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23rd Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival

The Bluff International Balloon Festival is back! After being cancelled in 2021 due to COVID precautions, the festival is returning January 14th-16th, 2022 for it’s 23rd year! The festival will follow the usual schedule with balloons flying over Bluff Friday … 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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