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.
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.
Utah Lake State Park
Utah?s largest freshwater lake, offers plenty of opportunities to fish for catfish, walleye, white bass, black bass, and panfish. On Utah Lake you can powerboat, sail the day, or canoe. Visitors will have access to picnic tables, a pavilion, and a fire pit. A great destination for your RV rental trip this park is easy to access with wide roads and no major barriers to maneuvering. Easy access to the pull thru sites and dump station the park provides electric and water hookups. As a bonus you can hop on the bike and ride miles and miles of paved multi-use trails traffic free!
Lincoln Beach Campground
Spanish Fork, UT
A county park on the southern shores of Utah Lake this rural location allows you to get away from it all in the RV rental and enjoy some quiet. Great fishing access with a boat ramp and fishing dock (or fish from the shores too). There are water hookups available and a dump station but no electricity. if you need power make sure your motorhome rental has a built in generator or a few 12 volt batteries on board.
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.
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.
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.
Bridal Veil Falls
If you?re looking for a quick getaway into nature you'll find it here. This 607 foot double cascade natural waterfall is located in the scenic Provo Canyon, and it?s just a short drive from Highway 189. Enjoy a picnic or a barbecue, and lie down on the grassy picnic spots or play frisbee. You can refresh in the cool shallow waters that are formed below the waterfall.