7 Beaches in Utah That You Must Check Out This Summer
By Catherine Armstrong|Updated on April 30, 2021(Originally published April 25, 2021)
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
You don’t need ocean access to spend your summer on the beach! It can get pretty hot here in Utah, but that’s okay, we Utahns have plenty of nearby lakes and reservoirs with plenty of space to enjoy and relax. Going to the beach is one of the best things to do in the summer in Utah. Unfortunately, most of our beaches don’t have much shade, so you’ll want to wear plenty of sunscreen and an umbrella. Get in the water and relax at the best beaches in Utah!
There are so many options that it was tough to make a list of the beach on the best lakes in Utah. Tell us your opinions in the comments: when the weather gets hot, what are some of your favorite scenic spots in Utah? Are there any more to add to this list of the best beaches in Utah?
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What are some good indoor activities in Utah?
If you're looking to escape the heat, we've got quite a few options for you. Provo Beach is an indoor beach for those who prefer their beaches a little more climate-controlled than the outdoors. You won't want to miss the Rush Funplex in Syracuse, either - it's great for the whole family! Another place we'd be remiss not to mention is Get Air Trampoline Park in Salt Lake City. An entire building filled with trampolines? Sign us up!
What are some more scenic spots in Utah?
We might be a little bit biased, but the other 49 just don't compare when it comes to beautiful landscapes. We've got so many unimaginably beautiful places that we couldn't begin to mention them all. There's even some lesser-known ones that you won't want to miss! Here's another list of hidden places you won't want to miss.
What are some other good places to swim in Utah?
We may not have an ocean, but that doesn't mean we're lacking in places to swim! There's so many great swimming holes that are perfect for an afternoon of relaxation. We've got plenty of water parks, too!