Tag Archives: Top Picks

Lunch Bunch Concert Series

Gallivan Center Musical Lunch

Gallivan Plaza provides free live entertainment every weekday at Noon. Get out into the sunshine and enjoy your lunch while listening to the sounds of solo acoustic singers, songwriters, and local bands. Musical selections include folk, acoustic, rock, jazz, pop, blues, and all variations in between.

Did you forget to pack a lunch? Don’t worry; visit the new Gallivan Center concessions stand or one of the many take-out delis and restaurants nearby. Also, enjoy Lunch Bunch on Gallivan Ave. every Thursday along with their Thursday Food Trucks.

Weekdays 12–1 pm (Free)
June 1–August 31, 2022

Lunch Brunch Concert Series
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main St, Salt Lake

America’s Freedom Festival

Provo Utah’s 4th of July Celebration

  • Stadium of Fire – Nitro Circus – Fireworks – Concert
  • Balloon Fest
  • Grand Parade – Largest In Utah
  • Freedom Days – Carnival
  • Freedom Run
  • Colonial Fest
  • Bluegrass Festival
  • Clogging Dancers
  • Music Concerts

June 23–July 4, 2022
June 23 Clog America
June 24-25 Bluegrass Festival
June 25 Children’s Parade
July 1-4, 2022 Freedom Days
July 1-4, 2022 Balloon Fest
July 2, 2022 Stadium of Fire, Fireworks
July 4, 2022 Grand Parade

4TH OF JULY WEEK ANNUALLY

America’s Freedom Festival
Various Provo/Utah Valley Locations

Hogle Zoo

Hogle Zoo is one of the most-visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City. Founded in 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.

Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City

Tracy Aviary

A Utah Top Pick destination, Tracy Aviary is one of the largest and oldest of only two free-standing aviaries in the nation and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  It has grown and evolved over its more than 80-year history to become a cultural landmark, public garden, and leader in environmental education and conservation.

Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 596-8500

May Events
Moms can visit Tracy Aviary for free on Mother’s Day Weekend

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 (Except Sunday)

Heber Valley Railroad
450 S 6th W, Heber City, UT 84032
(435) 654-5601

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