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Utah is home to three species of dangerous spiders. Here is information about all three, plus tips for spider bite safety and first aid.
Venomous snakes of Utah, with outdoor safety and first aid information.
Top ten free things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas.
Squeeze the last drop of fun out of summer with these Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.
There are eight world-famous ski resorts within an hour's drive of Salt Lake City. Each one has its own personality, pros and cons.
Here's a list of easy and entertaining family hikes in the Salt Lake area.
Summer concerts in SLC - Twilight Concerts, Snowbird, Deer Valley, Gallivan Center - more than 100 concerts at 15 venues in Salt Lake City, Utah!
Free outdoor movies throughout the summer in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
Here's a select list of fun September events for everyone in the Salt Lake area.
Top attractions for visitors and locals in Salt Lake City.
Utah restaurants featured on the Food Network TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri
The Utes will host some tough Pac-12 opponents in 2015, including the Oregon Ducks and USC Trojans. Here's the Utes' full season schedule, along with TV and radio info.
The Cecret Lake trail is one of the most beautiful and rewarding easy family hikes in the Wasatch.
Salt Lake is a kid-friendly town and offers dozens of fun activities to keep children active and engaged. Here are a few of the best.
August is an amazing time for the arts, music and sports in Salt Lake City. 30 great events for 30 days of August!
Farmers markets offer wonderful farm fresh produce and a fun atmosphere. Here's a list of great farmers markets in the Salt Lake area.
October brings Halloween events and a lot more to the Salt Lake Valley, including sports, theater, and music. Browse the list for dozens of ideas to help you enjoy beautiful autumn in Salt Lake City.
Utah's best recipe for funeral potatoes, a cheesy, comforting potato casserole that's not just for funerals.
The best shopping malls in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
You'll find tons of baked goods at every grocery store and 7-11 in Utah, but it takes a little bit of looking to find a bakery that truly stands out. Here's a guide to some of the best bakeries in the Salt Lake area.
When does the snow start falling in Salt Lake City, and when does the snow season end? Here are the average, earliest and latest dates of snowfall for Salt Lake City, Utah.
Swimming pools, splash pads and water parks in Salt Lake County and nearby areas. Many are free!
Utah is home to several types of scorpions. Learn what they are, where they live, how to avoid them, and what to do if you are stung.
Some Salt Lake City museums are always free, and others have free days on a regular basis.
All the best Halloween events for Salt Lake City, including haunted houses, corn mazes, concerts, Trick or Treat events, community parties and more.
Many of the world’s greatest fly fishing locales are situated within easy driving distance from Salt Lake City. Here are the 5 best spots for fly fishing near Salt Lake City, selected by Jake Ricks, champion fly fisherman and professional fly fishing guide.
Salt Lake's best restaurants for romantic occasions.
Best places to get special occasion dresses in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
Bell Canyon is close to the city, but it feels miles away with gorgeous lakes, streams, waterfalls and lush vegetation.
RSL regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
22 things to do in Sandy, Utah: community events, sports, recreation, entertainment, dining and shopping
Bring on the warm weather! April means it's time for outdoor concerts and sporting events, and there are plenty of indoor events as well to keep Salt Lakers busy and entertained throughout the month.
Music, theater, dance, parties, light displays and more great events to celebrate the holidays in Salt Lake City, Utah
2014 should be an exciting season for Brigham Young University. The Cougars are playing their fourth year as an independent football team, facing tough opponents such as the Texas Longhorns, the Boise State Broncos, and the California Golden Bears. Six of the Cougars' twelve regular season games will be in Provo's LaVell Edwards Stadium, Utah's largest sports stadium.
Bear Lake's crystal blue waters and spectacular scenery make it a popular recreation destination for Utah and Idaho. Here's a list of things to do around Bear Lake, including boating, fishing, beaches, restaurants, scenic drives and a lot more.
Kids and adults can grab some big air at these Salt Lake area trampoline parks and bounce play areas. They're also great places for kid birthday parties.
Food gifts are always popular for the holidays. You might want to consider giving Utah-made products. Here's a list of the top picks.
Save money with Kids Eat Free deals in Utah.
Movie lovers can find free film screenings all year long in Salt Lake City.
Sometimes you just gotta have a big, juicy steak. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's best restaurants for steak lovers.
Snakes, spiders and scorpions are the three types of venomous creatures that live in Utah.
Average high and low temperatures and precipitation month by month for Salt Lake City, Utah
An explanation of sales tax rates in the state of Utah.
Here's a list of the guide's top event picks for November Salt Lake City, Utah.
Amazing food, amazing ambiance and amazing service in an amazing location sometimes come with an amazing price, and many of Salt Lake's most romantic restaurants are also the most expensive. It's not always possible or smart for many of us to spend $150 or more on dinner for two. Don't despair - you can still take your date out for a wonderful romantic dinner with inspiration from this list of inexpensive romantic dining ideas for the Salt Lake City area. You can get out of most of these places for about $30 or less per person, although some might have a few more expensive dishes on the menu.
Free things to do for August in Utah and Salt Lake City - concerts, classes, movies, exhibits, festivals and more free community events.
Here's a history and some background on Utah's favorite condiment, fry sauce.
These Salt Lake City movie theaters all offer something a little out of the ordinary.
Nothing is lovelier than a great meal outdoors in good weather. Here are some of the best bets for patio dining in the Salt Lake City area.
City Creek Center in downtown Salt Lake City is a new 700,000-square-foot shopping and dining destination and of the largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects in the nation. Here's a photo tour.
Find out what makes Salt Lake City unique with this list of must-see attractions.
Favorite camping spots within two hours' drive of Salt Lake City.
Parades, fireworks, festivals, concerts, sporting events and more to turn up the temperature on your 4th of July celebration in Salt Lake City!
Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Here's a list of Salt Lake City New Year's Eve events to please both kids and adults.
The Utah Jazz have a lot to prove in the 2014-2015 season. Here's the full Jazz regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
Fun, free Halloween events for the whole family in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas.
How to find the best parking spots in downtown Salt Lake City.
A getaway to a romantic hotel is a great way to renew a relationship. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's most romantic hotels.
Holiday light displays are an indispensable part of the season. Here are the best in the Salt Lake area.
Cooking classes in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas
Here's a walking tour of the west side of downtown Salt Lake City. The tour includes the Triad Center, Devereaux House, Energy Solutions Arena, Clark Planetarium, Union Pacific building and Gateway shopping center.
Here's a list of top restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Salt Lake City or at nearby resorts.
Things to do in South Jordan, Utah - shopping, movies, restaurants, parks, trails, community events and more
Spend a day at the beach in Utah at Herriman Lake, Deer Creek, Bear Lake, Lake Powell or Antelope Island.
Pioneer Day celebrations in the Salt Lake City area - fireworks, parades, festivals, pageants, sporting events and more great ways to celebrate Utah's bonus holiday!
Here you'll find a complete profile of the Avenues neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, dining, events and community information.
Salt Lake City's iconic buildings - must see for visitors and locals.
Recipe for Utah Scones (Fry Bread or Mormon Scones). Served honey butter or jam.
Things to do in and around Logan, Utah - outdoor recreation, performing arts venues, festivals, pioneer historic sites, unique dining and more.
Best burger places in Salt Lake City
More than a dozen ways to save money on almost everything in Salt Lake City: dining, entertainment, services, groceries, clothing, household goods and more.
We all dig deep into our pockets during the holiday season, but holiday cheer doesn't have to be expensive. There are plenty of free holiday events and activities in the Salt Lake area to keep you smiling all season long.
Salt Lake's Sugar House neighborhood is beautiful, historic, and conveniently close to downtown and the University of Utah. Here you'll find a complete profile of the Sugar House neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, shopping, dining, recreation, events and community information.
Extreme record temperatures, precipitation and wind events for Salt Lake City, Utah
Here's a review of Chadder's, a small Utah-based restaurant chain serving burgers, fries, salads and breakfast. Update - This restaurant chain is now out of business.
A walking/photo tour of Salt Lake City's Temple Square and its surroundings
Here's a list of non-holiday December events for Salt Lake City.
Here are six great mountain biking trails close to Salt Lake City that are perfect for early or late season riding.
An old-fashioned winter sleigh ride is fun for families and romantic for couples. Here are some Utah companies offering winter sleigh rides. Call ahead for reservations, and dress warmly for all sleigh rides.
The shortest month of the year isn't short on fun Salt Lake City events. Here are a few of the guide's top picks.
Learn how to use Utah's Sex Offender Registry to find out if a sex offender lives in your neighborhood.
The 28-mile Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park, running from Park City to Echo Reservoir, is a scenic, family-friendly trail that's great for mountain biking, jogging and hiking.
The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass offers inexpensive access to many of the Salt Lake area's best attractions.
10 romantic proposal spots in Salt Lake City, Utah
Banish boredom with this list of Salt Lake City summer camps.
Learn about gardening in Utah's climate with these Salt Lake City gardening classes.
Looking for somewhere to take your sweetheart this Valentine's Day in the Salt Lake area? Here are a few suggestions for creating a memorable Valentine's Day.
What are the most popular baby names in Utah, and how do they compare to national trends?
Themed family celebrations every month at Station Park in Farmington, Utah
Hogle Zoo at the mouth of Emigration Canyon is Utah's most visited family attraction.
Step back in time with these old fashioned Utah small town summer festivals.
Pumpkin patches and corn mazes for family fun in northern Utah
Here are the guide's picks for some of the best Thanksgiving Day events in the Salt Lake City area.
Here's a complete A-Z list of restaurant reviews from Marsha Maxwell, About.com's guide to Salt Lake City, with new reviews being added regularly.
Best sushi restaurants in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas.
Visit Their Website The Red Iguana is probably Utah's most famous restaurant. It's been featured in travel
What Utah experiences are the most memorable, the most inspiring, the most thrilling? Here's a list of five Utah experience everyone should try at least once in a lifetime.
Trail guide to Angel's Landing, probably the most famous hiking trail in Zion National Park and one of the most spectacular trails in the United States.
A review of Bruges Waffles and Frites, serving Belgian specialties in Salt Lake City, Utah
Here's a locals guide to attending the Sundance Film Festival held every January in Park City and Salt Lake City.
Cache and Box Elder Counties are Utah's top county for agricultural production, and there are a lot of food makers in the area around Logan. Here's a tour of some northern Utah's top food makers.
Maxwell's East Coast Eatery is serves great pizza and Italian food in a sports bar atmosphere in Park City, Utah. Here's a review.
Some of Utah's oldest and most popular restaurants - The Bluebird, The Idle Isle Cafe, and Maddox Ranch House - are in the state's far north in Logan and Brigham City.
Aristo's is Salt Lake's best Greek restaurant. Here's a review.
It's game on at Salt Lake City's sports bars, where great friends, great food, great drinks and great TV go great together.
Salt Lake City's ready for spring - did you know that March 1 marks the end of "meteorological winter"?
Cool hiking trails to beat the summer heat on the Wasatch Front near Salt Lake City
Here's a list of Veteran's Day events throughout the Salt Lake Valley and around northern Utah.
Community Christmas and Holiday Events throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
Celebrate Memorial Day in Salt Lake City
Vinto, in Salt Lake City and Park City, serves excellent wood-fired pizza, salads, sandwich wraps, pasta and gelato. Here's a review.
Foothill Cultural District - Top attractions on Salt Lake City's east side, including Hogle Zoo, This is the Place Heritage Park, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Red Butte Garden.
Trolley Square relighting ceremony and fall events - free concerts, food trucks, local artists and kids' activities.
13 free things to do in September in Utah and Salt Lake City
Family Activities for Spring Break in the Salt Lake City, Utah Area
Parks, trails, recreation, entertainment, shopping, dining and more in Draper, Utah
Far from being a dead, dull month, January brings exciting sports, theatre, music and dance events to the Salt Lake area, as well as Utah's most renowned entertainment event, the Sundance Film Festival.
Best Pizza in Salt Lake City, Utah and the Salt Lake Valley
It's almost impossible not to to have fun in Utah during July, with two big holidays, summer concerts, sporting events and more!
Gourmandise, the Bakery is one of Salt Lake City's favorite European-style bakeries and also offers cafe cuisine, select wines and beers, and small plates.
Utah athletes competing at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
Here's a review of the Sweet Tooth Fairy, a Utah-based bakery serving cupcakes, cookies and unique cakebites.
People of all nationalities like to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, even if it's only to eat some delicious Mexican food and drink a margarita or two. Here are some of the best Cinco de Mayo celebrations in SLC.
Best brunches for Mother's Day in Salt Lake City, Utah
June brings some of Salt Lake city's most exciting outdoor events including the Pride Festival, SLC Arts Festival and the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Real Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Bees and the Utah Blaze all play in June. There's something for everyone in SLC this month, so here's to a terrific summer!
Get local meats, produce, baked goods and more, all winter long at the Downtown SLC Winter Market.
Here are some of Salt Lake City's best bookstores for your browsing enjoyment.
Sicilia Pizza Kitchen hosts the SLC Festival Cafe featuring live local music during the Sundance Film Festival.
Thirteen of Salt Lake City's most popular attractions included with the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass
Rio Tinto Stadium is a beautiful 25,000-seat sports and entertainment facility in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy, Utah. It's the home of Salt Lake City's Major League Soccer franchise, Real Salt Lake.
Current Fish & Oyster - contemporary seafood at 3rd and 3rd in Salt Lake City
St. Patrick's Day celebrations and events in Salt Lake City, Utah
Saffron Valley East India Café serves Indian street food and more traditional Indian fare in an elegant location in Salt Lake City's Avenues neighborhood. It is a sister restaurant to the popular Saffron Valley Indian Street Foods in South Jordan.
Utah's Highway 12, which runs through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument between Capitol Reef National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, is perfect for a spectacular road trip almost any time of year, but especially in spring or fall.
Beyond Glaze, with locations in Salt Lake City and Draper, Utah, takes doughnuts to the extreme with dozens of exotic flavors. Here's a review.
When shopping for holiday gifts, I like to look for locally made goods whenever possible. Local business owners are our friends and neighbors, so it makes sense to support Utah's economy by buying local.
Faustina on the east side of downtown Salt Lake City is an elegant yet cozy lunch and dinner spot with creative, delicious food, an eclectic, carefully selected wine list, a full bar, banquet room and comfortable patio for al fresco dining. Here's a review.
Show some love for Mother Earth with these Salt Lake City area Earth Day and green events for April.
Movie theaters in the Salt Lake City area - first run, discount and independent. Find the perfect Salt Lake City theater for the latest 3D blockbuster, classic comedy or quirky indie flick.
Thanksgiving races and turkey trots in Salt Lake City and northern Utah
An elaborate spiral lift system elevates and rotates the stage at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, Utah.
The Pie Pizzeria, located in Salt Lake, Ogden, Murray and South Jordan, serves some of Utah's favorite pizza. Here's a review.
This guide is designed to help you stay informed about the legislature's activities and the bills and issues you care about.
Here's a review of Himalayan Kitchen, a wonderful restaurant serving Nepalese cuisine in downtown Salt Lake City.
Sweet Home Chicago in Draper serves authentic Chicago-style pizza. Here's a review.
Lots of terrific touring shows will be visiting Salt Lake City in May, and outdoor attractions like Red Butte Garden and Wheeler Farm are planning some fun activities as they gear up for summer. Sports fans and theater lovers will find plenty to do this month as well. Yay May!
Seeing the lights at Temple Square and throughout downtown Salt Lake is one of Utah's most beloved holiday traditions. Here's a photo gallery of the Christmas lights at Temple Square and downtown, as well as some photos of Hogle Zoo's popular Zoolights.
Fratelli is a chic, casual lunch and dinner spot serving pizza, pasta, salads and other Italian favorites in Sandy, Utah. Here's a review.
Here's a description of Salt Lake City's Capitol Hill neighborhood, including its landmarks, homes and residents.