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Utah Summer Bucket Lists (Printable)

Temperatures are rising and the kids will soon be out of school. Summer has arrived-now what are you going to do? After recently being asked to share my favorite Utah bucketlist ideas, I've put together my best tips and created 16 lists to give you PLENTY of ways to keep busy in Salt Lake & Utah Counties.

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Utah Summer Bucket Lists

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Temperatures are rising and the kids will soon be out of school. Summer has arrived-now what are you going to do? After recently being asked to share my favorite Utah bucketlist ideas, I've put together my best tips and created 14 lists to give you PLENTY of ways to keep busy in Salt Lake & Utah Counties.


Tips for Creating a Utah Summer Bucket List

1. Keep it simple! There are literally thousands of places you could visit each year in Utah. The key to creating a bucket list the whole family is excited and able to complete is to make sure it's doable. Whether you schedule out 1 activity for every day this summer, or just have a short list of specific things you want to accomplish, remember to include lazy days in the backyard and short outings close to home.

2.  Include everyone. A bucket list isn't fun for the family if Mom plans everything. Spend a family eve…

Why Not Walk to Arizona?

There is a place called "The Wave" just over the Utah border into Arizona that I read about in Reader's Digest a long time ago. Only 20 people are admitted into the entirety of the parks listed above per day with only two options for getting permits: Gamble on a 4-month advanced purchase lottery OR drive all the way down to Kanab to camp out at the BLM office and elbow your way past two smelly hikers to get the last available day-of, walk-up slots.  The first time I went there the lottery system was just a dream.  Instead the option was to glue yourself to the park website three months in advance and not blink at midnight when the open slots were posted. After three months of lost sleep and clicking "refresh" on the millisecond, an available slot appeared and I grabbed up the five remaining permits for the far-off month of February.

It was totally worth it!

Getting to Kanab from wherever you are is only the beginning of the journey and I'd recommend getting t…