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December 10, 2017, Comments Off on Sounds of the Season: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

At any time of year, listening to a concert by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is a special event, but nothing is more spectacular than the Christmas concerts held each year. […]

All Aboard! Spend the Night in a Restored Railroad Car

December 6, 2017, Comments Off on All Aboard! Spend the Night in a Restored Railroad Car

Being an avid fan of the old West, AMC’s epic western “Hell on Wheels” soon became one of this writer’s all-time favorite TV shows.  The ...

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Tuacahn Amphiteatre

November 15, 2017, Comments Off on Tuacahn Amphiteatre

Christmas in the Canyon The Tuacahn Amphitheatre and Center for the Arts sits on an 80 acre parcel of land at the base of Padre Canyon in Ivins, Utah. ...

Cove Fort, Utah

September 25, 2017, Comments Off on Cove Fort, Utah

The Old West has been romanticized in story and song, movie and book … cowboys, good guys versus bad guys, heading west to make your fortune in ...

  • Fish Lake and Fishlake National Forest
    July 6, 2017, Comments Off on Fish Lake and Fishlake National Forest

    Fish Lake is the largest natural mountain lake in Utah and is surrounded by majestic stands of aspens encircling open mountain meadows. The meadows and surrounding terrain are home to […]

  • Utah Lake and Utah Lake State Park
    June 9, 2017, Comments Off on Utah Lake and Utah Lake State Park

    Utah Lake is unique in that it is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the West and yet it lies in an arid area that receives less than 15 […]

  • Dinosaur Museum
    April 3, 2017, Comments Off on Dinosaur Museum

    Millions of years ago, dinosaurs rambled across the landscape of what is now Utah. Carefully preserved remains these long-dead species can be found in the Dinosaur Museum in Blanding, Utah, […]

  • Fremont Indian State Park and Museum
    March 8, 2017, 1 Comment

    Around the year 1,000 A.D., Native Americans known as the Fremont, gathered on a hilltop in what is now Fremont Indian State Park and Museum in Central Utah. More than […]

  • Starvation State Park
    February 25, 2017, Comments Off on Starvation State Park

    Two years after the dam was erected across Strawberry River, Starvation State Park in Utah was established. The dam created a 3,495 surface acre reservoir as part of the Central […]

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    Utah Fun Facts
    November 24, 2016, Comments Off on Utah Fun Facts

    Utah has a unique history when many memorable moments. It was first explored on behalf of Spain by Franciscan friars Escalante and Dominguez in 1776. In 1824 the famous American […]

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