Ogden Adventure Pass includes Hill museum, other venues for staycation

Jun 24 2010 - 2:45pm

The Hill Aerospace Museum has been included once again in a summer pass to area patrons seeking interesting summer activities without traveling far afield. Families can use the pass in conjunction with some of Ogden's normally free attractions including the Ogden Parkway and three kayak parks to optimal effect. The passes cost $25 and offer free admission to the venues included with the pass.

"The Ogden/Weber Convention and Visitor Bureau is excited to once again be able to offer the Ogden Adventure Pass," said Sarah Toliver, president and CEO of the bureau. "The pass provides admission into ten of Northern Utah's most popular venues as well as discounts to many businesses. We are happy to be able to include the Hill Aerospace Museum in this offering as a premier Weber County attraction.

"The museum is an incredible asset to the county, and we look for any opportunity to expose it to our visitors as well," Tolliver added.

The $25 pass grants admission to nine other recreational, educational and historical sites.

They include:

*The George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park

*The Treehouse Children's Museum

*The Ogden Nature Center

*Fort Buenaventura

*Ogden's Union Stations museums including the John M. Browning Firearms Museum, the Utah State Railroad Museum and the Browning-Kimball Car Museum

*iRock, a 55-foot climbing wall

*Fat Cats at the Salomon Center, a free one-time fun package that includes one game of bowling, one round of miniature golf, one bumper car riade, a mini piza and a regular drink.

The package offers a potential savings of as much as $50 per person.

The Adventure Pass also offers the following discounts:

*Flowrider, 2261 Kiesel Ave., Ogden, 25 percent off

*Fort Buenaventura canoe rental, 2450 A. Avenue, Ogden, purchase a 1/2 hour rental, get another 1/1 hour free

*iFly, 2261 Kiesel Ave., 20 percent off indoor sky diving

*Wolf Creek Utah, 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden, $40 for 18 holes of golf, Tuesday through Sunday after 11 a.m., and Mondays after 1 p.m.

*Club Rec North, 10 percent of retail items at Eden, Pineview and Willard Bay locations, 10 percent off ATV, motorcycle, boat and Jet Ski rentals Monday through Thursday

*Gallery 25, 268 Historic 25th Street, Ogden, 10 percent off any purchase

*Ogden Raptor Baseball, 2230 Lincoln Avenue, $5 reserved ticket price for any home game.

Restaurants offering discounts with the pass include:

*Grounds for Coffee, 111 Historic 25th Street, and 3005 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, free Italian soda with purchase of any large specialty drink

*Roosters Brewing Co., 235 Historic 25th Street, Ogden, free caramel bread pudding with any purchase

*Tona Restaurant, 210 Historic 25th Street, Ogden, $5 off any $25 purchase

*Union Grill, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden, free caramel bread pudding awith any purchase

*360 Cafe, 155 Historic 25th Street, Ogden, free small drink and cookie with purchase of any sandwich between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

*Prairie Schooner, 445 Park Blvd., Ogden, Buy one lunch get one free

The Ogden Adventure Pass may be used all summer and is available through Labor Day at www.ogdenadventurepass.com or by calling (801) 778-6250.

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