Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Downtown & Fremont St

Mob Museum

It's hard to say what's more impressive: the museum's physical location in a historic federal courthouse where mobsters sat for federal hearings in 1950–51, the fact that the board of directors is headed up by a for…
Park in Southeastern New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Drive for hours across the desert just to see a cave? But it’s not just any cave; it’s a truly astonishing and immense system of caves, one of the world’s greatest. Once visitors get a glimpse, even the most skeptic…
Park in Salt Lake Region

Antelope Island State Park

White-sand beaches, birds and buffalo are what attract people to the pretty, 15-mile-long Antelope Island State Park. That’s right, the largest island in the Great Salt Lake is home to a 600-strong herd of American …
Park in Southeastern Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

A Salvador Dali-esque melted-rock fantasy, a valley of giant stone mushrooms, an otherworldly alien landscape or the results of a cosmological acid trip? No matter what you think the stadium-like valley of stunted h…
Indian Reservation in Taos Pueblo

Taos Pueblo

New Mexico’s most extraordinary – and beautiful – Native American site stands 3 miles northwest of Taos Plaza. An absolute must-see for anyone interested in Pueblo Indian life, history and culture, Taos Pueblo has b…
Theater in Cedar City

Utah Shakespeare Festival

Southern Utah University has been hosting Cedar City's main event since 1962. From late June into September, three of the bard's plays and three contemporary dramas take the stage. From mid-September into late Octob…
Top Choice Opera in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Opera

Many visitors flock to Santa Fe for the opera alone: the theater is a marvel, with 360-degree views of sandstone wilderness crowned with sunsets and moonrises, while at center stage the world's finest talent perform…
Wildlife Reserve in Kanab

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Kanab's most famous attraction is outside of town. Surrounded by more than 33,000 mostly private acres of red-rock desert 5.5 miles north of Kanab, Best Friends is the largest no-kill animal rescue center in the cou…
Top Choice Museum in Greater Phoenix

Heard Museum

This extraordinary museum spotlights the history, life, arts and culture of Native American tribes in the Southwest. Visitors will find art galleries, ethnographic displays, a get-creative kids exhibit and an unriva…
Top Choice Historic Site in Lake Mead & Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam

Straddling the Arizona–Nevada border, the graceful concrete curve of the art deco-style Hoover Dam redefines the stark landscape. The massive 726ft structure is one of the world's tallest dams. Originally named Bo…