In the Fast Company article, "Why It's Better To Give Experiences, Not Things" Adele Peter's shares that if you're trying to buy happiness, it's better to spend money on creating experiences than giving gifts. “Experiences are great and lead to happiness because they tend to be more unique and less comparable than material goods,” he says. “But what that also means is because they’re more unique and less comparable, I need to know a lot about you to find an experience you’ll really enjoy.” Now you may not be trying to buy happiness, but you may want to create lasting moments.
Here is a gift giving guide of experiences for your favorite people who live in or travel to Utah.
Give the gift of a day out by providing a ski day! Hit up a fun Utah ski resort for an exciting day on the slopes. Check out our Trip Planner to create your next ski day at one of Utah's 13 ski and snowboard resorts.
There is nothing like riding on ungroomed terrain! Give the gift of skiing in incredible conditions only accessible by snowcats and helicopters. For cat skiing, choose from PC Powder Cats & Heli-Ski, Whisper Ridge, Snowbird Cat Skiing. If you're looking for heli-skiing, give Powderbirds or Cloudveil Mountain Heli a try.
Ice Castles - Prepare to be blown away by the sight of the magnificent ice castles, while exploring pathways, tunnels and slides!
Sleigh Rides - Bundle up and enjoy a relaxing horse driven sleigh ride through sparkling white snow.
Swim in the Homestead Crater - No matter the temperature outside, swimming in The Crater is open year round, with a water temperature between 90 and 96 degrees Fahrenheit.
Whether you consider yourself a pro golfer or a newbie, Topgolf is the perfect indoor golf entertainment venue, year round. Gather family and friends, or even have an enjoyable company outing at Topgolf.
Family Pass - Families will love not only golfing here, but also the lounge full of snacks, and games!
Golf with a Pro - Professionals are readily available to help you achieve the perfect golf swing.
Maybe skiing and snowboarding isn’t a favorite past time. Not to worry. Momentum Climbing & Fitness, located in Millcreek, and Sandy, Utah is the largest climbing gym in the state. There is more than just rock climbing though. You will also find a gym and fitness area.
Jupiter Bowl in Park City is home to 16 luxury bowling lanes, billiard tables, an arcade and a lounge with multiple TVs for the ultimate sports viewing experience.
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