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Kayaking Bear Lake | 12 Utah Staycations

We were super excited to try Kayaking Bear Lake! It was an overcast day, but that didn't phase us. We rented Kayak's from Epic Adventures Rentals on the South Side of Bear Lake. Since the sky was turning darker by the moment, we decided just to kayak around the docking area, in case the wind picked up. The kids loved it. We didn't even have to go far, good thing too, because we saw lightning in the distance and really dark clouds rolling in. We decided to call it quits but vow to come kayaking again when it's sunny! As
Bike Ride to Garden City Park from Conestoga | 12 Utah Staycations harm Mon, 06/03/2019 - 14:42
One of our favorite activities at Conestoga Ranch is the BIKES! We're super excited to team up with Conestoga Ranch and share all about our experience. Conestoga Ranch has bikes for almost everyone! There are tandem bikes, bikes with training wheels, kid bikes, cruisers all sorts of bikes. (Don't forget your helmet and to sign the waiver!) Seems like bike rides have been our new thang in each Staycation! I'll admit, they've quickly become one of my favorite activities. I've mentioned it before, but there is something totally magical about biking through a town. There's a WHOLE different feel to

Roadside Oddities Around Bear Lake | 12 Utah Staycations

We really haven't spent much time around Bear Lake, we've spent even less time going around Bear Lake. In fact, we've NEVER gone all the way around Bear Lake. Since it was rainy, we decided that now was the time to take the drive! We got word that there was a Shoe House in St. Charles Idaho (the other side of Bear Lake) so of COURSE, we had to go! We had just finished up Kayaking and Bear Lake looked so blue that day. So here are just a few fun things we found on our drive ALL the WAY

Hobbit Caves | 12 Utah Staycations

This is THE COOLEST hike if you can call it a hike. Basically, you park right next to a river, cross the river and you are at your destination, the Hobbit Caves! Both Harmony and Stephanie are barely 5' tall, so we felt right at home here in HOBBITON. Of course, after you explore the caves, you can follow the trail along the river for quite a ways. We didn't track how far it goes back but we did explore all over the area. Getting down to the river is a little steep but totally doable. We had 3 adults
Limber Pine Trail | 12 Utah Staycations steph Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:56
This is an awesome hike for littles! Which means it was very enjoyable for Harmony and I. Happy kids means happy moms! It's a simple 1.3 mile loop with 13 signs along the way that talk about the area. Educational bonus points for this one. And speaking of educational, when my kids got out of the car I took one look at them and said "y'all look like you're homeschooled"! It's ok, I can say that because we indeed homeschool, we just don't usually "look" like we homeschool. Always best to get a group photo "before" the hike. May 30th

LaBeau's Drive-In | 12 Utah Staycations

{Our kids have expressed an interest in having a more prominent roll in The Salt Project. Since this is a family blog, we are excited to have them join us here and start blogging. Please show some love for Breckyn's 1st ever blog post. After reading it, I agree 100% with everything she said. Go get your shakes on and support this amazing local family owned shop!} La Beau`s is known for their shake`s, so if you ever go...YOU HAVE TO GET A SHAKE!!! It's so hard to decide what to get. There is so many choices! Corn dogs, burgers

Campfire Grill at Conestoga Ranch | 12 Utah Staycations

Do anyone else's children seem like they are a bottomless pit while camping? We only brought a bag of snacks and I was worried we wouldn't have enough snacks for the few days we were there. Over the course of 3 days, we were able to eat some delicious foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Campfire Grill. Campfire Grill has an amazing menu. Everything we tried was amazing! Chef Vince knows his food! Thanks to Campfire Grill for hosting The Salt Project, it's no small feat to feed our army. How does one even describe their menu? With so

Conestoga Ranch Giveaway & Discount | 12 Utah Staycations

Glamping! This word has probably been added to the dictionary by now, but do you know what it is? GLORIUS, Glamorous, CAMPING! Thanks to our sponsors Conestoga Ranch, we can show you all the magic of Glamping! Best Park? There is a Glamping spot right here in Bear Lake Utah! Say Hello to Conestoga Ranch! Now, if you are new to the Glamping term, don't worry, we're about to share ALL the magic to be had in Conestoga Ranch. (You can also see our Conestoga Ranch past articles here.) The magic at Conestoga Ranch happens right when you roll up

Garden City Pool | 12 Utah Staycations

Garden City has its own public pool. Most of you probably don't know that, since you only go during the warm summer months in Utah. Somehow, The Salt Project only comes to Garden City in the early spring! The kids loved it! There are loads of kids toys/floaties/noodles and some good tunes! We spent a little over an hour here swimming and wearing out the kids! We literally had to drag some of the kids out, but isn't that how it always goes with pools? If you find yourself in Bear Lake and crazy weather, consider visiting the Garden City

Win a Family Salt Project Staycation to Conestoga Ranch in Bear Lake | 12 Utah Staycations

Bear Lake, you were amazing and just what we needed! A little bit of relaxing at Conestoga Ranch, lots of Bear Lake adventures and a whole bunch of delicious food from Campfire Grill! We're super excited to share all about our Bear Lake Trip to Conestoga Ranch this week and we are even more excited to giveaway away a Staycation! We've partnered up with Conestoga Ranch and Visit Bear Lake to giveaway on EPIC Staycation! Can't wait for the giveaway? Use "SALT" for 15% off any type of stay in 2019! Expires June 30th, 2019. Enter Below!
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