Gassless in Green River

Photo Essay: Gasless in Green River

Our Utah guidebook made Green River sound like a must-see, adventure destination between Monument Valley and Salt Lake City. Maybe it’s because we were visiting in early November, but when we arrived, all we discovered was a sleepy truck-stop town off highway I-70 with very few places left open for business.

With little to do and an impending snowfall, we decided to make the most out of our afternoon with a photo expedition scouring the town for its retro signs and vacant store fronts.

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Lara Dalinsky
Lara Dalinsky

Lara was instilled with the travel bug at an early age and has visited over 25 countries. Her mother’s job as a flight attendant enabled a childhood of seeing the world. In addition to being the founding editor of En Route Traveler, Lara also works as the Art Director for the branding firm, Belmont Inc., in Alexandria, VA. In her spare time, she instructs high-energy Zumba dance classes, contributes as a Local Expert to AFAR, enjoys vegetarian cuisine, dabbles in photography and, of course, travels as much as possible.


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  1. Brandi Phipps
    Brandi PhippsDecember 18,13

    These are wonderful!!!