With its central location, American Fork provides access to the unique and exciting attractions of Utah. Your family can enjoy a day or a weekend at various locations since a half-day’s drive will get you to either side of the state. Utah is a wonderous state that has much to offer to outdoor enthusiasts and city explorers. No matter your interest, Utah has something for you. We invite you to explore the following locations and enjoy all Utah provides.
Evermore® Park: Evermore® park in Pleasant Grove, Utah, is an immersive experience theme park. Enjoy walking through beautiful botanical gardens, celebrating ancient traditions and participating in special events such as a Victorian-era ball.
Lagoon Amusement Park: Lagoon is an amusement park in Farmington, Utah. Just a short drive away from American Fork, your family can enjoy a day of fun. Lagoon even provides a campsite next to the park so you can prolong your stay.
National Parks: Utah is the proud home of five national parks where your family can enjoy spectacular views, amazing hikes and much more! All five parks in Utah are within a half-day drive of American Fork. National Parks in Utah include:
- Bryce Canyon
- Capitol Reef
Salt Lake City: Just a short car ride away from American Fork is Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is the capitol of Utah, and boasts a wide range of entertainment, shopping and dining options.
Silicon Slopes: Silicon Slopes is a hotspot for modern technology business. The name “Silicon Slopes” was derived from California’s “Silicon Valley” and has been noted to be the next big area for tech unicorns, startups and established companies.
Sundance Film Festival: The Sundance Film Festival located in Park City, Utah, is an international film showcase. The festival premieres an assortment of independent films and several notable directors, actors and producers have gotten their start at this star-studded event.
Ski resorts: We are pleased to invite you to ski our world-class slopes here in Utah. With 14 resorts to choose from, all within driving distance from American Fork, Utah, you and your family will never be bored! Our exemplary ski resorts include:
- Beaver Mountain
- Brian Head
- Cherry Peak
- Deer Valley
- Eagle Point
- Nordic Valley
- Park City
- Powder Mountain
Thanksgiving Point: Thanksgiving Point is a family-friendly complex that includes a museum, garden, farm and movie theater. The complex is non-profit and a popular destination in Lehi, Utah, for children and adults alike! Attractions include:
- Museum of Natural Curiosity
- Farm Country
- Ashton Gardens
- Museum of Ancient Life
- Butterfly Biosphere
- Mammoth Screen Movies
- Golf Club
- Educational Events
- Several Fine Dining Establishments
Utah Valley Convention Center: Located in historic downtown Provo, Utah, the Utah Valley Convention Center is an excellent location for various events. The convention center is a beautiful venue for various community events in Utah County.
Tour of Utah: This annual event includes a multi day road cycling race through the beautiful roads and trails throughout the state of Utah. This has been an athletic tradition since 2011.
Timpanogos Cave National Monument: Timpanogos Cave National Monument in American Fork Canyon is a popular destination for avid hikers and families alike. With guided tours and an educational visitors center with concessions, this day-trip is a favorite among our community.
Tibble Fork Reservoir: Tibble Fork Reservoir is just minutes up American Fork Canyon. The beautiful recreational area has recently been rejuvenated and improved to include a beach, dock and spacious parking lot. This reservoir is a wonderful place to spend the day in the outdoors with your family!
American Fork Canyon: Our breathtaking canyon is mere minutes away from the heart of American Fork. Our canyon provides an assortment of activities for any age including world-class rock climbing, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Tibble Fork Reservoir and picnic sites, just to name a few.
Contact American Fork City to find out how your business can contribute to these state attractions at 801-756-5110 today!