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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Zipping Around Utah's Cool Sights

The headline above comes from the Sun-Sentinel, a south Florida newspaper. The paper carried this article by Tribune Media Services writer Eileen Eileen Ogintz, outlining great summer activities in Utah.

Highlights from the article:

“Besides hitting the parks, visitors to this state can ride a bobsled at up to 70 miles per hour (even in summer), research their family tree or mountain-bike for miles and miles.

“There are even-the-teens-will-think-they're-cool national monuments like Rainbow Bridge, the world's biggest natural rock span (278 feet wide and 309 feet high), and Dinosaur National Monument, where some 1,500 dinosaur bones are still embedded in the rock wall.

“Let's get the learning out of the way first. Whether the kids want to or not, stop at Temple Square. It is, after all, Utah's top tourist destination.

"Another plus: Utah's gas prices were among the lowest in the country this spring."

Read the entire article.

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