Traveling with Children

Utah is one of the top family vacation destinations in America, meaning it's good for parents and children, the young and the old. A good family adventure vacation often begins in Salt Lake City, with a visit to the stunning Natural History Museum of Utah to set the contextFrom there, set out on the family-oriented itineraries of Utah's Road to Mighty. 

Coming for the snow? 

Urban Ideas

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Parks & Outdoors

If you’re into adventurous vacations and your kids like to hike, schedule a tour of Timpanogos Cave National Monument or check out the family hiking guides for each of The Mighty 5® national parks of Southern Utah to discover for some of the coolest rock formations on the planet. Some hikes are short strolls along level trails while others will push you a little further.

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Inspiration

When Ski School's in Session, Parents Head for the Powder

by Jill Robinson

With the variety of terrain, ski-school style, and après activities, Utah’s ski resorts are ideal destinations for family trips. From old-school to modern and glam, there’s a resort for everyone, and plenty of time for adults and kids to have their own adventures before joining up for some fun together.

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Utah at 15 mph

by Tim Sullivan

City planner and author Tim Sullivan takes his young family adventure cycling on Utah's newly designated United States Bicycle Route System, including stretches through the west desert and the All-American Road Scenic Byway 12. Read the story, watch the video, the start planning your next trip — on two wheels — through some of Utah's best landscapes.

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Three days in the Wild West with your wild ones. Experience life on the frontier, canyon scrambles, dinosaur tracks and ghost towns.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Frontier Homestead State Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Sand Hollow State Park
  • Snow Canyon State Park