12 Must See Mormon Historical Sites

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12 Must See Mormon Historical Sites
America's largest homegrown religion might also be its most misunderstood. Parodied by South Park, the subject of a major Broadway hit—and always with an army of missionaries pedaling their bikes in a neighborhood near you—Mormons are, literally, all over the place.

But dig beneath the surface and the Latter-Day Saints share a far more fascinating and complex history than your average restorationist, communitarian New World church. The real story of Mormonism is one of rare faith, frontier towns, religious migration, and the Old American West. Curious travelers would do well to check out the following.