When searching for a new home, or a new town to move to, one of the most important things families consider is what activities are available for their family. While it’s important to love your home, it’s just as important to love your town and the opportunities available. The One Group Utah compiled this list of just some of the fun things to do on a family day out in Utah County. Be sure to let us know if you try any of these activities!
- Butterfly Biosphere
3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043
An experience unlike any other in the state, Butterfly Biosphere at Thanksgiving Point’s Water Tower Plaza is home to over a thousand butterfly from dozens of species across the globe. Butterflies not your thing? That’s okay! Butterfly Biosphere is also home to 20 species of tarantulas, beetles, and many more creepy crawlers.
- Classic Fun Center
9151 S. 255 W., Sandy, UT 84070
250 State St., Orem, UT 84058
A classic family fun amusement center with a wide range of kids activities, including roller skating, laser tag & arcade games. With two locations in Utah County in Orem & Sandy and two locations in Davis County in Layton & the waterpark in Riverdale, there is plenty of fun to be had at Classic Fun Center!
- Splash Summit Water Park
1330 E. 300 N., Provo, UT 84606
Utah’s premier water park, Splash Summit features over 15 different water play areas, slides, and pools. Their mission is to provide all guests with safe, wholesome family fun and the 17-acre park is the premier family summer destination!
- Brooker’s Founding Flavors Ice Cream
748 E. 820 N., Provo, UT 84606
568 N. Mill Rd. Suite A101, Vineyard, UT 84059
Enjoy a fun fusion of Early American history & homemade, supreme ice cream at Brooker’s Founding Flavors Ice Cream. The tavern captures the spirit and passion of Revolutionary America and the Founding Fathers, while their creatively inspired ice cream flavors embody the heart and soul of American liberty. Check them out in Provo & Vineyard!
- Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Hwy 92 (American Fork Canyon), American Fork, UT 84003
Located on the Alpine Scenic Loop in American Fork Canyon, Timpanogos Cave system is best known for its “colorful formations, unique helictites, fault-controlled passages, alpine surroundings, and rich history.” The cave system consists of three natural caves connected by man-made tunnels. Timpanogos Cave National Monument is open from mid-May to mid-October.
- Farm Country
3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043
Animal lovers get the chance to meet their favorite farm critters and, sometimes even, some unusual farm animals like llamas and peacocks. Hands-on experiences include feeding and petting the animals and learning what it’s like to be a farmer through activities like watching a cow milking and gathering eggs. Make sure to visit in April to meet the newest baby animals!
- Hang Time Adventure Park
1340 Sandhill Rd., Orem, UT 84058
A 40,000 square foot indoor trampoline court offering activities like Slamball, 3D Dodgeball, foam pits, euro trampolines, and Archery Tag to name a few. There is something for everyone at Hang Time Adventure Park!
- Provo Beach
4801 N. University Ave Ste 210, Provo, UT 84604
Packed with family fun, including an indoor wave FlowRider, arcade games, bowling, miniature croquet, a ropes course, a toddler town and so much more, the whole family is sure to enjoy Provo Beach! Dining is also available at the Pier Café with tasty treats at Ike’s Creamery.
- The Hutchings Museum
55 N. Center St., Lehi, UT 84043
The Hutchings Museum is a non-profit museum corporation founded when John & Eunice Hutchings donated their vast collections & memorabilia in 1956. The hands-on teaching museum features interactive touch and feel exhibits and the museum has continued to grow as others have also donated their collections. Exhibits include artifacts from Veteran Memorials, the Wild West and so much more!
- Utah Valley Llamas
311 W. 8500 S., Spanish Fork, UT 84660
Open April through October, visitors get the chance to see llama up close. They also offer the option to rent a llama for a day, a week, or a month, so you can bring a llama with you on your next camping, trekking or pack trip! Tours of their llama farm are also available and include llama orientation and the chance to feed, brush, pet, and walk the llamas. They also have peacocks, exotic parrots, a lotus Koi pond & miniature sacred zebu cows on the farm!