Here's a quick snapshot:
- Down south: Soaring sandstone arches and trails carving through canyons and up canyon walls. Awesome monoliths and fragile pillars of red rock. Blue water among rolling slickrock. Profound indigenous heritage. Moab, Boulder, St. George. The All-American Road Scenic Byway 12.
- In the north: Towering mountain peaks with deep powder in winter and backyard adventure all summer. Ogden, Salt Lake City, the Great Salt Lake. In the east: the ancient bones of Dinosaur National Monument and the pursuit of trophies in Flaming Gorge Reservoir and the Green River.
To start planning your first trip to Utah, read about our most-visited parks, then see how they fit together in itineraries on Utah's Road to Mighty for an unforgettable Utah family vacation trip. To combine the urban lifestyle of Utah's cities with adventures in the Wasatch Mountains and beyond, look around Mountain and Metro. If you're still looking for ideas and maybe a good story, why not start in our Inspiration section? Here, regional authors and local experts share travel narratives sure to get you excited about your Utah adventure vacation.