The state of Utah in the western United States was founded by
Mormons and named after the Ute Indian people living there. In
2002 the Olympic Winter Games were held in the capital, Salt
Lake City. The landscape of the US state of Utah is
characterized by numerous deep canyons and national parks. In
the northeast, the foothills of the Rocky Mountains still reach
a height of over 4,000 meters.
Utah is the only U.S. state
with five national parks, the Zion, Arches, Bryce Canyon,
Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, also known as Mighty 5®. But that's
not all: Utah's 43 state parks, seven national monuments and the
winter sports areas of the “The Greatest Snow on Earth” region
of the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City also delight
outdoor enthusiasts every year. Whether skiing, hiking,
climbing, riding, rafting, golfing or mountain biking: in Utah
there is a suitable travel experience for every taste!
The best way to explore the numerous national parks is by car
tours. The Bryce Canyon National Park is located at over 2,400
meters on the Colorado Plateau. In addition to the so-called
hoodoos, the colored rock pyramids, there are ancient rock
drawings to discover here. The Scenic Drive takes you to 13
viewpoints. The Arches National Park and the Capitol Reef
National Park invite you to take long hikes, climb or bike. Utah
is also famous for its dinosaur finds. Archaeological sites,
museums and the Dinosaur National Monument near Vernal take you
back in time to these gigantic reptiles.
The atmosphere of the Wild West, on the other hand, comes
back to life in the numerous ghost towns such as Old Bryce Town
or Silver City. In the capital, Salt Lake City, you can learn
about the culture of the Mormons. Built in the neo-Gothic style,
the Salt Lake Temple is particularly impressive due to its
size. In the Church History Museum, visitors can learn a lot
about the history of this most strongly represented religious
community. The city of Logan invites you to water sports on its
Bear Lake in summer, e.g. B. for wakeboarding.
Travel Tips and Best Travel Times
Utah has a steppe climate. Summers are hot and dry at around
30 ° C, while winters are very snowy and temperatures are around
zero ° C. The high mountains with many slopes make the region an
ideal destination for your skiing holiday.
There are direct flights from Germany to the international
airport in Salt Lake City. Numerous other airports can be
reached by domestic flight. The time difference from the
Mountain Standard Time there is eight hours from Germany.
List of all zip codes for the state of Utah, UT. Sorted by
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