While summer vacation has wrapped up and we aren’t quite ready for cold-weather fun, remember that Utah is an amazing place to spend time in the fall for tourists and natives alike. Here are five of our top picks for outdoor adventures this season.
Go on a road trip. Forget just speeding from one destination to the next, let the road and the spectacular scenery of Utah be your destination. The folks at the Utah Office of Tourism have put together a number or great road trip itineraries to suit everyone’s interests. Grab your hiking boots, turn up the music, and head out on the highway!
Go mountain biking or cycling. Utah offers unparalleled trails for biking enthusiasts. The terrain is challenging and the scenery breathtaking. The payoff of worth the effort!
Experience The Mighty 5. Utah’s top five national parks include: Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Zion. They offer a wide diversity of activities from backpacking to mountain biking, canyoneering to star gazing. With a bit of trip planning, you can visit one or all of these unforgettable destinations this autumn.
Take a hike at Dinosaur National Monument. Learning about natural history at the Carnegie Dinosaur Quarry, finding petroglyphs and pictographs around the monument and exploring the amazing geology of the area is an amazing way to spend a fall family day. What kid wouldn’t think this was the best day ever?
Explore the backcountry by ATV. Rent an ATV and head out to explore on your own or join a guided ATV tour for two, three, or four hours. Lofty Peaks Adventures LLC is the exclusive permittee for ATV and snowmobiling in Wasatch Mountain State Park, and as such, we offer special access to the park as well as thousands of acres in the adjoining Wasatch National Forest.
Whatever you choose to do, get out and enjoy everything Utah has to offer before winter sets in. After that, well, we’ll know to find you on the snowmobile trails. Contact Lofty Peaks at (435) 654-7455 to reserve an ATV rental or snowmobile rental for your next outdoor adventure.