Utah is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with stunning ski resorts, national and state parks, and unique natural wonders. Salt Lake City offers cultural and skiing opportunities, while Moab and St. George are ideal for adventure-seekers. Utah's lakes are perfect for relaxation or boat rides. Scenic drives abound for road trips.

Salt Lake City, Utah

United States
Founded Date
January 4, 1896
3.338 million (2021)
Known For
Pastrami Burgers - Beehive State - Sundance Film Festival - Dinosaur Fossils - Snow Skiing and Snowboarding & Much More!


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Utah's Delicate Arch Is The Most Popular & Here's What To Know About Visiting

The Delicate Arch is the largest free-standing natural arch in the park and visitors can hike right up to it.

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From Heber Depot To Fall Views: What To Know About Riding This Train During Foliage Season

Riding Heber Railroad in the fall is a must for leaf peepers looking to see the sights.

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10 Places In Utah That Are The Most Beautiful During The Fall Season

Utah has some of the most beautiful fall foliage locations in the Southwest, with scenic canyon drives and multiple national forests full of color.

Glen Canyon Dam Bridge steel arch bridge on U.S. Route 89 across the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona, USA 1
America's Most Scenic Road Trip: Driving Route 89, The Gateway To Seven National Parks

This is one of the most scenic US road trips. On US Route 89, discover 7 National Parks, 14 National Monuments, and 3 Heritage Areas!

Two kayaks at Lone Rock Beach at Lake Powell during sunset, Utah/Arizona, USA 1
10 Utah Lakes That Are Worth All The Hype They Generate

From the sparkling Mirror Lake to the enchanting Lake Powell in the South, these top lakes in Utah prove why they receive nothing but praise.

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10 Things To Do In Park City: Complete Guide To Utah's Hidden Ski Gem

Equal parts rugged and picturesque, Park City is an absolute must-visit vacation spot.

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Trail Of The Ancients: Why This Scenic Byway Is The Best Way To Explore The Southwest's Four Corners

Traveling the scenic byway to the Trail of the Ancients is an excellent way to see the Four Corners (and so much more).

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Here's What To Know About The Northern Rocky Mountains, Including What They Cover

With the Northern Rockies being some of North America's most stunning mountain ranges, here's why travelers should visit (and what they should know).

The desert landscape at night  in Arches National Park near Moab, Utah, USA 1
10 Things To Do In Arches National Park: Complete Guide To Moab's Most Scenic Gem

Explore the complete guide to Arches National Park, with helpful information on the top things to do, where to stay, and the best time to visit.

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10 Things To Do In Salt Lake City: Complete Guide To A Year-Round Vacation Destination

Here are the top things to do in Salt Lake City, from museums and sweeping gardens to the fantastic national parks nearby.

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10 Completely Free Things To Do In And Around Moab, Utah

The gateway to two of Utah's national parks, the city of Moab has plenty of free things to do to fill out a vacation itinerary in Southern Utah.

A highway leading to mountains in the distance, Cedar City Utah 1
12 Things To Do In Cedar City : Complete Guide To The Gateway To Utah's National Parks

Cedar City in southern Utah is a great home base for exploring National Parks; learn more in this travel guide plus things to do.

A beautiful aerial view of Bryce Canyon in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA 1
Thor's Hammer & Beyond: 10 Things To Know About Exploring The Hoodoos Of Bryce Canyon

Exploring the hoodoos in Bryce Canyon is a great way to explore Utah's natural beauty. Here's what to know when visiting.

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Glamping In Zion: 10 Things To Know Before You Book A Campsite

What is glamping? This high-end camping alternative may be the best way to stay at Zion National Park as long as guests know what to expect.

A hiker on a cliff's edge in a canyon in Zion National Park, Utah, United States 1
Adventures In Hiking: 10 Best Hikes You Can Do In Zion National Park

The top Zion National Park hiking trails cater to hikers of different levels, and these are worth the time and effort (and offer stunning scenery).

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Costs & Where To Do It: 10 Things To Know About Camping In Zion National Park

Planning to camp in Zion National Park? Here are some essential things to know about Zion National Park camping experiences before pitching up a tent.

The Peek a Boo Loop Trail in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA 1
10 Best Hikes In Utah's Scenic Bryce Canyon National Park

Discover Utah's best hikes in Bryce Canyon National Park, from the iconic Rim Trail to the challenging Under-the-Rim Trail.

People riding on horses on the hiking trails in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah 1
Horseback Riding In Bryce Canyon: How Much It'll Cost You & What You'll See

What's better than witnessing Bryce Canyon National Park via horse? Let us be your guide to horseback riding through this Utah gem.

Exterior view of Westgate Park City Resort & Spa in the summer, Park City, Utah 1
From Food To Fun: 10 Things You Can Experience At Westgate Park City Resort & Spa In Park City, Utah

Planning a trip to Park City, Utah? Consider Westgate Park City Resort & Spa for a luxury experience and a variety of unique activities right on-site.

Hiker passing through a wet section of The Narrows, a popular hike in Zion National Park, Utah 1
Hiking The Narrows At Zion: Everything Beginners Need To Know

As one of the most unique spots in Zion National Park, here's how to hike the Narrows successfully.

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