Utah is a western U.S. state known for its Mormon history, diverse geography and ski resorts. The capital, Salt Lake City, home of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is a modern metropolis offering a wide range of cultural activities and landmarks. From snow-capped mountains to sandstone monuments, Arches National Park showcases some of the state’s most spectacular terrain. Zion National Park is another popular sight, known for its deep red canyons and hiking trails.