Surround Yourself with Natural Beauty
In Utah, there are almost too many rivers to fish, too much powder to ski, too many breathtaking parks to visit, and too many thrilling adventures for the newly-found sober soul looking for a unique experience! Salt Lake City is a fifteen minute commute from either property, and offers cultural diversity, educational opportunities, museums, urban shopping environments, and access to outstanding medical, therapeutic, and 12 Step resources.
According to business.utah.gov and The Deseret News, Utah recently ranked #1 in economic outlook for the sixth year in a row and #2 for economic performance. With a growing population fueled by hard work and entrepreneurship, finding a suitable and appropriate working environment is easily attainable. The vast majority of Balance House clients make the choice to reside in Salt Lake City long-term.
The Balance House locations are each about 12 miles, or 15-20 minutes by car from downtown Salt Lake City. With a metropolitan area that is home to over 1.14 million residents, there are always places to go and things to do in Salt Lake. The area also has a very strong recovery community made up of people of all ages and stages of recovery, with particular vitality and a high quality of sobriety in the young people’s circles.
Big and Little Cottonwood canyons are both within 10 miles, or 20 minutes by car from the furthest Balance House location. Between these two canyons there are four world-class mountain resorts that reported 432.0″ of “The Best Snow on Earth” in the most recent season and sit on 7,000 skiable acres. Utah as a whole has 14 resorts that operate year round in different capacities and offer activities such as camping, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, outdoor summer concerts and theaters, and art festivals.
Just hours south of Salt Lake City, past Capitol Reef National Park and the Narrows, are the world famous national parks named Zions and Arches. Moab, Utah is nearby these recreation areas and is well-known for it’s slickrock biking and Jeep safaris. There are many designated parks that sprawl across the vast landscape and simple campgrounds, parks, and recreation areas can be found just about anywhere.
And don’t forget about the Sundance Film Festival in Park City every year!