with fish. For the avid fisherman, there is no better place to enjoy the sport. Here’s our five favorite lakes and rivers (in no particular order) all of which are fairly close to the Lodge.
Highway Biking in Southern Utah
Highway bicycling is a well-recognized hobby. Whether you enjoy competitive racing, or simply relish the exercise and fresh air, the sport has something to offer everyone. One important aspect of any bicycling trip is the view. And Southern Utah offers spectacular vistas. There are a […]
Hiking in Dixie National Forest
Dixie National Forest is the largest forest in Utah, stretching 170 miles and enclosing more than two million acres. The forest has several distinct botanical divisions. At high elevations, large pine and aspen grow in the cool mountain air. Lower down, juniper and pinion pines […]
Top 5 Things To Do in Zion National Park
Zion National Park covers nearly 150,000 acres of some of the most incredible landscape in North America. Every year over 2.6 million people journey from all across the world to see the park’s natural splendors. With so much area, diversity, and popularity, how do you […]
Utah Shakespeare Festival
Every year, from June to October, the productions of Shakespeare and other dramatists are relived at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. The festival is held on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. The event makes Cedar City a destination for locals, out-of-state […]