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Vacation in Utah.

Whether you come to ski or snowboard "The Greatest Snow on Earth," to mountain bike Slickrock in Moab, to take a summer whitewater rafting splash down Cataract Canyon, or to visit the Old West with a tour of outlaw hideouts and stickups, Utah has adventure waiting for you. Come find out why Utah vacations keep people coming back year after year. So gather your family, pack your bags, and let us help you plan your Utah vacation. With connections to all the outfitters and lodging providers in the state, Utah.com is committed to helping you plan the perfect trip to any of Utah's best destinations. From National Parks to scenic golf courses, beautiful Park City to historic Temple Square, spa vacations to extreme adventures, Utah will surprise you with its variety.

Regions in Utah : Cache Valley, Dixie, Great Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake Desert, Uinta Mountains, Wasatch Back, Wasatch Front and Wasatch Range.

Cities in Utah / Metropolitan Areas : Logan, Ogden-Clearfield - Bountiful, Kaysville, Layton, Roy, Provo-Orem - American Fork, Lehi, Pleasant Grove, Spanish Fork, Springville, St. George, and more...

State Capital Utah : Salt Lake City.


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Campsites Utah / Campgrounds / RV Parks

  Utah Campgrounds
Favorite camping areas, National Park campground fees, State Park campground fees, RV rentals, and Hotels, Motels, and Bed and Breakfasts.

Car Rentals in Utah

Car rental

Car Rental USA  Sixt   -    

Holiday Homes Utah / Apartments

  VRconnection
Holiday homes, condos, cabins and villas, offered directly by owner. Simply browse and search the properties for that perfect vacation spot.
  VRBO vacation rentals
  GreatRentals.com    -   USA Vacation Rentals



Hotels in Utah

  Booking.com   -   Hotel Guide Utah
Destinations : Bryce Canyon, Salt Lake City, Park City, Moab, Cedar City, Wendover

 
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.

   -   Motel 6 and Red Roof

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National Parks Utah / State Parks

  Arches   -   National Park in eastern Utah
The park is known for preserving > 2000 natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch . The park is located just outside of Moab. See Arches National Park.
  Bryce Canyon
Bryce Canyon looks like a giant amphitheater along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos, formed by wind, water and ice erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. See Bryce Canyon National Park. Nearby city: Panguitch [ Garfield County ].
  Canyonlands   -   Redrock pinnacles, cliffs and spires…
  Cedar Breaks   -   on top of the Colorado plateau
At over 10,000 feet in elevation, a breathtaking view awaits. See Cedar Breaks National Monument
  Grand Staircase / Escalante   -   Multi-hued canyon landscape…
  Hovenweep [ Northeast of Bluff ]
Hovenweep National Monument protects six prehistoric, Puebloan-era villages spread over a twenty-mile expanse of mesa tops and canyons along the Utah-Colorado border. See National Park Service.
  Natural Bridges
Natural Bridges preserves some of the finest examples of natural stone architecture in the southwest. Canyon Country Outdoor Education, a cooperative venture between the National Park Service, local school districts and nonprofit organizations, leads school groups on field trips throughout the area. See Natural Bridges.
  San Rafael Swell   -   large geologic feature in south-central Utah
The San Rafael Swell consists of a giant dome-shaped anticline of sandstone, shale, and limestone that was pushed up millions of years ago[vague]. Powerful flash floods have eroded the sedimentary rocks into numerous valleys, canyons, gorges, mesas and buttes. See Wikipedia.
  Zion national Park
Massive canyon walls ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. To experience Zion, you need to walk among the towering cliffs, or challenge your courage in a small narrow canyon. These unique sandstone cliffs range in color from cream, to pink, to red. See National Park Service.

  State Parks Utah

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

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  Responsibletravel.com   -   West Coast Adventure Holiday
Day 5: Zion National Park in Utah
With a spectacular gorge snaking through dramatic desert and canyon country, Zion National Park will leave a lasting impression. In free time, head out to explore some of the park's many hiking trails.
Day 6: Bryce Canyon National Park [ Utah ].
Stop off for a hike in Red Canyon on the way to Bryce Canyon. Known for its stunning, sculpted rock formations, this area is best explored on foot. In the evening watch the hoodoos (tall, thin rock spires) showcase a kaleidoscope of colour changes as the sun sets.
Days 7-8: Moab [ Utah ].
Discover prehistoric cliffs capped by white sandstone in the Capitol Reef National Park. Journey on to Moab and see the vast stretches of Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and Arches National Park. There's plenty of ways to choose to see this fascinating region - hiking, mountain biking, scenic flights or rafting on the Colorado River.
Day 9: Monument Valley [ Utah ]
Part of the biggest Native American reservation in the US, Monument Valley is a marvel of giant sandstone formations strewn across the desert. Experience Navajo culture, watch as the sun paints the landscape with golden hues and sleep under the vast desert sky.


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Local Travel Organizations / Tour Operators :

  Brian Head Resort
The Brian Head Resort Mountain Bike Park & Activity Center is your local headquarters for summertime fun. Located in our Giant Steps Lodge, the Mountain Bike Park & Activity Center will open mid-June, weather permitting. Bike rentals and shuttles will be available 7 days a week, and lift service will be available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
  Utah Adventure Travel
Utah, paradise for outdoor enthusiasts! Whether you come to ski or snowboard "The Greatest Snow on Earth ," to mountain bike Slickrock in Moab, to take a summer whitewater rafting splash down Cataract Canyon, or to visit the Old West with a tour of outlaw hideouts and stickups, Utah has adventure waiting for you. Come find out why Utah vacations keep people coming back year after year. So gather your family, pack your bags, and let us help you plan your Utah vacation. With connections to all the outfitters and lodging providers in the state, Utah.com is committed to helping you plan the perfect trip to any of Utah's best destinations. From National Parks to scenic golf courses, beautiful Park City to historic Temple Square, spa vacations to extreme adventures, Utah will surprise you with its variety. Let them show you Utah.
  Ski Utah  -  the greatest snow on earth
Ski resorts in Utah : Alta,Beaver Mountain, Brian Head, Brighton, The Canyons, Deer Valley, Park City Resort, Powder Mountain, Snowbasin, Snowbird, Solitude, Sundance and Wolf Mountain

Frommer's Utah - ISBN 047054127XTravel Guides Utah /  Travel Related Books

Travel Guides USA  Frommer's Utah - 047054127X
Eric Peterson 
Paperback: 352 pages; Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 8th Edition edition (26 Mar 2010); ISBN-10: 047054127X; ISBN-13: 978-0470541272.

Travel Guides USA  Hiking in Utah
If you like geology and rock formations (or hiking in very hot temperatures), this is the place for you!
Find the best hikes in Utah including detailed trail maps, guides, trail descriptions, Points of Interest (POIs) and GPS tracks / GPX data. All guides can be downloaded to your iPhone and Android phones.

  Utah's best destinations
Arches National Park,  Bryce Canyon National Park,  Canyonlands National Park,  Capitol Reef National Park,  Castle Country,  Cedar City,  Central Utah,  Davis - Antelope Island, Flaming Gorge,  Grand Staircase-Escalante, Heber Area,  Kanab - Grand Canyon,  Lake Powell,  Logan - Bear Lake,  Moab,  Monument Valley - Four Corners,  Ogden,  Park City,  Salt Lake City,  San Rafael Country,  St. George - Zion,  Utah Valley,  Vernal - Dinosaurland,  Wendover,  and Zion National Park.

Transportation / How do I travel to Utah

 
Salt Lake City Airport   -   Salt Lake City International Airport
Utah is accessible from cities across the United States via Salt Lake City International Airport. From Salt Lake City, regional airlines serve cities all over the state and across the southwest.
  Cedar City Regional Airport, 2281 W. Kittyhawk Dr, Cedar City   -   see AirNav KCDC
The Cedar City Regional Airport is the most convenient airport for travelers visiting Cedar City, Brian Head, Bryce Canyon, Zion and Cedar Breaks. The Cedar City Airport is within one mile of downtown Cedar City and most hotels provide airport transportation.

   

 
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  Airline Tickets Utah / Bargain Flights

  SkyWest Airlines
SkyWest Airlines serves regional cities throughout the West and can be booked through travel agents and on -line ticket centers. It provides scheduled flights from Salt Lake City to St. George and Cedar City.
  Redtail Aviation
Redtail Aviation provides scenic flights over national parks and charter flights to and from the Moab area.
  Salmon Air
Salmon Air offers daily scheduled service from Salt Lake City to Moab and Vernal. They can also help you arrange charter flights and scenic flights.

  Amtrak   -   American Railways / Railroad Travel Utah
In northern Utah, Amtrak makes daily stops in Salt Lake City. The line also has service to Ogden, north of Salt Lake, and Provo, to the south. In eastern and southeastern Utah, there is service to Helper and Green River. Amtrak trains also stop in Milford in southwestern Utah.

  Greyhound Lines   -   Bus Lines
Greyhound Bus Lines access several Utah cities and towns. In northern Utah, buses make regular stops in Provo, Salt Lake City, Ogden, Brigham City and Logan. In eastern Utah, Greyhound runs to Vernal and Price. Heading to southwestern Utah on I-15, the bus line makes stops in Beaver, Parowan, Cedar City and St. George.

  Utah Transit Authority   -   Bus / Light Rail
The Utah Transit Authority has service to northern Utah's major cities from Provo north to Ogden, including extensive coverage in the Salt Lake Valley. In winter, specially equipped buses make daily trips to the ski resorts near Salt Lake City.


Links
 

  Utah Adventure Travel

  Travel Utah - Utah Office of Tourism

  Ski Utah
  Scenic Southern Utah

  State of Utah [ Government ]

  Salt Lake City   -   State Capital Utah
  Salt lake City   -  Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce
Olympics host city, Temple Square, skiing…

  Arches / Moab   -   Largest concentration of natural stone arches…
  Bryce Canyon Area   -   Brilliant red sandstone hoodoos…
  Capitol Reef   -   Extraordinary beauty and solitude…
  Castle Country   -   San Rafael Swell, Rock Art, Dinosaurs…
  Central Utah   -   Utah Heritage, outdoor rec., Paiute ATV trail…
  Cedar City   -   Gateway to Bryce, Zion, Shakespeare Festival…
  Clark Planetarium [ Salt lake City ]
  Davis County   -   Great Salt Lake, Lagoon, wildlife viewing…
  Kanab / Grand Canyon   -   Grand Canyon, Zion, Little Hollywood…
  Lake Powell   -   Houseboating, kayaking, cliff jumping…
  Logan   -   Bear Lake, Utah State, Beaver Mtn Ski Resort…
  Moab   -   Discover Moab   -   Utah's adventure capital : biking, hiking, rafting, offroad…
Official Website of the Moab Area Travel Council in Moab, Utah. Provides visitor information for the town of Moab, in addition to information relating to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Dead Horse Point State Park. They hope the beauty of the natural surroundings, in addition to the world famous mountain biking, hiking, four wheel driving, and river rafting opportunities will make you consider the area for your next vacation adventure. The enchanted landscapes combine the magic of Disney World and the grandeur of Niagara Falls.
From the shaded depths of thousand foot canyons to the snow capped peaks of 12,000 foot mountains, the landscape surrounding the town of Moab, Utah is a wonderland for outdoor enthusiasts. Surrounded by some of the most diverse terrain the world, Moab is a magnet for those that like to hike, bike, rock climb, raft, kayak, canoe, four wheel drive, sightsee, take photographs or participate in virtually any outdoor activity they can imagine.
  Monument Valley   -   Explore the Mystery of Utah's Canyon Country…
  Ogden   -   Olympic skiing, Great Salt Lake, Golden Spike…
  Park City / Heber   -   3 world-class ski and summer resorts…
  St. George   -   Year round golfing, Tuacahn, red-rock…
  Temple Square
Complex located in the center of Salt Lake City, Utah, owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
  Utah Valley / Provo   -   Sundance, Thanksgiving Point, Provo River, BYU…
  Vernal / Flaming Gorge   -   Hunting, fishing, and whitewater rafting…
  Zion Area   -   Breathtaking vistas, canyons, glistening pools…

  Brigham   -   Brigham City
An unlimited variety of outdoor recreation is available in the Brigham City area. There are numerous hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, horse riding, birding, and other opportunities within easy reach. The world renowned Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is located on the City's west boundary. Brigham City is located minutes from boating and water sports at Willard Bay State Park and Mantua Reservoir. There are 10 world -class skiing and snowboarding resorts within 100 miles of the City. The crisp fresh air and spectacular beauty of Brigham City is one of its defining characteristics.
  Cedar City   -   Cedar City
Only 2 1/2 hours north of Las Vegas and 3 1/2 hours south of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15, one will discover a unique small city complete with world-renowned theatricals, astounding beauty, and unbelievable outdoor recreation.
A community surrounded by National Parks, Cedar City offers visitors, friends and residents the opportunity to experience a wealth of variety. One can enjoy the Tony Award Winning Utah Shakespearean Festival in the summer and fall, or ride the fresh powder of Brian Head Ski Resort during the winter months.
  Draper   -   Draper
  Heber   -   Heber City
Heber City was founded by English emigrants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the late 1840s, and is named after the Mormon apostle Heber C. Kimball. The city was largely pastoral, focusing largely on dairy farms and cattle ranching, and has hence become a bedroom community for Orem, Provo, Park City and Salt Lake City.
  Holladay   -   Holladay
  Kaysville   -   Kaysville
  Layton   -   Layton
  Lehi   -   Lehi City
  Logan   -   City of Logan
  Midvale   -   Midvale
  Murray   -   Murray
  Ogden   -   Ogden City
Ogden is the closest sizable city to the Golden Spike location at Promontory Point, Utah, where the First Transcontinental Railroad was joined in 1869. Ogden was known as a major passenger railroad junction owing to its location along major east-west and north-south routes. Railroad passengers traveling west to San Francisco from the eastern United States typically passed through Ogden (and not through the larger Salt Lake City to the south).
  Ogden-Clearfield-Bountiful
  Orem   -   City of Orem
Orem is an incorporated city in the north-central part of the state in Utah County. It is adjacent to Provo and about 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. The city, once known as Provo Bench, was named after Walter C. Orem, who operated a railroad line in the area in the early 1900's.
  Park City   -   Park City
  Pleasant Grove   -   Pleasant Grove
  Price   -   see Priceutah.net
It's a short drive from 9 Mile Canyon and Manti-La Sal National Forest. Price is noted for its history as a mining town and its Greek population.
  Provo   -  Provo City
Spend time in Provo and discover the many recreational and cultural activities that are available. There is quality lodging, excellent dining and activities that include world class fly fishing on the Provo River and the biggest Fourth of July festival in the state. There is something for everyone in Provo. Slow down and enjoy life in Provo.
  Provo-Orem   -   American Fork
  Riverton   -   Riverton
  Roy   -   Roy
  Sandy   -   Sandy City
There are many times during the year, when one can hit the slopes for a morning of skiing on the Greatest Snow on Earth, then drive a few minutes down the canyon and play a full round of golf.
Many visitors enjoy our numerous recreational activities including skiing, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, mountain biking, snow mobiling, golfing, and running amist spectacular scenery.
Others enjoy the variety of shopping available, art museums, exquisite dining and theaters both movie and stage. Sandy City is a wonderful place to visit and people from all over the world are frequent guests here.
Area Attractions : Alta Ski Resort, Brighton Ski Resort, Hiking, Golf, Snowbird Ski Resort, Solitude Ski Resort , South Towne Center
  Spanish Fork   -   Spanish Fork City
  Springville   -   Springville
  St. George   -   City of St. George   -   St George Utah Chamber of Commerce
St. George's trademark is its geology — red bluffs frame the northern part of the city, and the northeastern edges of the Mojave Desert are visible to the south. Zion National Park can be seen to the east, and mountains are nearby to the north, southeast and west.
South Jordan
  Taylorsville   -   Taylorsville City   -   ChamberWest, Serving West Valley City, Taylorsville & Kearns
While Taylorsville is still one of Utah's newest cities, the area has a rich history reaching back to 1848 when pioneers Joseph and Susanna Harker crossed over the Jordan River and founded the Taylorsville-Bennion areas originally referred to as "Over Jordan".
  Tooele   -   Tooele
  Vernal   -   Vernal City
The location of the City of Vernal was first looked upon in 1776 by The Escalante Expedition. The Expedition was composed of ten men looking for a more direct route to Monterey, California. There is no further record of any white man visiting the area until 1825 when General Ashley came through leaving his name on both Creek and Valley.
  West Jordan   -   City of West Jordan
West Jordan received its name from Mormon settlers who entered the Salt Lake Valley in 1847 under the leadership of their prophet, Brigham Young. These first European-Americans thought of the area to be their Zion, or Holy Land,
City landmarks include the historic Sugar Factory, built in 1916, and Gardner Village, established in 1850. The Jordan River flows along its eastern border and the Oquirrh Mountains lie along its western border, where Kennecott Copper Mine, the world's largest open pit mine, is nestled.
  West Valley City   -   West Valley - City of West Valley   -   second largest city in Utah
West Valley City, Utah's second-largest city, is nestled in the Salt Lake Valley between the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountain ranges.

Other cities : Alpine, American Fork, Beaver, Bluffdale, Bountiful, Brigham City, Cedar City, Centerville, Clearfield, Clinton, Cottonwood Heights, Delta, Enoch, Farmington, Fruit Heights, Gunnison, Heber, Huntsville, Hurricane, Ivins, Kanab, Lindon, Logan, Mapleton, Mendon, Moab, North Logan, North Ogden, North Salt Lake, Ogden, Orem, Payson, Price, Provo, Richfield, Riverdale, Salt Lake, Sandy, Santa Clara, Smithfield, South Jordan, South Salt Lake, St George, Sunset, Syracuse, Taylorsville, Tremonton, Washington, West Bountiful, West Jordan, Woods Cross.

  Dinosaur Discovery Site
After several years of research and continual discovery, the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm has evolved into a world-class dinosaur site that includes the rare combination of fossilized bones and footprints of dinosaurs and many other ancient animals.
  News From Utah   -   Deseret Morning News
  Salt Lake Tribune
  Utah Statesman [ student newspaper ],
  Radio
  Sugarhouse Trolley   -   The SugarHouse & Draperville Tramway
  TV   -   KUTV
  University   -   Brigham Young University
  University   -   Utah State University 

  Cache Valley
  Dixie
  Great Salt Lake
  Great Salt Lake Desert
  Uinta Mountains
  Wasatch Back 
  Wasatch Front
  Wasatch Range

Cuisine  -  Utah Recipes

  Famous Fruitway Recipes 
Famous Fruitway is conveniently located along a 10-mile stretch of Northern Utah's Highway 89 between Weber County line and Brigham City. Valley orchards are backed by rugged snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Mountain range. Fruit stands beckon lovers of fresh fruit and veggetables with an array of produce picked daily at local farms 

History Utah

  History of Utah 

  Utah State History

  Utah History for kids

  Utah Museum of Natural History [ Salt lake City ]

Music, Art & Culture, Events & Entertainment

  Culture in Salt Lake City

  Utah Museum of Fine Arts [ Salt lake City ]
Utah's primary resource for culture and visual arts.

  Utah Shakespearean Festival

  Sundance Film Festival   -   largest independent cinema festival in the United States
  Red Rock Film Festival
The Red Rock Film Festival is held in Southern Utah beneath the majestic red mountains of Zion Canyon and encourages the production of media in both the independent and professional market that portray the human race in a positive light. It accepts entries of all genres from shorts to full-length features.
  DOCUTAH Film Festival
DOCUTAH is a Southern Utah International Film Festival presented by Dixie State College in St. George. The mission of DOCUTAH is to inspire a global connection through documentary films and intellectual discussion. In doing so it will enhance the education of students and citizens of the Southern Utah Community.


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