From its expanses of iconic desert playgrounds to its towering Wasatch Range, Utah is home to every type of outdoor adventure you can imagine. Locals and visitors alike are spoiled with convenient access to world-class winter and summer time activities and lodging.

Top Spots

Hike the Narrows, Zion NP

Springdale, Utah

10 mi

Hike to Diamond Fork (Fifth Water) Hot Springs

Utah County, Utah

10 mi

Angels Landing, Zion NP

Hurricane, Utah

4.24 mi / 1488 ft gain

The Subway - Bottom Up

Virgin, Utah

6.82 mi

Hike to Donut Falls

Salt Lake City, Utah

3.5 mi

Hike to White Pine Lake

Sandy, Utah

10 mi / 2450 ft gain

Upper Emerald Pool

Hurricane, Utah

2.92 mi / 600 ft gain

Hike Many Pools

Springdale, Utah

2 mi

Backpack to Silver Lake

Provo, Utah

4.1 mi / 1500 ft gain

Places to stay

Salt Lake City, Utah

Jordan Pines

Dutch John, Utah

Dripping Springs Campground (Ut)

Dutch John, Utah

Mustang Ridge Campground

Heber City, Utah

Soldier Creek

Orangeville, Utah

Joes Valley Reservoir

Kamas, Utah

New Listing! Mountain Townhouse w/ Hot Tub & Deck

From $232 / night

Guides and stories

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72 Hours Of Adventure In Salt Lake City, Utah

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10 Must-Do Waterfalls Hikes in Utah

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