Autumn in Utah brings endless opportunity to explore, accompanied by stunning fall colors, pleasant temperatures, and fewer crowds on the trails and in the parks. Just a few minutes from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo Canyon is your gateway to enjoying all that Utah’s beautiful seasons have to offer.
Utah is home to The Mighty 5: Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Parks. Hike to breathtaking heights in Zion, ride a mule under otherworldly rock formations in Bryce, marvel at Utah’s brightest stars in Capitol Reef, mountain bike on Mars in Canyonlands, or catch the sunrise over Delicate Arch in Arches.
Salt Lake City’s live music scene is vibrant and innovative. See bands like The Flaming Lips, The Black Keys, and Janelle Monae at the Twilight Concert Series, or catch a show at the Depot, The State Room, Kilby & Court, or Diabolical Records. And don’t forget Utah’s most famous musical act – the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Most people know Sundance Resort for the world-renowned Sundance Film Festival, but few know about all of the memorable experiences the resort has to offer. Founded by actor, director, and outdoor enthusiast Robert Redford, Sundance also plays host to world-class skiing, hiking, fishing, music, and culinary experts.
The scenic 20-mile Alpine Loop is famous for gorgeous fall colors, rugged canyons, and glacier-honed peaks, but it’s also your gateway to Sundance Resort, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and Cascade Springs. Entirely paved and open from May through October, the Alpine Loop is perfect for biking, hiking, and picturesque drives.
Utah is a haven for fishing enthusiasts, both expert, and novice. Schedule a guided river tour or a fly-tying lesson at Sundance Mountain Resort, and then head east to catch a native-to-Utah Rainbow Trout while floating along one of Utah’s Blue Ribbon fisheries in the Green River near Flaming Gorge.
Kodachrome Basin State Park has some of the darkest night skies in the West, thanks to its remote location and lack of light pollution. Grab your tent and your camera and marvel at the brightest stars you’ve ever seen. In the morning, hike or bike the trails to experience stunning rock formations and beautiful vistas.
Utah is known all over the world for having The Greatest Snow on Earth, but skiers and snowboarders also love Utah for its proximity to endless outdoor adventure. Salt Lake City is within an hour of 10 ski resorts, so whether you like to shred, carve, or tube the mountain, you’re always only a short drive from powder time.