Manti, Utah is located in Sanpete County on Highway 89. Mormon pioneers settled Manti in the mid 1800s, mainly consisting of Norwegian immigrants. The town's name comes from the Mormon text, The Book of Mormon.
The icon of Manti is the LDS temple that sits on "Temple Hill" in town. Every summer, the town hosts the Mormon Miracle Pageant, a depiction of the history of the Mormon church. It's a favorite of many residents throughout the state and surrounding region.
Other cultural events and venues are located within Sanpete County in the towns of Ephraim and Salina.
This area is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, perhaps most notably, offroad trails. Many come to the area to ride ATVs in the summer, and snowmobiles in the winter.