Travel and Tourism

Tourism is one of the largest industries in Utah and the state is well known for its year-round outdoor and recreational activities. The state is home to five national parks, seven national monuments, two national recreation areas, seven national forests, and numerous state parks and monuments. With over a dozen world-class ski resorts Utah is well known for its winter activities and was even home to the 2002 Winter Olympics. Additionally Utah features many cultural attractions such as Temple Square the world icon of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Sundance Film Festival, the Red Rock Film Festival, the DOCUTAH Film Festival, and the Utah Shakespearean Festival

For additional information on BEBR's work with Utah's Travel & Tourism industry, please contact Jennifer Leaver at

Tourism Data and Current Research 

“The Economic Contributions of Tourism in Utah: A Regional Comparison”
Jennifer Leaver, Research Analyst, April 2015

“The State of Utah’s Tourism, Travel and Recreation Industry”
Jennifer Leaver, Research Analyst, 2014

Utah Tourism Data Sheet
Jennifer Leaver, Research Analyst, March 2014

Tourism Profile - State of Utah (2013)

Utah Tourism Rankings by County
Jennifer Leaver, Research Analyst, July 2014

Utah Interactive Tourism Maps 

Utah Tourism Measures by County (2012-2014)

Utah National Park and Place Visitation

Tourism Profiles by County (2013)

Beaver County

Box Elder County

Cache County

Carbon County

Daggett County

Davis County

Duchesne County

Emery County

Garfield County

Grand County

Iron County

Juab County

Kane County

Millard County

Morgan County

Piute County

Rich County

Salt Lake County

San Juan County

Sanpete County

Sevier County

Summit County

Tooele County

Uintah County

Utah County

Wasatch County

Washington County

Wayne County

Weber County