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Metate Arch in Devil's Garden

Walking Around in the Devil’s Garden

Metate Arch in Devil's Garden

Tucked away down a bumpy dirt road in Southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Devil’s Garden should be renamed something like “hoodoo playground” or “fun among the rocks.” Except for summer’s searing heat, there’s nothing evil about this wonderland of Navajo and Entrada sandstone refashioned by erosion into arches and hoodoos. On a Grand […]

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Driving the Burr Trail is a fun experience in southern Utah.

Driving the Burr Trail

Driving the Burr Trail is a fun experience in southern Utah.

Alan and I are huge fans of driving the country lanes and dirt roads of America. On a visit to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, we had our pick of dirt roads and four-wheel-drive trails to explore. But many of those roads are really long. For an easy half-day drive that leaves time to enjoy […]

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Scenic Byway 12 leads to fun in southern Utah

Five Fun Places to Go in Southern Utah

Scenic Byway 12 leads to fun in southern Utah

Updated 03.01.2017 When it comes to visiting Utah, boomer travelers will find plenty to see and do. The entire state is an active traveler’s paradise. But Alan and I are particularly drawn to the fun places to go in Southern Utah. You could spend most of your Utah vacation exploring the Mighty 5—Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, […]

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Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase-Escalante

Updated 10.01.2016 Waterfall hikes are a treat in the rugged high desert of the American Southwest. On a visit to Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Alan and I discovered one of the best. The hike to Lower Calf Creek Falls is our favorite memory from a road trip along Scenic Byway 12, a designated All American […]

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Snowberry Inn Cream Eggs recipe

Breakfast at Snowberry Inn: Cream Eggs Recipe

Snowberry Inn Cream Eggs recipe

Alan and I appreciate a bed and breakfast that serves a hot breakfast. That’s why we build extra time into our boomer road trips for enjoying a leisurely morning meal. And that’s what we found at Snowberry Inn in Eden, Utah when Innkeeper Andrea served up her delicious cream eggs recipe. On a road trip to Utah, we […]

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Fighting a Fear of Heights at Natural Bridges National Monument

Updated 10.01.2016 To say that Natural Bridges National Monument is off-the-beaten-path is an understatement. Located on the Colorado Plateau in southeastern Utah, Natural Bridges is approximately 35 miles west of Blanding, which probably isn’t telling you much. Look up Utah Canyon Country or The Four Corners on a map and for a better perspective. Natural Bridges […]

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Food fun in Park City

Summer Aventures in Park City, Utah

Food fun in Park City

Anyone who has had the opportunity to visit Utah knows just how beautiful the state really is. Among its world-renowned ski options, nature lovers can explore the incredibly diverse natural beauty of Utah’s mountain ranges, sand dunes and incredible rock formations, perfect for boomers looking for active travel . Today, in a sponsored article from …

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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Take a scenic drive in Monument Valley

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

Start your search for hotels in Monument Valley with us. Updated 09.01.2016 Are you interested in the natural landscape of the American Southwest? Grab your camera! A scenic drive in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park on the border of Arizona and Utah places you in the middle of nature’s wonderland of spires, buttes and red […]

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Valley of the Gods: Off-the-Beaten-Path in Utah

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Updated 10.01.2016 Valley of the Gods is one of our favorite off-the-beaten-path destinations in Utah. If you’ve hung around My Itchy Travel Feet for very long, you know that Alan and I enjoy nothing better than to take the road less traveled. That’s exactly what we found off Highway 163 near Mexican Hat in southeastern Utah. I bet you […]

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