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Utah at a Glance

The diversity of the natural landscapes in the state of Utah will have you in awe at every turn. Want to spend some time outdoors? Whether you are a hiker, biker, skier or just want to take in the view, Utah is the place for outdoor recreation. If you want to amp up the adrenaline, try whitewater rafting or go hang gliding to see the breathtaking canyons and rock formations from new heights. With numerous awe-inspiring national parks choosing by closing your eyes and place you finger on a map may be the easiest way to make a decision. With majestic mountain peaks, deep canyons, vast deserts, dense forests and vibrant colors all around you won't want to close your eyes while visiting the Beehive State.

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Popular Places
  • Salt Lake City Salt Lake City
  • Moab Moab
  • Canyonlands National Park Canyonlands National Park
  • Arches National Park Arches National Park
  • Zion National Park Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Monument Valley Monument Valley
  • Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef National Park
  • Lake Powell Lake Powell
Getting There
Major Airports
  • Major Airport Salt Lake City International Airport

Passport / Visa Requirements

All travelers to the United States are required to hold a valid passport; the passport should be valid for six months beyond your departure from the U.S. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of 37 participating countries to travel within the United States without a visa for 90 days; travelers must have valid Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval prior to travel, return travel tickets and a passport with a photo and an electronic chip. Visitors not eligible for VWP must apply for a non-immigrant visa. For more information, visit the U.S. State Department's travel website.

Need to Know

Severe Weather: Utah experience flooding after hard rainstorms and will also get snow and cold temperatures in the winter. Stay tuned to the weather to make your trip a safe one.

Safety Concerns Utah's crime rates vary depending on the state. No matter where you are visiting, it doesn't hurt to take common sense precautions to protect yourself and your things.

Health Concerns Utah doesn't present any threatening health concerns to travelers. The water quality is good.

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