High West Distillery’s Alta Ruby Cocktail Recipe
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High West Distillery’s Alta Ruby Cocktail Recipe

Looking for a different holiday cocktail recipe? High West Distillery‘s Alta Ruby looks festive and even non-whiskey drinkers will like it. On a happy hour stop with a few friends in Park City, I decided to give the Alta Ruby a whirl, evening though I’m not typically a whiskey sipper. High West’s Double Rye is … Continue reading

Hike to Moonshine Arch near Vernal, Utah
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Hike to Moonshine Arch near Vernal, Utah

Moonshine is an interesting name for an arch. I like it. Maybe it’s because moonshine reminds me of rural northwest Georgia where my dad grew up. Moonshine Arch near Vernal, Utah, got on my radar a couple of years ago when I started exploring the area in and around Dinosaur National Monument. The sandstone Moonshine … Continue reading

Dinner at Afterward and Breakfast Favorites: Where to Eat in Heber City, Utah
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Dinner at Afterward and Breakfast Favorites: Where to Eat in Heber City, Utah

Dinner at Afterward….Twice! Having very close friends who live in Heber City and others who have a second home, I’ve road tripped to Utah several times over the past two months. This past trip, we dined on the patio at Afterward, a delightful restaurant in downtown Heber, twice. The first night was Saturday and there … Continue reading

Bloods Lake Hike on Guardsman Pass near Heber City, Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah
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Bloods Lake Hike on Guardsman Pass near Heber City, Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah

Guardsman Pass is a scenic mountain backway connecting Heber City and Park City to Brighton and on to Salt Lake City. The road and trails are flanked with lush mountain foliage including aspens, pines and wildflowers. My friend Pam and I did Blood Lake Trail, one of the more popular hikes on the pass. It’s … Continue reading

Best Biscuits in Utah are at Woodland Biscuit Company
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Best Biscuits in Utah are at Woodland Biscuit Company

The best biscuits in Utah are off the beaten path. People drive for miles and wait in line for them at Woodland Biscuit Company. The town of Woodland is barely a dot on a map. Around 300 people live mainly on sprawling ranches on the edge of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. It’s a beautiful drive … Continue reading