Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Reasons to Be Proud Your From Utah

There are a lot of great things about Utah. From the skiing in Solitude to hiking the subway in Zions there is something for everyone.

Here are just a few reasons I'm proud to live in Utah.

Utah is the Best State for Business!

In 2014 according to Forbs "Eight of the top 10 states in Forbes' annual study of Best States for Business  are west of the Mississippi. Leading the way is Utah." 

Utah Has Some Awesome Sunsets!

They say a pictures worth a thousand words. So here's a couple thousand. 

Utah Has Awesome Sunsets

Utah Has Awesome Skiing ~ Need I say more?

According to Utah.com "Utah's 14 downhill ski resorts rank with the best in the world; indeed, many serious skiers think our deep, dry powder, long runs and varied terrain constitute the "Greatest Snow on Earth."

Utah Has Some of the Best Mountain Biking in the WORLD!

singletracks.com's list of  "The BEST Mountain Biking Trails in the World" places The Whole Enchilada in Moab as #2 and Porcupine Rim also in Moab as #8. 

Utah is a Great State for Road Trips!

According to visitutah.com these are the 7 must-do road trips:

1. The All-American Road - Start from Panguitch or Torrey
2. The Unexpected Southwest - Start from St. George 
3. Panoramas of Ancient Life - Start from Monticello/Canyonlands National Park
4. Adventure Epicenter - Start from Moab
5. The Family Adventure - Start from Price
6. Alpine Splendor - Start from Salt Lake City, Provo, Park City or Heber (I think we could also add Wallsburg)
7. North of the 41st Parallel: The Top of Utah/ The Great Migration - Start from Salt Lake City, Ogden, Brigham City or Logan

Be sure to read the article "Seven Must- Do Road Trip Itineraries" for what roads to take and the highlights of each trip.  

Utah Has Awesome National Parks, Trails & Monuments!

Utah Has Awesome National Parks, Trails & Monuments!
Southern Utah 

National Parks:

  • Arches National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Canyonlands National Park
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Zion National Park 

National Monuments/Trails/ Recreation Areas:

  • California National Historic Trail
  • Cedar Breaks National Monument 
  • Dinosaur National Monument
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
  • Natural Bridges National Monument
  • Old Spanish National Trail
  • Pony Express National Historic Trail
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument
  • Timpanogos Cave National Monument 
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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