Situated in the heart of the West, the city offers an abundance of opportunities for every traveler.
Salt Lake City, Utah, offers something for every traveler–from the arts and culture guru; to the outdoor adventurer, both the dyed true blue and the weekend warrior; to sports fanatics of every creed; to seekers of all things worthwhile, beautiful, and inspiring.
The highlights of Salt Lake City are numerous. Stroll through Temple Square, the hub of the Latter-Day Saints faith. Enjoy a performance at the historic Capitol Theater, host to first-rate Broadway theater. Treat yourself to a night of music at Abravanel Hall, home to the world-renown Utah Symphony Orchestra. Minutes from downtown, experience world-class skiing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, camping, and fishing in the breathtakingly beautiful Wasatch Mountains.
Seekers of all kinds will revel at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Utah Museum of Natural History, the botanical paradise Red Butte Garden, and the Tracy Aviary, with its the nearly 150 species of birds. Wide-eyed children will find their bliss at Discovery Gateway and the Clark Planetarium, where science learning is hands-on and engaging, and the Hogle Zoo, where lions and tigers and bears, oh my, make their homes.
The Utah Jazz, Real Salt Lake, the Bees, and the Utah Grizzles give basketball, soccer, baseball, and hockey enthusiasts the chance to give a shout-out to their heroes. The Olympic Cauldron Park, site of the closing ceremonies and now site of a visitor center, offers travelers the opportunity to relive the glory of the 2002 winter games.
As you plan your Salt Lake vacation, consider gearing your travel around one of these annual staples of Salt Lake culture: the Utah Arts Festival, Deseret News Marathon, Days of ‘47 Parade, Utah State Fair, First Night, or the Sundance Film Festival.
The palpable beauty, adventure, and joy to be had in Salt Lake City await your arrival.
"Step back in time"...Amid Summer's Inn is a lovely 5000 square foot turn of the century Historic English Tudor home with romantic decor. It sits on a quiet, old-fashioned, tree-lined street, two doors from a gourmet restaurant and one and one half blocks from the Tony Award-Winning Utah Shakespearean Festival. Centrally located between Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks Monument and Brian Head Ski Resort. A short stroll past our aromatic, award-winning flower garden takes you to Historic downtown shopping and other great places to dine.
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Things to do
Joseph Smith Memorial Building:
Named in honor of the man who was instrumental in restoring the gospel of Jesus Christ, translating the Book of Mormon, and organizing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
15 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
Urban park and trail
Magnificent six-spired temple, the square is the symbolic heart of the worldwide Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints.
Great Salt Lake
20,000 square mile lake, is also a wildlife refuge attracting millions of migratory birds every year to the ten islands within it.
Pantry: From the elegance of Utah's premier gourmet buffet to the historic home of Brigham Young, Temple Square Hospitality offers a variety of dining options suited to fit any mood or occasion.
63 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-1400
Red Iguana: Every Red Iguana patron has seen the jaunty cholo script on the restaurant’s Wall of Fame that reads "Los Lobos." Maybe you’re one such diner, and a fan of the band? If so, you might have zoned out over your food and imagined the band members, themselves high on the Iguana’s killer mole dishes (¡y cervezas, órale!), whipping out Sharpies and making their mark, which has become the cool nucleus of the green Red Iguana wall.
736 W North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Red Rock Brewing Company: Celebrating 15 years as downtown Salt Lake's premiere restaurant and brewpub, Red Rock Brewing Company is conveniently located for a business lunch or a night on the town.
254 S 200 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1801
Salt Lake City is Utah's capital and gateway to the state's renowned ski resorts, scenic national parks and recreational areas.