Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah Travel Guide

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Plan Your Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah Vacation

The rugged beauty of Utah's eastern corner, wedged neatly between Wyoming above and Colorado to the east, is the reward for those willing to take the road less traveled. Neither I-80 nor I-70 enters this part of the state, so most visitors who pass through the western United States never even see it. That, of course, is part of its appeal. Small towns, rural attitudes, and a more casual and friendly approach to life are all part of the eastern Utah experience.

Hotels

Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah Hotels

Most hotels and motels in eastern Utah are chains, and you can expect clean, comfortable rooms and standard amenities. The area's lodges make for a nice...read more

Restaurants

Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah Restaurants

Because the towns in eastern Utah are small, dining options are generally more casual and less innovative than in urban areas. The area's only brewpub...read more

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Dinosaurland and Eastern Utah Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    One great gorge: The most jaw-dropping spot in eastern Utah is the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. The quite cold water under the gorge's... Read more

  • San Rafael Is Swell

    San Rafael Swell. About 80 miles long and 30 miles wide, this massive fold and uplift in the Earth's crust rises 2,100 feet above the desert... Read more

  • Environmental Controversy at Echo Park

    Few public land controversies tell the tale of the modern environmental movement like the debate over the Echo Park Dam in Dinosaur National... Read more

  • Butch Cassidy, the Robin Hood of Utah

    One of the West's most notorious outlaws was born and raised in southern Utah by Mormon parents, and his footprints and legends are scattered... Read more

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