Author Archives: Allison

Honaker Trail- Bears Ears National Monument

Almost exactly 11 years ago my husband and I started hiking the Honaker Trail. I say, ‘started’ because I was pregnant at the time and just didn’t have the energy to complete the full 5 mile round trip hike, which … Continue reading

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Is Monument Valley in Utah or Arizona?

This post has been a long time coming. For the 12+ years that I’ve been managing our office’s social media, rarely a post about Monument Valley goes by where someone doesn’t comment that Monument Valley is in Arizona, not Utah. … Continue reading

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Experience the 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse in San Juan County- Utah’s Canyon Country!

Did you know that San Juan County, Utah will be in the direct path of the Annular Solar Eclipse on Saturday, October 14, 2023? Although it’s still a year away, we’ve been hearing from our local lodging property owners that … Continue reading

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GOATreks- Hiking with Pack Goats in Southeastern Utah

About a month ago I had the opportunity to go hiking with GOATreks, a new guiding company in San Juan County. I have to admit, I had never given much thought to goats in the past, and my experience with … Continue reading

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San Juan River & Hummer Cliff Dwelling Tour with Wild Expeditions

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been about 11 years since I last floated the San Juan River with Wild Rivers Expeditions back in 2011, and a lot has changed since then. Jared & Spring Berrett, who were already running … Continue reading

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