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Posts from November 2009

Cheap Skiing in Family-Friendly Brighton, Utah


We Love the Ski Salt Lake Super Pass Some families will fly into Salt Lake and make this Utah visit their one big, blowout family ski holiday. If you don't want to be limited to only one mountain,

Top five bargain destinations for winter


By Christine Sarkis, USA Today -- Whether winter calls for sun or snow in your book, there are plenty of deals to put a vacation on your horizon. As destinations attempt to pull themselves out of the

All-purpose Rail Event Center boasts modern vibe


David Burger, Salt Lake Tribune -- When local singer-songwriter Kalai was booked to perform at Salt Lake City's The Rail Center, "I didn't really know where that was," he said. Although the center

Salt Lake airport a great place to get stuck


A traveler could do a lot worse than get stranded at Salt Lake City's aging airport, according to, which bills itself as the Web's most complete resource for airline information. On

Snowbird To Open Friday, Nov. 20


Snowbird, Utah - The 39 th winter season at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort begins Friday, Nov. 20, with skiing and riding on natural and man-made snow. Snowbird will open at 9 a.m. with the Gadzoom

Utah Named the Happiest State in the Union


November 12, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT - According to the just-released Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index of the 50 states, Utah ranked number one as the happiest state in the Union. When you combine

Facing the wild snowy yonder


TRACY L. BARNETT, Houston Chronicle -- Curled up in front of the fire, I look out to a line of snow-frosted pines. Twenty-three inches of snow fell last night, so the snow is still fluffy and soft.