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Best Tourist Attractions In Utah

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As mentioned in my previous hubs I love travelling, being able to experience the many wonderful things around the world is a true passion of mine. I am going to talk about some of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah, and they definitely have something for the entire family to enjoy. I have been to Utah four times, and would really like to go back one day. Utah is truly beautiful in more ways than one, and they are mostly for its incredible mountains.

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Goblin Valley State Park

Goblin Valley State Park is located in Emery, and has become one of the most popular tourist attraction in Utah. Goblin Valley State Park was opened back in 1964, and has over ninety thousand and nine hundred acres in size. The Goblin Valley State Park has an amazing history to it, and has some of the most beautiful scenery.

I have been to the Goblin Valley State Park three times, and I absolutely would love to go back one day. The Goblin Valley State Park is mostly known for its amazing hoodoos, and has some incredible hiking trails throughout area as well. The Goblin Valley State Park has amazing wildlife you will come across, and has been filmed in many movies over the years.

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Red Butte Garden & Arboretum

Red Butte Garden & Arboretum is located in Salt Lake City, and also is the home to an Amphitheatre. The Red Butte Garden & Arboretum is over one acre in size, and has some amazing hiking trails throughout the area. The Red Butte Garden & Arboretum was opened back in 1930, and has an amazing history to it. I have only been to the Red Garden & Arboretum once, but would love to go back one day. The Red Butte Garden & Arboretum sets the scene to be incredibly romantic, and if you are on your honeymoon this is definitely one attraction I would stop at.

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Hogle Zoo

Hogle Zoo is located in Salt Lake City, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions for families in Utah. The Hogle Zoo is about forty two acres in size, and was opened back in 1931. The Hogle Zoo truly has an amazing history to it, and has some pretty amazing exhibits that you will absolutely love.

I have been to the Hogle Zoo four times, and definitely would love to go back one day. The Hogle Zoo has over eight hundred different animals, and holds several incredible events throughout the year. The Hogle Zoo is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out, and is not only a fun experience but very educational as well.

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Natural History Museum Of Utah

Natural History Museum Of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, and was opened back in 1969. The Natural History Museum Of Utah has an amazing history to it, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah. The Natural History Museum Of Utah has many different exhibits that you will absolutely love, and the architecture is truly incredible. I have only been to the Natural History Museum twice, but would really like to go back one day. The Natural History Museum Of Utah is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out, and holds some amazing events throughout the year as well.

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Snow Canyon State Park

Snow Canyon State Park is located in Ivins, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah. The Snow Canyon State Park was opened back in 1958, and truly has an incredible history to it. Snow Canyon State Park is about seventy four hundred acres in size, and truly has some amazing scenery throughout the area

I have been to the Snow Canyon State Park four times, and would really like to go back one day. The Snow Canyon State Park was created for the protection of the canyon that was completely carved out of red and white Navajo sandstone, and is more geared towards the adult generation. The Snow Canyon State Park has several other attractions that you will absolutely love, and the hiking trails are pretty incredible as well.

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Lagoon Amusement Park

Lagoon Amusement Park is located in Farmington, and was opened back in 1886. The Lagoon Amusement Park has an amazing history to it, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah. The Lagoon Amusement Park is the home of one of the oldest roller coasters in the world, and is about ninety five acres in size.

I have been to the Lagoon Amusement Park five times, and would really love to go back one day. The Lagoon Amusement Park has fifty three different attractions, and holds several incredible events throughout the year. The Lagoon Amusement Park has been filmed in several movies over the years, and is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

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Heber Valley Railroad

Heber Valley Railroad is located in Heber City, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah. The Heber Valley Railroad is known as a historic Railroad, and offers some incredible sceneries. The Heber Valley Railroad was opened back in 1899, and has an amazing history to it.

I have only been to the Heber Valley Railroad once, and would really like to go back one day. The Heber Valley Railroad takes about three hours to complete the entire thing, and is not only a fun experience but also very educational. The Heber Valley Railroad sets the scene to be incredibly romantic, and if you are on your honeymoon this would be one spot to check out.

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Kodachrome Basin State Park

Kodachrome Basin State Park is located in Kane, and was opened back in 1962. The Kodachrome Basin State Park truly has an amazing history to it, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah. Kodachrome Basin State Park is over twenty two hundred acres in size, and has many attractions throughout the area that are truly amazing. I have been to the Kodachrome Basin State Park three times, and would really like to go back one day. The Kodachrome Basin State Park has some incredible hiking trails, and the sceneries you will come across is truly breathtaking.

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Timpanagos Cave National Monument

Timpanagos Cave National Monument is located in Highland, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah. The Timpanagos Cave National Monument was created back in 1922, and is about two hundred and fifty acres in size. The Timpanagos Cave National Monument offers incredible tours that you will absolutely love, and the scenery you will see is truly amazing. I have been to the Timpanagos Cave National Monument four times, and would love to go back one day.

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Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument

Grand s Staircase - Escalante National Monument is located in Kane County, and is over a million acres in size. The Grand Staircase -Escalante National Monument has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah, and has an absolutely amazing history to it. The Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument has something the entire family will enjoy, and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking. I have only been to the Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument once, and would definitely love to go back one day.

Utah is very beautiful, and would make a fantastic spot for a family vacation. These are some of the best tourist attractions in Utah that I have had the opportunity of being able to experience first hand, and are ones i definitely would recommend checking out. If you have had a chance to be able to travel through this incredible State, and would like to share your adventures with me, feel free to leave me a comment telling me all about it.

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Liz Westwood from UK on January 22, 2021:

This is a very well-illustrated and interesting article. You showcase the wide variety of attractions very well.xx