Top Choice Park in Southeastern Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

A Salvador Dalí–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…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Park City

Utah Olympic Park

Visit the site of the 2002 Olympic ski jumping, bobsledding, skeleton, Nordic combined and luge events, which continues to host national competitions. There are 10m, 20m, 40m, 64m, 90m and 120m Nordic ski-jumping hi…
Top Choice 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 Park in Southwestern Utah

Zion National Park

A bold desert beauty, this 230-sq-mile park is a highlight of southern Utah. Hikes range from trails traipsing the ridge lines to river wading under steep canyon walls. Many come for a canyoneering experience but th…
Top Choice Museum in Salt Lake City

Natural History Museum of Utah

Rio Tinto Center's stunning architecture forms a multistory indoor 'canyon' that showcases exhibits to great effect. Walk up through the layers as you explore both indigenous peoples' cultures and natural history. P…
Top Choice 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 …
Top Choice Museum in Highway 89

Maynard Dixon Living History Museum

In Mt Carmel, the Architectural Digest–noted Maynard Dixon Living History Museum is where renowned Western painter Maynard Dixon (1875–1946) lived and worked in the 1930s and ’40s. Docent-led tours are by appointmen…
Top Choice Museum in Blanding

Dinosaur Museum

Despite being born of owners Steven and Sylvia Czerkas’ personal collection, the Dinosaur Museum is ambitious; the goal is to cover the complete history of the world’s dinosaurs. Mummified remains and fossil replica…
Top Choice Museum in Park City

Park City Museum

A well-staged interactive museum touches on the highlights of the town's history as a mining boomtown, hippie hangout and premier ski resort. There are fascinating exhibits on the world's first underground ski lift,…
Top Choice Landmark in Brigham City

Spiral Jetty

Created by Robert Smithson in 1970, this beyond-cool art installation is a 1500ft coil of rock and earth spinning out into the water. It's a little hard to find; get directions from the visitor center.