The Appealing Features of Foothill
The Foothill community runs from the University of Utah to I80, all along, well you guessed it, Foothill Drive. This area is known for it’s beautiful neighborhoods, manicured lawns, and prominent golf courses. Sitting directly east of the Harvard Yale area, Foothill connects the University of Utah with the Sugarhouse and Millcreek areas. Overall, when it comes to living in, talking about, or describing Foothill it always receives high marks in every category, every time.
Known as the East Bench, this area has incredible views of the valley, hiking trails galore, and is home to the newly built Natural History Museum and Red Butte Gardens.
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Dining and Shopping
The Foothill area gives you no reason to ever leave. Foothill Village Shopping Center has everything you need from groceries, to ski gear, to professional services. Up and down Foothill Drive you’ll find fine eating establishments including some of our favorites like Taqueria 27, the Boulevard Bistro, and of course, The Corner Bakery Cafe for a quick coffee and pastry.
Looking for activities? The Foothill area is home to not only the Natural History Museum and Red Butte Gardens, but it’s also very close to the the Hogle Zoo, Fort Douglas, and This is the Place Heritage Park.
Trax is abundant on the north side of Foothill and busses often travel throughout the streets off of Foothill making your commute downtown doable without a car of your own.
With Foothill being about 7 minutes from downtown and 5 to the nearest freeway entrance, you get the comfort of living at the base of a mountain without being too far from the city.
Although it’s acceptable to ride your bike around this area, what goes down, must come back up. After riding your bike to the center of town, you’ll have a pretty big hill to conquer to get back home.