We are of the opinion that Utah is one of the most underrated states in the US. There is SO MUCH incredible nature, vibrant metropolitan cities, mountains, desert, and heck of a lot of adventure.
Whether you’re planning a vacation with friends or a big ol’ family road trip, Utah is a perfect destination for those who love the outdoors and are looking for a bit of adventure!
Here are the attractions in Utah you don’t want to miss!
- Zion National Park
- Park City Ski Resort
- Salt Lake
- Arches National Park
- Bryce Canyon National Park
- Canyonlands National Park
- Capitol Reef National Park
- Utah Olympic Park
Best Time to Visit Utah
Utah really has something to offer for travelers year-round.
The most comfortable time to visit Utah is in the fall and late spring when crowds and temperatures are mild.
During the summer, crowds and heat are at an all time high in the National Parks, reducing your exploring opportunities to early morning and late afternoon.
Winter is a great time to visit Utah if you are a snowbird and looking for epic skiing opportunities.
Things to Do in Utah
From the famed “Mighty 5” national parks to lesser-known draws such as a hike to ancient ruins and a cafe built into a cliffside, there are plenty of things to do in Utah for every type of traveler. Here are just a few of our favorites:
- Visit all 5 of Utah’s National Parks
- Go on an epic hike
- Hit the slopes in Park City
- Ride the luge in Utah’s Olympic Park
For more ideas, check out the rest of our Utah travel guides…
Utah Travel Resources
13 Things to Do in Arches National Park
Perhaps the most iconic of Utah’s National Parks, Arches National Park is known for the unique arch formations in expansive stretches of desert sandstone. In this ultimate guide you’ll find everything you need to know to plan your trip to Arches....Read More
13 Things to Do in Canyonlands National Park
Known for sweeping canyon views of a dramatic red rock landscape, Canyonlands National Park is sure to make your jaw drop. In this ultimate guide, you’ll find everything you need to know to plan your trip to Canyonlands....Read More
13 Things to Do in Capitol Reef National Park
We think Capitol Reef National Park is the most underrated national park in Utah and we want to tell you why! We’ve put together everything you need to know to plan your visit including all the best things to do, where to stay, and important info....Read More
15 Fun Things to Do in Bryce Canyon National Park
A magical, otherworldly place with towering red rock formations called hoodoos, Bryce Canyon National Park is one of those places you have to see to believe. The small park packs a big punch well beyond its scenery, with plenty of unique things to do in Bryce Canyon. ...Read More
17 Exciting Things to Do in Zion National Park
Easily the most visited of Utah’s Mighty Five, Zion is known for its red rock canyons flanking the scenic Virgin River. In this ultimate guide you’ll find everything from where to stay to the best things to do in Zion National Park....Read More
14 Places to Visit on a Utah Road Trip
As one of the most underrated states in the US, we’re here to share with you all of the best places to visit on a Utah road trip, from the famed “Mighty 5” national parks to the lesser-known draws such as a hike to ancient ruins and a cafe built...Read More
The Mighty 5: Best National Parks in Utah
Whether you’re planning a vacation with friends or a big ol’ family road trip, you'll find the best National Parks in Utah make a perfect destination for those who love the outdoors and are looking for a bit of adventure! We’re going to let you in on all our best...Read More