Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Utah’s National Parks: Pros and Cons

September 30th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Of all the seasons, Autumn is perhaps the best time to visit Utah’s national parks. The parks are less crowded, cooler, and more colorful than ever. Utah boasts five awesome national parks, and deciding which to visit this fall can be tricky. Unfortunately, sometimes you can’t see them all. So we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have compiled a list of the pros and cons of each of the five parks. Maybe this will help you decide which to visit. Read More

Best State Park in Utah

August 7th, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

If you’re planning a trip to Utah, you are undoubtedly coming for the beauty the state has to offer – whether that be in the snow-capped mountains or the desert sandstone. So, it’s safe for us to assume that you are planning on visiting one or more national parks. And you definitely should. But if you’ve got the time, why not check out a few of the many state parks. They are often just as spectacular, but with fewer people.
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Lesser Known Hikes

August 3rd, 2014

Outdoor adventures, Travel

Like most of you, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch love to go hiking. And we’ve often talked about the many amazing trails in Southern Utah, most especially in the national parks. But since there are so many great locations to play outside in this state, we wanted to talk about some of the lesser known places where you can hike and bike ’till your heart is content. Read More

Utahopian Dictionary – Update

There are so many things to do and see in Southern Utah. So to help you sort through everything, we brainstormed and came up with The Utahopian Dictionary: an A to Z guide to Southern Utah. While this doesn’t provide a total list of the things you might discover, we hope it helps spark your imagination. Read More

Travel Tips for July & August

July 22nd, 2014

Entertainment, Travel

We at the Lodge at Red River Ranch try to keep you up to date on what is happening here in Southern Utah, specifically Capitol Reef. That way, if you are planning a trip, you can through in an activity here and there. So, if you’re interested in what’s happening, here are a few things to check out. Read More