The magic of watching paragliders drift overhead with your family is one of many things that makes Draper a great place to live. With one foot in Salt Lake County and one in Utah County, these Candlelight communities offer you a beautiful sanctuary to raise a family with access to all the benefits of the Wasatch Front metro areas.
Right beside I-15, Draper is only a 26-minute drive from City Creek Center and 35 minutes from BYU. If you want to avoid traffic, FrontRunner gets you to Provo in less than 40 minutes and downtown Salt Lake in 30 minutes. Living in Draper gives your family quality public, charter, and private school options.
A hike to 11,253′ at the top of Lone Peak is in your backyard and Corner Canyon holds must-ride mountain bike trails. With the Cottonwood Canyons just to the north and American Fork Canyon to the south, you have endless options for running, hiking, camping, and cycling. Enjoy Alta, Snowbird, Solitude, and Brighton —all a 45-minute drive from the city.
Take the whole family out to Boondocks Food and Fun or plan the next birthday party at Airborne Trampoline Arena. South Towne Center is next door in Sandy and Draper has everything from wood-fired pizza places to BBQ and Thai restaurants for nights out on the town.
You’ll find everything from Whole Foods to Walmart in Draper and Costco is 10 minutes away in Sandy—making it easy to get all the basic necessities for raising a family.