Category Archives: Travel

House on Fire Hiking Tour with Ancient Wayves

Last year in early March our office held a ‘Be in the Know’ training for our local businesses and land managers to get geared up and get everyone on the same page for the upcoming tourism season. At the training … Continue reading

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Lower White Canyon

I’m pretty sure that in the future anytime anyone mentions the year 2020, we’re all going to instantly think of COVID-19, social distancing, quarantining, face masks, Zoom meetings and calls with our families, altered or canceled travel plans, etc.  While … Continue reading

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‘Beyond the Park’ Tour of Monument Valley with Goulding’s Lodge

For the past 7 months since COVID-19 hit Utah in March, hands down, the single most asked question I’ve recieved on our office’s visitor information line is, ‘Is Monument Valley open?’.  This is closely followed by, ‘When is Monument Valley … Continue reading

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Big Arrowhead Arch & The Grotto- White Canyon

We’re used to social distancing here in San Juan County, Utah.  With an area of 7,933 sq. miles (larger than Rhode Island, Delaware, or Connecticut) San Juan County is nearly the size of the state of New Jersey!  But while … Continue reading

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Chelser Park Backpacking- Needles District of Canyonlands National Park

As we’re all at home social distancing and trying to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, I felt like this would be a good time to reflect back on one of my favorite trips in the … Continue reading

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