Utah State Travel Guide


Utah became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896. The southern Utah region was explored by the Spanish in 1540, led by Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, while looking for the legendary Seven Cities of Gold. Utah became known for its natural beauty with the establishment of 17 National Park Units

Utah is also home to approximately 44 State Parks, 8 National Forests, 3 National Wildlife Refuges, 1 Wild & Scenic River, 1,833 Places listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 14 National Historic Landmarks ,18 National Natural Landmarks, and 2 National Heritage Areas.


“Utah! People working together Utah! What a great place to be.”  Sam and Gary Francis


Our Utah State Travel Guide Directory below is new and in the process of being built. If you run a business or organization in Utah, and would like to be part of this growing directory, please contact us. We will be visiting Utah soon so check back and watch our Directory grow: Parks & Public LandsArticles & InterviewsPark Gateway CommunitiesTravel Info & ServicesWhere to StayFood & DrinkSee & Do, and Shopping.

Attractions and activities near to National Parks and public lands.


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