PROVO
POPULATION115,000
PROMINENT RELIGIOUS GROUPLDS CHURCH
POPULAR FESTIVALAMERICA'S FREEDOM FESTIVAL
Ranked by Forbes as one of the top cities as far as health and well-being, Provo prides itself on its beautiful scenery: mountains, waterfalls, canyons and national parks. While here, it really is about getting out, enjoying the fresh air and taking in all that this gorgeous region has to offer. Home to BYU, Provo is also a bustling college town.
Proud of its artistic and cultural heritage, the city offers visitors plenty by way of museums, live shows, music and galleries. It is an eclectic place that maintains a slight hipster vibe while offering thrills and excitement given the incredible outdoor recreational scene.
  • UTAH LAKE

    Bordered on the west by the majestic Lake, Provo is most definitely into its water sports. This is Utah’s largest freshwater lake and the third largest in the country. If you love to fish, this is the place to come. Visitors to Utah Lake State Park also enjoy swimming, kayaking, and canoeing. You can camp right near the water.

  • THOSE WATERFALLS

    Some of the most picturesque views incorporate the waterfalls found throughout Provo. Hikes through Mount Nebo, Mount Timpanogos and Stewart Falls will reveal truly inspired natural scenes. There are also falls that lead to hot springs. These are extremely popular tourist destinations.

  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY

    This is the third largest private university in the country, which means it definitely lends Provo that college town feel. The BYU Cougars offer plenty of excitement and action via their 21 NCAA sports teams. Basketball is a huge draw as they have graduated some stellar standouts, including Dallas Mavericks player Kyle Collinsworth.

THE WEATHER
  • Winters are cool, and Provo receives about 60 inches of snow. Most people don't stay in Provo for their ski vacations, but there are several great areas within an hour's drive.

  • Spring is fairly mild. April highs are in the mid-60s. If visiting in May, make sure to plan around BYU graduation.

  • Summers get hot. The average high temp in July is 94 degrees. Summers are ideal for spending time at Utah Lake.

  • Fall can be fun time to visit if you plan to attend a BYU football game.