Who doesn’t get excited when they hear the words, “free activity?” When we first started our blog, we put a special focus on finding free activities in Utah.

While we have expanded a little bit and include many adventures here at Utah’s Adventure Family, we still love finding all of the free activities for families. We know that free can be so helpful when you have a big family and other things you are working toward.

We have experienced all of these free activities and can’t wait for you to read all about them.

Gardner Village Elves

Gardner Village makes the holidays a lot of fun. Every season they have different displays that are FREE for families to walk around and enjoy. During Christmas season, you can see the Gardner Village Elves. The elves are set up all around the village for you to find. And the village…


Christmas Street in Taylorsville

If you really like Christmas lights, especially for FREE, you soul visit Christmas Street in Taylorsville (see directions below). This is a residential street where neighbors have come together to recreate the famous poem, "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Most people drive down the street (be sure to turn off your…


Temple Square Christmas Lights

Visiting the lights at Temple Square during Christmas time is a tradition for many in Utah. We love walking around the grounds and enjoying the holiday spirit in this beautiful place. After visiting a few times, we have gathered a few tips for visiting Temple Square Lights. Many nights will be…


Alpine Living Nativity

The Alpine Living Nativity in Alpine happens at the beginning of December each Christmas season, and it is amazing. It is one of our favorite ways to kick off the holiday season. The Nativity is set up so that you step back in time and feel that you are actually part…

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Our kids love sticking their hats in the waterfall to cool off.

Grotto Falls

Grotto Falls is one of our favorite hikes! The trail is short and easy, so most everyone is able to hike this trail. And the waterfall is in a small little grotto, which is like its own personal cave. We especially love this hike in the Fall, but it's extra fun…


Highland Splash Pad

Every summer we try to make a stop at the Highland Splash Pad, which is located in front of the Highland City building. This is a tiny free water park that is great for kids, especially ages 10 and under. There is a small waterfall that goes under a bridge (you…