Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Sandy is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Sandy. This city's lake, soccer games and skiing draw many visitors. Alta Ski Area and Clark Planetarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Sandy

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Sandy a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alta Ski Area (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Park City Mountain Resort (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Deer Valley Resort (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Pebblebrook Golf Links (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Loveland Living Planet Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Jungle Jim's Playland (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sandy

Sandy is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 10.30 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Sandy

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sandy is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dimple Dell Nature Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Sugar House Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Liberty Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • International Peace Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • This is the Place Heritage Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)

Traveling to and around Sandy

The nearest airport is in Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

You can get around Sandy by catching a ride on the metro at Sandy Expo Station, Historic Sandy Station or Sandy Civic Center Station.

Where to stay around Sandy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,086 holiday lettings near Sandy. From 1,130 Houses to 2,660 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandy is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sandy?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sandy:

  • Snowbird Ski Area: 4,755 holiday homes
  • Alta Ski Area: 4,889 holiday homes
  • Snowbird: 152 holiday homes
  • Granite Ridge: 22 holiday homes
  • The Avenues: 286 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandy?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandy. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Collins Ski Lift: 5,499 holiday lettings
  • Baldy Express Ski Lift: 5,544 holiday lettings
  • Dimple Dell Nature Park: 3,395 holiday lettings
  • Little Cloud Ski Lift: 5,654 holiday lettings
  • Peruvian Express Ski Lift: 5,693 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandy listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,130 Houses in Sandy. Our other popular types of Sandy holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,660 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 644 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,357 holiday homes with pool available in Sandy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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