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Discover Your Own History

Discover Your Own History March 7, 2012 | Culture, Free, Out of the Ordinary, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Winter Activities | Read More
HerryLawford image; www.flickr.com Salt Lake City was founded by Mormons. And though this religion often falls prey to urban legends and spooky rumors, the fact is that the Church of Jesus Christ-of Latter-day Saints offers innumerable benefits to Salt Lake city’s visitors and residents – regardless...

Two Major Museums Get Serious Facelifts

Two Major Museums Get Serious Facelifts February 23, 2012 | Culture, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
  Salt Lake Art Center becomes Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (pasa47 image; www.flickr.com) Natural History Museum of Utah keeps its name, changes locations Located on the highest, northernmost reaches of the University of Utah campus, the all-new Rio Tinto Center is now the home of the relocated...

Mud Season Approaching: Alternative Activities During the “Off Season”

Mud Season Approaching: Alternative Activities During the “Off Season” February 14, 2012 | Out of the Ordinary, Summer Activities, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Winter Activities | Read More
Synergy by Jasmine image; www.flickr.com People love Utah for its great outdoors. But in an area whose mountains receive 500 inches of snow each winter, warmer spring temperatures can’t help but create an awkward “in-between” season – when the snow is melting, and when mud covers the trails....

A Peculiar Day Trip: Bingham Canyon Copper Mine

A Peculiar Day Trip: Bingham Canyon Copper Mine February 5, 2012 | Out of the Ordinary, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
joevare image; www.flickr.com When planning a visit to Salt Lake City, most people imagine themselves floating down slopes of champagne powder, playing 18 holes of golf, or trail running. But if you have an interest in geology – or simply want to witness the one of the world’s largest open pit...

Weekend Getaway: Lava Hot Springs, Idaho

Weekend Getaway: Lava Hot Springs, Idaho December 24, 2011 | Inexpensive, Lodging, Outdoor Recreation, Things to Do, Travel Tips, Weekend Trips, Winter Activities | Read More
Lava Hot Springs in Summer (Edgar Zuniga Jr. image; www.flickr.com) As winter sets firmly into Utah, it can prove quite refreshing to experience a change of scenery. Despite the excellent skiing and winter recreation surrounding Salt Lake City, the valley smog and weekly routine can become oppressive...

Valentine’s Day at Snowbird Resort

Valentine’s Day at Snowbird Resort December 17, 2011 | Events, Fine Dining, Food, Lodging, Things to Do, What's New, Winter Activities | Read More
Upsilon Andromedae image; www.flickr.com While Valentine’s Day might rightly seem like a distant date on the calendar, it actually is only about two months away. And though most will likely wait a while before setting concrete plans, it certainly does not hurt to begin considering your options....

Salt Lake City’s Best Cafés

Salt Lake City’s Best Cafés December 10, 2011 | Cafes, Coffee, Culture, Food, Inexpensive, Live Music, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Salt Lake Roasting Company (Casey Serin image; www.flickr.com) Salt Lake City contains a truly surprising volume of coffee shops. And while the number of these might seem excessive, the industry thrives. Catering to students, business persons, love birds, and connoisseurs of leisure, these cafes tend...

Top Five Museums in Salt Lake City

Top Five Museums in Salt Lake City November 2, 2011 | Culture, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
  Discovery Gateway (Zaui Images; www.flickr.com) The Utah Museum of Natural History (1390 East President’s Circle, University of Utah Campus; 801-581-4303) now occupies one of Salt Lake Valley’s newest and best structures, the Rio Tinto Center. Officially opening on November 18, 2011,...

Four-Hour Layover in Salt Lake City

Four-Hour Layover in Salt Lake City September 28, 2011 | Inexpensive, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The Infamous Gdub image; www.flickr.com If you happen to be travelling through Salt Lake City and have more than a few hours between flights, it is worth traveling into town to check out the city -especially if you’ve never been before. If you time it correctly, you can take a bus into town, check...

Corn Mazes, Harvest Festivals, Hay Rides and More…

Corn Mazes, Harvest Festivals, Hay Rides and More… September 25, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Kzamani image; www.flickr.com Now that the sweltering heat of summer has finally broken, it’s time to enjoy Utah’s outdoors. Before you get out the ski gear, consider heading to one of Utah’s corn mazes and other, Halloween- and autumn-related activities. Within the vicinity of Salt...
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