It’s the time of the year where we all try to do our best to get fit and healthy. But that attitude shouldn’t just be for the first couple of months of each year. It should be for the rest of our lives. Plus, getting fit and healthy doesn’t have to be a challenge. It can be fun and, dare we say it, actually enjoyable. But one of the ways it can be made easier is by having access to plenty of opportunities on your doorstep. So, this year, it’s not only about finding the perfect home decor, it’s about finding the right place to live.
Now, we all know that in Utah there are lots of opportunities for getting outdoors but sometimes it’s what’s in your community that can have the biggest impact on your health and general wellbeing. Utah homebuilders have factored this in when looking for the ideal communities for you, so let’s look at some of the best places to live in Utah that offer a healthy outdoor life.
Syracuse lies at the gateway to Antelope Island, the ideal place for setting out on an outdoors adventure. Antelope Island State Park offers hiking and biking trails with lots of wildlife and natural scenery to check out along the way, adding fun and excitement to your energizing walk or ride. Antelope Island can also be a great spot to launch a kayak or get out on your paddleboard to explore Farmington Bay, an inlet of the Great Salt Lake, with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and the Wasatch Mountains.
Syracuse is also home to Glen Eagle Golf Course as well as plenty of community parks offering trails and a chance to get outdoors with your family. Combine that with fitness centers, medical centers and sports opportunities, it can be a fantastic place to live and stay fit and healthy no matter what time of the year it is. The only thing you’ll need to worry about is choosing your home decorations.
West Jordan, UT
Being so close to Salt Lake City, West Jordan is already an ideal place to live. But it’s also a great place for outdoor enthusiasts and for anyone looking to keep up their fitness. In around 45 minutes, you can be hitting the slopes in the Alta ski area. And when the winter’s over, the Alta ski area offers spectacular hiking opportunities surrounded by fresh air and nature.
With West Jordan lying on the edge of the Wasatch Mountains, it also means you are just a short drive away from several trails that run through the mountains. It can be a perfect spot to load up the bikes and head off to explore the wilderness with the family in tow.
There are also several parks within West Jordan, offering sports and recreation, including a soccer complex and walking or jogging trails, as well as fitness centers, medical centers and Mountain View Golf Course.