Home to portions of the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado Plateau, and the Great Basin, the state of Utah offers magnificent scenery for a picturesque babymoon getaway. The majestic landscapes include high mountains, bright sandstone canyons and arches, pristine lakes and clean, clear rivers. Nearby most Utah vacation rentals are seemingly endless opportunities for relaxation, sightseeing, outdoor recreation, and fine dining. Check out the top babymoon destinations in Utah.
The city of Logan lies in lovely Cache Valley in northern Utah. Don’t miss the amazing American West Heritage Center, which offers museum exhibits as well as living history experiences to highlight Old West history as lived by Native Americans, pioneers, and mountain men. Enjoy relaxing swimming and sunbathing on Rendezvous Beach at nearby Bear Lake State Park. At Bear Lake State Park Marina, rent a boat and explore the beautiful pristine lake. The Logan Fine Art Gallery focuses on work from local painters and sculptors. Shop for antiques and collectibles at Antique Harbor, the Country Village Antique Mall, and other venues in the area. Savor delicious steak and seafood in an elegant atmosphere at the Copper Mill on North Main Street.
2. Park City
Park City, home of the U.S. Ski Team and the world-famous Sundance Film Festival, is just 30 minutes east of Salt Lake City Airport in a breathtakingly beautiful mountain valley. The city hosts a thriving art community with numerous galleries to explore. The fascinating Salt Lake 2002 Winter Games Museum at Utah Olympic Park has interactive and virtual reality exhibits focusing on the history of skiing in Utah. Visit the Park City Museum to learn about the city’s history as a mining town, and then join a guided historic Main Street walking tour to discover some of the most interesting landmarks. Be sure to browse through the eclectic boutiques, antique stores, jewelers, specialty shops and other venues. If you need to relax, have a soothing massage at Align Spa. When you’re hungry, try some European alpine cuisine such as fondue, wiener schnitzel and apple strudel at the Goldener Hirsch Restaurant. For dessert, pick up some delicacies at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
3. Cedar City
Located in the magnificent Great Basin over a mile above sea level, Cedar City is in close proximity to outstanding natural wonders such as Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park and the Cedar Breaks National Monument. The International Dark Sky Association designates Cedar Breaks National Monument as an International Dark Sky Park, so be prepared to observe thousands of dazzling stars in the romantic night skies. Take a walk down Cedar City’s historic downtown Main Street to appreciate the architecture, browse through the art galleries, and relax at Main Street Park. Frontier Homestead State Park recreates historic pioneer buildings, stagecoaches, wagons and mining facilities in a uniquely interactive experience. Enjoy the relaxation of a prenatal massage at the Healing Tree Wellness Center. Try Rusty’s Ranch House for some great steak, barbecued ribs or chicken.
4. St. George
St. George lies in the southwest corner of Utah in a spectacular setting where the Great Basin, the Colorado Plateau and the Mojave Desert converge. Enjoy a bird’s eye panoramic overview of this breathtakingly beautiful area on a romantic hot air balloon flight with Skywalker Balloon Company. Get up close to paleontological wonders at the Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. The St. George Art Museum features the works of international as well as regional artists. Step into St. George Day Spa for a relaxing full body couples massage. The elegant Anasazi Steak House cooks the meat right at your table on special oven-heated volcanic stones.
Kanab, known as Little Hollywood, is in south-central Utah near the Arizona border amidst scenery so spectacular that it has frequently been used as background for westerns in film and television. The town is in close proximity to entrances to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, the Grand Canyon North Rim, and the Lake Powell Recreational Area. Be sure to visit the Moqui Cave natural history museum, which has an extensive collection of dinosaur tracks and Native American artifacts. The fascinating Little Hollywood Movie Museum contains sets and memorabilia from some of the many westerns filmed in the area. The unique Star Party Tonight guided tour takes you to nearby Dark Canyon Star Park where you can enjoy a romantic interlude gazing at the multitudes of lights in the night sky. Kanab’s downtown area has numerous specialty shops with interesting items such as curios, handicrafts, local artwork, and clothing. Have some vibrant Mexican cuisine at Escobar’s Mexican Restaurant.
The town of Moab rests in a beautiful area of eastern Utah close to Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Don’t miss the Moab Giants Dinosaur Park, which includes an interesting museum, 3-D theater, life-size dinosaur replicas and a trail past fossil-bearing rock formations. The Museum of Moab highlights the history of the region through displays of Native American and pioneer settler artifacts. Soar above the area’s spectacular landscapes in a hot air balloon with Canyonlands Ballooning. Alternatively, take a tour of the scenic landmarks with Pinnacle Helicopters before you enjoy some delicious steak with a western ambiance at Jeffrey’s Steakhouse.
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