Category Archives: Travel

Overnight Hogan Stay & Tour with Simpson’s Trailhandler Tours

I took my first guided tour of Monument Valley Tribal Park almost 8 years ago, and like nearly everyone else who visits, I completely fell in love with the landscape of the area.  That first tour opened my eyes to … Continue reading

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Indian Creek Falls

Water in the desert is a beautiful thing.  Growing up in Oregon and on the coast in Southeast Alaska, I never realized how much I took water for granted until I moved to the desert.  In Oregon we call rain, … Continue reading

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Custom San Juan County Map Project

Our office has recently been working on what I think we all agree to be one of our most exciting projects to date- a custom San Juan County map made by Salt Lake City artists and husband and wife duo, … Continue reading

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Biannual Monument Valley Mitten Shadow Event

In the past several years it seems that popularity and awareness of the biannual Monument Valley Mitten Shadow event has been steadily increasing.  I can’t remember when I first heard of it, but I’m a little embarrassed to admit that … Continue reading

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Five Places to Visit Instead of Canyonlands During the Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown may have spoiled a few plans to visit Canyonlands National Park, but Utah’s Canyon Country has plenty of other awe-inspiring sites to make sure your trip isn’t ruined. While the gates remain open unlike during the … Continue reading

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2017 Bluff Solstice Celebration- Dancing Bears Sculpture

After missing the past two Solstice Celebrations in Bluff, my husband, 5 yr-old son, and I braved the 17 degree weather and several inches of fresh snow in Monticello, and made our way down to Bluff for one of the … Continue reading

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Annual Bluff Solstice Celebration

Bluff’s Annual Solstice Celebration is only a day away, so we thought we’d take a look back at some of the previous solstice sculptures from one of southeast Utah’s most unique events! This year, local artist Joe Pachak has constructed … Continue reading

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