Category: Outdoor Recreation & Sports

Where to See Salt Lake's Best Fall Colors

Football games. Crisp mountain air. The changing of leaves... what's not to love about fall? Especially in Salt Lake. Get ready to grab your favorite cozy cardigan and sip on some warm apple cider­ because if we have one you need to add to your bucket list this fall–it's a visit to the best-kept…

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Plan a Dark Sky Trip to Salt Lake

Did you know that Utah has the greatest number of dark sky areas on Earth? Pretty illuminating, right? According to the International Dark-Sky Association, Utah is home to the most certified dark sky parks and places on the planet. So if the Milky Way isn’t an average sighting in your hometown, it…

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The Best Mountain Bike Trails Near Salt Lake

It’s no longer much of a secret that great mountain biking can be found within the state of Utah. From the slickrock trails of Moab to the buffed out singletrack of Northern Utah, a huge amount of variety can be found to satisfy riders of every ability level. Utah encompasses approachable terrain…

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9 Hippest Neighborhoods of Salt Lake

Salt Lake’s diverse spirit and eclectic collection of hip neighborhoods has powered a cultural boom in the mountain and desert urban center. As a constellation of trendy, emerging neighborhoods, Salt Lake is cool in ways other than just snow and slopes. If you haven’t seen the new frontier of hip…

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Ski, Golf, & Bike - All In One Day

A particularly incredible time to visit Salt Lake is springtime. Many visitors come to ski The Greatest Snow on Earth® in the winter months, but don’t realize that our mountain snow pack lasts well into the spring months—April, May, and sometimes even June! The most intriguing part about this? You…

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Incredible Spring Skiing in Salt Lake

Spring skiing in Salt Lake offers up some of the best turns of the year. While it’s natural to look ahead to warmer weather, there’s still phenomenal ski experiences to be had. Some of the best snow arrives later in the season, extending the thrill of spending time on the slopes. This is, after…

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Family-Friendly Spring Break in Salt Lake

Spring break is quickly approaching and parents everywhere are looking for some fun vacations to entertain their kids while out of school. Look no further than Salt Lake. With a delightful blend of outdoor adventures and cultural exploration, Salt Lake will not only keep your kids entertained, but…

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What to Do After The Slopes

Sponsored by Salt Lake Brewing Company. You just logged a full day of shredding the Greatest Snow on Earth®, but in Salt Lake, that means you are just getting started. It’s après ski time, and your options are plentiful. Whether you need a drink, a nosh, or a touch of city culture, we have you…

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Know the Code: Proper Ski Etiquette

Photos by Austen Diamond "Know the code" is an important phrase when taking on a new sport. When it comes to the mountains, whether you’re a seasoned skier or just getting started, it’s always good to have a refresher on proper etiquette. Here are five things to keep in mind as you gear up for the…

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Ice Skating In Salt Lake City

Ice skating in Salt Lake is a fun activity for everyone: group activities, dates, family fun, and more. With options that run the gamut from outdoor parks to Olympic venues, and various things to try, including public skating, skating lessons, organized hockey leagues, curling, and figure skating…

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Can’t-Miss Runs at Salt Lake’s Resorts

The Incredible Terrain at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude Feel that chill in the air? Winter will be here before we know it, and it’s the perfect time to look ahead to the upcoming ski season! Salt Lake City is the ultimate skier’s destination with four world-class resorts under 45 minutes…

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Ski the Greatest Snow on Earth®

You’ll find the Greatest Snow on Earth® in Utah, and particularly at Salt Lake’s ski resorts. This proud claim refers to more than just the texture of the snow. Location and weather patterns are key. Accessing the snow is incredibly easy with four resorts close to the city. Plus, many famous…

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Changing Seasons: Fall in Salt Lake

Fall in Salt Lake isn’t just a season. It’s a celebration. Set against the vivid blue sky, the changing leaves create a kaleidoscope of warm colors from burnt oranges to fiery crimsons and golds. The rich landscape ensures every adventure is picture-perfect, so your camera roll is likely to be full…

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Blossom and Bloom: The Wasatch Wildflower Festival

Photos: Copyright 2023 CCF/Jay Dash, @slc_bites, & SLUG Magazine Salt Lake County’s Cottonwood Canyons are best known as some of the most acclaimed ski destinations in the world, but the wilderness preserves are an exciting spot year-round. What better way to start summer than by taking the family…

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Salt Lake's Top Ten Summertime Mountain Things To Do

The mountains surrounding Salt Lake City are truly a sight to behold, capturing the admiration of anyone who lays eyes on them. If you haven't yet had the chance to explore these natural wonders up close, you might wonder how to fully embrace their beauty beyond just viewing them from afar. Let’s…

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