Tourism in Utah
Tourism in Utah
Utah is a western state of the United States. With for capital Salt Lake City.
Are named is come from the Native American Navajo, giving it the name "Ute" (mountain people).
Utah is one of the Four Corners states. It is bordered to the North by Idaho, to the north east by Wyoming, to the east by Colorado, to the southeast by New Mexico, to the south by Arizona and Nevada to the west.
With an area of 219 887 km², and is boundaries are located on lines of latitude and longitude
It is still by Native American Navajos. With in the South, Navajo land, autonomous Native American reserve of some 150,000 inhabited First Nations.
Also inhabited to by the Mormon community, although it is no longer a majority, still very present in Utah, and Salt Lake Cityreste the world headquarters of Mormon Church.
Utah is characterized by geological diversity, with snowy mountains, valleys to high rivers and barren deserts.
You will find hotels and accommodation in the area allowing you to visit historical sites around the Great Salt Lake City and Park City and the unique history of alcohol in the "Beehive State."
This state blessed by nature has everything for green tourism it to why five national parks and 43 state parks, accompanied by seven national monuments.
Utah focuses particularly the best of the Rocky Mountains and the Southwest desert with the best snow in the world.
Relief is mainly rocky with three distinct regions: the Rocky Mountains, the Great Basin and the Colorado Plateau. Known for its natural diversity is home to a wide variety of formations, arid deserts accompanied by sand dunes to pine forests in mountain valleys.
With the central Wasatch chain which rises to 3650 m above the sea level. Some parts of the mountains receive more than 12 meters of snow per year, which makes it a very famous place to skiing practice with its powdery and light, or snow falls in abundance every year, to the delight of winter sports fans.
Northeast of the Uinta Mountains include Kings Peak, located at 4123 m the highest peak of the state with West of the Wasatch Mountains, the Great Salt Lake, which is part of the Great Basin of the mostly arid west.
Southern Utah is eroded by the Colorado River and its tributaries, which contrasts with the Northeast is quite mountainous with forests.
Visitors will appreciate the three lakes: Lake Powell, the Great Salt Lake and Utah Lake must during a stay in the American West. Do not forgetting the Rainbow Bridge an arch which is broken down on the blue sky.
The climate is cold and dry them, often requiring irrigation for crops, despite all the scenery is magnificent there.
The discovery in this state of great dinosaur fossil concentration also attracts visitors.
Following Highway 12 you will discover, landscape of canyons, plateaus and valleys rising from 1219m to 2743m above sea level on 200 km long.
Utah is America and more. That's landscapes are so exceptional that we remain consistently smug mouth.
Its hilly and mountainous territory allowed him to become an extremely popular tourist destination, with salt, snow and water.