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Garden Help Desk: Protecting your peaches and growing good garlic

What happened to my peaches? Everything looked good last month, and the peaches were beautiful. Now most of the peaches have dark spots and some look like they are spoiling under the spots. My peaches looked nice a few days ago when I picked them and now they have rotten spots on them. Can ...

Sundance prepares for winter opening with new lifts

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, it is inevitable that the cold weather will come to the state of Utah. This year, after a notably dry summer, it would be advantageous to have a wet and snowy winter. With last year’s sale of the Sundance Mountain Resort by Robert Redford ...

Adventures great or small, we’ve found a handful to please one and all

What's more fun than packing up the family and taking them on a long road trip?Almost anything!No fear this year. It's the Daily Herald to the rescue!We've compiled a great group of stories that help you see the variety of options along the road. There are ideas for short road trips -- think ...

See the world differently after a visit to Snowbird

What do overworked and exhausted parents do when they need a break from busy work schedules and crazy kids? They run away!<div id="article_body" class="asset-body clearfix"> <div id="article_main" class="asset-main"> <div class="entry-content"> No need ...

Family-friendly Las Vegas

Having grown up in Las Vegas, I often find it amazing that people in Utah Valley don’t consider that city a family vacation destination.Let’s face it … Vegas has world-class restaurants, some of the greatest shows and concerts on Earth, more all-you-can-eat buffets than you can imagine, ...

Visiting Bryce Canyon with kids is a great adventure

Hiking at Bryce Canyon National Park is a great two- to three-day trip for families with children.The Bryce Canyon geology commands immediate attention with its striking and unique hoodoo formations. And, in one day, you can easily complete one or two main hikes and still have time to swim, ...

Hiking to Navajo Loop at Bryce Canyon National Park

I have always loved Bryce Canyon. There's something about turning a corner on a windy forest road and suddenly finding yourself peering down into the most amazing patterns of colorful and unique geological formations.As a teenager, I had hiked, driven, cross-country-skied, and ridden a horse ...

Filling the slots: Hiking Little Wild Horse in Goblin Valley

‘You’ve got a long way to go,” said the little boy who passed us 10 feet from the Little Wild Horse trailhead.He was right. We had about 8 miles left. But the scenery and the ease of the hike made it seem so much shorter.I made the trip to Goblin Valley with two friends for a Girl's ...

Discover the legend of Dead Horse Point

Vivid reds and oranges saturate the rocky canyon walls and a vibrant green ribbon snakes the landscape far below. The height is dizzying. The view is dazzling. Dead Horse Point State Park offers one of the most spectacular views in the Moab region. The park's main overlook sits at 6,000 feet ...

Canyonlands a perfect weekend getaway

My road trip to Canyonlands National Park evoked a rush of nostalgia and childhood memories of Southern Utah and the long hot drives: Chip crumbs smashed into the floor mat, rock music from the '60s and '70s and windblown hair and burned cheeks from unrolled windows due to a broken air ...