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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Utah Tourism Rankings by County
Jennifer Leaver, Research Analyst, July 2014