When you’re looking for that perfect place to call home, it’s often not just about the perfect house or the most stylish home decor. It’s where that house is located that can make it your ideal home. Lehi, Utah is a small city and suburb of Salt Lake City. It’s located to the south of Salt Lake City and at the northern end of Utah Lake. Lehi is considered one of the best places to live in Utah, having some of the best schools in the state and being one of the best places in Utah to raise a family. So what does Lehi offer? As well as a low crime rate and fantastic schools, there are plenty of things to do that your whole family will enjoy.
Thanksgiving Point can be an interesting day out for the whole family. There are lots of things to do, including strolling around the botanical gardens, learning about history at the Museum of Ancient Life, and even getting to experience life on a real working farm – complete with animals. Kids and adults will love exploring the complex which regularly plays host to several community events, including holiday events and various celebrations. Right now, until January 5th, you can experience the magical light show, Luminaria, which transforms the Ashton Gardens into a wonderful holiday world of lights. There is also a Butterfly Biosphere coming soon.
To keep your family entertained, Lehi has several parks where your little ones can run around and let off steam. There is also a Fun Center with mini-golf and go-karts among other amusements. As for shopping and dining, Lehi has a number of stores and eateries, as well as fitness centers, a bowling alley, a movie theater and an indoor climbing wall. There is even a fantastic outdoor community pool which is great for family get-togethers during the summer months.
We all know Utah is filled with opportunities for getting outdoors and in Lehi, you can be well placed for all kinds of outdoor adventures. With the Utah Lake right on your doorstep, you can get out on your paddle board, kayak or canoe and explore the shoreline. Lehi is also very well located for kayaking or canoeing on the Jordan River Water Trail. In fact, the river runs right through Lehi. You can join the water trail at the launch area near Thanksgiving Point and float your way right into Utah Lake. You can also join the hiking trail in the same location and follow the river trail to the lake or continue on to Saratoga Springs and beyond, if you’re after a long hike.
If winter sports is more your speed, you’re a little over 30 minutes drive away from the Sundance Mountain Resort where you can enjoy all kinds of snow sports, from skiing and snowboarding to cross country skiing, snowshoeing and even a zipline tour.
Choosing your community can be one of the most important decisions when it comes to home buying. And that’s why Utah homebuilders have created spacious communities and beautiful homes in the best locations. Eagle Ridge and The Crossing at Traverse are two premier communities in Lehi that are ideally placed for access to the best that Lehi has to offer.