Mountain Luxury Lodging Blog: Escape to the Mountains in Ogden Valley

This Is the Happy Place

Utah Ranks Among the Happiest States in America Happiness is one of life’s immeasurables. It’s unrealistic to try to put a number to someone’s level of contentedness, or to definitively say one person is happier than another. But we’re humans, living in an era obsessed with metrics and rankings, so we’re going to do the […]

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Ogden Valley Balloon Festival 2019

Each year Ogden Valley attracts up to 15,000 people from all over the United States to experience one unique event: The Ogden Valley Balloon Festival. 2019 marks their 21st year and it’s more beautiful than ever. Fifteen brightly colored balloons will decorate the morning and evening skies from August 16-18. The morning and evening balloon […]

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Wanderlust for Wonderland Trail

Out of Bounds Wonderland Trail has been in the conversation for our next adventure more than once over the years. The little sister to the John Muir Trail, Wonderland is one of the iconic backpacking trails of North America, and far less committing than the Pacific Crest or Appalachian Trails. For those of us that […]

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Nurtured by Nature

Outdoor Kids Become Happier Adults! Most of us have heard it; you may have even said it yourself as your eyes scan the mountains, streams and open spaces that make up the Ogden Valley: “What a great place to raise kids.” While this may be common sense to many of us, new research has shown […]

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Sardine to the Brim

Mountain Biking in the Ogden Valley The most exciting developments for Ogden area mountain bikers have taken place at nearly 9,000 feet, atop Powder Mountain. In 2016, Pow Mow debuted the Brim Trail, a six-mile rolling jaunt through the meadows and pine forests southeast of the ski area. The resort hasn’t taken its foot off […]

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