Utah Fun Facts
The state motto in Utah is simply “Industry.”
The name Utah originated from the Native American Ute tribe which refers to “people of the mountains.”
Kanab is considered the “Little Hollywood” in the state because of the large number of motion pictures that are filmed in the area.
Beaver is the birthplace of Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television, and Butch Cassidy, who is known for being a notorious western outlaw.
Utah has the highest literacy rate in the United States Nation.
Why go on a Utah tour?
Utah has a diverse landscape. It offers everything from historic national parks, ski resorts and golf courses, to extensive sandy beaches and blue cool waters. With so much to choose from, travellers will have lots to see and explore in this impressive state. You may begin your discovery in the vibrant capital of Salt Lake City. Having hosted the 2002 Olympic Games, Utah proves to be an amazing destination for winter sport enthusiasts. Let’s not forget that the heart of Utah also bustles with rich history and entertainment. As an important place in the Mormon religion, the Mormon Temple Square continues to attract tourists from all over the world. After going on an enriching tour, journey toward Bryce National Park. With 20 miles of sandstone cliffs and ever-charging colours, this work of art will have you marveling over nature’s wonders. During your Utah tour, make sure to also visit Lake Powell located in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. This 186-mile long gorgeous lake is ideal for boating, skiing, kayaking, and fishing. Plus, with a shoreline longer than the whole western coast, Lake Powell offers adventure for everyone!
When is the best time to go?
Utah is a year round destination; regardless of which time you decide to visit, you will find something exciting to do! In the summer, Utah is excellent for camping, mountain biking, white water rafting and hiking. During this season, temperatures average between 2C and 34C. Winter on the other hand ranges between -5C and 2C and is ideal for skiers and snow sport enthusiasts.
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