Category: Utah

Utah adventure ideas, activities and getaways – including Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, Salt Lake City, and diving Homestead Crater.


Favorite Places in Salt Lake City (& Great Day Trips)

Favorite Places in Salt Lake City (& Great Day Trips)

Between the Great Salt Lake and Wasatch mountain range lies a unique place called Salt Lake City. When first arriving for our two-week stay for a house/pet sit, all we knew was that we'd be surrounded by mountains and Mormons. So, we were excited to dive in deeper and... Read more
An Other-Worldly Night Out at Bonneville Salt Flats

An Other-Worldly Night Out at Bonneville Salt Flats

We were just looking for an epic sunset spot near Salt Lake City, and the unique landscape of Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats kept showing up in our search. So, we made the 1.5-hour, very straight and boring drive out to the middle of nowhere to pick a spot for photos –... Read more
Mystic Hot Springs & Hippie Bus Hideaway in Utah

Mystic Hot Springs & Hippie Bus Hideaway in Utah

Sometimes we put a lot of thought into our travel plans, but mostly we just wing it. Like, when we booked all of our lodging for a week-long road trip around midnight the night before we were supposed to leave – after having a few drinks to celebrate. Yea, that... Read more
Diving Utah’s Homestead Crater: Pros & Cons

Diving Utah’s Homestead Crater: Pros & Cons

We spent a cold January weekend diving in the warm water of Homestead Crater in Midway, UT, in order to complete our PADI open water diver certifications. This review lists the pros & cons of diving Utah's Homestead Crater, so you can decide if this... Read more
Arches & Canyonlands in Winter

Arches & Canyonlands in Winter

On a snowy winter day, we set out from Denver, CO, to Homestead Crater in Midway, UT, to complete our open water scuba certification. Since we had never been to Utah, we HAD to check out some of its amazing national parks on our way. Even though we were... Read more