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Top 5 Great 'Old' Hotels of America

2/14/2020

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

SALT LAKE CITY IS UNDERGOING A SPIRITED SHIFT, AND WATER WITCH IS LEADING THE WAY

11/1/2019

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

The 9 Absolutely Best Things to do in Salt Lake City

10/22/2019

By Tina Paul, Retire Early and Travel -- Salt Lake City is a vibrant, tidy city sitting in the shadow of the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains. In addition, it is the capital of Utah, but for a capital city, it is not congested. There are so many things to do in Salt Lake City that it is a perfect destination for a weekend with friends, a girls

Salt Lake to Unveil America’s First 21st Century State-of-the-Art Airport in 2020

9/27/2019

September 23, 2019, Salt Lake City – Salt Lake is known for its accessibility and the remarkable speed and ease with which visitors can get from the airport to downtown, or onto the ski slopes to click into boots within 90 minutes of touching down on the tarmac. And as soon as next Fall, getting to Utah’s capital city will be even faster, easier

The state that is a strange and deeply imperfect LGBTQ pioneer

5/30/2019

By Samantha Allen, CNN --If you want to understand this country's LGBTQ future, look no further than Utah. From the outside, the Beehive State might seem full of contrasts: Salt Lake City mayor Jackie Biskupski is a lesbian Democrat, but the state legislature is mostly made up of Mormon Republicans. Salt Lake City itself, a thriving cultural

A BUZZWORTHY GUIDE TO FAMILY FUN IN DOWNTOWN SALT LAKE CITY

5/28/2019

By Jody Robinson, South County Magazine One of my favorite things about Salt Lake is its abundance of trees. In fact, the University of Utah campus, on the bench of the city’s foothills, is a designated State Arboretum, with over 8,000 trees. Boasting 300 plus varieties, including almost 40 different types of conifer, the city, and the campus in

New coalition encourages people to Enjoy Utah Responsibly

12/13/2018

SALT LAKE CITY (December 12, 2018) -- A broad coalition including restaurants, tourism, hospitality, media, transportation, local government and law enforcement, is encouraging Utahns to enjoy Utah responsibly this holiday season and beyond as state laws regarding safe driving go into effect just before the new year. The Enjoy Utah Responsibly

It's Hip to Be Square - Salt Lake City is a pretty cool town

11/30/2018

By Jennifer Bryant, The Dressage Connection -- I’d never spent time in this Utah city before this year, when it was selected as the site of the 2018 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. I didn’t really know what to expect—buttoned-up piety? Crunchy-granola ski bums? Closing in on 24 hours in Salt Lake City, I’m going to venture that it’s a bit of both.

Salt Lake Celebrates Fall with Biking, Hiking & Oktoberfest

8/23/2018

Salt Lake City (August 23, 2018) -- Fall is when biking and hiking rule in greater Salt Lake, when the city’s bustling downtown - from farmers markets and restaurants to bars and outdoor concerts – are paired with the rugged Wasatch Mountain Range chock full of trails that are easily accessible from downtown. Throw in an amazing two-month long

Everything to Know About Salt Lake

8/1/2018

By Jennica Henderson, National Geographic — Salt Lake City boasts niche eateries, scenic mountain views, and a vibrant art scene. It serves as the perfect place for those who are interested in exceptional outdoor activities, small-city charm, and a unique cultural history and composition. When to Go Salt Lake City hosts dry desert summers and polar