Summit Creek affords a life full of exploration—whether that be amongst the great outdoors or the various cultural attractions that lie just beyond your doorstep. Below, we’ve curated a list of our favorite nearby spots, from art museums to theaters, where our residents and their families enjoy rich, memorable experiences.
Brigham Young University
Sitting just 19 miles from Summit Creek is Brigham Young University, the largest religious university in the country where beautiful scenery and cultural activities are seemingly endless. Whether you and the family want to explore the Museum of Paleontology or Department of Visual Arts Gallery, or even catch an evening performance—from ballet to philharmonic orchestra—there is always something going on at BYU.
Springville Museum of Art
Just 13 miles from our grounds lies the oldest museum in Utah: The Springville Museum of Art. Home to a collection of over 2,300 permanent works of art in fine visual arts, the museum often hosts temporary exhibitions that highlight current and historical issues from the artist’s point of view. No matter what time of year you visit the Springville Museum of Art, there is always something exciting to sink your teeth into.
Covey Center for the Arts
Just 19 miles from Summit Creek is the Covey Center for the Arts. This performance facility is complete with an auditorium, experimental theatre space, art galleries, studios and more. The space hosts many community events and classes for those in the area to take part in. The Covey Center for the Arts also has spaces for rent, allowing you to host the event of your liking at any time. See what’s happening currently by viewing their calendar of events here.
Hale Center Theater
If you love enjoying a live performance, the Hale Center Theatre should be on your list of to-dos. Just 23 miles from Summit Creek, the theatre offers a variety of Off-Broadway favorites. The rotating calendar is always packed with exciting renditions of Broadway classics and new shows that are great for the whole family. The theatre also offers a series of theatre education courses that are open to the public. This is a great way to get out of your comfort zone and try something new without being too far away from the comforts of home.
North American Museum of Ancient Life
The last must-see cultural attraction on our list is the North American Museum of Ancient Life. The museum is 35 miles from Summit Creek and offers a full day of exploration. It has one of the world’s largest dinosaur attractions, as well as more than 60 complete dinosaur skeletons, an array of educational rooms, screenings and galleries. Create a day of learning and exploring a different time through an exciting show or leisurely stroll through the exhibits on your own time. The museum also offers on-site dining options so you can truly maximize your time.