Ten Places RV Travelers Like in Salt Lake City

  1. Antelope Island State Park, located on the Great Salt Lake, is beloved by RV campers for its sandy beaches, salt water swimming, wildlife viewing and excellent hiking trails. Dry camping at the island’s campsites allows you a ringside seat to watch for bison and antelope.
  2. Heber Valley Railroad, about an hour south in Heber City, skirts scenic Deer Creek Reservoir and offers a day of fun for RV campers. Take advantage of activity packages for adventures such as “ride and raft”, the zip line adventure, “reins and trains” and whole host of other possibilities for outdoor fun.
  3. Jordanelle State Park – An excellent place to camp, fish or hike less than an hour from Salt Lake City. Bring the boat to this bright blue lake near Heber, UT. Surrounded by the Wasatch Range, it’s the perfect place to spend an extended outdoor vacation.
  4. A visit to Park City Utah will remind you why the Olympics were once held here! Miles of biking and hiking trails, an ice center, golf courses and just about any kind of outdoor activity you desire can be found in Park City.
  5. Rockport State Park – A quick forty-five minute drive from Salt Lake City on I-80 and you’re in angler’s heaven! Fish for bass and rainbow trout and take advantage of comfortable camping at Juniper Campground.
  6. Southern Utah National Parks! When you go RV camping in Salt Lake City, don’t miss the chance to visit Southern Utah’s outstanding national parks. A half day’s drive from SLC, you’ll find Capitol Reef National Park, where scenery, outdoor recreation and historic sites are more than worth the drive. Close by you’ll also find Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, where hundreds of miles of turquoise blue water winds through rocky canyons and invites visitors to boat, fish and explore. Two more extraordinary national parks are well within easy driving range of Salt Lake City. Canyonlands National Park offers not only breathtaking redrock canyon scenery, but also the Green and Colorado Rivers for rafting, fishing and riverside trail hiking. Arches National Park near Moab, UT will have your camera shutters clicking as you hike and drive a landscape that reveals two thousand sandstone arches.
  7. Temple Square – RV travelers will definitely want to spend a day at Temple Square, where the world headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is located. The magnificent Salt Lake Temple and Tabernacle, the historic Beehive House and a whole host of other significant structures are open for guided tours.
  8. This is the Place Heritage Farm is the perfect place to take the kids on your Salt Lake City RV camping trip. Watch demonstrations and join in as farm chores are done. Tour Heritage Village and Native American Village for an excellent view of early Utah history.
  9. Utah Governor’s Mansion, located in Salt Lake City, is an exquisite example of turn-of-the-century architecture. Learn how the people of Utah and some world-class restoration experts brought this beautiful home back to life after a major fire in 1993.
  10. Wendover, UT on the Nevada border is home to several exciting casinos. One hour west of Salt Lake City you’ll find the Wendover Nugget Casino and the Wendover Resorts, including the Peppermill, Rainbow and Montego Bay Hotels and Casinos.
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