Museum of Natural Curiosity
Who wouldn?t want to visit something called the Museum of Natural Curiosity. The name itself makes it intriguing. The truth is that there is something for everyone. With more than 400 interactive experiences, you can choose a new adventure each time you visit the Museum of Natural Curiosity(R). In Rainforest, explore the ancient ruins and chambers, crawl inside the 45-foot-tall monkey head, and pretend to fly the Piper Cub. At Water Works, explore science with water, wind, sun, and earth, or go to the Discovery Garden to learn about nature and the six simple machines in the Archimedes Playground. You can even explore the town of Kidopolis, where you'll discover secret passageways and perform tricks at the magic shop. For more educational opportunities, visit the Exploratorium exhibit in the Innovation Gallery or take a class in one of the Dickson Academy classrooms. The options are endless for all curious minds at the Museum of Natural Curiosity.
Nunns Park Camping
Located within the scenic Provo Canyon this county run park provides immediate access to the paved multi-use trail that follows the small river. This is a great option for RV rentals that are smaller than 28' as the sites are a bit small. This campground stays cooler in the summer with ample shade and access to the water. There are water hookups located in the park but no electricity or sewer is provided so make sure your RV rental has a generator if you need power. The campground is convenient to both Provo and Park City.
Brigham Young University
This lovely campus has a bit of everything. If you?re into art, check out the museums, where you can find works of art by artists like Norman Rockwell. Sports aficionados will enjoy the 66,000 seat LaVell Edwards Stadium for football games, or catch a basketball game, where you can view it at the 23,000 seat Marriott Center. If you?d like to listen to quality music, watch great theater, or watch a free movie you can see it here.
Provo Canyon is full of scenic parks with access to the Provo River for fishing, relaxation and recreational activities. In these parks you'll also find trail-heads to the Uinta National Forest. You'll have majestic views of the surrounding mountains. All parks have pavilions which can be rented for a fee. Most places offer barbecue, power, and running-water restrooms.
Nestled in the woods above the city of Orem, Utah is where you will find Hope Campground. This place is perfect for those who want to connect with nature and escape the noises and activity of the city. Hope Campground offers primitive RV and tent camping on a first come, first serve basis to those who dare to venture out into the wilderness. You will not find the luxury of water and electric hookups at the RV sites offered at this campground, but will get to spend some time in nature enjoying a simple camping experience.
Hope Campground is located near Squawk Peak and offers great adventures for those who love the outdoors. You can spend your day hiking through the miles of trails available on the mountain and make your way back to camp in time to have a delicious dinner at the fire pit. This campground offers water fountains and restrooms for you to use while there.
Salt Lake City KOA
The Salt Lake City KOA is the closest RV park to downtown Salt Lake City. It offers a traditional camping experience along with easy access to all the city's attractions via the new light rail transit system. Salt Lake City has lots of attractions. The KOA offers City Sights tours will paint you a wonderful picture of Salt Lake City and its rich history. They pick up and drop off right here at our campground for most of their tours. They have two smaller trolley tours that are available for pickup at Temple Square. RV facilities and amenities include 50 max amp, 80? max length, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, pool, sauna, hot tub, propane, pavilion, and kitchen. The KOA also offers recreational activities and events for campers as well. Campers can also enjoy breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. The Salt Lake City KOA provides a great place to relax and enjoy after spending time exploring this corner of Utah.
Pony Express RV Resort
North Salt Lake, UT
Drive south on Interstate 15 from Layton and take in the views of mountains on one side and water on the other. Enjoy views of Farmington Bay, Thurston Peak, Grandview Peak, and Bay Waterfowl Management Area to reach the Pony Express RV Resort. The sites here can accommodate any rig of any size, and you can also rent a cozy, modern log cabin or a larger modern cottage. Guests are welcome to enjoy a variety of spacious campsites with full utility hookups, which includes free WiFi and cable television. Both cabins and campsites are equipped with picnic tables, and there?s a general store on site that can also refill your propane tank. This park emphasizes relaxation and serenity, combining the peaceful wilderness surrounding Great Salt Lake with modern amenities and a variety of activities. The park operates all year round, and is convenient to many local ski hills, the Jordan River Parkway, the Salt Lake City International Airport, and downtown Salt Lake City.
The Fairview Museum of History and Art
West Jordan, UT
The Fairview Museum of History and Art in Fairview, Utah is a wonderful place for an excursion. The museum has exhibits of sculpture, painting, oral history, local history, and much more. The museum also has a New Columbian Mammoth skeleton, which is fascinating to see. The museum is a nonprofit organization, and most of the staff are volunteers from the area. Two main buildings, the Heritage, which is 115 years old and the Horizon Building, contain the exhibits. The mostly volunteer staff is dedicated to preserving pioneer and historical artifacts, histories, and cultural collections. Their mission also includes providing an outlet for creative talent and educational opportunities. There are over 100 pieces of sculpture in the museum. Many of the exhibits and activities are designed as educational materials for the elementary school visitors. Local artists teach adult art classes on the premises of the museum. The library staff provides assistance to individuals and groups searching for information on local ancestors and the history of the area.