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Have You Been Here Yet? The Best Summer Fun at 3 Utah National Monuments & Landmarks

Aug 7, 2019, 9:55 AM | Updated: Jul 2, 2020, 11:54 am
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This article about the best summer fun at Utah National Monuments and Landmarks in the Honda Civic Hatchback is sponsored by your Utah Honda Dealers.


You still have a little bit of summer left, and you are looking for something new and different to do! Look no further than some of Utah’s most incredible national monuments. Hop in your brand new 2019 Honda Civic Hatchback and get ready to head to 3 of the best Utah National Monuments.

1. Dinosaur National Monument

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Just outside of Vernal, UT is Dinosaur National Monument. The site includes over 800 paleontological sites where fossils of Allosaurus, Apatosaurus, Camarasaurus, and Stegosaurus have been unearthed. Some of the most complete dinosaur fossils have been found here. The centerpiece is the incredible Quarry Exhibit Hall’s fossil wall. There you can see over 1,500 fossilized dinosaur bones in one place.

2. Timpanogos Cave National Monument

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Timpanogos Cave National Monument is one of Utah’s best-kept secrets. The caves themselves are super colorful. And they have an incredible bat population. After creating a new visitor’s center, the trail and caves re-opened as of June 2019. The trail is paved all the way to the caves, but it can get pretty steep. Wear good shoes. And prepared for 100°F on the trail, and 45°F in the cave itself. You can only tour the cave in the summer. are only offered during the summer. Make sure to buy your tickets in advance because weekends sell out quickly.

3. Golden Spike National Historical Park

An hour and a half drive north and you’ll find yourself at one of the most historical places in Utah: Golden Spike National Historical Park. It’s been 150 years since the country’s western and eastern railway systems were united in Promontory, UT. Although the larger 150th celebration is over, reenactments take place on Saturdays and Holidays from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Plus, you can see demonstrations of replicas of the mighty Jupiter and 119 locomotives from May through October.

Take the Honda Civic Hatchback to Your Favorite Utah National Monument

The 2019 Honda Civic Hatchback will get you to any of the amazing state and national parks and monuments in the state. You can check one out at your local Utah Honda Dealer and at utah.hondadealers.com.

Ken Garff Honda Downtown
64 E 900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 526-1700

Ken Garff Honda of Orem
195 E University Pkwy
Orem, UT 84058
(801) 709-1695

Ken Garff Honda Riverdale
950 W Riverdale Rd
Ogden, UT 84405
(801) 781-4700

Larry H. Miller Honda
5808 S State St
Murray, UT 84107
(801) 262-3331

Performance Honda Bountiful
2215 S 500 W
Bountiful, UT 84010
(801) 295-4477

Stockton #12 Honda
10860 So Automall Dr
Sandy, UT 84070
(866) 778-1103

Young Honda
1945 N Main St
Logan, UT 84341
(435) 554-3400

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Have You Been Here Yet? The Best Summer Fun at 3 Utah National Monuments & Landmarks