One of Utah’s most picturesque areas is without a doubt the southwest corner of the state. Located less than two hours from Las Vegas, the town of Hurricane sits equal distance between St. George and Zion National Park. Hurricane features the popular Sky Mountain Golf Course along with an RVer favorite WillowWind RV Park. Offering […]
Utilizing the common element of slickrock, we were provided with a level campsite and protection from the windy weather of the desert.
In my never ending search of new places to explore, I stumbled across a place called Devils Playground in a remote region of northwestern Utah.
The Heber Valley in Utah is one of the small town gems in the country. Located just 40 minutes from Salt Lake City and 20 minutes from Provo, Heber City is the focal point of the region featuring fabulous natural scenery, breathtaking golf courses, and as much fresh air as your lungs will allow. In […]
As most RVers know, Utah has many beautiful destinations. Not only does the state have five national parks and six national monuments worthy of a visit, but also 43 excellent state parks. In 1999, while working on my book, Camping Utah, my husband, Mike, and I traveled more than 8,000 miles in Utah checking out […]
Families that see Jurassic World, the blockbuster summer movie hit about dinosaurs, can experience the real thing by visiting Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument in Vernal, about three hours east of Salt Lake City. “Kids love learning about dinosaurs, especially at the Wall of Bones,” said Lesha Coltharp, director of tourism for Dinosaurland. “It’s the best […]
Zion Lodge is offering to the public for the first time narrated tram rides through Utah’s Zion Canyon on the closed Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. The road is closed to private vehicles from April through October. Shuttle buses traverse the road and overnight guests may still drive to the lodge, but until now tram tours […]
In winter, Park City, Utah is a popular destination for snow sports, and in the summer it’s popular with hikers and bikers. But more than 145 years ago, people rushed to Park City seeking silver. This small town’s 300 silver mines were some of America’s most productive and longest lasting. The first mining claim was […]
Few areas of America pack together as many scenic opportunities for recreation as Moab, Utah. With the delightful town of Moab as the hub of a wheel of wonder, the RV traveler can strike out in any direction and find postcard vistas around each turn in the road. From posh private RV parks to dry […]
Over a million people flock to Moab each year to enjoy the activities the area offers, but the mine and the man that put Moab on the map have largely been forgotten. Today canyoneering, hiking, white-water rafting, mountain biking, motorcycling, kayaking, ATV riding, base jumping, 4×4 driving, canoeing, road biking, rock climbing and most recently […]
With a spectacular canyon cut by the Virgin River, Zion National Park is perfection. Our family has visited 26 national parks to date, and Zion remains our all-time favorite. With its town and park shuttle systems (April-October), it’s also the most RV-friendly national park that we’ve ever visited. The best way to see its natural […]