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Remaining Open Minded During a Shutdown (and Other Unfortunate Events)

When things take an unexpected turn, many will quote a line from John Lennon’s “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)”: “Life is what happens when you make other plans.” The line fits the recent government shutdown, which descended on the American public during the holiday season and lasted over a month, though it is probably not the […]

Packing for Winter in Utah’s Southern Parks

While miles away from Utah’s ski country of Park City, the state’s southern parks can get some snow here and there. Before your winter trip, prepare your family for possible ice, snow or just tons of sunshine on your trip to Utah’s lower half. The tricky part to planning for a desert region park during […]

Family Vacation in Escalante, Utah

Getting back to nature and celebrating wild, rugged landscapes can easily be done in Utah —specifically, Escalante. The usually sleepy town comes to life in the summer months during the high-tourist season when backpackers, campers, hikers and all-around nature lovers head to the scenic locale for a remote getaway amid like-minded travelers and locals. Don’t […]

Family Stay at Entrada Escalante Lodge

Outdoorsy vacations come in a variety of styles. You can load the kids up in an RV and hit the open road; move campers from park to park; pitch your tents in a protected forest; or enjoy the comforts of home in accommodations within a small town, surrounded by the great open wild country. For […]

National Parks For Beginners

Visiting some national parks in the New Year? With so many amazing locales to choose from, it can seem overwhelming to begin planning, but it’s easier than you think. Whether it’s your family’s first national park trip together or it has just been awhile, there are a few easy steps to get started. Pick Your […]

Wintertime Fun in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is a great year-round destination for families, but, in the wintertime, this amazing city comes alive with fun. Whether you are looking for outdoor excitement or warm indoor entertainment, there is plenty to do in the Crossroads of the West to keep the entire family on their toes. SLC has quite a […]