in Salt Lake City, UT (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!

Brighton Ski Resort

8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121   Directions

(435) 649-7908


Enjoy the outdoor beauty of the mountain scene and the atmosphere on the slopes at Brighton Ski Resort. 1,050 acres of accessible terrain include 1,875 vertical feet of skiing, so you'll have plenty of time in the snow. Brighton also has day lodges, equipment rentals, ski and snowboard school, a pub, and much more. You won't find anywhere as obliging as this ski resort.

Great Salt Lake

13312 West 1075 South
Magna, UT 84044   Directions

(801) 828-0787


If your travels take you to northern Utah, then experiencing the Great Salt Lake is a must-see. The scenic interplay of the lake's pristine water reflecting the sky's colorful displays is something that everyone should witness for themselves. With outdoor areas for camping as well as a large number of nature trails and walking paths, this natural jewel should be an essential part of any trip to the area.

International Peace Gardens

1000 S 900 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84104   Directions

(801) 938-5326


Explore the cultural diversity of nations around the globe at the International Peace Gardens at Jordan Park. The outdoor gardens effectively represent twenty-six countries through their native plants, garden architecture, and statues of world peace leaders associated with that particular nation. The Peace Garden was created as a citizenship project to promote peace and understanding in the international community.

Liberty Park

600 East 900 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105   Directions

(801) 972-7800


Red Butte Garden

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108   Directions

(801) 585-0556


Red Butte Garden is nature's haven to get you away from all the hustle and bustle, and give you a chance to really commune with nature. The whole family will not only enjoy the deep, clean breaths of air and dazzling scenery, but there is much to explore and learn in this truly enchanting corner of the city.

Tracy Aviary

589 S 1300 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105   Directions

(801) 596-8500


With the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Tracy Aviary is open every day of the year. That's 363 opportunities for you and your family to let your knowledge of birds take flight!

Tracy Aviary offers year-round exhibits and attractions, bird shows, and educational experiences for all ages. Nothing can quite describe the wonder and awe that will be put into motion when you experience a flighted bird experience as the birds and their trainers present a spectacle that underscores how wondrous nature can be! And, you can also take a trip to the Amazon Thursday through Sunday and come up close to some of the Amazon Basin's most energetic and engaging birds. The time for each of these is limited to 15 minutes and only 8 people per feeding, but the wait is well worth getting up close!

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