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Posts from May 2010

Utah's Brewpubs Win Gold Medals


- Squatters and Wasatch Grab More Gold at the 2010 World Beer Cup - Salt Lake City (May 25, 2010) - Two of Utah's standout local breweries, Salt Lake City's Squatters and Park City's Wasatch, both received gold medals recently at the 2010 World Beer Cup in Chicago. This not only highlights the impressive achievements and growth of Salt Lake's

Wasatch Front boosters hope Connect Pass will be 2010 hit


By Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune - Coming off a banner year, the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass is being promoted to draw even more recession-weary people to Wasatch Front tourism destinations. The pass, which provides discount-price access to 13 attractions from downtown Salt Lake City to Thanksgiving Point to Utah Olympic Park, will be sold

Snowbird Extends Ski, Ride Season Through June 20


weekend winter operations lengthened due to strong snowpack Snowbird, Utah -Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort officials announced this week that they will extend Utah's longest season into June thanks to above average snowfall this spring. The Little Cottonwood Canyon resort aims to remain open for skiing and riding on weekends (Friday, Saturday

Snowbird: Only Utah Ski Resort Still Open


Anyone thinking snow season is finished should check out Snowbird's parking lot. Though only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday for a few more weeks, enough snow riders pack the lot that it's full. Some even have to park up on the main road. But is it worth it? Should you go? The answer is yes. To add a bit of country: hell, yes! It doesn't matter

People looking to vacation away from home this summer


SALT LAKE CITY -- Staying home is so "last year." A new survey shows more people are planning to take a vacation away from home this summer, and Utah's tourism industry hopes to benefit from those summer travelers. Last year, more than 19 million people visited Utah, bringing in $6.2 billion dollars to the state. -Utah Office of Tourism Last year,

Snowbird Hosts Free Mountain Music Festival


Snowbird Hosts Free Mountain Music Festival, July 9-11 presented by the snowbird renaissance center and intermountain acoustic music association Snowbird, Utah - The Snowbird Renaissance Center (SRC), in association with the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association (IAMA), is proud to present the Mountain Music Festival, July 9-11. The

Salt Lake City's Connect Pass good for up to a year


SALT LAKE CITY - It used to be that visiting all 13 attractions included in the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau's "Visit Salt Lake" Connect Pass had to be done in less than a week. Now doing so can be done at a much more leisurely pace. The Connect Pass offers locals and visitors a streamlined way to enjoy 13 of the Salt Lake area's top