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Top 5 Great 'Old' Hotels of America


By Steve Winston, World Property Journa l -- Beautiful old American hotels speak to us. They speak with the echoes of earlier guests in earlier times, and, often, those earlier times saw great historical events. They speak with an Old-Time elegance and dedication to customer service sometimes not found in more-contemporary hotels. They speak to us

Here’s What You Need To Know About Salt Lake City’s First Food Hall


By Leslie Kelly, -- While HallPass is technically still in the soft opening phase, it’s already a red hot hit and a big boost for the formerly struggling mall it calls home. The food hall revolution It’s no shocker that the traditional retail and restaurant landscapes have shifted dramatically in recent years. Consumers shopping online

The Best Things To See And Do In Salt Lake City


By Nadine Cresswell-Myatt, Travel Awaits -- Salt Lake City has a model town feel and many free attractions courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) previously called Mormons, who represent nearly half of the city’s population. In 1847, Brigham Young led his people on a thousand-mile westward trek to escape persecution, but

From suds to sports to scenery, Salt Lake City has plenty to sample


By Laura Nelles, Toronto Sun -- From abundant activities to beautiful scenery, Salt Lake City, Utah isn’t as dry as you may think, with something that will appeal to just about every taste. Known for its Mormon heritage, the jewel of Salt Lake is the must-see Temple area situated downtown. The Temple itself is open only to members of the Church of

Top Urban Destinations for 2020


By Terri Marshall, -- We recently announced our Top 28 destinations for 2020 zeroing in on unique destinations with intriguing sites and experiences. Our list breaks down into four categories, both domestic and international, with the complete list here. This week we’re sharing Urban Destinations. Each of these cities has something

10 Most Relaxing Airports in the United States


Missed connections and late-night cancellations can send stress levels through the roof. Recently, InsureMyTrip ranked the 10 U.S. airports that leave travelers the most relaxed, leading the way in fewest flight delays and cancellations. 10: Ontario, California (ONT) Southern California’s Ontario International Airport may be the fastest growing



By Alana Tielmann, Chilled -- Drinking isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Utah. In fact, the state comes in dead-last for per-capita alcohol consumption, probably because its strict liquor laws are dictated by state legislation that’s primarily comprised of the teetotaling Mormon population. But despite the challenging laws

A guide to Salt Lake City’s burgeoning bar scene


By James Charisma, Los Angeles Times -- Salt Lake City may not come to mind as a destination for high-quality beers and cocktails, but it should. The downtown, home to the headquarters of the Mormon Church, has become something of a gathering place, thanks to more than a dozen celebrated bars, brewpubs and speakeasies that have popped up alongside

3 Reasons Foodies Are Flocking To Salt Lake


By Elise Edwards, JustLuxe -- Despite its reputation for being “dry,” and under-served when it comes to quality cuisine, Utah is home to some of the top chefs and mixologists in the country. In fact, Salt Lake City is attracting more and more food and beverage experts who are determined to make the area a destination for vibrant dishes and hip

The Inaugural class of Utah U


By Mona Day, Observer Newspaper -- When you think of Utah, what immediately comes to mind is its national parks and spectacular natural beauty; what does not come to mind is food and drink. Utah tourism sees that as a problem, one worth attacking head on. Towards that goal, Visit Utah and Visit Salt Lake recently took over Crafted Kitchen in the