Salt Lake City

Scenic

Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake and its islands provide outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities in northern Utah. Sunsets over the lake can be breathtaking. Amazing red, orange, lavender and magenta hues slowly dissolve in the evening sky. The lake's turquoise waters attract sailors, its white sand beaches are popular with swimmers and sunbathers, and craggy outcroppings on Antelope Island and some shoreline areas draw hikers and mountain bikers.

Temple Square

You’ll be immersed in 35 acres of enchantment in the heart of Salt Lake City. Whether it’s the rich history, the gorgeous gardens and architecture, or the vivid art and culture that pulls you in, you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable experience.

Kennecott Copper Mine

Founded in 1903, Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the largest man-made open-pit excavations in the world. The operation is so immense, it can be seen from space. The mine operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With over 20 million tons of refined copper ore produced in the past 116 years, it’s one of the top performing mines in the world and has provided more wealth for the state of Utah than any other company.

Bonneville Salt Flats

The formation of the Salt Flats began at the end of the last Ice Age, when the waters of ancient Lake Bonneville began to recede. For more information on the history and formation, click here.
Entrance is free and open to the public most of the year.
During events and/or filming projects, special security restrictions may be required to maintain public safety.

Red Butte Garden

Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West and together with the University of Utah, is a state arboretum. We are located on 100 acres in the foothills on the eastern edge of the University of Utah campus. The Garden has welcomed guests since 1985 and consists of over 21 acres of developed gardens and five miles of hiking trails winding through an extensive Natural Area.

Utah State Capitol

For over a century, the State Capitol has been one of Utah’s most prominent landmarks. Designed by local architect Richard K. A. Kletting, the Capitol has been home to state government since its opening in 1916.

Alpine Loop

his 20-mile drive winds through rugged alpine canyons of the Wasatch Range offering stupendous views of Mount Timpanogos and other glacier-carved peaks. The route follows Utah Hwy. 92 up American Fork Canyon and then continues through Uinta National Forest into Provo Canyon on U.S. 189. Timpanogos Cave National Monument and Robert Redford's Sundance are located along the route.

Family

Clark Planetarium

For more than 50 years, Clark Planetarium has been Salt Lake’s go-to destination for visitors of all ages who want to discover and learn about space and science.

Clark Planetarium’s mission is to create and present enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science and to promote greater public awareness of science in daily life.

The Living Planet Aquarium

Lagoon Amusement Park

Hogle Zoo

The Zoo is one of the most-visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo dates from 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.

Woodward Park

Woodward Park City is a world-class, year-round action sports destination with a state-of-the-art indoor action sports hub and more than 60 acres of outdoor action sports and mountain parks. We encourage growth and coach skill progression in ski, snowboard, mountain bike, skateboard, scooter, parkour, cheer, BMX, and digital media. We also offer Utah’s longest tubing runs, and lift-served skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking. Woodward Park City is open 365 days and nights a year for all ages: from passionate aspiring action sports pros to curious beginners.

Discovery Gateway

Inspiring Creative Play and Learning
Discovery Gateway offers more than 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. Explore our engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits that invite the whole family to create, learn, and play together!

Thanksgiving Point

The options are endless at Thanksgiving Point for family-fun entertainment and valuable learning experiences. Roaming with dinosaurs at the Museum of Ancient Life, exploring a working farm at Farm Country, strolling the beauty of our 55-acres botanical beauty at the Ashton Gardens, climbing on a high ropes course at the Museum of Natural Curiosity, or visiting a butterfly conservatory and insectarium are just a few of the numerous activities that await you when you visit.

Golfing

Salt Lake City Golf Courses

Sports

Utah Jazz

Real Salt Lake

University of Utah Athletics

Spas

Basalt Day Spa

The Kura Door

The Grand Spa

Outdoors

Fishing

Hiking

Four Wheeling

Boating / Wave Runners