Family Attractions in Utah Valley
Thanksgiving Point North American Museum of Ancient Life
Less Car Time, More Fun Time
If you're looking for family vacation spots in the United States, look no further than Utah Valley. Not only will you find activities for family members of all ages and interests, but you'll also find them nearby—wherever you are.
Most of Utah Valley's major family attractions are within just a few minutes of each other and of the area's major communities. That means less time in the car…and more time on the slopes, at the water park, in the world's largest dinosaur museum, or anywhere else you have in mind.
Most Utah Valley attractions can accommodate children, and many venues offer special prices for family groups. You and your family can choose from a broad array of Utah attractions
and activities that span all four seasons, including:
• The world's largest dinosaur museum (The Museum of Ancient Life
) at Thanksgiving Point
• The historic and scenic Heber Valley Railroad
• Seven Peaks Waterpark
- largest waterpark in Utah
• The ski slopes and Art Shack
at Sundance Ski Resort
• The Provo Beach Resort
at the Shops at Riverwoods
• The beautiful and mysterious caverns of Timpanogos Cave National Monument
To learn more about Utah Valley's family attractions, click on the links at left or find a specific attraction using the alphabetical list below. You'll find all the information you need to make having fun a family affair here in Utah Valley!
Just 7 minutes from the mouth of Provo Canyon, Adventure Zipline is Utah’s newest tree-top canopy zipline tour adventure nestled in the Wasatch Mountains and adjacent to the world famous Provo River.
The Alpine Art Center is a wonderful new Art Gallery set in the middle of beautiful Alpine Utah, and surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and streams.
At the summit of American Fork Canyon, vistas of Mt. Timpanogos are visible through impressive aspen groves.
The mission of the American Fork Library is threefold: to meet the information needs of our citizens, to provide a rich environment to encourage reading in our children and to improve the quality of life with recreational reading materials.
Local recreation department.
A breathtaking double cataract waterfall which drops 607 feet to the Provo River.
Come visit Brigham Young University, the second-largest private university in the country.
Home of BYU Cougar Basketball as well as many special events.
Geocaching is treasure hunting for the 21st century. Armed with a GPS receiver, a set of coordinates that tell you the location of a cache, and a healthy sense of adventure, you go out and look for a hidden cache.
Featuring works by student and contemporary artists in temporary shows.