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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...

Driving Tips for Salt Lake City: Understanding the Grid

Driving Tips for Salt Lake City: Understanding the Grid January 30, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
  Salt Lake 1954; davecito image; www.flickr.com Notice the shorthand street names: in 1954, 2nd East was 200 East, so on.   Salt Lake City has one of the most notorious and seemingly mysterious street numbering systems in the nation. However, anyone who lives in Salt Lake City – or who...

Irish Pubs and Grub

Irish Pubs and Grub January 18, 2012 | Food, Live Music, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
LenDog64 image; www.flickr.com Salt Lake City is known for Mormons, and it’s known for skiing. These days, it even has a reputation for great sushi. But Irish food? And Irish pubs? Yep. Salt Lake has ‘em. And while some of these are rather divey bars with little Irish ambiance beyond their...