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Utah Places of Interest

Top Locations To Visit In Utah

Must See Venues, Tourist Attractions, Points of Interests

Featured Photo: Historic Utah Governor’s Mansion, 603 E S Temple, Salt Lake__ScottyReed

Salt Lake City Area

Temple Square Best
50 North Temple, Salt Lake

Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Temple Square, Salt Lake

The Beehive House
Temple Square, Salt Lake

Utah State Capitol
350 State Street, Salt Lake

Memory Grove Park
300 N Canyon Rd, Salt Lake

Cathedral of the Madeleine
331 E South Temple, Salt Lake

Governor’s Mansion
603 E South Temple, Salt Lake

Hogle Zoo Best
2600 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake

This Is The Place Heritage Park
2601 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake

Red Butte Garden Best
University of Utah, Salt Lake

Natural History Museum of Utah Best
University of Utah, UoU, Campus

Tracy Aviary & Botanical Gardens Best
589 E 1300 S, Liberty Park, Salt Lake

Liberty Park
900 S 700 E Salt Lake

Trolley Square
602 E 500 S, Salt Lake City

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

Crone’s Hollow – Pagan Community Center
3834 S Main St, Salt Lake City

Murray Park

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Best
12033 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper

Rio Tinto Stadium

Utah Olympic Oval Best
5662 Cougar Ln, Kearns

Gardner Village Best
1100 W 7800 S, West Jordan

Kennecott Copper Mine

Park City Area

Utah Olympic Park
3419 Olympic Pkwy, Park City

Provo Utah Valley Area

Thanksgiving Point Best
3003 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Brigham Young University Museum of Art
Brigham Young University, BYU, Utah

Springville Museum of Art

Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Provo Library at Academy Square
550 North University Avenue, Provo

Krishna Temple
Spanish Fork

Peteetneet Museum and Cultural Arts Center

West Utah, Tooele, Wendover

Utah Bonneville Salt Flats
Wendover

Stansbury Park Observatory Complex

Utah Motorsports Campus

The Old Grantsville Church

Ogden North Utah Area

Antelope Island State Park
4528 W 1700 S, Syracuse

Ogden Nature Center
966 W. 12th Street, Ogden

Eccles Mansion – Community Art Center

Golden Spike National Historical Park
6200 N 22300 W, Corinne

Logan Cache Valley Area

American West Heritage Center
4025 S Hwy 89-91, Wellsville

Bear Lake State Park Best
Garden City, Utah

Southern Utah Area

Arches National Park, Utah Best
Moab, Utah

Moab Information Center Best
Moab, Utah

Little Sahara Sand Dunes

The Four Corners
San Juan County

Mystic Hot Springs
475 E 100 N, Monroe

Zion National Park Best
Southern Utah, Springdale, Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park Best
Southern Utah, Tropic Utah

Utah Resources

Utah’s National Historic Districts

Train Ride Provo Canyon

Heber Valley Railroad up Provo Canyon, Utah, Utah County, Family Train Rides

Climb aboard for breathtaking scenery and a time to unwind during this relaxing, three-hour ride. Capture stunning views of Mt. Timpanogos and the dramatic landscape of the glacier-carved Provo Canyon.

The Provo Canyon Limited departs from The Heber Valley Railroad Station, follows the shores of Deer Creek Reservoir then travels along the banks of the renowned Provo River to Vivian Park. You will have a layover of approximately 20 minutes at the Park, where the little passengers can play at the playground, and the grown-ups can enjoy the riverside views.  The return trip to the Heber Depot is just over an hour aboard the train.

Daily Train Rides
Monday- Saturday

Heber Valley Railroad
450 S 6th W, Heber

SnowBird

Utah Summer & Winter Mountain Resort

  • Ariel Tram
  • Sunday Brunch
  • Utah Local Favorite
  • Octoberfest
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snow Skiing
  • Alpine Slide
  • Mountain Coaster
  • Little Cottonwood Canyon

Snowbird Event Calendar

Snowbird Summer & Winter Resort
Little Cottonwood Canyon
Highway 210, Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2222

Trolley Square

Historic Trolley Station Turned Boutique

  • Historic 1900s Trolley Station
  • Shopping Center
  • Local Boutiques
  • Restaurants
  • Museum
  • Art Galleries
  • Local Favorite
  • Tourist Attraction

Trolley Square Event Calendar

Trolley Square
602 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 521-9877

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is home to more than 4,000 animals representing 650 species, showcasing ecosystems from around the planet including kelp forests, coral reefs, the deep ocean, Antarctic waters, Asian cloud forests, South American rain forests, and the waterways of our home state of Utah and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

  • SEArenity Yoga
  • Nights Under Lights
  • Movie Nights
  • Summer Camps
  • Watch Penguins & Stingrays Swim

Nights Under Lights Show
Ecosystem Exploration Craft & Observatory EECO

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
12033 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 355-3474

Gardner Village

BoutiquesHoliday EventsVillage Setting
RestaurantsHistoric MillEvent Venues
Children ActivitiesHome DecorMagic Shows
WitchFestChristmas ElvesWoodland Fairies
Photo SettingsWeddingsBrick Lined Paths
Farm AnimalsChocolate WagonEscape Rooms

Gardner Village
1100 West 7800 S, West Jordan, UT 84088
(801) 566-8903

Dickens’ Christmas Festival

Utah Annual Dickens’ Christmas Fair

Transport yourself to another place and time, as the sights and sounds of nineteenth-century London come alive at the Dickens’ Christmas Festival! Shop for that special, one-of-a-kind gift, as you stroll the streets of Olde England and enjoy entertainers in period costumes filling the holiday air with carols. Mini-productions of Charles Dickens’ “Scrooge” and “Oliver Twist”, and many more performing groups, combine to bring your family the spirit of Christmas past and present.

  • Local Boutiques
  • Shopping
  • Handcrafted Goods
  • Live Entertainment
  • Christmas Shops
  • Seasonal Treats

November 30–Dec 3, 2022, 10 am–9 pm

Dickens Christmas Festival
Dixie Convention Center, St. George

Moab Folk Festival

For over 18 years, the Moab Folk Festival has grown into one of the nation’s top music showcases and has expanded the definition of “folk” to include music that reaches beyond traditional boundaries – including bluegrass, indie folk-rock, folk-fringe punk, Celtic-folk, and modern acoustic artists.

  • Moab Folk Camp
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food Vendors
  • Beer & Wine

November (Week 1) Annually
Multiple Events/Times

Moab Folk Festival
Moab, Utah

Utah State Fair

The largest single annual event in Utah featuring live concerts, entertainment, rides, rodeo, art, barnyard friends, little hands on the farm,  ice cream festival, and more.

  • Monster Truck Insanity Tour
  • Demolition Derby
  • Rodeo
  • Live Music
  • Wild West Fun Park
  • Lumberjack Show
  • Live Performances
  • Thrill Shows
  • Demonstrations
  • Exhibits
  • Animals
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Utah Old Time Fiddlers

September (Week 2-3) Annually
Multiple Times/Events

Utah State Fair
Utah State Fairgrounds, Salt Lake