Located less than 30 minutes away from vibrant Salt Lake City, Draper is the perfect place to take some time off and enjoy yourself. Whether you are a nature lover who yearns to become immersed in the great outdoors, or someone who delights in family-friendly entertainment—or both—you will feel wonderfully at ease in this lovely town in the state of Utah.
Vacationing with an RV rental in Draper is an excellent way to experience this charming city, but also because it gives you the flexibility to explore other nearby Utah towns and cities. For example, the capital Salt Lake City is only 20 miles away while the ski-enthusiast’s paradise Park City is only 42 miles away. Since Utah is a state resplendent in nature’s bounty, you can always rent a motorhome in Draper and drive it to some of the national treasures nearby such as Zion National Park or Bryce Canyon National Park, which are both normally less than 5 hours away. In fact, whether you like lakes, rivers, mountains, or stunning rock landforms, you will find them just a short distance away from Draper should you want to pay them a visit. And if you would rather keep the driving to a minimum, there is plenty to experience with your RV rental in Draper itself.
What makes Draper a special place for RV renters to explore is that the city makes it very convenient for travel on wheels. Because of Utah’s famed natural beauty, travel trailer rental in Draper has become very popular, and as such the city and surrounding area provide all necessary accommodations and services. For example, you will have little trouble finding an RV park or campground around. In fact, Mountain Shadows RV Park is a great spot to settle with a rental RV in Draper. Open year-round, pet-friendly, and generous with amenities (free cable and wifi, cooking gas, hot water, laundromat, convenient store, courts and play areas, pool and Jacuzzi, clubhouse, book and movie rentals— you name it), this place really enhances your vacation experience. Similarly, there are several other such parks in and around Draper. Neighboring towns, only a short distance away, also provide campgrounds and parks should you need it. Check out Lakeside RV Campground in Provo, Mountain Valley RV Resort in Heber, Salt Lake City KOA, and Pony Express RV Resort in North Salt Lake.
Likewise, it is quite easy to find all the supplies and services you’ll need for all types of RVs in Draper. You’ll find plenty of gas and diesel stops, repair services, and car washes and detailing. When you search for an RV in Draper you’re sure to find all the extras you’ll need to make your trip hassle-free as well as unforgettable. Besides, there are bound to be plenty of other RVers around, so you should always be able to find someone to ask for tips and favorites!
Fun in the Outdoors
For an outdoors aficionado, Draper can be heaven on earth. Particularly for hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders, the abundance of trails in the region will be an exciting opportunity. Book an RV in Draper and get ready to explore the interconnecting trails that together span more than 90 miles and range from the city to the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range. While there are many different trails that you can explore, the Little Valley Trail system is one great option for hiker and bikers that do not have much experience. Since the system is marked so that different trails can be identified as suitable for beginners or intermediates, you can explore it to gain and improve skill and safety. Similarly, the Corner Canyon Trails and Bear Canyon trails are an apt option for those who want refreshing exercise and beautiful scenery without too much technical difficulty. For more experienced hikers, something like the Jacob’s Ladder trail or Cherry Canyon Logging Trail, which both ultimately lead to the summit of the Lone Peak mountain, could be more challenging options. No matter which ones you choose, you will be sure to be blessed with lots of fresh air, gorgeous panoramas, and thriving local flora and fauna.
Other than trails, there are also lots of parks to enjoy outdoor activities in if you rent an RV in Draper. A great example is the Draper Cycle Park, where children and adults of all abilities can come to enjoy mountain biking, dirt-jumping, and cyclocross—and soon can enjoy in-line skating and track racing too! There are also nine lovely parks across the city with plenty of space for both relaxing and play. And blessed with just the right wind patterns, Draper's Point of the Mountain allows for a magical hang gliding and paragliding experience. Other points of interest include the Wheadon Community Garden and the South Mountain golf course and pool.
Explore in the City
If you ever tire of the outdoors, do not fret! There is much to do within Draper that does not involve sweat and muddy boots. As a flourishing camper rental city, Draper sees its fair share of visitors and therefore has a lively atmosphere all around. Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining or comfort food, there are enough regional eateries around to satisfy your taste. If you want to watch something, you could head to the local movie theatre, or better yet—the Draper Amphitheatre, set against a beautiful hillside overlooking the Salt Lake Valley, where you can enjoy stage shows, music, and movie nights. With the right timing, you could also experience community events such as the annual Arts & Craft Festival where you can shop for unique handcrafted items from artisans and craftsmen while enjoying food and live entertainment. And for more attractions, it is as simple as heading out in your RV rental from Draper and exploring the treats that lie just outside the city.
Not only will Draper and surrounding areas be fun for you, it will also be just the right place if you’re traveling with your family. After all, RVing is as family-friendly as it gets! Children would love the attractions of Draper, with places that offer go-karting, laser tag, arcade, batting cages, miniature golf, rock climbing, water slides, and more. For more educational activities, you could visit the Living Planet Aquarium (which houses 1250 animals from 267 species), take your child pottery painting, or visit the Sorensen House Museum or Draper Historical Society Museum. You could also engage them in seasonal events, such as bike parades, rodeo, Easter Hunts, Halloween costume parties, and so on. Exploring Draper is not difficult since there are good road systems and sufficient public parking spaces. But even when you might have to rest the RV back at the park, the UTA transport system is reliable and easily navigated so you can leave your RV in Draper and access all these activities without problem.
Draper, UT is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.
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