Logan in Cache County, Utah
is located only 85 miles north of Salt Lake City in a pristine, green valley along US Hwy 89, the shortest and most scenic route to Yellowstone.
Don't miss Logan National Scenic Byway, especially when fall colors are on display. At the highway summit, you can see a spectacular view of turquoise Bear Lake. Lodging and accommodations come in a range of affordable condo rentals to more luxurious vacation rentals.
This area is known for its outdoor recreation
: camping, fishing, mountain biking, boating and hiking. In the winter, ski at Beaver Mountain Ski resort
or snowmobile in Logan Canyon. Cache Valley hosts several large events: the Top of Utah Marathon, Cache Valley Cruise-In Car Show, the Utah Festival Opera Company and the Festival of the American West. These are not to be missed and visitors will find a wealth of vacation rental, condo rental and other accommodation options throughout the area.
Logan's downtown area is located in the center of the city and is noted for its many historic buildings and landmarks.
Among them are the Logan Tabernacle and Logan Utah Temple. Logan's Historic District features a number of stately houses on the National Register of Historic Places, including the three-story French chateau. The downtown area also houses retail and cultural outlets, as well as numerous accommodation and vacation rentals.
Visitors intrigued by Logan's rich history will want to visit the Jensen Historical Farm at the American West Heritage Center. The farm is a living history museum, set in 1917. All the traditional ways are closely followed, and guests are invited to jump back in time and learn about food preservation, sheep shearing, quilting, hay making, threshing, and more.
Logan is home to the Utah Festival Opera
, which hosts a number of performances through the year. The Ellen Eccles Theatre shows concerts, community theater, ballet, and classic movies, and it also hosts national touring companies. The Alliance for the Varied Arts hosts numerous "Gallery Walk" events throughout the year in which participating businesses in historic downtown Logan. The Summerfest Arts Faire is held annually at the Logan Tabernacle grounds on Father's Day Weekend and celebrates the arts through a fine art/fine craft festival with music, food and children's activities.
Utah State University hosts many artistic and cultural events, including traveling art galleries, symphony performances, plays and public lectures.
Logan hosts a farmers' market
every Saturday from May thru October. Named one of America's best farmers' markets in 2009, the "Cache Valley Gardeners' Market" is located at Merlin Olsen Park. Over twenty years old, the market is known as a gathering place for the sale of fresh, local produce, coffee, artisan breads, eggs, home crafted gift items, art, children's activities and also for weekly concerts.
Cache Valley has many affordable, high-quality accommodations including unique vacation rentals.