Vernal, a rural town located in northeastern Utah, may be one of the top places to visit in The West. There’s good reason to believe so. People travel from across the globe to its copacetic setting, that’s home to ancient history and outdoor activities. Fossils dating back more than 100 million years, Native American petroglyphs, […]
It’s a real town with real people, 365 days a year. You won’t find a tourist season in Hot Springs because the town does cool stuff year round! The shops, restaurants, recreation, and events that take place around Hot Springs are intended for the people who live there, and subsequently the guests who visit. Don’t […]
I like to have room to breathe when I travel. For me, sharing a viewing platform with 50 other people doesn’t feel special; I’m trying to escape the seething mass of humanity, not meld with it.
The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad could offer the best historic train rides in the west. The company, home to a 12,000 square foot museum, sits in the idyllic town of Durango. It’s a stone’s throw from Mesa Verde National Park, Hovenweep National Monument, and many great state parks. Parks aside, the D&SNGR (Durango […]
Bryce Canyon is one of the United States’ most charismatic national parks. Spanning 56 miles, there’s more to do here than is probably possible to cover in a lifetime. But what are the specifics, and where’s a good place to start? Well, you need a base to venture out from, and we’ve got the perfect […]
Cheyenne’s roots go back years. It was a prime base of actions in the once-Dakota territory, that today we know as Wyoming. As a major station for the Union Pacific railroad, the city supplied goods to explorers and businessman alike. Cheyenne may be the best place to experience the ‘old-west’ – here’s why.
The coffee is hot and breakfast is served—the perfect wake up call. You pull up your boots and meet your guide for the day. As you make your way outside, the air is crisp and cool. You slip a saddle on your horse, and head out onto the trail. Your guide points out mountain ranges […]
Riverton is in Fremont County, Wyoming. It’s at the southern edge of the Wind River Indian Reservation, and is home to vibrant Native American culture that dates back hundreds of years. Names like Chief Washakie, Jim Bridger, and Sacajawea, are just a few notable figures who have made Riverton the place it is today.
To unravel the backstory of the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, we need to rewind 77 years, to when the events of Pearl Harbor shook the United States. In Europe, Hitler was blitzing Britain’s cities and France was already under Nazi rule. After years of hesitance, the time had come for America to join the fight. […]
Kanab is a small town at the base of the Escalante Grand Staircase, in Southern Utah. It’s surrounded by several world-class landscape attractions, including Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and the intriguingly named Toadstool Hoodoos.