Top 10 spring activities for Utah families (10 items)

By Deseret News

April 17, 2014

Change out that winter coat for a pair of flip flops, spring is in full swing. The change in weather makes this a favorite time of year for many Utahns. We have put together a list of ten springtime activities for families in Utah.

Share with us what your family likes to do during the spring.

1 of 10. Attend an Easter event

Easter is special religious holiday for many. The Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake holds many events during the Holy Week including several choir performances.

The Cathedral of the Madeleine

Across the state families can find community Easter egg hunts.

Salt Lake


Washington County

2 of 10. See the baby animals

Spring symbolizes the beginning of life. Families can witness the miracle of new life at baby animal events around the state.

Baby Animal Days, Kaysville, May 9-10

Baby Animal Season, Salt Lake City, April 3-May 23

3 of 10. Run a race

As streets and trails are clearing up, spring offers the perfect weather for running outdoors. Everything from 5Ks to marathons are held each week in Utah and by joining in on the fun, families can even help support local causes.

Upcoming races: utahrunning.com

What are some of your families' favorite races to run?

4 of 10. Visit the Tulip Festival

Thanksgiving Point's Tulip Festival draws thousands of visitors every spring. On a 55-acre garden, the Tulip Festival boasts a colorful display of more than 100 different types of flowers.

Tulip Festival 2014, April 18-May 3 (Closed Sundays)

5 of 10. Explore Utah's national parks

Now is arguably the best time of year to visit Utah's national parks. While not yet bustling with the summer crowds, the parks are experiencing ideal weather for family activities like hiking and biking.

Utah's National Parks

Which national park in Utah does your family like the most?
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Cedar Hills, UT,
April 17, 2014

I have one ....spray weeds in yard.