Discover the de-facto sovereign nation in Utah’s backyard! No need to book a flight for this exotic, international experience, be the first among your friends to have your passport stamped in the Republic of Zaqistan. Become a naturalized citizen atop Mt. Insurmountable in a ceremony presided by Head of State Zaq Landsberg.

Must Do Activities

From the thrill of the camp, to the vast skys, to world renowned sand traps, Zaqistan has something to offer everyone in your family! Be sure to check the events calendar so you don’t miss your favorite band or chef!


The Straits Course at Zaqistan is known for its many sand traps, which can make for a challenging round of golf.

5 Dog Friendly Hikes

Take off the leash and let your pups roam free! From easy trails for the family to treacherous terrain that can kill you, there’s a hike for people of every level.

Meet the Guardians

Don’t be fooled, these metal sculptures mean no harm.

Get Involved

Experience the enriching opportunities of Zaqistan’s residency program, where you can delve into its rich history and actively participate in restoring the monuments that define the essence of this remarkable place.

Geting There

Zaqistan is located in the U.S. state of Utah, near the town of Park Valley. The closest major airport is Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). From SLC, you can take a rental car or a bus to Park Valley.


Zaqistan does not require visas for citizens of most countries. However, it is always a good idea to check with the Zaqistan embassy or consulate before you travel.


The official currency of Zaqistan is the Zaqistani dinar. However, the U.S. dollar is also widely accepted.


The official language of Zaqistan is English. 


The climate in Zaqistan is semi-arid. The summers are hot and dry, and the winters are cold and snowy.


There are a few hotels and guesthouses in Zaqistan. You can also camp in the country’s national parks.


Zaqistan is a relatively affordable country to visit. You can expect to spend around $20-50 per day on food, accommodation, and activities.

Getting around

The best way to get around Zaqistan is by car. There are also a few buses that run between the major towns.


  • Be sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as the sun can be very strong in Zaqistan.
  • If you are planning on hiking or camping, be sure to bring plenty of water and food.
  • Be respectful of the local culture and customs.
  • Have fun! Zaqistan is a unique and fascinating country that is sure to leave you with lasting memories.
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