Utah Cities and Towns / Things To Do
Research things to do in Utah's cities and towns. Each are unique with outdoor activities ranging from boating, fishing, hiking, National Parks, ghost towns, historical sites, ATV trails, sailing, skiing and much more. Plan your next adventure as we offer information on lodging, dining, rentals, and trip reports. Please check back often as we add more information on Utah's travel destinations.
Settled in 1856, Beaver City Utah is situated 200 miles south of Salt Lake City along interstate 15. Beaver is the birthplace of two very famous people, Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television and Butch Cassidy, the notorious western outlaw. Beaver city is surrounded by outdoor activities. More Information!
Founded in the 1850's, Brigham City is located 63 miles north of Salt Lake City along interstate I-15. Brigham is known as the "Gateway to the World's Greatest Wild Bird Refuge". The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge encompasses approximately 75,000 acres and is the largest freshwater component in the Great Salt lake ecosystem. More Information!
Eureka Utah was founded in 1870 when Silver and other ores were discovered in the area. In 1910 during the towns boom Eureka was the 9th largest city in Utah, with a population of around 3,900 people. The mines were producing millions of dollars in profits. One of the main mines, the Chief was owned by Walter Fitch. More Information!
Fillmore Utah is located approx 148 miles from Salt Lake City and is home to Utah's oldest existing government building, the Territorial Statehouse. Fillmore was the Territorial capitol of Utah for a brief time. Because of Fillmore's distance from the bustling activity in Salt Lake City in 1858 it was decided to return the capitol to its original location.More Information!
Located 30 miles west of Beaver is the small city of Milford. Due to its location it has remained unknown to many Utah travelers. In its early days Milford was nothing more than a few shacks nearby the many mines that surround the area. In 1880 Arvin Stoddard was Milford's first settler. During the same time, prospectors were searching the hills west and southwest for lead, silver, and gold. More Information!
Moab most likely got its name from one of two places. Some historians believe that the town’s first postmaster chose the name because of its geographical similarities to the biblical city of Moab. Another theory is that the name comes from a Paiute word “moapa,” which means mosquito. More Information!
Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah and a hub for outdoor activities. Within minutes of Utah's most populated metropolitan area you will find pristine hiking trails, world class ski resorts, fishing, historical sites, fine dining, shopping and much more. The Salt Lake International Airport is the largest airport in the state and centrally located within minutes of downtown Salt Lake. If the bustling city is not your thing the suburbs of downtown Salt Lake City offers a little slower paced atmosphere, but still puts you in the heart of outdoor recreational opportunities.More Information!
St. George is a city of superlatives. It boasts some of the state’s most extreme temperatures and was actually home to the hottest day ever recorded. It’s surrounded by some of the reddest rock you’ll ever see. And aside from the crowded cities of the Wasatch Front, it’s the largest city in the state. More Information!