Archive for September, 2012

Grand Circle Tour

September 14th, 2012

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

The Utah Grand Circle tour is a legendary tour of all five national parks in the state. It is the perfect road trip at any time of year, but we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch especially recommend driving it during the fall. Autumn is a much cooler time in the national parks, and the crowds are much thinner.

Our suggested Grand Circle route assumes that you are coming from Las Vegas into Utah. Of course, you can start the circle tour from many different points. Read More

Public Lands Day

September 8th, 2012

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Travel

Every so often, the national parks and monuments of Utah waive their entry fees. And one of those times is right around the corner – September 29th. We, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, are always excited to visit Utah’s public lands, and this time we want you to get outside too. We have therefore compiled a quick list of the national parks and monuments by region. Go check them out this September 29th. Read More

Color Hunting, Fall 2012

September 8th, 2012

Nature, Travel

September marks the beginning of autumn. In the high-elevation parts of Southern Utah the leaves have already begun to change color. If you’re anything like us, at the Lodge at Red River Ranch, you love to get outdoors and admire the spectacular fall colors. These are the three best places (in our opinion, of course) to go in Southern Utah if you want to see the changing leaves. Read More