Completion of the world’s first transcontinental railroad was celebrated at Promontory where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. It is now known as Golden Spike National Historic Site
Rainbow Bridge, Nature’s abstract sculpture carved of solid sandstone, is the world’s largest natural-rock span. It stands 278 feet wide and 309 feet high.
Levan, is “navel” spelled backwards. It is so named because it is in the middle of Utah.
Utah is the site of the nations first department store. Zions Co-operative Mercantile Institution was established in the late 1800’s. It is still in operation today as ZCMI.
Utah has 11,000 miles of fishing streams and 147,000 acres of lakes and reservoirs.
The Navajo Indians were referred to by the Apache as “Yuttahih” meaning “one that is higher up.”