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Family Friendly Things to do in Lehi, UT Area

October 15, 2021

Utah is well known for family-friendly fun. Whether you seek outdoor recreation or indoor entertainment, there is something for everyone during each season of the year. 

Residents in the Lehi, Utah area can enjoy museum learning, amusement parks, conservation programs, seasonal themes, outdoor adventure and more! Check out just a few of the best things to do for families in the area. 

Kangaroo Zoo

Birthday celebrations are a special time for kids, and one of the best ways to mark the occasion is with an interactive party at a fun and safe indoor playground. The Pleasant Grove location features bouncy castles, video games, exciting slides and huge inflatable animals of every sort including lizards, starfish, snails, dinosaurs, dolphins, alligators, leopards and more. While the kids run, slide, swing and play, Mom and Dad can relax while accessing free WiFi and grabbing a quick bite to eat. Large parties can book exclusive rooms for the whole gang choosing from three special themes; the Cosmos Room, the Floral Room and the Bugbox Room. 

Hutchings Museum Institute

If you love learning about nature and history, this interactive experience offers in-depth education about Native American culture, dinosaur fossils, ancient birds, rocks and minerals as well as live animals including reptiles, amphibians, chameleons and more. You can spend an afternoon, entire day or even multiple weekends getting to know all about the natural world, the legendary sagas of the region and how animals thrive in their natural environment. 

Boondocks Food & Fun

Whether you love bumper boats, delicious American fare, miniature golf, video games or go carts — this is a great place filled with fun things to do for families near Lehi, UT. You can take the kids out for an entire day filled with thrills, laughter, skill challenges, laser tag teams and more. Between the Kiddie Cove, the Arcade, the XD Dark Ride 7D, the Rookie Track and the Go Cart Course, your family and friends will experience an interactive adventure to be cherished and enjoyed over and over again. 

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

If you are interested in aquatic animals, the natural world and habitat conservation — this destination will fulfill your curiosities while helping you to understand the incredible world of oceans, fish and sailing on the high seas. Interactive pirate adventures offer playful fun for swashbucklers of every age. Live animal exhibits for safe, educational encounters include penguins, stingrays, reptiles and more explained by in-person zoological experts. 

Thanksgiving Point

The fall and wintertime holidays are a very special time for families, and this interactive destination offers unique experiences for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and more. The Scarecrow 5K presents an athletic challenge for runners while the Halloween Spooktacular runs through the entire month of October. Meanwhile, Breakfast with Santa, A Very Dickens Dinner and Luminaria “Experience the Light” offer something for everyone during an unforgettable holiday season. 

Timpanogos Cove Park

If you and your family love outdoor adventure, this recreational playground offers hiking, bike trails, rolling hills of grass and exciting, kid-friendly playgrounds and jungle gyms. The breathtaking backdrop of the Wasatch mountains sets the stage for afternoons and weekends filled with healthy adventure in the clear, crisp Utah air.  

Family-friendly learning and fun is part of everyday life in this special region of central Utah. The premier new home builders at McArthur Homes are currently building homes in the area and if you are interested in learning more about how you can join the family fun, feel free to contact us online for more information.

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This post was written by Paige Giles

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