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In this Utah Weekend Getaway we travel to Bear Lake to enjoy the many festivities around the annual event called Raspberry Days. A trip to Bear Lake on any weekend is fun, enjoyable, and relaxing.
For those who enjoy exploring Utah’s historical past, this Utah day trip may interest you. Within 40 minutes from Salt Lake City, you, your family, or friends can enjoy a day trip to Tooele County to explore some of the historical sites found in this part of the state.
This is the first in our getaway series. If you are looking for adventures for yourself, you and some friends or your family, but don’t know where to start, we have a few ideas for you.
To see a condor in flight is stunning. With a wingspan of nearly 10 feet, they’re like small aircraft. They can reach speeds up to 50 miles per hour and travel hundreds of miles in a single day.
About 75 miles southwest of Salt Lake City lay the remnants of one of the state’s most unique ghost towns. Iosepa (pronounced Yo-see-pa) was named after Mormon founder Joseph Smith and a later church leader named Joseph F. Smith.
Just before you enter the town of Genola Utah, you may notice a castle like colorful concrete structure perched up on the hill side. This strange looking structure is colorful because of the layers and layers of spray paint put on by the countless graffiti artists over many years.
Native American rock art can be found throughout Utah. In fact, Utah is home to hundreds of thousands of individual examples of rock art. Many of the state’s most acclaimed sites are found in southern Utah, with popular locations, including Cedar Mesa, Sego Canyon and Indian Creek Canyon.
With spring here and summer just around the corner, it is time to get outside to enjoy some nice hikes. Here is a list of 10 family / kid friendly Utah hiking trails you may enjoy on your next outdoor adventure.
Moab most likely got its name from one of two places. Some historians believe that the town’s first postmaster chose the name because of its geographical similarities to the biblical city of Moab. Another theory is that the name comes from a Paiute word “moapa,” which means mosquito.
Zion National Park is world-renowned for its stunning scenery and claustrophobia-inducing slot canyons. But prior to becoming Utah’s first national park in 1919, it was rarely visited because of its remote location. The roads were awful and few automobiles could make it.