This page features Utah family vacation ideas including things to do with kids, and family-friendly hotels, resorts, and ranches with vacation offerings. Best places for family vacation fun inlcude Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Arches and Zion National Park. Visit Utah Natural History Muesum or ride Heber Valley Railway; browse the Dinosaur Museum in Blanding and dig for dinosaurs. Ride horseback or go whitewater rafting; take in a rodeo or enjoy summer Shakespeare. Winter months provide great Alpine skiing, snow tubing, cross-country skiing.
The best Rocky Mountains family camps in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah include square dancing, storytelling horseback riding, stargazing and memory making experiences with green Jello.
Who doesn't want to do something that's easy, fun and affordable? Cross-country skiing vacations are becoming more popular because they are easy, fun, affordable, and dare I say healthy for everyone.
If creating a winter snow break is part of your family’s plan view the best resort locations, benefits, and highlights of ‘kids ski free’ programs in Utah.
Consider an all-inclusive, small group family tour to one of America's national parks. It's a way to save time on planning and logistics and maximize sightseeing opportunities with your kids.
One of the best ways for families to get or stay fit is to spend time together being active matching family fun with energizing activities.
Three locations in the US – Lake Placid, Squaw Valley, and Salt Lake City have hosted winter Olympic competitions. Each location continues to offer Olympic-style family fun in a historic Olympic setting meant to inspire and energize even the most stolid couch potatoes.
Add a dimension of time travel to your family vacation with a creative connection to the Jurassic and Cretaceous complete with skeletons, fossils and awesome dig sites.
Park City offers families value for their winter vacation this season with accommodation deals and a variety of thrills on and off the slopes to make for a memorable bonding experience for the entire family.
It is known as the Millcreek Swimming Hole or Powerhouse Dam. The best part is that while locals know of this spot and the fun way to cool down, it’s never very crowded.
Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming have prepared for the coming snow season with activities and amenities that engage and inspire from Fresh Tracks and heli-skiing to hut trips, ziplines.
Unique Enticing programs and lodging deals created for families provide reasons to celebrate the holiday together celebrating American traditions amid the area’s Swiss heritage.
Moab is an ideal family vacation base from which to ride a stagecoach; raft Yampa, Green or Dolores Rivers; explore Arches National Park, or take a 4-wheel drive through Canyonlands National Park.
The Spring Break Family Adventure Package.Perfect for families looking to maximize their mountain escape. [Read More]
In addition to luxury accommodations and lift tickets, families will receive a Family Adventure Resort Gift Card of up to $200 per night, based on room type. With access to all the thrilling mountain adventures that Canyons Resort has to offer: zip line tours, dog sled rides, snowshoe tours, sleigh rides, private guide services and more. Plus enjoy free resort activities including magicians, balloon art, birds of prey encounters, s’mores on Saturday, and meet avalanche dogs every Wednesday. Offer valid 11/29/13 - 4/13/14. Canyons Resort - 4000 Canyons Resort Dr. Park City, Utah (435) 649-5400 or CanyonsResort.com
Checkout our National Parks Package perfect for school-age children. [Read More]
Stay at the Wingate by Wyndham St. George near Zion National Park, Utah. Enjoy the many national parks located close to our classic and comfortable hotel. After a day of hiking in Zion National Park, Gunlock State Park or Snow Canyon State Park in Utah, you can return to the upscale amenities offered by the Wingate by Wyndham St. George. Our National Parks package includes everything you will need to enjoy one of these great parks. St. George, Utah National Parks Package includes: deluxe accommodations, complimentary breakfast, sunscreen and insect repellant, park pass, map of park. Please call the hotel directly for the best rate. Wingate by Wyndham St. George 144 West Brigham Road, Building G, St George, UT 84790.
Explore Park City and the Olympic venue but stay with us. [Read More]
A stay at the Hyatt Escala Park City will be an experience of a lifetime with a unique interactive arctic adventure for kids and adults. Go dog sledding with highly social Alaskan Malamutes and Siberian Huskies. Your family and friends can interact with the dogs, learn sledding commands, and even drive the sled thru the breathtaking back drop of the Wasatch Mountains. Join in this intimate and exclusive adventure. Hyatt Escala Lodge at Park City,
3551 North Escala Court,
Park City, Utah, USA 84098
Tel: +1 435 940 1234 or online. [Read Less]
Located in the perfect location for family pleasure. [Read More]
Hyatt Place Salt Lake City/Cottonwood is located in the perfect location for business or pleasure. Located at the base of Big Cottonwood canyon. Hyatt Place Salt Lake City/Cottonwood, 3090 E 6200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84121. Phone: 801 890-1280 or cottonwood.place.hyatt.com. [Read Less]
Family friendly, stylish, and affordable.
Offering family vacation suites plus free full American style breakfast. Our full-service hotel is next to the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) – and just minutes from downtown. We have 155 well-appointed rooms and suites. Each features high-speed internet access, 32-inch flat screen television, DVD player, microwave, refrigerator, hair dryers, iron and ironing board, and in-room coffee. Enjoy the Manager’s Social in the early evening. Plus, we provide complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle. Comfort Inn 200 North Admiral Byrd Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84116-3773. Toll-free 1- 800-535-8742, (801) 746-5200 or www.slccomfortinn.com.
Located only 15 miles from Salt Lake City Int'l Airport and nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. [Read More]
Located only 15 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport and nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. The Salt Lake City Marriott University Park offers the peak of convenience, comfort, and value among Salt Lake City, Utah hotels.Salt Lake City Marriott University Park, 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. Phone: 801 581 1000. [Read Less]
Frolic through hoodoos, narrows and hanging gardens in Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. [Read More]
Cycle through towering red sandstone cliffs and black lava rock in Snow Canyon. Marvel at incredible 360-degree panoramas after a hike up to Kolob Canyon. Explore sculpted rock gardens in Bryce Canyon. Wade through the Virgin River, past tumbling waterfalls and natural springs in Zion. Discover Utah’s awesome Red Rock country with us! Austin Adventures toll-free 1-800-575-1540, (406) 655-4591 or online. [Read Less]
This tour is perfect for all ages 5-85 as the float on the river is easy and the scenery is the best. [Read More]
Raft the famous waters of the Colorado River. Explore the Slick Rocks of Moab on a Hummer tour. Hike to the iconic Delicate Arch and enjoy absolutely jaw-dropping views. Take a dip in the cooling waters of the Mary Jane Canyon. Bike along the Island in the Sky where you can’t help but be amazed by the vistas you’ll encounter. Austin Adventures toll-free 1-800-575-1540, (406) 655-4591 or online. [Read Less]
Bring the kids and enjoy life on a real ranch - no batteries needed. [Read More]
Daily life is fun on a ranch, especially when you are allowed to enjoy everything, without farm chores required. Children love to see, hear, and experience all that the outdoor lifestyle of a farm or ranch has to offer. Checkout our farm & ranch stay directory and select the ideal location for your next family vacation. [Read Less]
Experience the splendor of Utah’s national parks, national monuments and state parks at our doorstep. [Read More]
Located just 3 miles from the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, the Bryce Canyon Resort is within just 12 miles of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Tropic Reservoir, Red Canyon, Utah. Select from fine guest rooms and luxurious suites with fireplaces or choose one of our spacious and family-friendly cabins with kitchenettes ideal space for up to six people. Our well-appointed rooms offer an array of modern amenities for the ideal family vacation base including cable TV, phones, hair dryers, sofa beds and complimentary high-speed internet service. Enjoy delicious meals at the Mexican-American hotel restaurant, and a refreshing swim in the heated indoor pool. Our expert staff will be happy to plan anything from a day of horseback riding through canyons to a night on the town. Bryce Canyon Resort 13500 E. Highway 12, Bryce, UT 84764