Welcome to Utah! There are plenty of activities and places to explore after moving to Utah. The Wasatch Front is host to places that cater to families, outdoor enthusiasts, shoppers, and history buffs. The possibilities to find a location and activity that fits your unique interests are endless. Here are just five of our favorite places to visit along the Wasatch Front.
Hogle Zoo-Salt Lake City, UT
Hogle Zoo began as the Utah Zoological Society in 1911 inside Liberty Park. The zoo is currently located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. This land was donated by the Hogle Family in 1931 and thus became the zoo’s namesake. Moving to Utah and exploring this animal packed attraction is a Wasatch Front must do. Visit the African Savanna, Rocky Shores, Asian Highlands, Elephant encounter, Great apes, Primate forest, Small animal exhibit, and Wild Utah.
Thanksgiving Point-Lehi, UT
Thanksgiving Point is easily accessible right off the highway in Lehi, UT. Thanksgiving Point is a highlight of the Wasatch Front and the perfect place to visit after moving to Utah. There is something for everyone from Butterfly Gardens, 50 acres of Ashton Gardens, a museum, golf, shopping, and several dining choices.
Gardner Village-West Jordan, UT
Similar to Thanksgiving Point, Gardner Village boasts shopping, dining, events throughout the year to coincide with holidays, and the opportunity to host private events. Moving to Utah includes meeting new people and making connections. Such a large public space that offers activities for everyone and an opportunity to make yourself at home.
Bridal Veil Falls-Provo UT
Bridal Veil Falls is the site of the old Bridal Veil Timber Company. This Wasatch Front gem is perfect for lovers of the outdoors. Hiking here is a great way to explore nature and take in beautiful views. Moving to Utah can be stressful but taking a hike in nature is the perfect way to relax and unwind.
Golden Spike National Historic Site-Ogden, U
Golden Spike National Historic Park is located in Ogden on the site of the town of Promontory, Utah. Near the historic streets of Ogden, built along what is currently State Street, Golden Spike National Historic Site is perfect for history buffs that want to learn more about their new home. Visitors can enjoy the Visitors center and Engine House to learn more about Promontory Point, Utah and how it helped develop the area and the current Wasatch Front you now call home.