One of the greatest parts of the Beehive state is the incredible scenery all around it. These seven Utah places to visit are absolute must-dos for every explorer's bucket list. You will want to check them all off in one visit, but if you can't it's all the more reason to go back again.

If you're not even sure what to see first, you can check off all of our suggestions before finding new ones of your own. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime.

Zion National Park

Price: $35 per vehicle

Location: 1 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, UT

Why You Need To Go: This stunning state park is full of slot canyons, gorgeous hikes, and trails that let you wander through cool rushing waters.


Bonneville Salt Flats

Price: Free

Location: 2370 S. Decker Lake Blvd, West Valley City, UT

Why You Need To Go: This dried-up lake bed is covered in miles of salt that looks like something completely out of this world.


Arches National Park

Price: $30 per vehicle 

Location: Moab, UT

Why You Need To Go: This park is home to over 2,000 towering red-rock arches and pillars so tall they look like they are reaching toward the desert sky.


Monument Valley

Price: $20 per vehicle 

Location: Grand Junction, UT

Why You Need To Go: A true taste of the wild west, this valley is filled with looming rock formations and endless blue skies.


Toquerville Falls

Price: Free

Location: 683-699 N. Shady Ln., Toquerville, UT

Why You Need To Go: These stunning falls cascade down orange and red rocks into a pool you can swim in at the bottom.

Fifth Water Hot Springs

Price: Free

Location: Diamond Fork Rd, Spanish Fork, UT

Why You Need To Go: These gorgeous blue hot springs are the perfect place to take a dip after a day of hiking in the area.

Kanarraville Canyon

Price: $12 per person

Location: 37.5363, -113.165

Why You Need To Go: This breathtaking waterfall running through a slot canyon is the most picturesque stop while visiting the state.


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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