Fodor s Utah

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
ISBN: 9781640970359
Release Date: 2018-06-19
Genre: Travel

Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Utah is a top destination for skiers and hikers, history buffs and adventurers, and caters to those who enjoy the finer things in life. With outstanding geological formations and ever-reaching landscapes, its natural wonders (which tourists can either climb over or drive through), are unparalleled, from salt flats to red rock canyons, and the desert to the Rocky Mountains. Shopping and entertainment hubs exist in the picturesque small towns across the state, and innovative culinary creations await visitors throughout Utah. This travel guide includes: •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Switzerland •UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: New restaurants and hotels in top areas like Salt Lake City, Park City, and the communities surrounding the national parks. •SPECIAL FEATURES: The best places to hike, bike, ski, raft, fish, and horseback ride are covered in the Outdoor Adventures section, along with tips on what to wear and when to go. The Great Itineraries section offers a road trip for the national parks, a plan for seeing Salt Lake City's highlights, and suggestions for hitting the ski slopes. The best places to spot petroglyphs and dinosaur fossils are also covered. Each national park—Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion—has its own chapter with information on scenic drives, top hikes, and places to eat and stay within the parks. •INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Convenient overviews present each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have good advice for making the most of your time and getting around by car. •SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE: The renowned Sundance Film Festival takes place annually in downtown Park City, Utah, every January, attracting movie stars and independent filmmakers from all over the world. •DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Utah offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category. •COVERS: Salt Lake City, Park City and the Southern Wasatch, North of Salt Lake City, Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah, Capitol Reef National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Southwestern Utah, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Moab and Southeastern Utah

Fodor s Utah

Author: Salwa Jabado
Publisher: Fodors Travel Publications
ISBN: 9781400004300
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Travel

Discover the heart of Utah Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices. Simple pleasures. Embrace the local culture as you drive a stretch of the original Pony Express trail, attend an authentic powwow, or sample the famous Bear Lake raspberries. Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from mountain biking in Moab to skiing the powdery slopes of Park City to exploring the canyons of Zion National Park. Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience. Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that listings meet our high standards. Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book. “Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald “Hipped up…plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

Fodor s Utah

Author: Eric B. Wechter
Publisher: Fodors Travel Publications
ISBN: 9781400007257
Release Date: 2008-06-01
Genre: Travel

Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants, and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a two-color interior design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries, Smart Travel Tips, helpful bulleted maps, tips on transportation, guidelines for shopping excursions, and other valuable features. Original.

Utah

Author: Inc. Fodor's Travel Publications
Publisher: Fodors Travel Publications
ISBN: 9781400016532
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Travel

Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants, and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a two-color interior design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries, Smart Travel Tips, helpful bulleted maps, tips on transportation, guidelines for shopping excursions, and other valuable features. Original.

Fodor s Utah

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:1035678260
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Arches National Park (Utah)


Scenic Driving Utah

Author: Christy Karras
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762769469
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Travel

Discover Utah with over 25 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Utah provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.

50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks

Author: Greg Witt
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 9780899977256
Release Date: 2014-01-20
Genre: Travel

Utah's five national parks--Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion--hold some of the most awe-inspiring geology on the planet. Each park offers visitors the dramatic scenery that invites exploration and discovery. In 50 Best Short Hikes in Utah's National Parks, veteran hiking guide Greg Witt shares the best routes in each park, hikes that are both "must see" and accessible. Park visitors who are short on time will find this book to be the ideal traveling companion, because it quickly helps readers identify the hikes and sights that will make the best use of their time and provide maximum enjoyment. Each hike in the book includes distances, highlights, area maps, and easy-to-follow trailhead directions to make hike selection fast and efficient. Once on the trail, the detailed maps, route description, and interpretive details insure that hikers get the most out of their trip. Even avid hikers and experienced desert explorers will find new insights and discoveries as Witt's interesting and approachable style details the geologic forces that created this landscape. He brings to life the human history--prehistoric cliff-dwellers, native tribes, ranchers, farmers, loggers, miners, and outlaws--that adds to the color of the Colorado Plateau where these five parks are set.

Utah s Greatest Wonders

Author: Christpher Cogley
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 9781462128501
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Photography

NATURE HAS THE POWER TO INSPIRE. TO TRANSFORM. TO CREATE WONDER. Discover the breathtaking beauty of Utah’s five national parks captured in stunning detail. Be transported through time as millions of years of the Earth’s history are exposed in Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Parks. Witness the wonder of the Waterpocket Fold, marvel at the otherworldly hoodoos, and peer into unknown possibilities through the iconic Delicate Arch. Whether you’ve visited these majestic landmarks yourself or are simply looking for a reason to discover the untold treasures that await your arrival, this photographic journey is your passport to witness natural wonders you can’t find anywhere else in the world!

Moon Zion Bryce

Author: W. C. McRae
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781631215018
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Travel

Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure Moon Zion & Bryce is the ultimate guide to exploring all five national parks that define southern Utah's thrilling landscape. Inside you'll find: Full coverage of Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park, plus Grand Staircase Escalante and Moab Strategic, flexible itineraries, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long road trip covering all of them, designed for outdoor adventurers, road-trippers, families, and more The top experiences and unique ideas for exploring each park: Find the best spots for photographing the sunrise, or get your adrenaline pumping on a white-water rafting excursion down the Colorado River. Explore the beautiful remains of ancient Native American rock art on display all over the parks, or discover the creative, energetic spirit of nearby Moab. Enjoy the serenity of Bryce in winter on cross-country skis, or take a week-long summer road trip to hit every spot on your list Strategies for getting to the parks and traveling between them, with suggestions of the best places to stop along the way to eat, rest, or explore, including coverage of gateway cities and towns like Moab, Kodachrome Basin, and Escalante Expert tips from seasoned explorers and Utah experts W.C. McRae and Judy Jewell for travelers looking to go backpacking, canyoneering, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, or hiking, plus essential packing and health and safety information Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best spots to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale resort Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history With Moon Zion & Bryce's expert advice, diverse activities, and local insight, you can explore the parks your way. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip. For full coverage of America's national parks, check out Moon USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 National Parks.

50 Best Short Hikes in Utah s National Parks

Author: Ron Adkison
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899972608
Release Date: 2013-10-09
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Ron Adkison, author of our popular, Utah's National Parks, selects his favorite short trips in five major parks: Arches, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Zion. Even if you have only a limited amount of time to explore these incredible parks, the short routes described here let you stretch your legs, smell the sage, and feel the wind in your face. Maps and information on park services and interpretive activities are included.

Utah s Big Five National Parks

Author: Harley McAllister
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781680511154
Release Date: 2017-10-23
Genre: Family & Relationships

All activities certified “kid tested” by the authors’ four rambunctious sons Each includes best hikes, mountain bike routes, features to climb on, places to see wildlife, and more Natural history learning opportunities also included The parents of four boys, Harley and Abby McAllister have spent the last few years figuring out the best way to explore our national parks with restless kids in tow. These first two books in this new series help families plan their vacations in Yellowstone National Park and in Utah’s “Big Five” national parks (Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Zion)—so that everyone has a memorable trip. With an easy to follow organization based on park geography, an emphasis on outdoor fun and education, and an approach that zeroes in on the very best options for families, each guide fully explores the national park it covers. Family-friendly hiking trails for a range of age and skill levels; major natural sights, ; the best wildlife viewing spots, including wildlife checklists for kids to mark off; fishing, biking, climbing, and rafting opportunities—and much more are all detailed. The guides also promote the popular Junior Ranger programming found throughout the National Parks system, as well as other park programs that appeal to kids. And they provide basics on access, trip planning, and overnight options from campgrounds to lodges to cabins.

The National Parks of Utah

Author: Nicky Leach
Publisher:
ISBN: 1580710468
Release Date: 2002-04-01
Genre: National parks and reserves

"Includes Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Zion, and Arizona's Grand Canyon"--Cover.

Moon Utah

Author: W. C. McRae
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781631215032
Release Date: 2017-06-20
Genre: Travel

Discover Utah in a New Way Seasoned travel guide authors W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their expert perspective on the Beehive State, guiding you to a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're exploring Salt Lake City or enjoying first-rate ski resorts, Moon Utah has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Standing High: The Best Vistas” and “The Old West Tour,” expertly-crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Bill and Judy's trustworthy advice, Moon Utah provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon Utah covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Salt Lake City Park City and the Wasatch Range Provo and Central Utah Dinosaur Country Zion and Bryce The Escalante Region Arches and Canyonlands

Backcountry Ski Snowboard Routes Utah

Author: Jared Hargrave
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594858321
Release Date: 2015-10-29
Genre: Sports & Recreation

• Nearly 100 backcountry ski routes—most located in the central Wasatch • Written by a ski-obsessed outdoor journalist • Both day trips and overnights included Jared Hargrave averages more than 70 ski days a year, which adds up to a ton of local knowledge. He's exactly the ski partner you'd want to show you the best backcountry routes, from those you can hit on a pre-work dawn patrol to multiday overnight trips. Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Utah includes tours in the central Wasatch as well as the Uintas, Henry Mountains, and more. As with all books in this series, this Utah guide is designed for intermediate to expert skiers or boarders. Each route includes the following elements: • Detailed route description • Driving directions from nearest major town or junction • Trip rating • Trail distance • Estimated trip time • Skill level • Recommended season • Avalanche routefinding notes • Map/permit info • Starting point elevation • High point elevation • Alternate route options The guide also includes resources for avalanche, weather, and road conditions; land managers relevant to the routes; ski/snow reports; and general safety information, as well as a foreword by one of Utah's premier avalanche experts, Craig Gordon.