Draper is close to many of Salt Lake City’s attractions. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Living Planet Aquarium and the ever-popular Thanksgiving Point. Two other popular spots you’ll find within a short distance of Draper are the John Hutchings Museum Of Natural History and the Snowbird Ski Resort.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Visit some of the noteworthy artistic and historic collections including Clark Planetarium, the Family History Library and the Utah Museum of Natural History. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the much-loved performance venues such as Capitol Theater, USANA Amphitheater in West Valley City and Abravanel Hall. If you enjoy art, visit the local artwork and other exhibits at the Art Access Gallery, the Utah Museum of Fine Art and the Museum of Church History and Art.
Get active with the kids at Tracy Aviary and the FastKart Indoor Speedway. Take photos, admire the exhibits and discover the variety of species at Hogle Zoo.
If you are into nature, head to the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Enjoy some of the pleasant urban parks such as Liberty Park, Pioneer Park and the This is the Place Heritage Park.
Take time out from the sights and indulge in a game of golf at the Forest Dale Golf Course and the West Ridge Golf Course.
If you are ready to grab a bargain, amble through the many stores of the City Creek Center, Gateway Mall and Trolley Square.
When winter sets in, check out Draper’s best ski runs at the Sundance Ski Resort in Sundance, the Alta Ski Area in Alta and Solitude Mountain in Solitude.
After taking in the sights around Draper, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Little America Hotel, the Airport Inn Hotel, and the Royal Garden Inn.