Flaming Gorge and the surrounding area has everything you need for an amazing water-sports-filled vacation. Homey accommodations, delicious food and gracious hosts, and boat rental options make exploration of this one-of-a-kind landscape possible. Wakeboarding, water skiing, pontoon boating, jet skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking—whatever your speed, the opportunity is there. So take the plunge! Book your trip to the Flaming Gorge and experience one of the American West’s jewels of aquatic adventure.
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Flaming Gorge is a perfect centrally located stopover on the classic American national park road trip. With Rocky Mountain National Park and Dinosaur National Monument to the east, Grand Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef National Parks to the south, and Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks to the North, Flaming Gorge’s cold water and countless opportunities for aquatic recreation offer a refreshing escape after some hot desert exploring or strenuous hikes in the mountains.
Whether your day is filled with spinning gears or spinning reels, you’ll be ready to rest and relax by the time the sun sets. The college town of Logan in northern Utah is just the place.
Walk among towering hoodoos in silence. Located in Dixie National Forest, feel the uniquely different textures of pine and pastel sandstone. Crawl through hidden ATV and biking trails in solace, and wish upon stars in the silence of night.
Pull on your boots and tighten your stampede string! It’s time to book the ultimate dude ranch vacation. Wide open spaces, simplified travel plans, and immune-boosting perks make it an easy choice.
Here, we dive into detail on the northern part of Utah’s Canyon Country. For those planning a road trip, this is the perfect place to start. Simply seeking some inspiration? The following descriptions will certainly spark your wanderlust!
Sometimes confused with the famous Horseshoe Bend in Arizona, Goosenecks State Park is an overlook of one of the most incredible river meanders in North America. From our car, we walked slowly to the edge of the overlook, peering down at the lazy San Juan River below. The river cuts through time, exposing various rock layers and leaving the most stunning, extensive meanders in the canyon.
Utah is home to some of the most stunning landscapes in the American West. But where can you find one of the most concentrated areas of ancient petroglyphs, towering sandstone cliffs, and the most famous pair of mittens on earth? San Juan County, of course.
Traveling with family requires checking a lot of boxes. You want to get outside and see the enormous spaces of the Rocky Mountain West. Your partner is eager to check out Americana art and culture and to learn about Utah’s history. The kids want to be amused, and you want them to learn. Fortunately, the area surrounding Salt Lake International Airport—just 20 minutes away, in fact—can provide all of this and more.
Bryce Canyon National Park is a colored rock paradise. Approachable nearly year-round, pictures don’t do justice as golden light pours over ponderosa and spruce forests into deep, pastel amphitheaters.