UT Posted in Utah March 15, 2016 by Catherine Rees 19 Reasons Why Utah is the Best State Do we really need to convince you that Utah is the best state? Here are some gorgeous photos to prove it! 1. Our scenic vistas are stunning, whether you drive to see them… Steve Ornberg/flickr 2. ...or hike to a mountain peak. Kevin Lau/flickr 3. Our lakes are full of fish… Charlie Bird 4. ...and offer plenty of recreation, too. Robert Shea/flickr 5. We have lots of culture to offer, including the ballet… BalletWest/Facebook 6. Symphony… Utah Symphony/Facebook 7. Opera… Utah Opera/Facebook 8. ...and even Shakespeare. Utah Shakespeare Festival/Facebook 9. We have FIVE national parks, including Zion… Diana Robinson/flickr 10. ...Bryce Canyon… Inga Vitola/flickr 11. ...Capitol Reef, Michael D. Martin/flickr 12. ...Canyonlands, Dave Hensley/flickr 13. ...and Arches. Diana Robinson/flickr 14. Don’t forget our 45 state parks (including Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, shown here). Moyan Brenn/flickr 15. And, of course, we have 17 national monuments and landmarks (this is Hovenweep)! Larry Lamsa/flickr 16. Utah’s residents are friendly and fun-loving… Thomas Hawk/flickr 17. ...smart, Edgar Zuniga, Jr./flickr 18. ...and pretty much the best people you'll ever meet. stnorbert/flickr 19. It's pretty clear that Utah is the BEST state! Ethan Trewhitt/flickr What’s your favorite thing about living in Utah?