For years Utah has been overlooked as a leader in real estate and community development. In recent years developers have started cashing in on the blue skies and scenic views that surround Utah cities. Master planned communities and large ski resorts have become the latest real estate trend in many mountainous areas around Utah. Americans are leaving their homes and relocating to Utah in order to enjoy the natural amenities that are being marketed by developers. Utah’s environment makes outdoor recreation a four season activity. During the winter months residents and visitors enjoy Utah’s legendary skiing that for a long time was overlooked for high priced Colorado Mountains. Deer Park is now one of the most famous luxury skiing areas in America. Visitors from all around the United States come to Utah each year to take advantage of the great powder snow that falls each winter. Each January the Sundance Film Festival brings filmmakers and actors from all over the world to Park City, Utah to enjoy independent film screenings. The Sundance film festival is one of the most famous independent film festivals in the world. Visitors enjoy great films along with the first class skiing that Park City is known to have.
The warm summer months bring different kinds of visitors to Utah. During the summer temperatures rise and snow melts and many freshwater streams emerge as a result of runoff from the mountains. Many fresh trout make their homes in the runoff streams of the Rocky Mountains. Fishing is very popular in the warmer months in Utah. Hidden within the mountains are some of the best fishing holes in America. Other visitors enjoy whitewater rafting instead of fishing. Whitewater rafting gives families the opportunity to take part in outdoor recreational activities as an entire family. Whitewater rafting trips are difficult activities that require teamwork and physical ability in order to complete the activity. Other summer month activities include rock climbing, and mountain biking. Most outdoor activities are available for both residents and visitors that are in Utah.
Families looking for an educational experience while in Utah can visit one of the areas many Dinosaur and Pre-historic museums. All around Utah you can find these types of museums that will teach visitors about the dinosaurs and other species of pre-historic animals. These dinosaur museums in Utah contain some rare fossilized rocks where the fossils are still actually embedded within the rock.