Welcome to Provo

Your Ultimate Guide to Visiting BYU!

Utah Valley is famous for its stunning mountains, outdoor recreation opportunities, and its role as the host of the 2002 Winter Olympics. With the breathtaking Alpine Scenic Loop and Nebo Scenic Loop byways, you can experience the best of the region's natural beauty. Don't miss out on the chance to immerse yourself in Sundance Mountain Resort and explore the thriving software and tech companies that call this area home.

Things to do in Provo

Downtown Provo

Explore charming streets lined with historical buildings, boutique shops, and a…

6 BYU Must Do's

Your Itinerary


  1. Attend a live music performance at Velour, the home venue of "Imagine Dragons."

  2. Learn about J-Dawgs, a BYU senior project turned local sensation.

  3. Immerse yourself in nature and creativity at Sundance Mountain Resort, where Robert Redford's vision comes to life and is the birthplace of the Sundance Film Festival.

  4. Experience the local love for sweets by visiting a soda company.

  5. Indulge in a comedy night at Dry Bar Comedy for laughter-filled entertainment.

  6. Don't miss trying Utah's famous fry sauce during your culinary adventures.

Y Mountain

Y Mountain, located east of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, features the Slide Canyon or Y Mountain Trail leading to the iconic block Y, 1.06 miles from a base parking area, with a 1,074-foot elevation gain. This Y emblem, over a century old, symbolizes BYU.

Restaurants Near BYU

Enjoy a culinary journey near BYU in Provo, with options like the renowned Tree Room at Sundance Mountain Resort and top-rated restaurants such as Communal, Black Sheep Cafe, Block, and Bistro Provenance. For local favorites, try Bam Bam’s BBQ, J-Dawgs, Two Jacks Pizza, Mozz Pizza, and Strap Tank Brewery, ensuring a delightful dining experience for all tastes.

Drinks

Looking for a drink in Utah County? Visit Sundance's Owl Bar, Clear Water Distilling, ABG's Libation…

Getting to the Game

Take the Utah Valley Express to the games— a convenient, eco-friendly choice that saves you money on parking and gas while delivering a FREE ride to the stadium.

Hotels near BYU

Discover comfortable lodging options near BYU in Provo when coming to see a Big 12 game. Rest and rejuvenate at recommended hotels like Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Hyatt Place Provo, Sundance Mountain Resort, Residence Inn by Marriott Provo North, Residence Inn by Marriott South University, and Springhill Suites Provo. Additionally, if you're in search of the perfect event venue, these hotels feature spacious ballrooms ideal for hosting gatherings of various sizes. Explore options like Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center and Utah Valley Convention Center for your event needs.

Must-Visit Attractions

Make the most of your time in Utah with visits to the following attractions