There are so many fun vacation ideas, exciting outdoor sports and educational things to do in Utah that you could spend a month in the state and not have time to visit all of the Utah tourist attractions. If you would ask us what the best things to do in Utah are, we would have to answer your question with a question. What types of activities do you enjoy? Nonetheless, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular Utah tourist attractions and fun vacation ideas. Have fun!
Temple Square, Salt Lake City is one of the most popular and frequently visited Utah tourist attractions. Be sure to visit on Sunday, when you can hear the Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform.
A visit to the many national parks is one of the most
essential things to do in Utah. Each of the parks has
a number of fun vacation ideas. Zion
National Park and the Grand
Canyon are revered by all who see them.
Take a rafting trip on the Colorado or Green River, where you can ride past many of the most intriguing Utah tourist attractions.
Utah is considered a mecca for mountain bikers. The 24 hours of Moab race is one of the extremely popular things to do in Utah.
The Utah Olympic Park is one of the most popular vacation ideas for the athletically inclined. Facilities at the park include a day lodge with a deli and a sports shop. Enjoy the Nordic ski jumps with 90- and 120-meter hills, a bobsled-skeleton-luge track and a 750,000-gallon freestyle training pool. Be sure to visit the bobsled-luge track.
Robert Redford’s Sundance Film festival is one of the most fun vacation ideas for indie film fans. Sundance attracts thousands of independent film submissions, as well as Hollywood insiders and enthusiastic viewers. Its location in the Park City area allows you to enjoy great film along with the excellent Utah ski resorts.
A Salt Island Sunset Dinner Cruise along the Great Salt Lake Marina is one of the most romantic things to do in Utah. The company also offers educational cruises for kids, Valentine’s Day Cruises and Sailing with Santa Cruises during Christmas.
A visit to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab is a must for animal lovers of all ages.
Explore the petroglyphs of the Anasazi Native American Culture.
We’ve saved the best for last. The Utah ski resorts are second to none. The Park City area is the most popular, since it is home to three of the larger Utah ski resorts: Park City, The Canyons and Deer Valley. Many airlines offer a special deal for anyone who is visiting the Park City Resorts. Show your boarding pass and receive a free lift ticket. This offer is only valid on the day you arrive in Salt Lake City. However, exercise caution if you live at lower altitude. Sometimes it may take a day or two to acclimate. Once you are settled in, be sure to visit Snowbird, Alta, Brighton and Solitude resorts. You may also want to venture out to Ogden to visit the elegant Snowbasin resort.