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Draper Neighborhood Guide | Utah Real Estate


Tucked in the south-east corner of the Salt Lake Valley, Draper features a variety of homes, from spacious lots in the flatlands to homes with gorgeous valley views in the mountains. Residents enjoy everything from rock climbing, to shopping, to summer days at the water park. This city lies roughly halfway between the popular Salt Lake and Provo cities.



Shops & Restaurants

Draper Peaks, located in the heart of Draper, right off of the i15, boasts many shops and popular eateries. Top spots to eat include In-N-Out Burger, Cafe Zupas and Wasabi Sushi. Here you will also find popular shopping spots including Kohl’s, DressBarn and Ross Dress for Less. Don’t miss a movie at the nearby XD Cinemark Draper, shopping at TJ Maxx or grabbing a bite to eat at Utah’s favorite Café Rio Mexican Grill. Everything you need, from grocery shopping to changing your car’s oil, is located conveniently in the heart of Draper.


Parks & Recreation

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Draper’s diverse topography offers hiking, rock climbing, and even casual strolls through beautiful parks. In addition to the free outdoor activities that the mountains and parks offer, Draper is home to Cowabunga Bay Water Park and Boondock’s Fun Center. Whether you are in the mood for water slides or go-kart racing, Draper has it all.

Interested in some of the best views of the Salt Lake Valley? Take a drive up to one of the highest points in Draper, the SunCrest neighborhood, and soak in the beauty that is the Salt Lake Valley.



Draper is served by the Canyons School District. For those interested in private education, the well-known Waterford School is located a short drive away in Sandy, along with Juan Diego in Draper itself. In addition, there are many colleges within a 30-minute drive of the city, including the PAC12 University of Utah, Salt Lake Community College, Utah Valley University and more.