As my long time readers know, in lieu of a tropical getaway or more traditional honeymoon, my husband and I opted for a domestic road trip from Texas up the East Coast and back! Not only was it really relaxed and fun, it was a super cost-effective honeymoon option that we loved. If you're thinking about doing your own honeymoon road trip, why not travel to Tooele County, Utah and experience all the incredible sights you can explore there? There are SO MANY unique experiences to be had exploring Tooele County, Utah on your honeymoon!
Tooele County is THE destination for explorers and outdoor recreational enthusiasts. There are so many opportunities for hiking, motor sports, and a chance to learn a lot more about the history of the Western United States! Conveniently located along I-80, Tooele County is an easy drive located between Wendover, Nevada and Salt Lake City, Utah. For you speed fiends, Tooele County is the home of Bonneville Salt Flats where the fastest land-speed records on earth were established. And photographers will love the chance to snap images of some of the most photographed landscapes in America – the iconic Great Salt Lake and Bonneville Salt Flats. Are you an animal lover? Then be sure to check out Tooele County, Utah‘s free-roaming wild horses! They are the largest herd in Utah and one of the largest in the entire country!
Wondering what other activities are available to enjoy in Tooele County, Utah? How about getting a dose of history while exploring the Pony Express Trail or Donner-Reed Trail? If you love museums then be sure to visit the Wendover Air Museum, the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum, and Benson Grist Mill. Or get your water sports on and scuba dive in underground salt water or sail on the Great Salt Lake. You can also enjoy the area's numerous ATV and OHV trails! And if you'd like to experience some local culture and celebrations, be sure to schedule your honeymoon during one of these amazing Tooele County festivals:
May 20th: Lantern Festival
April-June: Salt Flats Racing Association Test & Tune
July 27th-30th: Country Fan Fest
July of 4th Weekend: Bit N Spur Rodeo
So, if you'd love to experience a unique and authentic honeymoon location in The United States then you should absolutely check out Tooele County, Utah! It's THE spot for hikers, photographers, sports enthusiasts, and history buffs. What adventure would you enjoy on your Tooele County honeymoon?