Small town charm and proximity to I-15 make Pleasant Grove a great place to live. Professionals working at Utah County’s growing Silicon Slopes are practically right down the street from where they live. And for those who need an occasional taste of big city life, Salt Lake City is less than 30 minutes away.
The Murdock Canal Trail features two local trailheads for easy access to adjacent paved and dirt trails right in the city. Its 17 miles of trails are perfect for horseback riding, biking, running, or taking a stroll. Just a short drive plus a 30-minute hike away, Battle Creek Falls will get hearts pumping. And when hikers finally get to the top, a dip in the pool will cool things off. For folks who want to stay close to home, Discovery Park will entertain the kiddos and still provide a great workout for parents who want to power walk around the playground.
There’s no shortage of entertainment opportunities in Pleasant Grove. The city is home to the Christa McAuliffe Space Center which entices kids and adults alike to imagine themselves forging through space and exploring the final frontier. The Center features a planetarium, simulators, and hosts many types of educational camps and field trips. Another unique venue is Evermore, a theme park that immerses the visitor in an old-world, mythological story. Festival guests enjoy a stroll through the gardens, a ride on the train, themed dining, art, and concerts. If speed is more appealing, Grid Racing will get you off the beaten track and in the air on one of their thrilling tracks. There’s so many ways to have fun in Pleasant Grove.
Thanksgiving Point is a just a hop, skip, and a jump away so it’s easy to take a family excursion to see a movie at Megaplex Theatre or explore the Museum of Natural Curiosity. In the Spring, the Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point is blooming with life. And with Salt Lake City being only 30 minutes away, downtown entertainment is right within reach.
The Walmart Supercenter and Smith’s grocery store are located in the heart of Pleasant Grove, so there’s no need to travel far to get what you need.