Utah is one of the most visually beautiful states in the country. There are so many interesting natural features worth visiting, including mountains, waterfalls, and even salt flats. There's also plenty of city life and cultural experience to enjoy, too, including world-class dining and luxury resorts. When planning your visit, there is no shortage of ways to spend your time exploring the outdoors during the day and returning to an upscale resort for a delicious meal at night.


1. Arches National Park

Arches National Park is located in eastern Utah, not far from the Colorado border, about 4 miles north of Moab. It features more than 2,000 natural formations, the highest density of arches the world. Arches lies above an underground salt bed which contributed to the formation of the breathtaking spies, fins, arches, and balanced rocks. Climbing on arches with openings larger than 3 feet is banned, but it is allowed in some areas with a permit. Anyone can enjoy hiking and bicycling and the beautiful landscape provides plenty of opportunities for photography.

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