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Twelve Halloween Activities for the Whole Family

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Picking through all of the places and things to see can be a daunting task. Luckily, Thanksgiving Point has a little bit of everything for the whole family to enjoy this October.

Seven Low-Cost or Free Homeschool Field Trip Ideas

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Field trips are a fantastic way to get your child out of the house, promote engaged learning, and have serious fun! They also have a healthy share of benefits – children who attend field trips show higher exam scores and demonstrate improved behavior. Check out this blog for seven free or low cost homeschool field trip ideas.

Rockhounding in Utah: Where to Find Gemstones, Fossils, and Other Geological Anomalies

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Utah is one of the best states to live in if you or your child are interested in geology. You can find an abundance of common gemstones, geodes, and fossils in the Beehive State. Learn more about rockhounding in this fun guide.

A Guide to Drought-Tolerant Plants in Utah

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Check out our list of drought-tolerant plants perfect for Utah, and learn about xeriscaping along the way. Create a beautiful landscape while using less water.

What To Plant In Late Summer: Vegetables, Flowers, and More

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Gardening is a great way to promote natural learning in your children. Even as things heat up in the summer, you can still sow a successful garden by choosing heat-resistant plants and vegetables. Read up for ten late-summer plants to add to your garden, plus additional tips to keep them alive in the changing temperatures.

The Carousel at Thanksgiving Point Offers Timeless Fun for All Ages

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

The Carousel at Thanksgiving Point opens to the public on National Carousel Day (July 25, 2023) in Lehi. The brand-new carousel house was built for guests to come together and enjoy imaginative, family-friendly fun in a beautiful setting.

Dinosaur Island Roars Into Thanksgiving Point

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Dinosaurs come to life this summer at the Ashton Gardens during the second-annual Dinosaur Island at Thanksgiving Point, presented by Mountain America Federal Credit Union. This summer-long event features over 30 life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs, transforming the Ashton Gardens into a prehistoric party from May 27 to August 26, 2023.

Meet the Dinosaurs of Utah at Dinosaur Island!

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Let's meet the dinosaurs at Dinosaur Island! Learn a dinosaur fun fact about each creature you can see this summer in the Ashton Gardens.

Best of State Awards Five Medals to Thanksgiving Point

Friday, April 7, 2023

LEHI, Utah (April 7, 2023) –Thanksgiving Point has been awarded five 2023 Best of State medals for its stellar venues, museums, festivals, and food service. This is the eleventh consecutive year that Thanksgiving Point has achieved Best of State award status. Thanksgiving Point’s five awards continue an eleven-year run in Utah’s Best of State, starting …

The Butterfly Effect – And How We Affect Our Ecosystems

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

The Butterfly Effect, or the notion that one small change could have a much larger impact for better or worse, is popularized in science fiction stories for it's interesting look at how human centrality yields consequences we cannot know the breadth or duration of.