What is Utah Known for?

Utah is named after the Ute tribe meaning people of the mountains. 

Utah boasts some very unique geographical features including wide salt flats and a large salt water lake.

Ever since Brigham Young settled in Salt Lake Valley in 1847, over 60% of Utah’s residents practice the Mormon religion.

What Are Some Cities to Visit in Utah?

Provo is located in the middle of Utah Valley and at the base of the nearly 12,000 foot high Mount Timpanogos.


St. George is located at a transitional point between the Colorado Plateau, the valley basin, and the Mojave Desert. 

St. George

Ogden is set at the base of the Rocky Mountains with their beautiful snow capped peaks as a backdrop to this historical little town. 


The capital city of Utah, Salt Lake City, lies between the Wasatch Mountain Range and the Great Salt Lake. 

With its wide open skies, Utah has some of the best stargazing locations in the country. There are eighteen certified International Dark Sky Parks in the state.