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Provo is most famous as the home of Brigham Young University, yet it’s also your gateway to some of Utah’s legendarily gorgeous scenery, with mountains and lakes encircling the compact city. Follow the trails around Utah Lake State Park, or head out of the city to find the beautiful Bridal Veil Falls. Come here in winter for some of the best skiing in the US.
Whatever time of year you’re visiting, you’ll need a car to navigate Provo and the rest of Utah. Driving is an enchanting pastime here, leading you down roads with mountainous backdrops or to breathtaking desert destinations. Orbitz can help you find the best deal for your trip.
Provo features spectacular scenery to both the north and the south of the city. With so much to explore, waste no time in collecting your rental car and driving to these nearby destinations.
Provo is located near some of the finest ski resorts in Utah, and one of the closest is in the town of Sundance. Visit here to gawp at peaks such as Roberts Horn and Mount Timpanogos. In summer, it’s all about zip lining, fishing, mountain biking, trekking and hiking. Come in winter to ski down pistes of fine powder, and to spend nights in atmospheric lodges recalling the huts of the European Alps.
Journey time: Around 30 minutes
Distance: Approximately 15 miles
The capital of Utah is a short journey north of Provo, and is one of the sightseeing highlights of the state. The center of Mormonism, in Temple Square, is a truly impressive sight, as is the vast Utah State Capitol Building. Once you’re in the city, don’t miss the Clark Planetarium for an evening of stargazing. The nearby suburb of Park City hosts the Sundance Film Festival every year.
Journey time: Around 50 minutes
Distance: Approximately 45 miles
Of Utah’s five national parks, Capitol Reef is the closest to Provo. This wild, desert landscape resembles coral reefs, with ridges jutting up from the desert floor. It’s best explored by rental car, driving for miles on wide, open roads with these stunning vistas unfolding around you. Best of all, you won’t always be troubled by hordes of tourists as with other national parks.
Journey time: Around three hours
Distance: Approximately 180 miles