6 Places for Family Fun during your Utah Ski Trip

by Discover Davis

Some of the best family memories are made on the mountain during a ski trip. Continue making great memories off the slopes with us in Davis County! Centrally located between 9 world-class resorts (Ogden valley resorts to the North and Salt Lake resorts to the South), Davis County has the perfect activities to make sure your ski vacation is the best one yet. Below are ideas to fill your time off the mountain.

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium

Swimming with Stingrays Experience gifts

You don’t have to visit the tropics to immerse yourself in rainforests, deserts and the sea. SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium offers unforgettable experiences, such as swimming with stingrays and getting up-close and personal in the Shark Lagoon. If you’re feeling daring, try the Fish Spa where hundreds of doctor fish gently exfoliate your feet. This unique activity is sure to be one for the books. This video shows you the kind of fun they offer.

South Davis Recreation Center

family fun on and off the slopes

A winter vacation is incomplete without ice skating. The South Davis Recreation Center has multiple public ice skating sessions a day, making it easy for your kids to channel their inner Michelle Kwan on the rink.

Classic Fun Center

Grandfather and grandson having fun and spending good quality time together in amusement park. They enjoying and smiling while driving bumper car together.

If you haven’t experienced a gravity course, you’re missing out. Classic Fun Center’s Gravity Course lets you try nine different elements—including a zip line—to test your balance and skill. This fun center has everything you need to keep the kids entertained off the slopes. Your only problem will be deciding between laser tag or roller skating.

The Rush Funplex

Glow-in-the-dark go-karts? Say no more. The Rush, Utah’s biggest funplex, features glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, a brand new rock climbing wall, among other activities that will keep your family entertained for hours. Their unlimited passes are a stress-free way to ensure that your children get to experience everything.


Boondocks Food & Fun

Continue the fun after skiing! Boondocks offers endless arcade games, laser tag, bowling and if it’s a bluebird day you could even go outdoors for mini-golf, batting cages and more. Fill up on their pizza buffet or check out their full menu.

Urban Air Adventure Park (One of Davis County’s newest places to play)

Urban Air Adventure Park

If your kids are still bouncing off of the walls, let them loose at Urban Air. There they can hop all over their trampolines, find thrills on their zipline, jump into a foam pit or get competitive in their dodgeball arena. For kids looking for a challenge, have them climb their multiple climbing walls or test their speed and agility on the Ninja-Warrior course! 

More Places to Play

The fun can easily continue off the slopes during your ski vacation if you make Davis County your basecamp. Not only will you get to experience the “Greatest Snow on Earth,” but with the endless entertainment options, you’ll never hear your kid say they’re bored here. With nine ski resorts within an hour of Davis County and endless après-ski activities, make this family ski vacation your best one yet.