Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Wasatch Mountains

Three beautiful caves in Timpanogos Cave National Monument are accessible on ranger-led tours.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Wasatch Mountains attractions

1. Museum of Ancient Life


A family-friendly museum at Thanksgiving Point that houses one of the world's largest displays of mounted dinosaurs. The exhibits, many of which are hands…

2. Butterfly Biosphere

9.68 MILES

A 10,000 sq ft glasshouse is the steamy home to dozens of tropical plant species and more than 1000 butterflies, including the iridescent blue morpho and…

3. Thanksgiving Point

9.68 MILES

Fifty-five acres of gardens, a petting farm, golf course, giant movie theater, dining and shopping: what doesn’t the Thanksgiving Point infotainment…

4. Albion Basin

10.52 MILES

From July to August, Albion Basin is abloom with wildflowers. July, when an annual wildflower festival is held, is usually peak season.

5. Museum of Art

13.65 MILES

The what’s-this-doing-here Museum of Art at Brigham Young University is one of the biggest in the Southwest, with a concentration on American art.

6. Brigham Young University

14.04 MILES

The BYU campus is enormous and known for its squeaky-clean student dress codes. Get your bearings at the Hinckley Alumni & Visitor Center on North 450…

7. Covey Center for the Arts

14.65 MILES

A modern performance center with an auditorium, experimental theater space, art galleries and dance studios. Check the website for events.

8. Wheeler Historic Farm

15.59 MILES

Kids can help farmhands milk cows and there are also tractor-drawn wagon rides into the wooded back acres at this historic 1898 farm. Tours of the farm…