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Ski & Snowboard

You're here to ski. You've come to the right place. Aside from having The Greatest Snow on Earth, what sets Utah apart from other skiing and snowboarding locations is the easy access. Of Utah's 14 resorts, 10 are within an hour of the Salt Lake International Airport. 

As your airplane descends and you look out from the tarmac, you’ll see — up close and personal — why Utah’s mountains are a powder-covered backyard playground. Better yet, they surround a thriving urban center and nearby resort destinations, fully inclusive with luxury lodging, fine dining, spas and winter culture.

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Learn to Ski (and Ride) Better

by Visit Utah

Classes and instruction aren’t only for little kids and beginners. Investing in a little personal time with a ski instructor early on in your trip can not only help you improve your skills, but also give you valuable insight into the mountain, especially if it’s one that’s new to you.

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Looking to spend a week on the open roads of southern Utah? Spend it at The Mighty 5® and the national monuments and state parks in between.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Mighty 5 National Parks
  • All-American Road Scenic Byway 12
  • Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument
  • Lake Powell
Discover epic adventures and scores of stunning spots across The Mighty 5® and the state parks and national monuments in-between on this ultimate 10-day itinerary.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Mighty 5 National Parks
  • Dead Horse Point State Park
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • Goblin Valley and Kodachrome Basin
You live your life and devote your resources to travel, fun and friends. Now, you’re at Salt Lake City International Airport, a Lyft on the way. Meet the locals, see the weird stuff, try the local beer, see the bands and discover why #utahisrad.
Searching for solitude? In this two-day itinerary, find unspoiled wilderness, hidden trails, open spaces and perfect peace. It's a great escape from the hustle and bustle.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cedar Breaks National Monument
  • Dixie National Forest
  • Dark Skies Bryce Canyon
  • Capitol Reef National Park
A pair of distinctive, towering buttes stand against beautiful scenery. We call them "Bears Ears." With the help of local expertise, respectfully explore ancestral cliff dwellings and massive natural bridges in a fascinating desert ecosystem.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Edge of the Cedars State Park
  • Ancestral Puebloan Dwellings
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Natural Bridges National Monument
From fossils and petroglyphs to slot canyons and goblins, you’ll have four days of “oohs” and “ahhs” for the whole adventuring family.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Moab Adventures
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • Natural Bridges National Monument
  • Goblin Valley State Park
This six-day itinerary is fit for foodies, and it's the only one where you might come back heavier than you started.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Moab and Castle Creek Winery
  • Southern Utah Farmers Markets
  • Hell's Backbone Grill
  • Gifford Homestead Pie
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
Camping smack dab in the middle of the great outdoors? Use this five-day, budget-friendly itinerary to explore wild places around Capitol Reef National Park and the San Rafael Swell.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Goblin Valley State Park
  • San Rafael Swell
  • Moab Area BLM
Kanab is the ideal adventure base camp for six days of scrambling and exploring many of America’s greatest scenic wonders.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument
  • Lake Powell
  • North Rim Grand Canyon
  • Zion National Park