Allison’s family calls this beautiful state home. We love finding and sharing the best things to do in Utah, including attractions, restaurants, hotels and natural wonders throughout this great state.


We have a list of the BEST places to go stargazing in Utah! | tipsforfamilytrips.com | dark sky | Moab | Bryce Canyon | star gazing | see the Milky Way

Best places to go stargazing in Utah

Ski deals for families! The best discounts and programs for families at every Utah resort. | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Snowboard | Park City | ski vacation | winter | ski package | snowboarding | Ogden | Alta | Brighton | Beaver Mountain | Brian Head | Cherry Peak | Deer Valley | Eagle Point | Nordic Valley | Salt Lake City | Powder Mountain | Snowbasin | Snowbird | Solitude | Sundance | Ski Utah | Utah ski resorts

Utah’s BEST ski deals for families

Can we interest you in a family friendly, off-the-beaten-path Southern Utah road trip with options for visiting Bryce Canyon, Zion and Grand Canyon National Parks? We had visited Southern Utah many times and decided to take a trip to all the less visited places we had been wanting to visit for years. This is it! Dig deep into the gorgeous landscapes and unique history in this Salt Lake City to Kanab itinerary that includes Topaz Internment Camp, Frontier Homestead State Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. | tipsforfamilytrips | Spring Break | summer vacation | family

Southern Utah Travel Itinerary

Best Utah Destinations A to Z

Fry Sauce – It’s a Utah thing

5 Tips for using public transportation in Utah

3 fun day trips on Frontrunner

When and where to see the best fall foliage

Utah’s Best Winter Activities

Great ski deal for kids! – the 5th and 6th Grade Passport

Salt Lake City Area

25 FREE things to do with kids in Salt Lake City, Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | summer vacation | spring break | family vacation

25 FREE things to do in Salt Lake City

90+ FUN things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah with kids! Lots of free and cheap options here. | tipsforfamilytrips.com | summer

90+ FUN things to do in Salt Lake City

Get your FREE Salt Lake City Summer FUN Plan when you subscribe to Tips for Family Trips' newsletter | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Utah | Free things to do in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Summer Fun Plan

City Library – Downtown branch

Family History Library

Gilgal Garden

Hogle Zoo

The Leonardo Museum

Red Butte Garden

Temple Square

Temple Square at Christmas

Tracy Aviary

Hotel review: Peery Hotel

Hotel review: University Guest House

Restaurant review: Bruges Waffles and Frites

Restaurant review: Rio Grande Cafe

Temple Quarry Trail – Little Cottonwood Canyon

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort – Little Cottonwood Canyon

Ogden – Davis County

Can You Swim in the Great Salt Lake? | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Utah | summer vacation

Can you swim in the Great Salt Lake?

Five favorite restaurants in Ogden, Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Historic 25th Street | The Junction | Downtown Ogden | family restaurants

Favorite Restaurants in Ogden

Nordic Valley near Ogden, Utah is skiing the way it used to be. The hills at this affordable, no-fuss resort are perfect for learning and training | tipsforfamilytrips.com | winter | ski | snowboard

Nordic Valley Resort

The first-timer's guide to Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah. This is a fun family resort for skiers of all abilities. | tipsforfamilytrips.com | ski | snowboard | ski lessons | winter vacation

Snowbasin Resort

10 drive-in movie tips for families. This is one of our favorite summer traditions! | tipsforfamilytrips.com | family fun | staycation ideas

Motor-Vu Drive In Theater

Tips for visiting a trampoline park. Have fun and stay safe! | tipsforfamilytrips.com | indoor trampoline | foam pit | Get Air | Wairhouse | Altitude | Elevation | Big Air

Get Air Trampoline Park

Eccles Dinosaur Park – Ogden

Get Air Trampoline Park – Kaysville

Hill Aerospace Museum – Hill Air Force Base

Kangaroo Zoo – Ogden

Lagoon – Farmington

Restaurant Review: Tonyburgers – Clinton

Brigham City – Logan

7 tips for visiting Golden Spike National Historic Site in Utah with kids | tipsforfamilytrips.com | national parks | travel | Brigham City | summer vacation

Golden Spike National Historic Site

Everything you need to know before you visit Spiral Jetty in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com

Spiral Jetty

Go glamping at Conestoga Ranch near Bear Lake in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com

Resort review: Conestoga Ranch at Bear Lake

Restaurant Review: Maddox Ranch House – Brigham City

Utah County

Tips for visiting the Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point in Utah. This fun family museum is good for older kids too! | tipsforfamilytrips.com

Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point

Tips for visiting Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | spring | summer | Tulip Festival | Cornbelly's | anniversary ideas | romantic getaways | travel | Utah County

Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point

Tips for visiting Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com

Timpanogos Cave National Monument


Park City – Heber Valley

Go for GOLD at Utah Olympic Park | Park City | zipline | extreme tubing | summer vacation | bobsled | ropes course

Utah Olympic Park

6 tips for visiting Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with kids | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Salt Lake City | family movies | winter

Sundance Film Festival for families

A review of the luxurious Montage Deer Valley in Utah for families|tipsforfamilytrips.com

Resort review: Montage Deer Valley

Summer at Park City Mountain Resort – Park City

How to plan a Park City family reunion – Park City

Skiing High Meadows at Park City Mountain Resort – Park City

Restaurant Review: Deer Valley Seafood Buffet – with or without kids – Park City


6 Irresistible Adventures for Families in Heber Valley, Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | summer vacation | winter break

Summer Fun in Heber Valley

Tips for visiting the Ice Castles in Midway, Utah. This is a fun winter activity for families! | tipsforfamilytrips.com | winter | Park City | Heber Valley | Frozen

Midway Ice Castles

The Homestead Crater – Midway

Sleigh Ride at Homestead Resort – Midway

Snow tubing at Soldier Hollow – Midway

Heber Valley Railroad – Heber City

Fly fishing with Rocky Mountain Outfitters – Midway

Midway Outdoor Ice Rink – Midway

Resort Review: Zermatt Resort and Spa – Midway

Restaurant Review: Dairy Keen – Home of the Train – Heber City

Price – Vernal

Prehistoric Museum at USU-Eastern – Price

Dinosaur National Monument – Vernal

River Rafting in Dinosaur National Monument with Adrift Adventures – Vernal

Utah Field House of Natural History – Vernal

McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs – Vernal

Starvation State Park – Duchesne

5 fun things to do in Duchesne County – Duchesne

Hotel Review: SpringHill Suites Vernal – Vernal

Central Utah

Fun things to do in Capitol Reef National Park with kids | tipsforfamilytrips.com

Capitol Reef National Park

Goblin Valley State Park – middle of nowhere, between Green River and Hanksville

Palisade State Park – Manti

Cedar City Area

Top stops for families in Bryce Canyon National Park | tipsforfamilytrips.com | summer vacation | Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park

Tips for visiting the Topaz Internment Camp and Topaz Museum in Delta, Utah. This is a little visited, but important historical site that all Americans should know about. | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Japanese Internment Camp | Topaz Mountain | World War II | educational | travel

Topaz Internment Camp

Winter at Bryce Canyon

Hotel Review: Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel

Cove Fort, Junction at I-15 and I-70

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City

Restaurant Review – La Casa Don Miguel, Cedar City

St. George Area

11 FUN things to do in St. George Utah with kids | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Zion National Park | Southern Utah | travel | spring break | outdoor | family vacation | budget

11 FUN things to do in St. George

Top stops for families at Zion National Park in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | spring break | summer vacation | family vacation |

Zion National Park

5 ways to play in Utah's Snow Canyon State Park | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Southern Utah | St. George | Zion National Park | family vacation | spring break

Snow Canyon State Park

Zion National Park – Tips for hiking The Narrows

Hotel Review – Coral Springs Resort, St. George

Kanab Area

Are you ready for a life-changing vacation? Add Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah to your Zion National Park itinerary. They offer fun and free tours and volunteer opportunities for families | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Southern Utah | summer vacation

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Tips for visiting Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | Kanab | Zion National Park | Kane County | camping | Utah State Parks | ATV

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Hotel Review – Zion Ponderosa Ranch and Resort, Mount Carmel

Moab Area


Arches National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Newspaper Rock

Dinosaurs and Petroglyphs

Four Corners Monument

Fun things to do with kids in Utah | tipsforfamilytrips.com | family vacation | spring break | summer vacation | ski