This past week we flew to Salt Lake City to explore new places.  There’s no better way to acclimate your body to the altitude than to fly from sea level  and then ascend to 11,000 feet, right?  Maybe we were over zealous, but this was one of our very first stops in the beautiful state of Utah.  That’s right, we headed to the summit of Hidden Peak at Snowbird.

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Snowbird is a great spot to take your family, both in the winter and summer.  In the summer, you can take a tram to the top and overlook the gorgeous mountains and valleys. You can also take in some fun activities at the base of the mountain.  The great thing about Snowbird is that it is so close to the actual city.  A quick 20 minute drive and we were there!

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Utah is one of my favorite states just for the sheer beauty of it.

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You can go up to the top and stay a while.  There is a mountain top restaurant, paths for mountain biking to ride down or you can hike back down, and places to just take in the beauty all around you.  We love it up here.

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You can see what it was like in this video coming down the peak in the tram on our Instagram page. I loved being at the top of the mountain, but also had a great time playing with my kids on all of the activities. You can see as we descend that there is a great activities area for families of all ages.  When we finished with the tram, we took a lift to go ride the alpine slide, jump from a tower and ride mountain zip lines.  If we had stayed longer, we could have enjoyed an outdoor movie under the stars.  Utah was really quite warm while we were there and being able to breathe in the mountain air and cool down a bit was a welcome reprieve. There was so much for everyone to enjoy here!

Utah has such a unique landscape, so being able to immerse yourself in nature and take in all the views was a huge treat for us.  I can’t recommend this mountain resort enough to you.  Your entire family will love it.  It’s a fantastic way to spend the day together!  To learn more about Snowbird, visit them online and plan your own visit!

 

*we were invited to visit Snowbird to facilitate a review, all opinions are my own.