Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Sandy is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Sandy. This city's lake, football matches and skiing draw many visitors. Alta Ski Area and Clark Planetarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Sandy a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 26.15 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

Natural features

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sandy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 750 holiday lettings around Sandy. From 219 flats & apartments to 11 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Old Town: 1,655 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 231 holiday homes
  • Park Meadows: 2,798 holiday homes
  • Sugar House: 387 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandy. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pebblebrook Golf Course: 4,431 holiday lettings
  • Dimple Dell Nature Park: 3,527 holiday lettings
  • Crescent View Station: 1,229 holiday lettings
  • Sandy Civic Center Station: 1,841 holiday lettings
  • South Towne Center: 1,166 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandy listed on 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 Flats in Sandy?

Yes, of course. offers 219 Flats in Sandy. Our other popular types of Sandy holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 332 self catering accommodations
  • Lodges: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 124 holiday homes with pool available in Sandy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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