These front-seat selfies reveal Utah’s winter splendor

There’s a reason Utah’s claims to have the “Greatest Snow on Earth.” Spend a month here, as I just did, and you’ll see this state’s winter splendor for yourself. Read more “These front-seat selfies reveal Utah’s winter splendor”

Always have a travel backup plan ready in case your itinerary melts away

If you don’t have a travel backup plan for your next vacation, you need to read this. Seriously. Itineraries go sideways all the time.

I ought to know. Read more “Always have a travel backup plan ready in case your itinerary melts away”

Powder Mountain, Snowbasin stir memories of Olympics past — and a few thrills

Maybe you’ve never heard of Snowbasin or Powder Mountain, two ski resorts a short drive east of Ogden, Utah.

But what about the Winter Olympics (you know, the ones that just started in PyeongChang)? You’ve heard of them, right? Back in 2002, Snowbasin hosted the downhill, super-G, and combined events for the Salt Lake City games. Read more “Powder Mountain, Snowbasin stir memories of Olympics past — and a few thrills”

On a hike through Utah’s ‘Mighty Five,’ the rocks are surreal but the anvils are imaginary

Arches. Bryce. Canyonlands. Capitol Reef. Zion.

The mere mention of their names evokes images of Technicolor desertscapes, vermilion cliffs and vivid sunsets. They are Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks. Read more “On a hike through Utah’s ‘Mighty Five,’ the rocks are surreal but the anvils are imaginary”

Oh no, not another VRBO phishing scam!

Just when I thought it was safe to rent another VRBO vacation home, I received a complaint from Brit Railston about a rental in Utah that went terribly wrong.
Read more “Oh no, not another VRBO phishing scam!”

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