Named as one of the 10 best places to raise a family by the 2010 issue of Forbes Magazine, Provo is home to Brigham Young University and Peaks Ice Arena, a venue for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Provo hotels offer a wide variety of choices including bed & breakfasts, economy motels, and luxury hotels. The majority of the hotels in Provo offer free wireless Internet, continental breakfasts, and workout areas. Two of the most popular Provo hotels are the Days Inn and Springhill Suites by Marriott.
Visitors looking to leave their Provo hotels in search of adventure should take a trip to Seven Peaks Water Park. The popular water park features a 500,000-gallon wave pool and 100 foot free-fall slides.
The Provo Town Center is home to several national stores, such as American Eagle Outfitters and Dillard's. Provo Town Center also features specialty shops such as Spencer's, The Sticker Shop, and Tricked Out Accessories.
Those looking to leave their Provo hotels in hopes of getting in a quick round of golf need to tee it up at East Bay Golf Course. Owned by the city, the beautiful 18 hole course is nestled at the bottom of the town's beautiful mountain range.
Brigham Young University is home to one of the best college football teams in the country. In addition to a stellar football program, the University also boasts a top basketball team.
One of the most popular authentic Italian restaurants in the state is Gloria's Little Italy. Not only does the restaurant offer excellent food, but the atmosphere is fantastic and the accordion player is legendary.