Unforgettable Rafting Awaits

Date: April 27, 2023

In: Uncategorized

Photo Cred: Dinosaur River Expedition

Why Vernal Is Utah’s Premier River Rafting Destination

“How do whitewater rafting guides get to work?” “By taking rapid transit.” *ba dum tss*

In Dinosaurland, the rafting trip of a lifetime awaits you! Our rafting experiences fuse laughter (partly from the bad dad jokes) and thrilling adventure to create an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones. Whether you want a calmer ride or are feeling a little more daring, everyone in your party will cruise down …

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4 Films to Prep for Your Next Trip to Dinosaurland

Date: February 28, 2023

In: Uncategorized

Dinosaurs on the silver screen have captivated audiences since the beginning of cinema. Their huge size and fearsome demeanor have made them a staple of the adventure genre. In Dinosaurland, you can get up close and personal with real dinosaur remains at places like Dinosaur National Monument and Red Fleet State Park. Check out this list of our favorite movies to watch to get your dinosaur fix before your next trip to Dinosaurland.

The Land Before Time

Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

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Take a Foodie Trail through Dinosaurland

Date: November 25, 2022

In: Uncategorized

Dinosaurland isn’t just beautiful sights, exciting activities and amazing history. It’s also filled with an abundance of delicious and unique restaurants to choose from. Both locals and vacationers alike have raved about Dinosaurland’s dining scene, admiring the small-town vibe and homemade touch that so many places tout. Here are a few restaurants that will have you convinced that Vernal is a foodie’s paradise.

Antica Forma

Start your foodie journey at Antica Forma. This restaurant is a local favorite, known for its homemade …

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A Fun Fall Day in Dinosaurland

Date: October 26, 2022

In: Uncategorized

Just because summer is ending, doesn’t mean the fun has to go with it! As the weather gets cooler and the leaves begin to change color, there is no better place to spend your time than Dinosaurland. Go explore the colorful changing scenery and the fascinating history found everywhere. Whether you’re a cool-weather adrenaline junkie, a history buff, or just an admirer of stunning autumn landscapes, Dinosaurland has something especially for you this season.

Go Hiking and Find Something New

Dinosaurland has …

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Nightlife in Vernal

Date: July 26, 2022

In: Uncategorized

You may know Vernal, Utah for its incredible fossil collection but did you know there is another side to the city? Once the sun goes down, the nightlife begins in Vernal  — and it will not disappoint. There are a number of places to get your groove on while enjoying some delicious food and drinks. So grab your dancing shoes and your loved ones for a night on the town that you won’t forget.

Vernal Brewing Company

The first stop on your …

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The Perfect Summer Day in Dinosaurland

Date: May 13, 2022

In: Uncategorized

The sun is shining a little brighter, people are shedding their jackets and the days are getting longer. That could only mean one thing — summer is upon us! With summer comes the itch for something new and we know just where to find it. Dinosaurland offers a thrill for the adventure seekers, unique food for our food lovers and relaxation for our leisure travelers. Whatever your goals are for your summer, you can find them here at Dinosaurland!

Adventure seeker

Looking …

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Plan Your Pet-Friendly Trip to Vernal, Utah

Date: May 13, 2022

In: Uncategorized

Vernal, Utah has been a pet-friendly destination for centuries. It started as a location where dinosaurs roamed freely and has continued to be a spot for animals to enjoy. Whether you have dogs, cats, rabbits or hamsters — there is room for all in Dinosaurland! Read on for some fun activities you can do with your pets! If you take one thing from this post, remember this one rule of thumb… here in Vernal, pets can go anywhere a car …

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Instagram-worthy Locations in Vernal, Utah

Date: March 21, 2022

In: Uncategorized

If you don’t take pictures of the cool places you visit to remember for years to come, did you really go there? Luckily, in Vernal, UT there are beautiful backdrops everywhere to post all over your social media accounts. No one will question if you actually went or not… they will simply be jealous they didn’t go with you! Here are some of the best photo opts. 


Scattered around Vernal are dozens of murals lining the streets. These murals are colorful, …

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A Trip to Buckskin Ski and Snow Tubing Hill

Date: March 15, 2022

In: Winter Activities

Imagine waking up in a hotel room on a chilly winter morning. You put your snow clothes on, finishing with a warm hat and fluffy scarf. You and your friends pile into the car, a little groggy because you still haven’t had your morning coffee, and drive to Donnie’s Cafe for some breakfast. You are fueling up before heading to Buckskin Ski and Snow Tubing Hill for a fun-filled day.

Once at Snowhill, there are so many fun things to do. …

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3rd Annual Dinah “SOAR” Days Hot Air Balloon Festival a Huge Success and Economic Benefit to Community

Date: September 2, 2020

In: Festivals

August 28-30. 2020 thousands of visitors from near and far came to attend the 3rd Annual Dinah “SOAR” Days Hot Air Balloon Festival in Vernal, Utah. Visitors enjoyed watching the balloons launch each morning, vintage car show, vendors, chalk art contest, live entertainment, battle of the bands, night glow, candlesticking. bounce houses, beer garden, a dino dash, and more.

This year Dinah “SOAR” Days had 24 hot air balloons that flew over Vernal during the festival. Pilots came from all over …

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