Historic Sites

  • National Parks: This state's five iconic national parks and neighboring parks such as Grand Canyon, Great Basin, Yellowstone, and others each offer unique reasons to visit and vacation here. Nature enthusiasts and photographers are drawn to the breathtaking landscapes, providing unparalleled opportunities for exploration and awe-inspiring views.
  • Skiing and Outdoor Recreation: The state's world-class ski resorts, such as Park City and Deer Valley, Snowbird, Alta, and other resorts, all attract winter sports enthusiasts. The mountains here offer exceptional skiing and snowboarding, coupled with stunning alpine scenery. Beyond winter, the state's diverse terrain gives visitors even greater reasons to engage in activities like hiking, mountain biking, watersports, camping, and canyoneering.
  • Cultural and Historic Sites: Our capital, Salt Lake City, is rich in cultural and historical significance. Temple Square, home to the Salt Lake Temple, showcases the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The city's museums, like the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, provide insights into the state's heritage.
  • Events and Festivals: This region plays host to a variety of events and festivals throughout the year. The Sundance Film Festival in Park City is internationally renowned, drawing filmmakers and enthusiasts. Various Arts Festivals and Music Festival offer cultural experiences, while numerous Film Festivals also celebrate the state's scenic landscapes.
  • Outdoor Adventure and Recreation: Diverse outdoor offerings extend beyond our national parks. The state features 43 state parks, and numerous scenic byways such as Scenic Byway 12, known as "A Journey Through Time," and each of these showcases very diverse landscapes. Water destinations such as Lake Powell provide opportunities for watersports, and the San Rafael Swell is a haven for off-road enthusiasts, offering even more unique geological formations.

Overall, this state's appeal lies in its ability to cater to a wide range of interests, from natural wonders and outdoor adventures to cultural exploration and winter sports, making it a versatile destination for visitors worldwide.