- By PointsandTravel ✈
Boasting 12 national parks, Utah makes for a wild playground for the adventurous outdoorsman. From red rock canyons and sandstone deserts in the South to the snow-capped Wasatch mountain peaks in the North, the diverse scenery of this western state will stun even the most seasoned traveler. Formerly a conservative Mormon territory, the state and in particular, Salk Lake City and Park City, have developed into progressive towns with a bustling nightlife. Come for a visit!