These 13 Towns in Utah Have the Best Main Streets You’ve Gotta Visit
There’s just something about the Main Street in any town. It’s often part of the town’s historic district, and typically features some of the oldest buildings in the area. The best Main Streets are bustling, vibrant places where members of the community, along with visitors, shop, eat and mingle. Here are a few of Utah’s best Main Streets; maybe you’ve visited some of them recently!
You can’t miss Brigham City’s Main Street, with its distinctive arch and charming businesses. This little town’s street looks like it’s always ready for a hometown parade.
Main Street, Cedar City looks like it’s frozen in time.
You’ll find many of Ephraim’s shops on Main Street.
Helper’s Main Street still features many of its original buildings...some even have old advertisements painted on the sides.
This little college town has a vibrant Main Street. Look for ice cream parlors, bike shops and of course, The Bluebird Cafe.
Remember when you could actually walk down Main Street to do your shopping? In Moab, that’s still reality. Main Street is home to clothing stores, outfitters, gift shops and book stores. As an added bonus, check out the art and photography galleries.
Many of the buildings along Mount Pleasant’s Main Street are original to the town - built in the 1800’s. The town added fiber optic lines, so you can surf the Internet while sitting in a historic building.
Ogden’s 25th Street isn’t exactly “Main Street,” but its renovation in past years lends a kind of quaint charm to the city. It offers sandwich shops, pubs, restaurants and a comedy club.
Park City might just have the most bustling Main Street in the state. You’ll find boutiques, coffee shops, book stores, restaurants and microbreweries here, many housed in buildings dating from its earliest mining days.
Provo’s historic main street is actually called Center Street, but it’s too charming to miss this list. The Historic District (which consists of four blocks of Center Street and a little bit of University Ave.) is listed on the U.S. Historic Registry, which includes 43 buildings.
If you live in central Utah, chances are good that you’ve done some shopping on Richfield’s Main Street.
Many of Salt Lake City’s historic buildings line Main Street. The addition of Trax makes it even more accessible for commuters.
If you prefer something more rural, Main Street in Torrey is very charming, with its beautiful old trees, making a shady canopy overhead.