Utah’s Cowboy past (and present) came alive in Mt. Pleasant at the ConToy Arena, where I saw modern day ranch hands rope cattle and do fancy equestrian maneuvers, then ended the day with a walk through the Fairview Museum of History and Art, where the replica of a nearly fully intact mammoth unearthed at the nearby Wasatch Plateau in 1988 vies for patrons’ attention with the works of Avard Fairbanks, the artist responsible for many of the sculptures on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.
If You’re Going
For more information on Utah and the Mormon Pioneer NHA, phone 800-200-1160 or visit websites www.utah.travel or mormonpioneerheritge.org.
For a place to stay, the historic Manti House B & B, 401 N. Main St., one block from the impressive Manti Mormon Temple, has seven beautifully furnished guest rooms and serves a delicious breakfast each morning. Phone 800-835-7512.
Dave Zuchowski is a travel writer for CNHI News Service. Contact him at email@example.com.