Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

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

Concerning Pumpkin Launching

October 30th, 2012

Entertainment, Outdoor adventures

We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch encourage any and all visitors to get involved in our community. Which is why we like to inform you of all the going-ons and give you the chance to join in the fun. Read More

Wayne County Fair

August 8th, 2012

Entertainment, Travel

Every year the residents of Wayne County (the home county of Capitol Reef National Park and of the Lodge at Red River Ranch) put on a county fair. The fair showcases the agricultural feats of the people and celebrates the rich heritage of the area. If you plan to be in Wayne County this August, think about going to some of the events. It is an opportunity that few tourists ever experience. Read More