Why Provo Should Be On Your Vacation Bucket List

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Provo is a charming place known for its innovations in tech and health care, situated in the heart of Utah Valley. Whilst there, you’ll see gorgeous scenes of the Wasatch Front and Mount Timpanogos. If you’re already intrigued, keep on reading to know exactly what Provo can offer your vacation. 

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Butterfly Biosphere

You’ll explore a 40,000 sq ft venue jam packed with 1000 plus species of butterflies from all across the word. There’s also tarantulas, beetles and spiders to visit (although this is definitely not for the faint-hearted!). 


Like Yoga? Love Goats? Well, then you need to try Goga. This is a bizarre yet wonderful experience that will see you doing yoga poses as baby goats leap around you. Remember to get some good Instagram pics when you do this.  

Angelus Theatre

You can relax knowing this is not a cheesy musical venue. Instead, it is a rock and roll scene where you’ll get to hear Utah’s local talent. 

Provo canyon

This is perfect for people who love to spend time with mother nature. Aside from the canyon you’ll see epic close up views of Bridal Veil Falls and will get to visit Vivian Park and the Provo River Parkway. You can rent bikes, go rafting, or take a long hike! Remember to care for your skin when outside in summer, especially if you’ve got sensitive skin

Splash Summit 

This waterpark resort  in North Provo delivers both thrill and excitement. There are attractions suitable for all ages but here are the biggest and more popular thrills at Splash Summit: 

The Vortex 

You’ll be whirled around the circular vortex of adrenaline

Sky Breaker

The lights are out as you whiz through the tunnel and drop down a plummet


Slide back and forth before hitting an intense drop 

Summit Plunge

Take a zip down the rope swing before landing in a 9-foot deep pool 

Where to stay

Stewart Mountain Lodging

Located in the heart of Sundance, Stewart Mountain Lodging is the best place to stay during your Provo vacation. You’ll become one with nature and will really get to feel the magic of the mountains when you stay in a cozy woodland cottage, a cabin by the creek, or a hidden mountain home. 

Recommended accommodation:

Ridge View – Cabin, $450 per night (sleeps 7)

Storybook Cottage – Cottage, $425 per night (sleeps 4)

Elk Meadows – Mountain Home, $1050 per night (sleeps 10) 

Hillside Hideaway – Cottage, $385 per night (sleeps 6) 

Ridge View – Cabin, $450 per night (sleeps 7) 

Skydance – Cabin, $585 per night (sleeps 8) 

Elk Meadows – Mountain home, $1050 per night (sleeps 10) 

Hidden Forest – Mountain home, $955 per night (sleeps 12)

A last word from us

Provo is a good destination for families and nature lovers. Things to do in Provo include goga (goats and yoga), waterpark resorts, creepy crawly learning centers, Provo canyon, and a rock and roll music scene. One of the best places to stay during your time here is at the Stewart Mountain Lodging. 


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