You'll be glad you added Utah Valley University to your travel to-do list.
It's located in Provo. If you aren't familiar with the name, it's 35 miles (56 kilometers) from the state capital, Salt Lake City.
There are 4 hotels in the area, so it'd be a wise idea to book ahead of time. You might enjoy the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Orem - North Provo and Hampton Inn & Suites Orem. You'll find them within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Utah Valley University.
For those that want low prices, consider making a reservation at one of the affordable solutions available here. A couple of popular places are the Econo Lodge and the Days Inn Provo.
Travelers with a sweet-tooth will find it a challenge to turn down some of the tempting pastries, cakes and tarts at Scoops Ice Cream Shop (800 West 1200 South, Orem). Need more than a quick bite? Find a seat, look over the menu and take your pick of a wide range of meals at Eatables Farr's Fresh (785 College Drive, Orem).
After a long day of exploring, jump on the train at Orem Intermodal Center, 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) from Utah Valley University.