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Best things to do in Provo

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

University
“The real center point and focus of Provo. Virtually every year it's voted the cleanest campus in America. ”
42 locals recommend
Temple
“See the gorgeous tabernacle, turned Temple right on Center street. Once you've checked out the beautiful edifice, stroll down Center St. for comedy, food, plays, ice cream and memories. ”
24 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the oldest shopping malls in the USA. In fact, did you know that the indoor mall concept was created right here in UT? By Brigham Young? The first ever was ZCMI, which stood for Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution. The first one was created in Salt Lake City, and I believe this was the second one. It has been through a few renovations since the pioneer days, and is undergoing one now. A great place to shop, great indoor play areas for the kids (especially during winter months), and a comprehensive food court. It is surrounded by your favorite restaurants. ”
18 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Unique retail stores and fabulous restaurants. Always something to see and do at the Shops and Riverwoods.”
29 locals recommend
University
“All museums at BYU are free. Great Value. Lovely exhibits. Running now through May is the M.C. Escher exhibit. Very intriguing. Also the Tiffany Exhibit . Beautiful Glass And their permanent exhibits are always inspiring.”
19 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Hands down the best local Indian Cuisine restaurant. It gets very busy on the weekends so go early. Anytime there is an event in Provo it will get busy as well. A local favorite. ”
20 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“ This store caters to the University group and is typically very crowded and shelves are emptied more regularly. Another option is Smiths in Orem. Just a little bit further away ”
15 locals recommend
Route
“Visit the iconic "Y Mountain"! On your hike to the "Y" you'll learn about the history of Y Mountain. ”
21 locals recommend
University
“Close to UVU for graduation, tournaments, visiting students and other activities.”
17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“We love Communal so much we had our wedding dinner there. It is a nice sit down restaurant where dishes change regularly with ingredients sourced locally. Each dish is served a la carte. Guests select items from the menu and share with each other. Reservations are accepted and recommended. What we recommend: Since it changes, it’s hard to say. We’ve never had anything we didn’t like. ”
19 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is a great movie theater! Brand new, and awesome staff. 2 minutes down the road! Check it out! Tuesday's all movies are 5$. Such a fun family activity! ”
8 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Quick and healthy dishes; Guruʻs has wonderful variety and fresh ingredients that make their dishes satisfying and delicious. ”
15 locals recommend
Church
“See the original Mormon Temple in Provo with its beautiful gardens and views.”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This small, but delicious restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Provo. They serve a menu of Native American food and unusual combinations on burgers. The space is small, so make a reservation. What we recommend: Any of the Navajo tacos and the prickly pear lemonade. ”
16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Very popular college hang out with BYU Ice Cream and burger joint. The custom seasoned fries are actually very good as well. ”
16 locals recommend
Music Venue
“ Quality of entertainment is hit and miss depending on your personal tastes. ”
14 locals recommend