Temple Square provides excellent activities for escorted groups, fly/drive, genealogy research, family reunions, and other group and leisure travel. Most of the facilities are free and can be accessed within a 35-acre radius. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, these attractions and dining facilities are within easy access of many fine hotels, restaurants, and shopping.
Experience many unique-to-Utah experiences from visiting the Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsals to exploring your ancestral roots to eating in Brigham Young's home.. . .
Arches National Park preserves over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, like the world-famous Delicate Arch, as well as many other unusual rock formations. In some areas, the forces of nature have exposed millions of years of geologic history. The extraordinary features of the park create a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures that is unlike any other in the world.. . .
From roller coasters to rapids to the Rocket - get ready for the ride of your life! Lagoon boasts over 40 rides that will thrill, chill, excite and delight you. Fly the Bat, twist and turn on the Spider, splash on Rattlesnake Rapids, or zip upside down in two huge loops on Colossus - the Fire Dragon. There's something for everyone, so don't let another day of your vacation go by without a trip to Lagoon.. . .
Massive canyon walls ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. To experience Zion, you need to walk among the towering cliffs, or challenge your courage in a small narrow canyon. These unique sandstone cliffs range in color from cream, to pink, to red. They could be described as sand castles crowning desert canyons.. . .
Deer Valley was named the #1 ski resort in North America by readers of SKI Magazine an impressive three years in a row – in 2008, 2009 and again in 2010.
Since opening in 1981, Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah has become known for its revolutionary approach to ski area service. We are committed to providing a level of care rarely found at a ski resort; delivering classic, consistent, and quality service both on and off the mountain.
Skiing in Park City at Deer Valley is an event the whole family will remember. This ski season, when planning your winter vacation, we would welcome th. . .
Alta is located just 25 miles southeast of Salt Lake City at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, State Highway 210. It's only 45 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport. Direct flights from most major cities could have you enjoying Alta today!. . .
The Canyons is located in Park City, Utah. Located just 4 miles from historic Main Street, The Canyons is the closest Park City ski resort to the Salt Lake City International airport yet close enough to enjoy all the nightlife, dining and shopping that the town of Park City has to offer. Over 100 bars and restaurants are just minutes away as well as all the other activities you should expect from a world class four season resort town. The century-old mining town of Park City will capture you-as it did the rest of the world during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
With non-stop flights from ove. . .
Of all the unique and wonderful activities you'll be part of at the Homestead, there is nothing quite like the Homestead Crater.
It is a 55-foot tall, beehive-shaped limestone rock that nature has hollowed out and filled with 90° to 96° water.
We have created a tunnel through the rock wall at ground level and built decks and a soaking area for our guests and the public to access the crystal clear mineral water. You can go swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling or enjoy a therapeutic soak. The Homestead Crater is the only warm water scuba diving destination in the continental US and it attrac. . .
The mission of the Utah Museum of Natural History is to illuminate the natural world and the place of humans within it. The work of the Museum is based on several fundamental concepts: evolution; ecology; diversity; and, now, sustainability. Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (Brundtland Commission, United Nations, 1987).
The Museum is a scientific institution, and as such, its work is based on fact established through the scientific method. Museum scientists study the past in order to . . .
Soldier Hollow is located in Midway, Utah south of Park City. Families can spend the day tubing the 1,200 foot lanes or gliding over the Olympic groomed skiing courses. Solider Hollow is open day or night starting December 5th through March 28th.
Tubing sessions are two hours long and start on every even hour and all riders must sign a release form to participate. Tubes are pulled gently up the hill by a tow rope while riders relax and enjoy the ride. Soldier Hollow offers tubing for everyone above the age of three and children under three must be accompanied by an adult.
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This massive pool of brine might not seem like an ideal destination. Yet, Utah's capital city didn't garner its namesake for naught. The Great Salt Lake is 20,000 square miles of unique landscapes and extensive vistas. It's the largest lake in the United States other than the Great Lakes. Surprisingly, it even plays home to a vast expanse of wildlife. Antelope Island is a favorite haunt for visitors because of its strategic location for incredible views of the Wasatch Range reflecting crisply in the lake. As a head's up: there is a definite and distinct smell to the place that some people find. . .
Bryce Canyon was carved out not by a rive but by freeze-thaw cycles. Words confound when describing the beauty of this National Park, a cave without a ceiling, a forest of stone, even its name of a canyon is misleading. However, once visited, the brilliant colors and breathtaking views will make a believer out of anyone. With so many hiking trails from leisurely walks to more rugged terrain there is a great photo opportunity for everyone. Don't forget the many other activities Bryce can afford including biking, camping, fishing, rock climbing, horseback riding, and off-roading. Surely everyone. . .
Magpie Cycling Adventures offer multi day mountain biking tours, private guided day tours and instructional clinics. Most multi day tours are camping trips as well. Join the fun as you ride through areas like Moab, Canyonlands National Park, Grand Canyon North Rim, Bryce to Zion, Kokopelli Trail, and Copper Canyon Mexico.
Riding itineraries are tailored to all levels of riding ability. Each ride will be a rewarding trip gaining new experiences and taking in amazing views. Do not be deterred by lack of experience, each trip is lead by a professional guide instructor with personalized service. . .
Paragon Adventures is passionate about providing the best adventure experiences to each guest. All guides are outdoor professionals geared to make the most of your adventure. They feel it's important that each program is uniquely tailored, customized and private for each group to get the best experience. All activities are with the group you came with; your group will never be combined with other groups or strangers.
They strive for high guide to guest ratios, around one guide to every three guests. Each guest will have personal attention, learning the most about what you're doing and the . . .
Want to experience Moab and the Canyonlands area from a whole new angle? Come and take a breathtaking and unforgettable look at sunrise across the geological wonders of southern Utah. See the picturesque view of Arches National Park or 13,000 foot La Sal Mountains cast shadows across Moab and Canyonlands National Park.
The average ride lasts just over an hour, influenced by multiple factors the exact flight time cannot be determined; rest assured pilots and crew love to fly and will do what they can to extend the flights. Be sure to bring your camera with plenty of free space because each . . .
The most striking feature of this beautiful mountain lake is the color, a rich aqua, turquoise blue. Beaches at the lake are clean with soft sand and many tiny shells. A great lake for water activities like boating and jet skis. One visit to Bear Lake will make a believer out of anyone and result in many happy returns. . . .
Get up close with the animals at this relaxed, smaller zoo. The Hogle Zoo isn't as large or dramatic as some of the more famous zoos like San Diego but that is part of what makes this zoo so much fun. The crowds of people aren't as massive, there are fewer animals so they are all very well cared for, and their habitats have several viewpoints designed so everyone is bound to catch at least a few glimpses of their favorite zoo animals. The price is also very not as expensive as some other activities making this a really affordable attraction. Don't miss the many fun and family friendly events . . .
Call ahead to reserve tickets especially on summer weekends, which fill up quick. The tour begins with a hike up the hill side that can take roughly 40 minutes and most people age 4 to 65 can do this hike with few pauses along the way. The path is paved with many shaded benches along the way. From the top a park ranger will take guests on a guided tour of the 3 caves inside the mountain. The truly spectacular features of the caves are the large rooms covered in calcite and helictites. A beautiful hike and a magnificent cave make this trip well worth the time and the effort.. . .
Started in 1981 by Robert Redford as a creative environment to discover new talent in American film, the Sundance Film Festival has grown immensely into a truly posh Hollywood event. Held each winter in the mountains of Utah in Park City hundreds of new talent and well known celebrities gather to see the results of the past years independent film makers work. Anyone is welcome to attend the movie viewings and outlandish parties and possibly rub shoulders with the famous. Films from Sundance Film Festival have gone on to receive great recognition and even some Oscars. While on your trip don't f. . .
Park City Mountain Resort's Alpine Slide runs on over 3,000 feet of a luge like track, making it one of the longest slides in the world. The Alpine Slide has four separate tracks to choose from so each ride is a new experience.
While at Park City Mountain Resort don't miss their many other activities. The Alpine Coaster sits on an elevated track whipping you through more than a mile of loops, turns and curves at speeds up to 30 mph. Or go on the Zip Rider a high soaring zip line in the tree tops, 110 feet above the resort's ski run. And don't miss the beautiful hiking and biking trails for. . .
Beads of salmon and orange colored grains cover the land at the Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. Taking in over 3,000 acres of southern Utah Coral Pink Sand Dunes are a site worth seeing. Central to many other recreation areas, the park is an ideal add on to your trip. The massive dunes make a wonderful playground for hiking, off road vehicles, or just playing in the sand. And with such a unique landscape and color palate the sand dunes make for some outstanding photographs. . . .
Putting what Thanksgiving Point is into words is near impossible if nothing else based solely on the sheer number of activities they offer.
Shopping and dining to outdoor and indoor event space are just the beginning. One of the most remarkable features of Thanksgiving Point are the gardens. Over 55 acres of sprawling landscapes are organized into room like sections creating a sense of wonder as guests pass between the 15 separate themed gardens. Seventy varieties of roses, a quarter million tulips, and the largest manmade waterfall in the Western hemisphere make this more than just your a. . .
There's always something to do at the Red Butte Gardens. From seasonal festivals, plant sales to children's activities, classes, and an outdoor concert series. Even just come for a hike in the natural, serene quiet.
Make Red Butte Gardens your resource for gardening and horticulture. An informational hub with advice, tips, classes and workshops on gardening in the unique landscape of Utah. Come visit and learn something new today.
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A wonderfully, homemade feel in a country setting, the Red Barn provides a unique experience in fun activities and tasty, made from scratch treats.
Throughout the year, The Red Barn offers delicious homemade ice cream. Depending on the time of the year, you will find seasonal flavors. The friendly staff puts on a generous portion of ice cream. If you are not in the mood for ice cream, you will find an old fashioned soda fountain to order from along with homemade cookies, candy, and chocolate including exceptional homemade fudge.
The inside of The Red Barn has a country feel with t. . .
The Gateway is Salt Lake City's only open-air contemporary destination that delivers the ultimate in shopping, dining, and entertainment. Shop and dine at over 130 stores and restaurants.
Visit the beautifully restored 1908 Union Pacific Depot featuring early French Renaissance architecture and original artwork. Also, enjoy the Olympic Legacy Plaza featuring the "dancing waters" of the Olympic Snowflake Fountain that is overlooked by a classic clock tower.