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Best Cheap Eats

Best Cheap Eats November 4, 2011 | Food, Inexpensive, Travel Tips | Read More
Kimberlykv Image; www.flickr.com Eating on a budget in Salt Lake City doesn’t need to entail steering through a fast food drive-through or visiting a dingy buffet. In fact, many of Salt Lake’s best and most loved restaurants come with a price tag of roughly $10 per plate. Red Iguana (736...

Top Five Boutique Hotels in Salt Lake City

Top Five Boutique Hotels in Salt Lake City October 24, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips | Read More
CountyLemonade image; www.flickr.com Lodging across the state of Utah is overwhelmingly dominated by run-of-the-mill, mid-level, national chain hotels. However, Salt Lake City offers its guests quite a lot more to choose from, with respect to variety and luxury of accommodations. In addition to its...

Top Five Sushi Restaurants in Salt Lake, Part Two

Top Five Sushi Restaurants in Salt Lake, Part Two October 15, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
    Ichiban Sushi (Casey Serin image; www.flickr.com) Ichiban Sushi & Japanese Cuisine (336 South 400 East; 801-532-7522) is yet another of Salt Lake City’s hidden gems. Located just east of downtown, this restaurant has been operating for more than 20 years, serving fine nigiri,...

Top Five Sushi Restaurants in Salt Lake, Part One

Top Five Sushi Restaurants in Salt Lake, Part One October 15, 2011 | Food, Inexpensive, Travel Tips | Read More
Magic Robot Image; www.flickr.com If you’re not from the area, eating sushi in a landlocked city might seem like a bad idea. But locals and experienced visitors know better: the sushi scene in Salt Lake City is alive and thriving. With a major international airport importing daily deliveries of...

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...

Getting from Salt Lake International Airport to Salt Lake City

Getting from Salt Lake International Airport to Salt Lake City September 25, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Edward Zuniga, Jr. image; www.flickr.com For an urban area with a population of roughly 1.2 million, Salt Lake City certainly lacks in public transportation options for getting to and from the airport -especially considering that the airport itself sits an exact 7 miles -or ten minutes- from...

July 14: Explosions in the Sky and No Age at Pioneer Park

July 14: Explosions in the Sky and No Age at Pioneer Park June 22, 2011 | Events, Food, Live Music, Nightlife, Summer Activities, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You don’t have to wait long now for Salt Lake City’s most popular free summer concert series to begin. This year’s Twilight Concert Series season kickoff takes place on Thursday, July 14th with Explosions in the Sky and No Age. Explosions in the Sky (Image courtesy thetripwirenyc, www.flickr.com) Straight...

Best Breweries in Utah, Part II

Best Breweries in Utah, Part II June 16, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Summer Activities, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Wasatch Region would already be beer-endowed if it had just the three breweries listed in my most recent post. But its line-up includes more than double that number. Adding to the list are Desert Edge, Uinta Brewing Company, Epic Brewing Company, and Wasatch Brewery. Wasatch Brewery White Label...

Best Breweries in Utah, Part I

Best Breweries in Utah, Part I June 14, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Summer Activities, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Cold Beer in Summer (Image by indi.ca, www.flickr.com) Many people might think the title of this post is an oxymoron -Breweries in Utah? But, yes they do exist. And they’re pretty good! In fact, many have won national awards and all brew full-strength beers (in addition to the expected 3.2% variety)....

Camping Season Arrives in Utah

Camping Season Arrives in Utah June 8, 2011 | Camping, Summer Activities, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Now that the clouds, rain, wind, and snow of spring seem to have passed, camping season is suddenly upon us! Whether you stay local or head south to Utah’s famous red rock country, you can expect to enjoy some extremely pleasant evening temperatures this time of year. Below are three of the best camping...
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