Salt Lake City Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Salt Lake City

  • 1. Scenery..

    I thought DC had a very unique idea of promoting art with all the colorful giant pandas located all over the city. Well Utah, Salt Lake City used the same concept using Buffalo sculptures painted with...

  • 2. Air Force Museum

    Wow, I really enjoyed this musuem. It has some of the most significate historical representation of aviation marvels. They have lots of outside displays as well and many inside displays. Make a point...

  • 3. Ski / Board

    Take a ride east, cross the mountain range and visit Park City. It´s a great ski area and nice city. Just half an hour away from Salt Lake City. Some Olympic ski races took place in Park City in 2002.

  • 4. Liberty Park

    Tucked away in a corner of Liberty Park is the fantastic Tracy Aviary. It's fairly small and can be thoroughly explored in a couple leisurely hours. It houses hundreds of fascinating bird species from...

  • 5. Great Salt Lake State Marina and Saltair

    Traveling west on I-80 heading out of town you run smack dab into the largest salt lake in the western hemisphere and the fourth largest in the world. Not as...

  • 6. Cecret Lake

    They say the name came from a miner who posted the name on a board 100 yrs ago. Tradition keeps it spelled his way.The 1 mile trail to this alpine glacial lake...

  • 7. Albion Basin Summer

    In the winter Albion basin is full of the "Greatest Snow on Earth" and skiers can schush in powder to their hearts content. In the summer it becomes an alpine...

  • 8. Convention Center

    Every afternoon and evening, I walked up by the convention center with these windmills along the front. I don't know if they were functional or decorative. By...

  • 9. Wheeler Historic Farm

    Located in about the center of the Salt Lake Valley, this beautiful and historic farm has been lovingly preserved as an example of a typical county farm about...

  • 10. Lagoon Amusement Park

    This amusement park began its life over a century ago. It has survived and grown over the years offering a variety of activities. Though not on par with any of...

  • 11. Kennecott Copper Mine

    About an hours drive south of downtown a visitor can drive up the side of the mountain and into the heart of the largest man-made excavation on earth.In 1848,...

  • 12. Antelope Island Visitor Center

    The visitor center has some great information about the Great Salt Lake, the island, the early inhabitants, hikes, activities, a movie, etc. It is a good place...

  • 13. See Buffalo and Antelope and more

    Antelope Island was named by John Fremont and Kit Carson during an exploration to the Utah desert in 1845. They observed and killed some Antelope (more...

  • 14. Desert Island

    Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. For many years it was a ranch, before the State bought it out. There are primitive campgrounds,...

  • 15. Pioneer Log Home

    As we walked up to the Family History Library, we saw a log cabin located between the Museum of Church History and Art and the Family History Library. My...

  • 16. Ensign Peak

    Just a short drive up from downtown and a 15 minute hike will take you to Ensign Peak for magnificent views of the city. Drive up East Capitol Boulevard about 8...

  • 17. Bookstore like you dreamed of

    Sam Weller's Bookstore is one of the gems of a retail establishment that you wished was in your own neigborhood. Selling new, use, out-of-print and rare books,...

  • 18. The expert on crap

    My Brother-in-law knows his s@#t. Antelope Island is on the southeastern end of the Great Salt Lake and the only island in the lake that is connected by road....

  • 19. Wheeler Farms Take a tractor...

    Wheeler Farms Take a tractor ride around the farm and visit with the animals. The kids will love it!6351 South 900 EastSalt Lake City, UT 84121-2438(801)...

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