Kids Activities

For Kids

The Sundance Ut area has lots of great activities for your kids (and your inner child!) to enjoy year round. We’ll be happy to help you plan the perfect vacation for everyone in the family.
"I'm Bored!" - Something you won't hear if you bring the family to Sundance.

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Kid's Summer/Winter Camp

Back by popular demand, the Sundance Resort is offering Kids Camp for the summer and winter seasons. Let your little explorers discover what the mountains have to offer. Camps are available Monday - Friday and have weekly themes ranging from Arts, Science and Nature. Water and snacks are provided with lunch available as well unless they want it packed from home. For more information visit the Sundance Resort website here.  SML is not affiliated with the Sundance Resort.

Season:

June 2- Aug 8 / Dec 22, 23, 26 and Dec 29 - Jan 2

Ages:

5-12

Activity Level:

Medium

Distance:

Sundance Resort

Time:

Half Day and Full Day options

Lift Rides Kids Detail

Chair Lift Rides

The slow pace of the old-fashioned ski lift is the perfect ride for children to discover the beauty of Sundance and the Wasatch Range. SML is not affiliated with the Sundance Resort.

Season:

Spring/Summer/Fall

Cost:

Starts at $9

Activity Level:

Low

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

40 minutes

Other:

For kids 6 and up

Website:

sundanceresort.com

Kids Art Shack Detail

Art Shack

Let your kids’ creativity shine! They can create their own vacation keepsakes at the Art Shack. Daily classes are offered in beading, pottery, and printmaking. Children over the age of 8 can join any adult art class. Adults can go with kids to free art time, where markers, crayons, paint, and paper are provided. For lots more information, call the Art Shack directly. SML is not affiliated with the Sundance Resort.

Season:

Year-Round

Cost:

Starts at $60

Activity Level:

Low

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

Varies

Other:

For children 8 and up

Website:

sundanceresort.com

 
Kids Hiking Detail

Hiking

We’ve been hiking the trails around Sundance all our lives, as kids ourselves and then with our own children and grandchildren. We’ll steer you to the most family-friendly trails and let you know what kinds of critters you may see along the way.

 

Season:

Spring/Summer/Fall

Cost:

Free

Activity Level:

Medium-High

Distance:

Varies with trail location

Time:

Varies

Zipline Detail

Zip Line and Fire Pit at Camp Stewart

Our very own zip line for our guests is located on Stewart family property just off the Alpine Loop below Big Pine Canyon Road where a bunch of our properties are located. Our fire pit is on Big Pine. We think it’s the perfect place to sit around the campfire, tell ghost stories, and toast s’mores under the stars. Plus, it's FREE!

Season:

Year-Round

Cost:

Free

Activity Level:

Low-High

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

Varies

Timpanogos Cave Detail

Timpanogos Cave

Come explore these 3 dazzlingly decorated caverns. You’ll have to hike about 1,000 feet up to the cave entrance, but the caves are worth the climb. You’ll see helictite and anthodite formations, and a knock-your-socks off view of the American Fork Canyon. Junior Ranger programs (May through September) for kids are a great way to expand your exploration of the caves.

Reservations are recommended. 

Season:

Spring/Summer/Fall

Cost:

$6 for 3-day American Fork Canyon entrance fee

Activity Level:

Medium 

Distance:

15 minutes from Sundance 

Time:

1+ hours

Website:

nps.gov/tica

Kids Mountain Biking Detail

Mountain Biking

Mountain adventure for adults and kids alike, enjoy breathtaking scenery on some of Sundance's most popular trails. Mountain bike school and rentals available for all ages and levels.  SML is not affiliated with the Sundance Resort

Season:

Spring/Summer/Fall

Cost:

Starts at $15 for kids 12 and under

Activity Level:

Medium-High

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

1+ Hours

Website:

sundanceresort.com

Kids Rafting Detail

Float the Provo River

High Country Adventure, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Outfitters, offers many excursions - from tubing, rafting, kayaking, ziplining, and more - plus adventure packages that are fun for the whole family. 

Season:

Summer

Cost:

$25-$125, depending on activity

Activity Level:

Low-High

Distance:

15 minutes from Sundance

Time:

Varies

Website:

highcountryadventure.com

Heber Valley Railroad

Heber Valley Railroad

Fun for adults and kids alike, this family favorite boasts a variety of special excursions and themed trips through the canyon throughout the year. Check out the Day Out with Thomas adventure during the spring, kid-friendly Haunted Canyon ride in the fall, and the North Pole Express during the holidays.

Season:

Spring/Summer/Fall

Cost:

$60 - $130/person

Activity Level:

Medium-High

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

2 - 5 Hours

Website:

hebervalleyrr.org

Horseback Riding Detail

Horseback Riding

Riders as young as 8 can enjoy horseback riding through popular Sundance trails. Chidren younger than 8 can take a 20-minute pony ride in and around the Sundance stables.

Season:

Spring/Summer/Fall

Cost:

See website for more info

Activity Level:

Low

Distance:

Sundance Stables

Time:

20+ minutes 

Website:

sundanceresort.com

Kids Sledding Detail

Sledding 

Kids absolutely LOVE our fleet of Mountain Boy sleds that are free to our guests. Big Pine Canyon is a dead end lane that is snowpacked in the winter months. In fact, it’s where we live full time. This private lane makes for some great (and safe) sledding.

Season:

Winter

Cost:

Free

Activity Level:

Low-Medium

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

Varies 

Kids Ski School Detail

Ski School

The Sundance ski school boasts that its instructors are specifically trained to meet the needs of kids today, combining fun and safety for a wonderful mountain experience. We think your kids will love our Mt. Timpanogos playground!  SML is not affiliated with the Sundance Resort.

Season:

Winter

Cost:

$70

Activity Level:

Medium-High

Distance:

Sundance

Time:

2 - 5 Hours

Other:

All classes for kids 6 and up

Website:

sundanceresort.com

Tubing at Soldier Hollow Detail

Tubing at Soldier Hollow

Soldier Hollow in Wasatch Mountain State Park near Midway offers 1,200-foot sliding lanes with lift service for both day and night tubing. Great, affordable outdoor family fun!

To assure a quality experience, Soldier Hollow limits the sale of tubing tickets. On Saturdays and busy holidays, you’ll want to purchase your tickets in advance. 

Season:

Winter

Cost:

$10 for ages 7 and up

$6 for ages 3-6

Under 3 get in free

Activity Level:

Low-Medium 

Distance:

20 minutes from Sundance

Time:

Varies

Website:

soldierhollow.com

Provo Beach Resort Detail

Provo Beach Resort

This fun center has everything: ropes course, bowling, miniature croquet, lazer tag, carousel, spa, and even indoor surfing! There's something to keep everyone in the family entertained! Check out their website to learn more. 

Season:

Year-Round

Cost:

$1-$20, Depending on Activity

Activity Level:

Low-High

Distance:

15 minutes from Sundance

Time:

Varies

Website:

provobeachresort.com

Seven Peaks kids Detail

Seven Peaks Waterpark

Play at Utah’s largest water park. Kids and parents love the 16 water slides and a 400,000 gallon wave pool, swimming areas, a giant half-pipe tube ride, 100-ft free fall drop slide, and a quarter mile Lazy River.

Season:

Summer

Cost:

Starts at $10

(Under 3 get in Free)

Activity Level:

Low-Medium

Distance:

Greater than 15 minutes from Sundance

Time:

Varies

Website:

sevenpeaks.com