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Utah may not be at the top of the states to visit as far as tourism goes, but it is a wonderful place to visit and live. There really is a lot to see and do in this state. It is a beautiful place and there are some amazing things to see and do here! If you are ever coming through you should plan on spending a little time experiencing some of the wonders of Utah!! We love it here. I have compiled a list of some great field trips and destinations that Utah offers. I hope you’ll come visit us~ or if you live in the area, I hope this helps you know all of the great Utah field trips you can take with your kids!
Utah has some breathtaking parks and outdoor destinations to visit:
Utah is famous for skiing, so if you come in the winter you are in luck! There are amazing ski resorts. Summer is a lot of fun as well as there are tons of great hikes in varying levels as well as camp sites. Utah.com has lots of info on different hikes and skiing across the state. We love our outdoors here!!
But there are SO many other fun things to do here. This state is full of families and really caters to them. If you have kids there are some wonderful field trips and day-trips that you can do with your family. If you homeschool, most places offer homeschool discounts and group rates, too!
Fun Outdoor Field Trips in Utah
Bean Animal Museum (free) at BYU
BYU Art Museum (free)
Springville Art Museum
U of U Natural History Museum
Leonardo Science museum
Thanksgiving Point: Dinosaur Museum, Petting Zoo, Children’s Museum, Gardens
Lehi Hutching’s Museum
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum– in Salt Lake
Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake Clark
Price Dinosaur Museum
Space Center in Pleasant Grove
The Living Planet Aquarium
UVU Woodbury Art Museum
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Peoples and Cultures
Hill Aerospace Museum
Utah Historical Sites
If you don’t know much about Utah history, it was settled by the Mormon pioneers. There is a rich pioneer heritage here with many historical buildings and sites!
State Capital Bldg
Provo Printing Museum
Cove Fort Utah
Provo Pioneer Village
Historic Heber Creeper Train Ride
This is the Place Park
Kennecott Bingham Copper Mine
Wheeler Historic Farm
Religious Sites and Tours
Fun & Amusement Field Trips:
Theaters & Arts:
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