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Utah: A Great Tourist Attraction

November 16th, 2022

The Setting: Though 10th least populated, Utah is one of the fastest growing states located in the western part of the United States. Before the arrival of the European settlers, this state was the home ground of native Indians like the Anasazi, the Fremont, etc. The state’s name means ‘people of the mountains’ which is a reference to the mountainous background of the state. Most of the inhabitants dwell around the Salt Lake City though this situation is gradually changing with the decentralization of the population. This is a Mormon dominated area, with more than 60% of the populations identify themselves as Mormons. However, there is no discrimination based on faiths or creed and all people are welcome here irrespective of their creed or beliefs. This state secures a place among the most beautiful states located in the western United States. The ecological beauty has made it a hot cake to the tourists. Because of the well thrived tourism business, it does not suffer much even in the time of Great Recession worldwide.

Beauties of the Four Seasons: Utah is blessed with four distinctive seasons. It never ceases to amuse the visitors because of these variations in the climactic condition. It seems that this place has something different to unfold in every single season. The four seasonal conditions make it enables to offer both the visitors and residents entertainments ranging from rafting in the whitewater, canoeing in the lakes, fishing in the water, etc. in the sunny and warm summer time to the excitements of snowboarding and skiing in the chilly winter. It has some wonderful ski resorts located in different cities. These resorts are equipped with all the modern facilities, which increase the pleasure of the vacation manifold. There is also opportunity to go for hiking in the mountains where people can escape from the din and bustle of the city life and enjoy the hushed silence of the hilly areas. The other two seasons are also here to present the outstanding natural beauties of the region. Spring is all delightful and fills the nature with green fresh leaves while fall is presented with different gorgeous colors like red, orange, and yellow reflected on the leaves of the trees.

Utah Travel – Seeing Castle Country

April 21st, 2022

Castle Country is located in southern Utah, offering varied landscapes, canyons and deserts. Visitors can enjoy the adventure and winter activities it offers.

San Rafael Swell is one of the undiscovered natural wonders of the West Americas. It has about 2,000 square miles of famous massive mazes of sandstone formations, canyons, panoramas and desert streams. It is located between Castle Dale, Hanksville, Green River and the northern part of Capitol reef National Park.

Located in the eastern side is the San Rafael Reef. One will also find the Swinging Bridge on the San Rafael River. It is the perfect site for vegetation and flourishing wildlife. The swinging bridge was built during 1938 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Aside from this, there are primitive campsites under the cottonwood trees along the northern part of the river.

The Temple Mountain is the highest standpoint along the San Rafael Reef. The place is perfect for horseback riding, hiking and biking. The Cedar Mountain Recreation Area is ideal for a bird’s eye view north of San Rafael Swell.

Hidden Splendor has scenic views around Muddy Creek, attracting visitors of Hidden Splendor. Hondu Arch and Tomsich Butte is a big natural opening high above the Muddy Creek best for exploring, hiking and mountain biking.

Keesle Country is a maze of canyons found at the southwest portion of the Swell. The Head of Sinbad and Swasey’s Cabin is good for camping, allowing you to see other remnants of the castle operation of Swasey family.

Nine Mile Canyon is a 40-mile canyon outside of Wellington. It is a wilderness area filled with historical ranches, structures and sheer cliffs. It gives an overview of the Fremont, Archaic and Ute rock art.

Castle Country has several state parks. The Scofield State Park is located at the banks of Scofield Reservoir. It offers campgrounds, boating and fishing.

Green River State Park is a beginning point for high adventures and a great spot for kayaking, fishing, boating and camping. Golf courses are also available.

Millsite State Park is a hush hideaway for boating and angler enthusiasts. The sandstone cliffs and junifers around the lake make it more exciting.

Huntington State Park is an ideal place for warm water sports and bird watching. There are picnic sites, pavilions and green campgrounds.

Goblin Valley State Park is popular for its large collection of shaped rock formations and enchanting sculptures. It is a 3,654 acre land having many geological wonders. Hiking is advisable on the top of Temple Mountain for panoramic views. Visitors can also camp at the 21 unit campgrounds.

If you like history and arts, Castle Country has many interesting museums. The College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum houses archaeological and paleontological exhibits. It is the only accredited museum at Wasatch Front, laying some of the dinosaur skeleton collection. The Dino Discovery Area is loved by children because of the hands on activities they provide.