SPONSORED

The Best Utah Road Trips To Take Before the Year Ends

Oct 7, 2020, 1:51 PM
Best Utah Road Trips - road trip snacks...
Photo: Adobe Stock

The following article about the best Utah road trips is presented by your Utah Honda Dealers.


 Enjoy the Scenery by Driving Along Scenic Byway 12

Best Utah Road Trips

Photo: Adobe Stock

Also known as the All American Road, Scenic Byway 12 connects Panguitch from US 89 to Torrey SR 24. Along the way, you can stop at Bryce National Park, Grand-Staircase Escalante, and Boulder Mountain. You can take this trip in a day or split it up into a multi-day trip. Pack your camera to capture the stunning vistas.

Learn more about Utah’s History by Visiting Noteworthy Historical Sites

road trip questions - best Utah road trips

Photo: Adobe Stock

Heading north from Salt Lake, Promontory is a great place to visit to learn more about how Utah’s railroad system led Utah to become the Gateway to the West. A trip to the Golden Spike National Historical Park is a must-see stop to see railroad artifacts, special videos, and a gift shop for trinkets.

Heading South on dirt roads from here for another must-see site takes you to the Spiral Jetty, an earthwork sculpture created by Robert Smithson. Now a hallmark of the state, this art is stunning to see in person, the materials utilized from the natural landscape to create a mark. Note: this piece can sometimes be submerged underwater, so make sure to check the levels before you go.

How to Make the Best of Your Road Trip

Photo: Adobe Stock

The best way to make sure your time on the road enjoyable is (obviously) to make sure you pack plenty of road trip snacks. Another good way to prepare for your trip is to embrace trivia. Having a list of road trip questions can prompt conversations with your fellow passengers and make the driving experience go by quickly. And remember, it’s about the journey, not the destination!

Related articles:

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Sponsored

tips how to quit smoking...
Eric Openshaw

7 Tips How to Quit Smoking | Quitting Smoking Might be One of the Hardest Things You Ever Do but Here’s Where You Can Start

Quitting smoking cigarettes can be incredibly difficult. Here are 7 tips how to quit smoking to help you on your quitting journey.
15 days ago
Photo: Storyblocks...
Blue Stakes of Utah 811

Blue Stakes of Utah 811: 5 Reasons To Call 811 Before You Dig When Working in Your Yard

Call before you dig. Even at home, you could end up with serious injuries or broken utilities just because you didn't call Blue Stakes of Utah 811.
16 days ago
Days of...
Days of '47 Rodeo

TRIVIA: How well do you know your rodeo? Take this quiz before you go to the Days of ’47!

The Utah Days of ’47 Rodeo presented by Zions Bank is a one-of-a-kind Gold Medal Rodeo being held July 20-23, 25 at 7:30 PM. The Days of ’47 Rodeo How well do you know your rodeo trivia? Take the quiz to test your know-all before heading out to the Days of ’47 Rodeo at the […]
23 days ago
cyber security through multi factor authentication setup...
Les Olson IT

How multi factor authentication setup helps companies stay safe

Multi factor authentication (MFA) setup is an important security measure that every company should implement for their workers. It’s also wise to install it for your personal and home accounts.
1 month ago
...
Lighting Design

Check out these stunning lamps with stained glass shades

Lamps with stained glass shades are statement pieces that are more than simply aesthetic. They also meet a functional requirement: to light up a room.
1 month ago
Address Bar of internet browser shows internet access...
AARP Utah

Utah voters 50+ support increased access to Internet

The AARP surveyed Utah voters aged 50 plus about internet access and if they support the expansion of broadband, especially in rural areas currently lacking it.
1 month ago
The Best Utah Road Trips To Take Before the Year Ends