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Visiting St. George, UT
3 months ago

Visiting St. George, UT

In case you didn’t know, there’s so much more to Utah than just Salt Lake City. In fact, Utah has an extraordinary amount of fun things to go and places to go. One of them, in particular, is St. George. Located on the Arizona/Utah border. You’ll be amazed at how many people this little town draws in each year, and you’re about to find out why!

Just a quick 90-minute drive to Las Vegas, St. George offers a warm climate and fun activities to all who visit. Read on to find out some of the great things to do and see while in St. George, Utah. 

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Vermillion Cliffs National Monument
10 months ago

Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

Northern Arizona’s Vermillion Cliffs National Monument sits on the Colorado Plateau, just below the Utah border. While the name “monument” might conjure up the image of something a bit smaller, you’ll find 280,000 acres of beautiful terrain here, including cliffs, buttes, and canyons. The area was only declared as a monument in 2000, though the land itself was already government-managed.

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
10 months ago

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

As a result of the creation of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1966, the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area now preserves a wonderfully scenic 1.2-plus million acres of mostly desert landscape for your enjoyment. Lake Powell and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are located on the border of Utah and Arizona.

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Where to Eat the Best Lemon Meringue Pie
1 year ago

Where to Eat the Best Lemon Meringue Pie

For many of us, a history of Lemon Meringue Pie is necessarily brief, that is, as long as it takes to slice and eat it.  However, in the interest of how delicious things came into being, I am going to offer you what seems to be the most likely story of the origins of lemon meringue pie, and then a few tasty suggestions as to where you should drive, to find the best of the best. Read More

Drive Coast to Coast on Scenic Route 6
1 year ago

Drive Coast to Coast on Scenic Route 6

U.S. Route 6 may not be the most well-known road trip route, like Route 66 or the Pacific Coast Highway, but it can take you from all the way across the U.S. from coast to coast. Heading from east to west, the highway begins in Massachusetts and ends in California, with plenty of interesting attractions along the way.  Read More

Drive Utah Scenic Route 6
1 year ago

Drive Utah Scenic Route 6

There are few things that feel more Americana than taking a long cross country road trip. And while most people look to take the fastest route, or occasionally will hit up a few miles along Route 66, you can go virtually from coast to coast on scenic Route 6.

Reaching almost 3,200 miles, from the tip of Cape Cod at Provincetown, Massachusetts, and ending in Bishop, California, it runs through no less than fourteen states. If you want to get a real taste of all the best the country has to offer, then you can’t go wrong hopping on Route 6. Read More

Favorite Climbs in the National Parks
1 year ago

Favorite Climbs in the National Parks

Now that summer is approaching, those among us who like to channel their inner Spider-Man can rejoice. The warmer weather means that rock climbing no longer has to be relegated to sweat-infused climbing gyms and faux-rock walls. Instead, test your scaling skills for free at one of the country’s beautiful national parks. Many are chockfull of climbing routes–guaranteed to have a better view than any gym. Read More

Best National Parks for Stargazing
2 years ago

Best National Parks for Stargazing

We can’t deny that electricity was an incredibly helpful invention, but there are times when we can have too much of a good thing. Light pollution affects not only astronomers …
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Favorite Patriotic Destinations
2 years ago

Favorite Patriotic Destinations

America is full of awe-inspiring destinations and attractions, many of which feature iconic vistas and important historic landmarks. With so many places across the country that fill Americans with pride, it’s no surprise our list of the best patriotic destinations in America is a long one!

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The 5 Best Places to go Bouldering in the US
2 years ago

The 5 Best Places to go Bouldering in the US

Rock climbing and bouldering are an increasingly popular sport for millions of people across the country. If you’re not quite ready to take the plunge and scale El Capitan, there are ways you can get into the sport by bouldering.

Bouldering differs from rock climbing in that you don’t need to have the ropes and harnesses. Instead, all you need are your hands and feet, and rarely actually go more than 10-15 feet off the ground. But, don’t be fooled! Just because you don’t need equipment doesn’t mean it’s not quite a challenge (and a workout) in it’s own right. Read More