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Staycation activity options throughout Utah

Utah is home to several staycation possibilities, from outdoor adventures such as camping and hiking at national and state parks, to regional theater productions, museums and tours. Following is a list, organized by region, of places and activities Utahns may want to check out this summer. Please note this list is not all-inclusive.

Northern Utah

Bear Lake Rodeo

  • 300 West, Garden City
  • Every Saturday July-August, 7 p.m.
  • Cost: $6-$10
  • Phone: 435-757-5322
  • Web: bearlakerodeo.com
  • Horseback Riding at Beaver Creek Lodge Logan Canyon
  • Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Cost: Rates vary from $28-$79 depending on group size and length of outing
  • Phone: 800-946-4485
  • Web: beavercreeklodge.com
  • Pickleville Playhouse 2049 S. Bear Lake Blvd., Garden City
  • June 11- Sept. 12; 1, 5 and 8 p.m.
  • Cost: $17.50-$22.50 per production ("The Drowsy Chaperone" and "Juanito Bandito in the One With the Monkey")
  • Phone: 435-946-2918
  • Web: picklevilleplayhouse.com
  • Crystal Hot Springs 8215 UT-38, Honeyville
  • Daily, 10 a.m.-8, 10 or 11 p.m.
  • Cost: Swimming $5-$7, camping $20 per campsite
  • Phone: 435-279-8104
  • Web: crystalhotsprings.net
  • Snowbasin 3925 Snow Basin Road, Huntsville
  • Daily
  • Cost: Hiking $8-$12, mountain biking $20-$25
  • Phone: 888-437-5488
  • Web: snowbasin.com

Salt Lake areaAntelope Island State Park

Central UtahUtah Olympic Park

  • 3419 Olympic Parkway, Park City
  • Daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Cost: $15-$20 each for alpine slide, adventure courses, climbing and ziplining; $75 for bobsled ride
  • Phone: 435-658-4200
  • Web: utaholympiclegacy.org/park-activities
  • Park City Mountain Resort 1345 Lowell Ave, Park City
  • Daily, 10 a.m.-6, 8 or 9 p.m.
  • Cost: Prices vary by activity, including alpine slide, alpine coaster, mountain biking, hiking, climbing wall, bungee harness, zip lines, lift rides and more
  • Phone: 435-649–8111
  • Web: parkcitymountain.com/site/summer/activities/index.html
  • Snowbird 9600 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road, Snowbird
  • Daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Cost: $6-$17 depending on activity, $44 for all-day pass; activities include mountain coaster, ropes courses, "mountain flyer," alpine slide and free outdoor movies and concerts
  • Phone: 800-232-9542
  • Web: snowbird.com/summer
  • Thanksgiving Point 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
  • Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Cost: Up to $15 depending on activity; activities include museums, farm animals, gardens and more
  • Phone: 801-768-2300
  • Web: thanksgivingpoint.org

Southern UtahZion National Park

  • State Route 9, Springdale
  • Daily, 24 hours
  • Cost: Weekly admission $25 per vehicle; rate increases to $30 per vehicle beginning July 1
  • Phone: 435-772-3256
  • Web: nps.gov/zion/index.htm
  • Lake Powell Hwy 276, Bullfrog
  • Daily, 24 hours
  • Cost: Weekly admission $15 per vehicle; prices vary for rental of powerboats, water toys and houseboats
  • Phone: 888-896-3829
  • Web: lakepowell.com
  • Tuacahn Amphitheatre 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
  • May-October, dates and times vary
  • Cost: $22.50-$75.80 per production (Disney's "When You Wish" and "Beauty and the Beast" open now; "Sister Act" opening July 31)
  • Phone: 800-746-9882
  • Web: tuacahn.org
  • Dead Horse Point State Park UT-313, Moab
  • Daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Cost: $10 admission, camping $28-$80 per night
  • Phone: 435-259-2614
  • Web: stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse

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