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Volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Whether your family loves dogs, cats or critters of any kind, volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, is an unforgettable experience. What’s it all about? Best Friends Animal Sanctuary was founded roughly 35 years ago by friends who rescued old, sick and difficult animals from almost certain death at shelters. After bringing them […]

Looking for Wellness in all the Right Places

Summer is already the season of soaking in the sun, enjoying warm weather with friends and family and skipping off to far-off destinations for vacation. Add an extra level of R&R with a special wellness retreat in a setting made for tranquil relaxation. Escape with the family to a wellness resort. Aro Hā Wellness Retreat […]

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 […]