Thunder Junction All Abilities Park Video

Have you been to Thunder Junction All Abilites Park in St. George?! It's AMAZING! We went a few years ago (see the post here) but we went again because it was so close to our hotel. This time the kids were a little older and able to do so much more on their own. We really loved that the Splash Pad was still open and the TRAIN WAS OPEN! 

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Johnson Canyon and Arch | Snow Canyon State Park

Johnson’s Canyon Hike is only open from September 15-March 14th. Since we happened to be in Snow Canyon in November, I knew we had to do this hike. And because I have super awesome listening skills (severe sarcasm here) I thought this whole time I was going to take my kids to a cave. Boy, I was very wrong. Johnson Canyon leads to a beautiful canyon and an arch, so not a cave. HAHA.

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Fairy Doors at Brooks Nature Park | St George Utah Rocks #StGRocks

Brooks Nature Park was quite the beautiful surprise. I wasn't expecting such a pretty little oasis in the middle of St. George. I was chatting with Sidney from ATV Jeep & Adventure Tours and she mentioned some Fairy Doors ran by  #StGRocks on Facebook, so the kids and I made sure to create a few rocks to leave. 

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Hiking to Jenny's Canyon | Snow Canyon State Park

We’ve been to Snow Canyon a few times, but I wanted to really spend some quality time there. I asked the ranger what hikes she would suggest to hike with ages 2 and above. We’ve hiked a few of them before, so I’ll link them up. 

The Ranger suggested the following hikes for kids 2 and above in Snow Canyon State Park. All the hikes below are round-trip. 

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Hike to Turtle Wall | Red Cliffs Desert Reserve

After checking into our My Place Hotels, we quickly unloaded and headed on out for a sunset hike. My sister had done an easy hike that led to a turtle shaped rock formation, so you better believe my kids were excited! Turtle Wall is off of the Chuckwalla Trail in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve and is about 1.4 miles one way. This hike is perfect for all ages. 

The first thing you'll see is the Chuckwalla Climbing Wall. One day we'll get into climbing again. 

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Family Friendly St. George Itinerary

I literally just spent my first family Staycation in St. George EVER. We've #partnered with MyPlaceHotels in St. George and we are super excited to tell you all about our trip! First things first, if you are looking for a place to stay, be sure to check out MyPlaceHotel and use "SaltProject15" for 15% off your stay! 

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Live Nativity

The Hunt Family Live Nativity  “The Miracle of Christmas" is by far our favorite family tradition. It's outside and cold and SO worth it. And I'm not the only one that thinks so. Every single show is packed. No tickets necessary. Plan on showing up early for the show you plan to see. I

This will be their 40th rendition at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden. There are camels, goats, chickens, horses, of course a donkey and pretty much every other farm animal you can imagine. This performance is what Christmas is all about and we look forward to it every year. 

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We just celebrated our 15th anniversary, so husband and I decided to head to the mountains without kids for a little weekend getaway. It's been over 10 years since our last getaway without kids. And I was "this close" to bringing the kids on this trip, but thanks to some encouragement from friends and some incredible family offering to take all of our kids, we drove off and didn't look back!

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High School Date Ideas

We've been asked a few times about date ideas for high school dances...it's finally here. I feel like dating scene has changed so much since I've been in high school. It seemed like there were less places to go and everyone went to all the chain restaurants. Now, I feel like it's more local and mom and pop. So here's 22 High School Date Ideas in Utah! Plus a few food places I'm craving currently. 

Don't forget to check and see if you can get a group discount!

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Things to do in Utah for the Holidays 2018 It's that time of year again! Not only do you have your personal Holiday traditions, but there are so many activities, it's so hard to pack them all in! Below you'll find a list of all the Holiday activities The Salt Project has done in the past. Live Nativity Read more