Here Are 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Utah’s Biggest State Holiday

Without a doubt, Pioneer Day is the biggest state holiday – just try driving around in downtown Salt Lake City, and you’ll certainly agree. It’s kind of an extension of the Fourth of July – the parades, hometown celebrations and fireworks are definitely similar. If you’ve lived in Utah very long, you’re definitely familiar with Pioneer Day…but here are 10 facts you might not know.

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One thing that everyone knows is that Pioneer Day tends to be hot, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees or so. Cool off at one of these 9 Gorgeous Utah Beaches!