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Beatty Days festival salutes town’s history

The three-day event, planned for Nevada Day weekend, celebrates Beatty’s founding in the early 1900s and its heritage of mining and ranching. It draws hundreds of visitors to the community of about 1,200 people located 115 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Animals find home at Utah sanctuary

Beautiful Angel Canyon in Southern Utah, home to the Best Friends Animal Society sanctuary, is an inspiring location for a movement that has changed the way Americans view the lives of companion animals.

Utah’s Snow Canyon State Park showcases great vistas year-round

The beautiful cliffs and canyons known as Snow Canyon State Park near St. George, Utah, have been attracting visitors for thousands of years. Artifacts left well over 2,500 years ago indicate humans came to hunt, gather food and find shelter over a span of about 700 years. Then came the Anasazi, Ancestral Puebloans, farmers and pueblo builders who occupied the area for more than 1,000 years.

Boulder City exudes small-town friendliness

A comfortable place to live and a charming town to visit, Boulder City provides a day-trip destination for dining, shopping, museums, downtown artscapes, wide-ranging outdoor activities and special events.

Hunting for bargains in the great outdoors

When planning outings or vacations in America’s wonderful outdoor spaces, keep in mind ways to save a few dollars with recreational bargains and even take advantage of some freebies.