Visiting Utah

Like its vast western neighbors, Utah has a varied landscape, with the Rocky Mountains providing ranges for skiing and hiking while magnificent red rock climbs from deserts and basins in gravity-defying arches. One highlight that lies low is the Bonneville Salt Flats, a geological phenomenon that once served as land-speed testing grounds and is still used for automotive meets. Outdoor lovers will fall in love with the natural beauty of Zion National Park, while shutterbugs can’t miss the picture-perfect Arches National Park, home to over 2000 natural sandstone arches.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing ... Read More
Like its vast western neighbors, Utah has a varied landscape, with the Rocky Mountains providing ranges for skiing and hiking while magnificent red rock climbs from deserts and basins in gravity-defying arches. One highlight that lies low is the Bonneville Salt Flats, a geological phenomenon that once served as land-speed testing grounds and is still used for automotive meets. Outdoor lovers will fall in love with the natural beauty of Zion National Park, while shutterbugs can’t miss the picture-perfect Arches National Park, home to over 2000 natural sandstone arches.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Utah

Where to eat in Park City

Written by Wasatch on 01 Jul, 2013

We have lived about 20 miles from Park City for the last 17 years. That gives us a lot of opportunities to eat in Park City. Here's a general assessment, without detail, of the…Read More


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Yampa River Day 3-5

Written by revloc on 28 Jan, 2012

(June 8) Today was my 54th birthday. We had a great day. We broke camp after a breakfast of sausage and eggs and went across the river to explore a cave. The cave is up on the side of the canyon wall and is called…Read More


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Rafting Trip on the Yampa River (day 1 & 2)

Written by revloc on 28 Jan, 2012

(June 6) The morning of our first day on the river I got up early to grab a good breakfast, but Laura told me the night before not to knock on her door because she preferred to sleep. I got to the restaurant "Betty’s" but…Read More


Difference: Sunset and Lights

Written by rufusni on 13 Oct, 2011

My final flight segment from Minneapolis to Vegas was delayed by an hour...which meant I was just reaching Vegas as it was getting dark and the sun was setting. The lights were on all over the city...and as we reached the airport and were taxiing...we…Read More


Salt Lake City

Written by catsholiday on 25 May, 2011

Salt Lake City is the capital city of the state of Utah and has a population of about 186,000. About half the population is now Mormon as opposed to almost 100% in the past. It has become very popular for otdoor winter sports and in…Read More


Winter Hiking in Utah

Written by AnythngArt on 03 Mar, 2010

With its southern desert landscape and abundance of national parks and public land, hiking during winter in Utah is a very good activity. As with any winter sport, conditions should be checked ahead of time. All of the national parks mentioned in this article are…Read More


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Day 9 - Utah

Written by whenilk38 on 13 Jan, 2010

Today was the penultimate day of my sightseeing, and it was alsoillustrative of my theme, "Don't Fence Me In." I started out of Salt Lake City with the intention of seeing Timpanogos Cave near Provo, Utah. I took Exit 285, Route 92 on I-15…Read More


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One of the World's Most Scenic Roads

Written by Wasatch on 21 May, 2009

WARNING: Lower Calf Creek Falls is one of the important sights along Rt 12. Access to the Lower Falls will closed for July, 2010 while construction work goes on in the campground at the start of the trail to the falls. The…Read More


What to Do with Bus Tour Free Time

Written by Wasatch on 21 May, 2009

America’s National Parks are big, huge even. Yellowstone covers 9,000 sq km; The Grand Canyon, 5,000 sq km; and tiny Zion National Park is still 600 sq km. UT Rt 12 runs for 150 km across the 8,000 sq km Escalante-Grand Staircase National…Read More


Tips for Driving Yourself

Written by Wasatch on 21 May, 2009

The Colorado Plateau covers 360,000 sq km. Zion National Park is the remains of what once was the largest desert in the history of the world, a desert that made the Sahara look like a child's sandbox. Distances are vast, even though travel…Read More


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