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Postcard Perfect: Monument Valley, Arizona

Postcard Perfect: Monument Valley, Arizona December 14, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The colors of Monument Valley strike hard and fast, much like the rocks that seem to jut out directly from the middle of the Earth. These natural carvings, located on the southern tip of Utah and the northern edge of Arizona, make for some of the most beautiful views in the western states. The red color...

NileGuide Exclusive: How the World Hails Halloween

NileGuide Exclusive: How the World Hails Halloween October 27, 2010 | Around the World, Local Insight | Read More
Ghost towns, pirates, and abandoned places spooky enough to even give Casper a scare: yeah, here at NileGuide we’re pretty much all about Halloween. It should be no surprise, then, that our Local Experts — eyes and ears on the ground in cities across the travelsphere (otherwise known as...

Neon Skies and Flaming Chunks: Northern Lights, Meteor Showers and Star Gazing around the World

Neon Skies and Flaming Chunks: Northern Lights, Meteor Showers and Star Gazing around the World October 26, 2010 | Featured, Offbeat | Read More
When we travel, we spend a lot of time staring. At maps. At things in museums (things that are “educational” and “cultural” and “old”). At natural phenomena like rocks and trees and bugs (different from the rocks and trees and bugs you normally see). At the signage...

From the Box Office to the Airport: 14 Opening Movie Scenes That Inspire Travel

From the Box Office to the Airport: 14 Opening Movie Scenes That Inspire Travel April 17, 2010 | Featured | Read More
The first scene in a movie has to quickly set the stage for the action to come and draw a viewer into the plot, making them immediately glad they put that particular film so high on their Netflix queue.  There are an unlimited number of ways movies can do this; some movies do it with great dialogue,...

5 Great Locally-Run Places to Stay in Utah

5 Great Locally-Run Places to Stay in Utah March 23, 2010 | National Parks | Read More
Already a mountain biking and rock climbing mecca, Moab, Utah is also a heck of a cool place for families, business travelers, romantic getaways, and outdoor adventurers of all stripes. Depending on your party (kidlets in tow, star-crossed lovers, hitching through the desert with nothing more than your...

Get Your Beer On: Where to Drink in Zion

Get Your Beer On: Where to Drink in Zion September 30, 2009 | Food Lovers, National Parks | Read More
A brew in Utah? you scoff. Think again. Beer’s come a long way in this buttoned-up state, despite many attempts to curb the drinking tendencies of heathens both visiting and local. There may be little separation of church and state in Utah, but those who love a hoppy drink ultimately prevailed....

Photo Friday: Tangerine Terrain

Photo Friday: Tangerine Terrain July 17, 2009 | National Parks, Photo Friday | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 7/20: The photo was taken in Bryce Canyon National Park located in Utah’s Canyon Country. At a much higher elevation than nearby Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon boasts spectacular landscapes of red, orange and white...

Photo Friday: Hit the Road

Photo Friday: Hit the Road April 17, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 4/20: The photo was taken in Zion National Park, located in the southern Utah regions of Dixie and Canyon Country. A favorite spot for hiking, backpacking, canyoneering and climbing, Zion boasts some of the most spectacular trails in the National...

Top 10 Mountain Towns in North America

Top 10 Mountain Towns in North America March 10, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
Many of us cling to the dream of ditching the urban rat race and moving to a funky town in the mountains where we can hike, bike, climb, paddle, and ski to our heart’s content. In fact, for every person with the “check out” mentality, there are ten more who simply want to get away,...
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