I’ll admit, I’m just not a big fan of chain hotels. Sure, they do the trick—a bed, a shower, etc. But when I have a choice, I’ll always opt for the local lodging options. I prefer smaller places that have a personal touch, and local owners can always steer you to the best restaurants, activities, and places to see. Whether you’re traveling on a shoestring or you’re planning a big “splurge” trip, this list of five local Utah lodging options includes a place that fits just about every budget.
Arches National Park has more than 2,000 arches within its boundaries, so there’s no doubt that this park is the place to see these natural sandstone structures in all shapes and sizes. And while you certainly don’t want to miss the park’s iconic features like Delicate Arch or Landscape Arch, be sure to see these other spectacular—yet often-overlooked—arches. Broken Arch Lots of people pull into the small parking area to take the short stroll to Sand Dune Arch. But I rarely ever see anyone walk across the flat meadow area out to Broken Arch. It’s only a little over […]