Adventures for the Whole Family

Today’s Mama, Stephanie Peterson highlights some of the best late summer adventures.


Ogden Valley Balloon Festival: August 15-17
The festival, which will offer fun for the whole family, will feature balloon launches, arts and crafts booths, continuous live entertainment featuring a diverse selection of music, an antique car show, kids games, climbing wall and plein air art competition.  

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Get out of the heat and head up to Snowbird. They offer just about any activity you could imagine from  Horseback riding, ATV tours, Alpine Slide, Tram Rides, Zip Rider, Bungy Trampoline, Mechanical Bull, Climbing and so much more there’s an activity to please everyone in your family.  They also have an all-day activities pass.

Utah Olympic Park
Visitors to the Park can enjoy a 70 mph ride on the Comet bobsled, Zipline rides, the Quicksilver alpine slide, guided tours, introductory sports camps and more. Catch the high flying action of the Flying Ace All Stars Freestyle Show every Saturday at 1 pm (6/14-8/30) – tickets sold day of show only ($10 adults, $7 seniors/youth). Admission to the Park is free – no charge to tour the 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum or Alf Engen Ski Museum or to watch athletes train.

Rocky Mountain Raceway
Miller Motor Sports Park
If you feel the need for speed then check out one of these venues.  Events include Motocross, Grand-Am series, Karting, and much more.  If you feel the urge you can also try karting at the Miller Sports Park. 

For more activities and adventures for the whole family, you can visit the Utah’s Mama website,

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