Robert Redford in Utah. Conde-Nast Traveler Magazine described Robert Redford's Sundance Resort as “one of the most beautiful places on Earth.” Some environmental organization, like all conservationists and environmentalists, invariably referred to by Utah's politicians as “environmental extremists”, publishes an annul rating of the environmental impact of ski areas, giving grades from A to F. Most ski areas get D or F. Sundance always gets an A.
Redford bought several thousand acres in steep narrow high mountain valley of outstanding natural beauty. He built Sundance on one side of the road, with its buildings well hidden in the, trees, his house on the other side of the road, and locked up 800 acres in a conservation trust. He also actively campaigns in Utah for protecting its unrivaled natural beauty, which irritates the states politicians to no end. One year, the State Legislature passed a Resolution asking Congress to order the federal government to seize all of Redford's Utah property on some pretext. This was the same State Legislature that argued for two years as to whether the sugar beet or the onion should be Utah's Official State Vegetable. Unable to reach agreement, both are, making Utah, I think, the only State with two Official State Vegetables.
See the sights of Scottsdale on a Segway i2 Personal Transporter with the “Old Town Exploration Tour.” Roll with us into the historic Old Town Scottsdale District and glide your way through Scottsdale’s most renowned Downtown area. Experience everything from the preserved rustic traditions to the unique art scene and outdoor sculptures.
The Florida Keys hold many natural treasures with a day trip that will give you an introduction to the most fragile ecosystems in the world and many endangered species. This one focuses on the coral reef and mangrove island habitat, which are disappearing fast as development continues to put huge stresses on the limited natural and human resources