One hundred and fifty years ago a one-armed Civil War veteran set off with nine mountain men on a scientific expedition to map one of the last blank spaces left on the U.S. map: The Green and Colorado rivers. Much of the river remains wild today. Follow Powell's journey here.
State-of-the-art museums dot the state beckoning you to experience prehistoric or head out to nature for on-site venues that will transport you back more than 150 million years. You’ll find yourself hunting for dino tracks embedded in red rock or walking along the most historically significant quarry sites in the world. See all the sites here.
The Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway provides the perfectly packaged road trip for the dinosaur enthusiasts to the outdoor adventurer. Utah attractions along the diamond-shaped loop brim with stunning geologic formations and world-renowned archeological and cultural sites.
Minutes from Park City, Heber Valley is a basecamp for adventure with none of the crowds! With restaurants, bakeries, yurt dining and, even, food trucks by firelight, Heber Valley’s burgeoning food scene is now as exciting as its outdoor offerings. Fuel your adventure, and find out how to pair #HeberEats with your next adrenaline-infused activity.
Does a broken neck and paralysis put an end to an active outdoor life? Not when you adapt thinking, methods and equipment. See how it’s working for this former ski instructor.
It's said that southwestern Utah offers the highest concentration of slot canyons in the world. While many are remote and highly technical, well-prepared visitors can hike right into some of them. But for the best experience, consider a stay in Kanab where you can book a guide to introduce you to these geological wonders.
Visit an outpost of adventure in Southern Utah where a shared love of place and friendly competition has spurred a culinary renaissance. Amid stunning red rock landscapes and vivid Hollywood history, discover a French bakery and comfort food, organic and vegan options, and eclectic slow food. All in a town of under 5,000 people.
Mountain bikers make the trek to the rugged and remote Gooseberry Mesa for its desert vistas and fun slickrock singletrack. Most of the trail system caters to moderate to advanced riders. If it's your first time, area guides can show you the best routes. Watch the video.
May 10, 2019 marks "Spike 150," the 150th anniversary of the First Transcontinental Railroad, a groundbreaking feat of American ingenuity and determination. Travel west of Brigham City, Utah, to follow author Tim Sullivan as he traces the history of this remote route along the northern edge of the Great Salt Lake.
Where to go? The real question is, “What kind of experience do you want?” Utah is more than skiing, even in winter. Each of its 14 resorts has a vibe as distinct as its terrain so guests can tailor their experience and enjoy More Mountain Time. Get a local’s insight on where to go.