Additional Ski Busses Coming to Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon

Salt Lake City (January 11, 2022)— Yesterday the Salt Lake County Council appropriated $239,520 in funding for a private transportation provider to increase the frequency of service and number of people riding public transportation to Salt Lake County ski resorts for the 2023 ski season. The goal of the new “Cottonwood Connect” ski transportation…

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Utah is the Wild Frontier of America's Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Movement

Originally posted on https://www.afar.com/magazine/utah-is-the-forefront-of-americas-bean-to-bar-chocolate-movement November 11, 2022 — By Mae Hamilton Ghirardelli, Hershey, Guittard—some of the most recognizable U.S. chocolate brands can be found in the East and on the West Coast. But there’s an artisanal chocolate revolution quietly brewing…

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5 LGBTQ travel destinations to visit in unexpected states

Originally posted on https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/5-lgbtq-travel-destinations-to-visit-in-unexpected-states/ar-AA10O2iV August 21, 2022 By Jamie Valentino While LGBTQ rights are being attacked across the country by a GOP stuck in the 1950s, an increasing number of American cities are embracing queer culture like never before. According to…

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Salt Lake's Winter Playground

Originally posted on https://www.touroperatorland.com/magazine July 20, 2022 Come for the scenery, stay for the scene! At the first crisp snowfall along the Wasatch Front, when Salt Lake transforms itself into Utah’s urban basecamp for The Greatest Snow on Earth®, skiers and boarders rejoice. While Salt Lake combines the endless urban activities…

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Salt Lake City Criterium Race Returns!

Originally posted on utahstories.com/2022/07/salt-lake-city-criterium-race-returns/ July 11, 2022 — As the Tour de France courses its way through the countryside of Europe, the always-exciting and spectator-friendly Salt Lake Criterium is celebrating its third year, bringing its own unique brand of professional bike racing back to Utah’s capital…

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Where to Eat and Drink (But Mostly Drink) in Utah

Originally posted on ediblemanhattan.com/travel/where-to-eat-and-drink-in-utah-travel-guide/ June 9, 2022 — Utah might not be the first place you think of when you want to take a boozy vacation. But the Beehive State is far from “dry” these days. Utah as a whole hosts many distilleries, bars, restaurants and breweries crafting artisanal cocktails…

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The Weekend Guide: Hiking, Wildlife, and Mile-High Biscuits in Salt Lake City

Originally posted on https://www.cntraveler.com/story/weekend-guide-salt-lake-city By Jeremy Pugh Thanks to an influx of relocating professionals and a higher-than-average birth rate, Utah ranks as America’s youngest state. That youthful energy is shaking up the reputation of Salt Lake City, a capital that had long been dismissed as sleepy and…

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Salt Lake City Surprise

Originally posted on https://www.phoenixmag.com/2022/05/05/summer-food-wine-getaways/ May 5, 2022 — Given that it was founded and largely populated by alcohol-abstaining Mormons, Utah may not be top of mind when it comes to food-and-booze destinations. However, between the Wasatch Mountains and Oquirrh (pronounced “oaker”) Mountains of Utah, sits…

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Utah ranks No. 1 for state pandemic response: New study

Originally posted on https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/utah-ranks-no-1-for-state-pandemic-response-new-study/ April 12, 2022 — (ABC4) – A study breaking down how states responded to the COVID-19 pandemic shows Utah ranking as number one out of all 50 states. The National Bureau of Economic Research released its final COVID-19 report on how…

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Two Visit Salt Lake Passes, One Ultimate Ski and Apr├Ęs Ski Experience

Originally posted on https://unofficialnetworks.com/2022/02/18/two-visit-salt-lake-passes-one-ultimate-ski-and-apres-ski-experience/ February 18, 2022 — By Rich Stoner Tucked away beneath the Wasatch Mountain Range and the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City has spent most of its lifetime isolated. What one would think should be a major metropolitan…

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