Salt Lake City is well known for its growing tech industry, business start ups and fantastic employment opportunities. Not only that, this Utah city can offer a highly desirable way of life, with easy access to world class skiing, hiking, and other recreational pursuits, as well as cafes, nightlife, shopping, museums, history and culture; not to mention the super convenient public transportation system.
Salt Lake City has it all but maybe you don’t want to live downtown. Utah homebuilders know there are great places to live, just a stone’s throw from the heart of the action, with enough peace and quiet to feel like you’re away from it all, so you can combine the best of both worlds with an easy commute.
West Jordan, Utah
West Jordan can be a great location if you need to commute to Salt Lake City. The Trax light rail system can take you all across the city and many suburbs, giving you easy access to downtown and beyond, including the international airport. There is a Trax station in West Jordan, making this a convenient location to live if you prefer to leave the car at home.
There are plenty of things to do in West Jordan, from dining and shopping for home decorations to movie theaters and bowling. There are also several parks and trails, including the Jordan River Trail, which can be popular for hiking, and the water trail for kayaking and paddle sports. Great Salt Lake is also just a short distance away, as are the spectacular Wasatch Mountains for hiking in summer and skiing in winter.
Copper Valley can be the perfect community for families, with fantastic scenery, beautiful homes and great schools nearby.
Considered to be one of the best places to live in Utah, Layton can also be the ideal home location for commuters. The city benefits from having a train station with the FrontRunner commuter train that will take you into the heart of Salt Lake City and beyond, so you can spend more time enjoying your favorite book, planning your new home decor or catching up on work, rather than driving.
Layton sits on the edge of the Wasatch Mountains, so it can be an ideal place to live if you want to head to the slopes in winter or if you enjoy hiking and biking. It is also home to lots of shopping and dining outlets, as well as several parks, golf courses and, a bonus, it’s just a short distance from the shores of Great Salt Lake and the famous Antelope Island State Park.
Not only that, there are fantastic schools and Layton is considered one of the best places in Utah to buy a house. If you’re looking for spacious lots and homes to raise a family, Major Estates could be the perfect Layton community, with every home having a three car garage as standard. For peaceful living with a country feel close to Layton’s amenities, Harmony Place could be the best place for your new home in the suburbs.