Salt Lake City Things to Do

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  • 1. Temple Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Temple Square is well worth the 'free visit'...you'll have access to two visitor centers with as much information as you want to know about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (The...

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  • 2. Great Salt Lake

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Just a short drive from town is America's largest salt water lake. It is the remants of an inland sea that once covered most of the area. However given the brackish nature of the water, it's smell...

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  • 3. Antelope Island SP

    This was a good place to visit. It is suppose to be the best place to access the Great Salt Lake, but we never found where you were suppose to do that. It was difficult to find your way around the...

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  • 4. The view

    There are many overlooks in which to park a car for spectacular views of the city. Streets like Chandler Drive, and Wasatch Blvd are fantastic. For a close view of the city and great place to watch...

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  • 5. State Capitol

    This is a beautiful capitol building. Located on what is now known as Capitol Hill it can be seen from most places in the city. It has recently undergone extensive renovations designed to make it...

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  • 6. Mormon Tabernacle

    Brigham Young may have been the force behind the Church of Latter Day Saints and its prophet but today, its most visible incarnation is the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This 360 member choir was deemed...

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  • 7. Temple LDS

    It should come with little surprise that Brigham Young marked the location for the Salt Lake Temple a few days after arriving in the valley forty-six years before it was completed. The man, after all,...

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  • 8. Beehive House

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Beehive house has been preserved, restored and provides a great look at the way the most important man in the Territory of Utah lived. It is a wonderfully simple design, call it frontier grand....

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  • 9. Cottonwood Canyons

    There are activities no matter the season or skill level. In spring, there are waterfalls everywhere. In autumn, spectacular colors of foliage. Winter is ski season and summer is great for hiking or...

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  • 10. City Sites

    Built in 1909 it serviced the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Railroad and the Oregon Short Line Railroad. It served the Salt Lake City's railroad transportation center well into the 1970s....

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  • 11. 'This Is The Place' SP

    The park, which used to consist of the monument and visitor's center, continues to grow and develop. There are now several other statues commemorating different events and people influential in the...

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  • 12. Winter Olympics 2002

    I finally took the time to visit this small little memorial to a fantastic 17 Olympic days. In the winter of 2002, a short 5 months after the shock of the September 11 attacks the world turned its...

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  • 13. Outside Town

    Utah Fun Dome This enormous family entertainment complex was voted best of Utah two years in a row. Whether you it is Bungee jumping, bowling, playing golf, riding race cars, playing video games or...

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  • 14. Thanksgiving Point

    Great place to visit even with small kids. There wer lots of things to see and lots of hands on items for the kids to touch or play with. The displays were very informative. Took us about an hour and...

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  • 15. Family History Library

    5 out of 5 stars

    The Family History library has been helping people search out their ancestors since 1894. Since 1985 it has been in this location just west of Temple Square. It is said to be the largest single...

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  • 16. Park City

    Just 10 miles east of Orem Utah is beautiful Sundance. Hidden 2 miles up in the mountains this tiny town was the original location for the yearly Sundance Film Festival. Though Sundance still holds up...

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  • 17. Church Office Building

    Finished around 1972 and built to consolidate all the various scattered office workers who kept the LDS church running, this building has dominated the skyline since it first reached taller than all...

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  • 18. National Parks

    The Timpanogos National Park is a mere 1/2 hour outside of Salt Lake City. This national park I had no idea existed before arriving, I sure as anything want everyone to know about it since. In the...

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  • 19. Tabernacle Choir

    5 out of 5 stars

    Every Sunday morning, at 0930, you can view a live broadcast of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The broadcast goes out live, or taped delay, all over the world. They ask that you be in your seats by...

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  • 20. Hike/Climb

    Deseret Peak is about 30 miles west of Salt Lake City. It is a moutain of 11,031 feet in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. It's a great half-day moutain climbing trip away from Salt Lake City. After...

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  • 21. Winter Sports

    My hat goes off to the folks at All Seasons Rentals in Utah. First off, the snowmobile I rented was just awesome! I had no idea the power and the area a snowmobile could cover in just a day. To top it...

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  • 22. Architectural Details

    This is one of most loveliest victorian buildings I have seen. It most definitely catches your eye while in route to The Gateway mall. The Devereaux House was considered as one the most lavish and &...

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  • 23. Visitor's Center

    AAA gives the Visitor's Center a red star - one of 5 red starred attractions in Salt Lake. The north west corner has the Old and New Testament murals and a Christus. The south east corner one has a 30...

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  • 24. Trolley Square

    Trolley Square is just a commercialized modification of something that was once great. It's full of chain fashion stores and chain restaurants. It's now a shopping mall, but it was once where the...

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  • 25. Joseph Smith Blg.

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Hotel Utah was the finest hotel between Denver and San Francisco from 1911 to the early 80's. Everyone who was anyone stayed here when they came to Salt Lake. With white gloved porters, fine...

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