Archive for the ‘Outdoor adventures’ Category

Valentine’s Day in Bryce Canyon 2015

Valentine’s Day can be a lot of fun. Couples get the chance to do something extra special for each other. And we at The Lodge at Red River Ranch have discovered a really cool way to have a good time this Saturday. Bryce Canyon, in conjunction with Ruby’s Inn, are having their annual Winter Festival on Valentine’s Day. Read More

Ski Resorts

January 29th, 2015

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Winter is a great season here in Southern Utah. The national and state parks are still open, and the beautiful rock formations can look even cooler in winter. But there are plenty of other exciting things to do in Utah besides look at the scenery – skiing for example. And while it may be a bit late in the season, we wanted to talk about our two favorite ski resorts in Southern Utah. Read More

Which Park?

January 15th, 2015

Outdoor adventures, Travel

One of the hardest decisions to make when visiting Southern Utah is deciding what not to see. There is so much to explore here that, unfortunately, you will probably need to skip a few things. Which leads us to the important question which is better, Arches National Park or Zion National Park? Read More

What to do in Winter

December 15th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

If you want to have a unique vacation experience, head to Southern Utah this winter. Since the tourist industry drops off in the winter months, you’ll have the whole place to yourself. Southern Utah usually gets enough snow in the mountain regions to support snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. But the lower elevation parts (such as Capitol Reef National Park) sometimes stay snow-free all winter – so you can still play in the sun. Read More

Alternate Christmas Adventure

November 25th, 2014

Outdoor adventures

We at the Lodge talk to a lot of people who are interested in doing things differently for Christmas vacation. Some people want to get away from the cities, which are more likely to have increased levels of pollution in the winter. Some people simply want to de-commercialize the holidays. Whatever your reason is, if you are looking for a different sort of Christmas, consider spending some time in Southern Utah. Read More