Located just one block west of Manti Utah Temple, The Historic Manti House Inn has welcomed lodgers since 1868. Back then, the inn was a boardinghouse where many of the workers constructing the temple resided. On its second floor, the Victorian house features eight guest rooms, most named after apostles and prophets of the Mormon church, such as Brigham Young and Wilford Woodruff. At the onsite Carriage Restaurant, chefs craft down-home dishes, including country-fried steak ($10.99+) and apricot-glazed chicken ($10.99). The inn's helpful staff will gladly arrange for extra perks such as sparkling cider ($5.89), an in-suite floral bouquet ($37.10), and a 40-minute horse-drawn-carriage ride ($50/person), through the city takes travelers back in time with the old-fashioned charm of a steam-powered time machine.
Hearts B Rockin’ Ranch unfurls across 12 acres, lined with trees and jovial with the rompings of the family dogs, cats, and potbellied pig. There, Baylee—the head instructor and an accomplished rider—rides alongside students to teach Western styles of riding. Lessons cover the basics of horsemanship, giving students saddles-on experience and information on safe interaction with, grooming, tacking, and tying the horse to prevent it from galloping away or coming into the saloon to ask for quarters to play Pac-Man. Beginning and intermediate riders start out with private lessons for one-on-one training, whereas group lessons gather like-minded, experienced equestrians.
Despite being named Best Chiropractor in 2013 by readers of the Daily Herald, Doctor of Chiropractic Steve Baker and his staff at Baker Chiropractic and Accident Rehabilitation haven't let the praise go to their heads. Instead, they've kept their noses to the grindstone, scheduling everything from adjustments and physical-therapy sessions to massages and acupuncture treatments. The range of services can help alleviate an array of injuries, including dislodged discs from slouching in one's desk and whiplash from slouching in one's demolition-derby car.
One Taco Time eatery in Oregon more than 50 years ago has grown into more than 350 locations across the United States and Canada. Each kitchen whips up such specialties as Mexi-Fries—similar to tater-tots—and deep-fried burritos stuffed with beans, meat, cheese, and spices. Crispy and soft tacos join empanadas filled with fruit on the menu.
At Poor Boys BBQ & Dawgs, cooks prepare racks of ribs, beef brisket, pulled pork, and beef hot dogs, slathered in a choice of six of their own barbecue sauces. Barbecue plates or sandwiches are accompanied by selections from more than a dozen sides, including macaroni and cheese, fried okra, onion strings, and sweet potato fries.