Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Torrey Apple Days

Every year the scenic town of Torrey, Utah puts on it’s Independence Day celebration. Known as Torrey Apple Days, this party is the perfect expression of small-town America. This year the event kicks off on the Saturday following the 4th. (So July 6th.) We at the Lodge encourage you to come to town and check out Torrey Apple Days. Read More

Best of Wayne County

A lot of people come to Wayne County to visit Capitol Reef. Sometimes, however, it’s nice to know what else you can do in the county. To help you find some extra fun, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the best things to do in Wayne County. Read More

The Lone Ranger

January 3rd, 2013

Entertainment

Southern Utah is no stranger to the silver screen. Production crews routinely set up shop in the national parks and national monuments to capture our desert beauty on camera. Iconic films like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade have memorable scenes that where shot in Southern Utah. Disney recently filmed the exterior scenes of John Carter almost exclusively in Utah. And this year Disney will be releasing another movie that was partly filmed in Southern Utah, The Lone Ranger. Read More

Christmas at the Lodge

November 24th, 2012

Entertainment, Outdoor adventures, Travel

The Christmas holiday is a time to enjoy the closeness of family and the comforts of the season. While we at the Lodge enjoy a traditional Christmas, we also like to try new things. That’s why we suggest that you take a vacation this Christmas; celebrate the holiday with a twist. We know just the place to visit. Read More

Filming Locations of John Carter

November 8th, 2012

Education, Entertainment, Travel

Guests often ask us at the Lodge at Red River Ranch to point out specific places in Southern Utah where movie productions have been filmed. Since Southern Utah has been the backdrop for over 100 major motion pictures, we thought we’d give you a list of some famous film location that you might recognize. This blog will focus on the scenes from the recent Walt Disney Pictures release John Carter. Read More