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Traveling with Children

Utah is one of the top family vacation destinations
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 a family-oriented itinerary.

Urban Ideas

Family Adventures

Other options include:

  • Lagoon Amusement Park, Seven Peaks Water Parks, Laser Quests and the Heber Creeper, an old-fashioned replica steam locomotive than runs through Provo Canyon 

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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AndShesDopeToo's Insider's Guide to Ogden

by Visit Utah

AndShesDopeToo is a worldwide adventure community of women run by Jennifer and Taylor Killian from Ogden, Utah. This insider's guide video highlights their unparalleled access to both the outdoors and the city's "fun counterculture vibe" at the foot of the mighty Wasatch Mountains.

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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.
  • Frontier Homestead State Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Sand Hollow State Park
  • Snow Canyon State Park
Everyone must go to Yellowstone once in his or her lifetime, and using Northern Utah as your gateway makes it that much greater.
  • Antelope Island State Park
  • Bear Lake State Park
  • Grand Teton and Yellowstone
  • Park City
From fossils and petroglyphs to slot canyons and goblins, you’ll have four days of “oohs” and “ahhs” for the whole adventuring family.
  • Moab Adventures
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • Natural Bridges National Monument
  • Goblin Valley State Park