Social Distance Friendly Activities

COVID-19 has brought some unprecedented times in the world and the changes that we all have to make have made life pretty boring at times.  However, if you have the opportunity of being in Salt Lake, you can still make the most out of your summer by doing some of these things that Salt Lake City has to offer
September 18, 2020
Stargazing in Utah: Top 5 Places Stars Shine Brightest

Best places around SLC to stargaze and see the milky way and other night sky objects. Utah is a popular destination for stargazers from around the world. There is a reason Utah leads the world in the number of recognized dark sky parks. Astrophotography is becoming a popular hobby here because of the perfect combination […]

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July 14, 2020
Social Distancing Activities To Do Around Salt Lake City

Social Distancing Activities To Do Around Salt Lake City HIKING Utah is known for its majestic mountains and awesome hikes. There are numerous hikes that are 30 minutes from downtown Salt Lake.  If that is too far, then you can hike above the capital to Ensign Peak which is a beautiful place to view the […]

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July 13, 2020
White Rim Road: Motorcycle Adventures in the Desert

Where to go and getting started. You can find the ultimate motorcycle adventures in the desert on the White Rim Road, sometimes called the White Rim Trail. This is a road below the Island in the Sky mesa of Canyonlands National Park.  It is a total of 71 miles (marked in red on map) and […]

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July 13, 2020
Mountain biking made easy!

What do ski resorts and mountain biking have in common? Mountain biking and skiing can happen in the same place! You may know Park City Resort and Deer Valley Resort for world-class skiing. But, did you know in the summer they offer amazing downhill-mountain biking, too? If you are looking for some serious fun without […]

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June 16, 2020
Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails

Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city with your furry friend? Here is a list of dog-friendly hikes that offer incredible views of the Salt Lake valley. Neff's Canyon Neff's Canyon is a 6.2 mile out-and-back trail that starts at the parking lot for White Park. You and Fido will […]

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June 15, 2020
Motorcycle Mountain Adventures

If you are looking for a chance to get away from the busyness of life and smog-infested air, take time to enjoy the mountains of Utah on the back of a motorcycle so see, learn, and find peace. Utah has much to offer for motorcycle riders... Utah is home to some of the most majestic […]

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June 15, 2020
Mountain Biking in Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake Valley

With proximity to the mountains, Salt Lake City offers a wide variety of mountain bike trails suitable for every skill level. It's a new way to experience what its beautiful scenery and outdoor environment along the entire Salt Lake Valley. We are here to help you with a few trails, places to unwind, and a […]

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June 14, 2020
Utah Mountain Bike Trails: Corner Canyon

Something you may notice while driving around Salt Lake City, Utah is how many cars and trucks have mountain bikes hanging off them. This is particularly true when driving around the city of Draper. Located just 25 minutes south of Salt Lake City and 45 minutes west of Park City, Draper is the home of […]

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June 13, 2020
Centerville Canyon Waterfall Trail

This is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Centerville, UT with a total elevation gain of 1,312 feet. The trail difficulty is rated as moderate but every inch of the trail has something to look at and experience plus plenty of water to cool off in! This trail follows the Deuel Creek making the trail great for dogs who need to cool off on a hot summer day.

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June 1, 2020
5 Mile Pass Recreation Area

5 Mile pass is very close to both Utah and Salt Lake Valleys. This is a great place for beginners as well as advanced riders. There are many trails to choose from. There are bathroom facilities and plenty of parking. There are some flat trails, some small hills and some very steep hills.  There are […]

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February 12, 2020
Goodly Cookies - The Perfect Late Night Bite

The midnight snack you don't even have to get up for.  Looking for a late night snack? Goodly Cookies in Salt Lake offers a variety of delicious, warm cookies until 1am! Currently, their only location is just south of the 900 E Trax station next to OfficeMax. However, if thats too far for you, Goodly […]

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February 12, 2020
Hidden Gems of Utah

Unique things to do & see while in Utah Hidden Gem #1: Calf Creek Falls Boulder, Utah Utah is known for many things, one of the most important being the beautiful and vast nature the state has to offer. Many spend their time outdoors in the Spring, Summer, and Fall months hiking the great unknown. […]

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February 12, 2020
Boating In Utah

Best Lakes To Go Boating The new Woodward Park is a great destination for a brisk walk in the spring or fall, but as things heat up, consider hitting the lake behind the wheel of a boat! Utah is known for having one the largest boating cultures in the country. With 26 local public lakes, […]

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August 7, 2019
Hiking Essentials on The Wasatch Front

Before you go off and explore the amazing hiking trails in the Wasatch mountains, there are just a few things to consider to prepare for a great outing. These are the top 6 things you will need to research and purchase before your hike to ensure a fun and safe time! Water- Specifically 2 parts […]

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June 4, 2019
5 Best Bike Trails in Salt Lake City

Utah is known for its mountain biking. Ok, maybe its best known for its world-class skiing, but just because the snow is gone, and the sun is out, doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Salt Lake City has some excellent singletrack bike trails right in our back yard. The Wasatch Front has a little […]

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June 1, 2019
Best Utah Golf Courses

We’ve compiled all of the information you need on the best golf courses in Utah. We’ve got you covered from Ogden golf courses, and Northern Utah golf courses, all the way down to Southern Utah golf courses and the best golf courses in St. George.

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May 31, 2019
Salt Lake City Golf

Are you getting ready to visit Salt Lake City and looking to hit the links on your trip? If so, you’re in luck. We’ve got a list of the top Salt Lake City golf courses that you’ll want to to check out on your trip! When it comes to golf courses in Salt Lake City, […]

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April 17, 2019
Off-Road Riding in UTAH

Utah is well-known for outdoor recreation due to the many mountains, lakes, and trails in the borders. Especially in Southern Utah, many visitors enjoy off-road riding with spectacular back-country views in an ATV, Jeep, UTV, RZR and other vehicles. Here is some information to ensure you enjoy your time in Utah by having extreme fun […]

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April 16, 2019
Relaxation starts here: Sugar House Park

Best park to visit? Looking for something to do in Salt Lake City? It's Sugar House Park. It is a low tension place, not as crowded, doesn't require much physical exertion (unless you want to do an activity) and it free. Bonus: This place is kid friendly and even open on Sundays. If you want […]

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Seven Slopes

Seven Slopes in a local's guide to what to do in Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Mountains.  The articles on this site were written by students from the University of Utah as part of a digital marketing curriculum.
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