Utah may not have the nightlife of NYC or LA but that doesn’t mean it is a dull boring state. Rather than commercial attraction, Utah is filled with natural attraction. With numerous national parks and the Salt Lake, Utah is a wonderful location if you are into adventure and nature.
- Arches National Park
If you are a fan of the Stonehenge’s then, you should definitely visit Arches National Park. The park has an astonishing two thousand natural stone arches. Not only that, you will find beautiful trails, making it a wonderful location for hiking while you look in amazement at the stone arches. The park is quite big with numerous different attractions within it like Devil’s Garden, Balanced Rock, Broken Arch, and so on.
The park is located near the town of Moab. Moab has numerous other attractions you can consider also.
- Great Salt Lake
If you prefer to be near water than you can go to the Great Salt Lake which is not too far from Salt Lake City. This lake is the largest inland lake in the region and measures an astonishing 72 miles long and 34 miles wide. You will find bathing beaches at the end of the lake along with recreational parks.
- Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
If you are looking to visit a park that is fairly less crowded but still provides plenty beautiful scenery then the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument is the place to go. You will find numerous different terrains here from canyons, hills, forests, and waterfalls. We highly recommend hiking and really taking your time at the Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail. You will find one of the most picturesque waterfalls in all of America here.
- Park City
When you think about Utah, how can you not think about the snowy mountains? Which automatically make you think of skiing? Park City has become quite popular as a ski destination. It has several resorts along with the Olympic Sports Park which was the venue for the 2002 Winter Olympics. You can go here year round and not just in the winter.
- Canyonlands National Park
This is Utah’s take on the Grand Canyon. It isn’t as “grand” but doesn’t fall too far behind in beauty. Another destination that is not too far from Moab, Canyonlands has gorgeous stone arches and an incredible vista that allow you to look at the massive canyon below.
No matter what type of adventure you are looking for, you can find it in Utah. From skiing, hiking, or camping if you are a fan of the outdoors then you can consider Utah as your next adventure destination. You will find numerous different activities to do on your visit.