Things to do (with kids)
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium: A huge aquarium featuring thousands of animals from around the world, including sharks, rays, penguins, and sea turtles.
Wheeler Historic Farm: A historic farm that offers tours, wagon rides, animal encounters, and a playground.
Hogle Zoo: A family-friendly zoo featuring a variety of animals from around the world, including giraffes, lions, and elephants.
Boondocks Food & Fun: A family entertainment center with attractions such as mini-golf, go-karts, laser tag, and bumper boats.
Tracy Aviary: A bird sanctuary with over 135 species of birds, including flamingos, eagles, and parrots.
Clark Planetarium: A space-themed attraction with exhibits, interactive displays, and a dome theater.
The Leonardo: A museum of art, science, and technology with interactive exhibits and activities for all ages.
Red Butte Garden: A botanical garden with beautiful outdoor spaces, hiking trails, and seasonal events.
Discovery Gateway Children's Museum: An interactive museum with exhibits and activities that inspire creativity, learning, and exploration.
Close by Food
Market Street Grill: Fresh seafood and other classic American dishes, located in Cottonwood Heights.
Vessel Kitchen: Southern-style comfort food with a modern twist, located in Sandy.
Tucanos Brazilian Grill: All-you-can-eat Brazilian churrasco-style meat and sides, located in Murray.
Copper Kitchen: Farm-to-table fare with a focus on local ingredients, located in Holladay.
Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana: Authentic Neapolitan-style pizza with fresh ingredients, located in Salt Lake City.
The Wild Rose: Farm-to-table New American cuisine, located in South Jordan.
Tin Roof Grill: Contemporary American cuisine with a Mediterranean twist, located in Sandy.
Spitz: Mediterranean-inspired street food, including gyros, falafel, and salads, located in Cottonwood Heights.
Black Sheep Cafe: A blend of Native American and Southwest flavors, located in Provo.
The Pie Pizzeria: Hand-tossed pizza, salads, and pasta, located in Midvale.
Kid friendly eats
The Pizza Factory: A family-friendly pizza joint with a variety of toppings and sizes to choose from, located in Midvale.
Cafe Zupas: A fast-casual restaurant with soups, salads, sandwiches, and other kid-friendly options, located in Sandy.
Crown Burgers: A local chain with burgers, sandwiches, and fries, located in Sandy.
Chick-fil-A: A fast-food chain known for their chicken sandwiches, nuggets, and waffle fries, located in Sandy and Cottonwood Heights.
Smashburger: A burger chain with a variety of burgers, chicken sandwiches, and sides, located in Sandy.
Red Robin: A family-friendly chain with a variety of burgers, sandwiches, and salads, located in South Jordan.
Los Garcia: A fast-casual chain serving Mexican-inspired cuisine, including burritos, tacos, and salads, located in Sandy
Midvale Mining Cafe: They serve classic American diner fare, such as burgers, sandwiches, and breakfast items, and are known for their friendly service and cozy atmosphere.
Rumbi Island Grill: A fast-casual chain with Hawaiian-inspired cuisine, including rice bowls, salads, and smoothies, located in Sandy.
Costa Vida: A fast-casual chain with fresh Mexican cuisine, including burritos, tacos, and salads, located in Sandy and Murray