As one of the world’s great alpine destinations, Salt Lake is quickly emerging as a shining star of the new American West. An international debut during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games introduced the world to this vibrant, safe, and beautiful community. Flanked on all sides by dramatic granite cliffs, Salt Lake offers unparalleled access to outdoor recreation, remarkable history, and a bustling economy that continues to transform this former pioneer town into a sophisticated metropolitan city.
Ideas for First Timers:
- Mormon Tabernacle Choir
- Big Cottonwood Canyon
- Natural History Museum of Utah
- Salt Lake City Public Library
- Shopping at the Gateway
- Bingham Canyon Copper Mine
Ideas for Repeat Visitors:
- Float in the Great Salt Lake
- Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
- Antelope Island State Park
- Salt Lake Temple
- The Tracy Aviary
- Red Butte Garden
Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass- 12 attraction pass: Get ready to see any place, at any pace. The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass lets you set your own schedule with paid access to the Salt Lake area’s most famous and fascinating attractions. You provide the transportation. We’ll provide the fun AND the savings.
The Gateway: Salt Lake’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination including over 115 shops and restaurants. Featuring the Olympic Legacy Plaza, Clark Planetarium, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, and Megaplex 12 Theaters.
Historic Temple Square: As one of Salt Lake’s most popular tourist destinations, Temple Square offers visitors the opportunity to see the historic Salt Lake Temple, Tabernacle, Visitor’s Center, Conference Center, Family History Library and more.
Kennecott Copper Mine: Kennecott’s Copper Mine Visitor Center offers exhibits and a video presentation on the history, geology, and operations of the largest, most productive copper mine in the United States. Open April-October. Admission fees are donated to charity.