Arts & Museums
Utah has many arts and cultural museums, as well as regular performing arts festivals.
Living Planet Aquarium
Include the most popular Utah aquarium, Draper’s Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, to your Utah family vacation itinerary. Ready to explore, discover and learn?
Planetariums and Astronomy
A hub for Utah astronomy, the Planetarium will engage your family in the science of outer space, just in time for visits to stunning Utah landscapes removed from the city lights where you can apply your knowledge to the brilliantly shining stars above.
Zoos and Aviaries
Animal lovers should plan extra time in Salt Lake City to explore the beautiful exhibits at Utah's Hogle Zoo and the Tracy Aviary.
3 Best Rafting Trips on the Colorado River
A Hike to Timpanogos Cave
A mile-and-a-half hike to the entrance to the cave, you run your hand over tiny fossilized shells and coral embedded in the smooth Deseret limestone cliff. It’s hard to imagine that at 6,730 feet above sea level, you’re standing on an ancient shoreline. Inside the caverns, things get really interesting.
Backpacking: Start 'Em Early
Follow a father and his seven-year-old daughter on her first-ever backpacking trip at the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve.
Dinosaur National Monument
Northeastern Utah’s dinosaur legacy comes to life at Dinosaur National Monument, where geological and climatic forces have tilted, warped, and eroded the earth’s crust to reveal a treasure trove of fossils.
Following the Dinosaur Tracks of Red Fleet
Little Hollywood Museum
Taking Your Family Adventure Cycling
Want to know how to go bike touring with kids? Check out our guide to family adventure cycling in Utah and plan your trip today!
The Navajo Basketmakers
Meet the Navajo artists behind this labor intensive and traditional practice.
Time Traveling at Ogden's George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park
Many have dreamed of exploring jungles and forests only to discover a land filled with dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes? The George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park is the place to bring that dream to life, with 100-plus exhibits and realistic, full-sized dinosaur replicas, capturing the imagination of young and old alike.
Where to Take Your Family to Eat in Moab
You’ll work up a solid appetite biking, exploring and hiking in Moab. Here are a few of the best family-friendly restaurants in Moab.
Wild Heber: Close-to-Home Adventure
The Heber Valley camp is an ideal location for exploring Wasatch Mountain hiking trails, seeing Utah wildlife, mountain biking and scenic driving. Visit Utah!
AndShesDopeToo's Insider's Guide to Ogden
The family behind AndShesDopeToo, an adventure community of women, show you things to do in Ogden, Utah in this Insider's Guide video.
Utah at 15 mph
When it comes to family bike tours, Utah is tough to beat. Learn how to plan a family-friendly bike tour and see what this state has to offer!
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A Family Road Trip From Las Vegas to Zion National Park
A three-day weekend is a perfect start in exploring the Wild West of Zion National Park and Southern Utah. This family-friendly road trip pairs a big helping of adventure with new discoveries in Southern Utah’s frontier for a weekend you and the kids won’t soon forget.
Everyone must go to Yellowstone once in his or her lifetime, and using Northern Utah as your gateway makes it that much greater.
Southern Dinos and Goblins
From fossils and petroglyphs to slot canyons and goblins, you’ll have four days of “oohs” and “ahhs” for the whole adventuring family.