So, you’ve been transferred to Utah. You are in for a treat! If you are a skier, you have just relocated to the state that is, nationwide, known for its skiing. Besides that, you have moved to the second-dries state in the United States after Nevada. On average, Utah has about 300 sunny days a year! It also has the third most national parks of any state after Alaska and California. Plus, it has The Great Salt Lake – the largest lake west of the Mississippi.
Utah is the only state whose capital is three words long. At one point it was even longer: Salt Lake City was originally named “Great Salt Lake City”.
Speaking of Salt Lake City, now that you’ve moved here and have looked around at all the beautiful people, we’ll let you in on a little secret – Salt Lake City, UT, has more plastic surgeons per capita than any other city in the United States.
But Utah folks don’t spend all their money on their own looks because, according to a study conducted by WalletHub, Utah is home to the most charitable people in the country. Utah ranked first in volunteer rates among residents, first in percentage of donated income, and first in median contribution to charity. Welcome home!
Here are some Funny Laws in Utah:
(1) Elephant hunting is strictly illegal.
(2) It is prohibited to herd sheep down the streets of Salt Lake City.
(3) It is illegal to drive on the sidewalk.
(4) It is illegal to leave your pet iguana on the sidewalk.
(5) It is illegal to hunt whales in Utah.