Visit the beautiful state of Utah and take in one of the spectacular drives, Big or Little Cottonwood Canyon, Mirror Lake, Ogden River or Provo Canyon each of which are sure to provide a day you and your family are sure to remember.
Take a tour of Temple Square. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, Temple Square offers amazing gardens, delicious restaurants, and many interesting historical sites. Guided tours and presentations are located across the 35 acres of Temple Square.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is committed to bringing attention to the endangered animals of our world. Their newest exhibit, Creatures of Habitat, features nine endangered species built out of Lego. The polar bear is the largest sculpture, taking over 1100 hours to build and using 95,000 Lego blocks to create. Be sure to visit Rocky Shores where you can visit polar bears, sea lions, seals, grizzly bears, otters and bald eagles. The Asian Highlands is a re-creation of a Himalayan village showcasing 5 endangered Asian cat species or Elephant Encounter where you can see elephants and white rhinos.
Thanksgiving Point features the world’s largest dinosaur exhibit, with 60 complete skeleton displays. This attraction also has the largest manmade waterfall in the western hemisphere, and a working farm that has a corn maze, horses and pigs. What a great way to spend a day.
Gilgal Sculpture Garden is a treasure hidden behind businesses and houses in downtown Salt Lake City. This secret garden has recently become a public park but is even a surprise to some locals who stumble upon it. This garden has 12 original sculptures, and over 70 stones engraved with poems and literary texts.
The Tracy Aviary is open 363 days a year and offers year round exhibits, bird shows and educational experiences. Meet macaws, pelicans, and condors just to name a few. Ask questions of the bird keepers and learn everything you ever wanted to know about birds.
Visit Wheeler Historic Farm. Take a tractor drawn wagon ride around the farm, visit the horses, pigs, cows and sheep, and feed the ducks and geese. Take a tour of the Victorian farm house which began construction in 1896. You can even try your hand at milking a cow. What a great thing to do while you are visiting Salt Lake City.