Your Travel Guide to the Snowboard Mecca of North America: Salt Lake City

By T Bird, Transworld Snowboarding -- Salt Lake City, Utah is without question the snowboard Mecca of North America. Is that a bold statement? Yes. However, is it relatively inarguable? Also…yes. Think about it. Within a half hour drive from the Salt Lake City International airport lie 6 world-class resorts and if one were to expand that drive to…

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8 Outdoor Adventures Found in Major Cities

By Brian Handwerk, Nat Geo Adventure — The wilderness doesn't have a monopoly on adventure. In fact, savvy city dwellers know that epic biking, paddling, and camping trips needn't always involve joining Friday night's mad rush to get out of town. Locals love these close-to-home urban adventures—and outdoorsy visitors will find them a welcome break…

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The Grand America Hotel saving big on energy

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Aug. 24, 2017) — The Grand America, Salt Lake City’s largest convention hotel, is saving 2.6 million kilowatt-hours of energy a year, thanks to a recently-completed project aimed at cutting back on energy demand. The hotel invested $550,000, of which Rocky Mountain Power provided $251,596 in wattsmart Business…

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Visit Salt Lake Launches Blueprint Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY (August 21, 2017) – To ensure the long-term vitality and success of Salt Lake’s visitor economy, Visit Salt Lake is launching Blueprint Salt Lake, a collaborative action plan that explores how the destination and its quality of life narrative can evolve into a catalyst for innovation, investment and economic growth. Inspired by…

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