Road-tripping through Utah's otherworldly landscapes on the ultimate American odyssey

Prospectors, outlaws and early Mormon settlers all carved their way through the dramatic topography of Utah, each group leaving their mark on the story of America. Centuries later, this is still a land of discovery, best explored with a classic Airstream.

Six adventures along the Yellowstone Loop, starting in Utah

This Old West road trip through four US states allows for numerous thrilling stops, including bobsleighing down an Olympic track, whitewater rafting between canyon walls and the chance to see one of the region’s most iconic creatures, the bison.

Photo story: discover the nature and heritage of Utah from all angles

From hiking world-famous national parks to immersing yourself in Native American heritage, there are countless ways to explore this multifaceted US state. Scroll down for some of the best destinations and experiences Utah has to offer.

Utah: a (really) off-road tour

A high-octane ride in a monster truck-dune buggy hybrid brings Utah's backcountry to life in thrilling fashion

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