Utah

Utah Travel Guide

Pack a picnic (sans alcohol) for an alfresco concert at this 2,000-seat amphitheater, surrounded by the cliffs of Zion National Park.

For a grand tour, make the 18-mile drive to the point, stopping at the park’s 13 spectacular viewpoints along the way back. Take the 23-mile Under-the-Rim Trail between Bryce and Rainbow Point, with eight backcountry campsites (you’ll need a permit).

During late spring and summer, crowds are a fact of life here, but these guides can steer you through the lesser-known hikes.

The Mystery: Its name may be a tongue-in-cheek twist on filmmaker George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch, but this 480-acre compound in northeastern Utah is the site of many unexplained—and harrowing—incidents: roaring underground noises, the appearance of menacing blue orbs, attacks by

The outfitter and adventure retailer just launched a trip that takes you from the dramatic domes lining Waterpocket Fold, a 100-mile scar in the earth’s crust, to Cassidy Arch, and, adjacent to the park, the five stacked sandstone terraces that form the Grand Staircase National Monument.

A ski-in, ski-out distillery in a historic building.

Olympic Pedigree: 2002 home to luge, bobsled, skeleton, and Nordic jumping combined events, and where, during the debut of women’s bobsleigh competition, Vonetta Flowers became the first black athlete to earn a winter gold medal.

 

The roughly 10-block, self-guided walking tour features mid-1800’s Mormon sites such as Brigham Young’s winter residence and the 1876 Tabernacle.

About 250 miles northeast of Las Vegas, the famed canyon boasts unusual spindly hoodoo rock formations and yellow and lavender canyons.