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Salt Lake City Attractions and Sites To See



Clark Planetarium
Star shows, laser/music concerts, science exhibits, and Planetarium Store. Great location for special events, receptions, and meetings. Groups up to 500.


Trolley Square
This National Historic Site is housed in charming, olden-day trolley car barns. A major shopping, dining and entertainment marketplace. Located east-side downtown area.


Heber Valley Historic Railroad
A journey on a historic train across Heber Valley, around Deer Creek Lake, and through Provo Canyon. Charters and group rates available.


Utah's Hogle Zoo
Enjoy an animal adventure and see hundreds of exotic animals including bears, elephants, giraffes, snakes and tigers. Open daily.


City Creek Center
City Creek Center's Website
City Creek Center is the centerpiece of one of the nation's largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects. This unique shopping environment features a retractable roof, a creek that runs through the property, a pedestrian skybridge and more. This world-class fashion and dining destination offers approximately 80 stores and restaurants in a casual, pedestrian-friendly environment.


Ballet West
Repertoire includes the great full-length classical and contemporary ballets, as well as original works. Considered one of America's leading ballet companies.


Utah Opera Company
Utah Opera produces four professionally staged, fully costumed operas with nationally and internationally known artists.


The Utah Symphony
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony has become a vital presence on the American music scene through its distinctive performances worldwide and its well-known recording legacy. The Symphony performs in the Abravanel Hall.


Mt. Timpanogos Cave, National Monument


Wheeler Historic Farm
A Utah Family Farm Museum. Tour a Historic Farmhouse and visit with animals, take a tractor drawn wagon ride, enjoy special events year round, picnic areas and more.


Capitol Theatre
Built in 1913, the Capitol Theatre is home to the Utah Opera Company, Ballet West, and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. Other touring live performances and Broadway plays are also performed at the Capitol Theatre.


Repertory Dance Theatre
Repertory Dance Theatre is dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation, and appreciation of American modern dance.


Salt Lake Art Center
Since its inception in 1931, the Salt Lake Art Center has been an independent voice for contemporary visual art in the State and region. The center presents approximately twelve visual arts exhibitions annually, a full complement of educational programs for a general adult audience, and focused arts education programs for elementary and high-school age youth, all FREE of charge.


Utah Olympic Park
The Utah Olympic Park near Park City was the site of the 2002 Bobsled, Luge and Ski Jumping competitions. Visitors are treated to a guided tour of the park, athlete training sessions, 70 mile-per-hour bobsled rides, zipline rides, Quicksilver alpine slide rides, Olympic museum, an interactive museum, freestyle aerial and ski jumping shows on saturday at noon and a variety of camps for all ages.


Utah Olympic Oval
2002 Olympic Winter Games speed skating site. Located in West Valley City, it is still the athletic training center. Public skating sessions, soccer, hockey leagues. Speed skating, curling, and figure skating instruction. Special events.


Red Butte Garden
On the east side off of Foothill Blvd. and east of the U. of U., Red Butte is nestled away in the foothills, the Garden has a breathtaking panoramic view of the Salt Lake Valley, and boasts 150-acres of natural area, spectacular floral displays, fountains, waterfalls and walking paths.


This Is The Place State Park
On the east side off of Foothill Blvd. and east of the U. of U., take a walk into the past at This Is The Place State Park. Old Deseret is a living historic village that recreates a typical community between 1847 and 1869. See the sights of daily pioneer life and visit adobe houses, shops, schools, churches and sites of cultural activities.


Tracy Aviary @ Liberty Park - 589 East 1300 South
Located at the SouthWest end of Liberty Park, Tracy Aviary is America's oldest and largest bird park. The Aviary currently maintains a population of about 500 birds representing 150 species, 21 of which are listed as endangered or threatened.


The Children's Museum of Utah
Located at 840 North 300 West, The Children's Museum of Utah is an interactive learning zone where children and adults can explore, imagine, create, and discover together. The Museum features over 75 permanent exhibits in the arts, sciences, and humanities.


Fort Douglas Military Museum
Located within the grounds of the University of Utah, the museum campus consists of three buildings which house the library, exhibits, administration offices, artifact storage and workshop areas. The three buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places, and date from 1863 and 1875. The museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits, a gift shop, a cannon and tank park, educational programs and self-guided tours of the fort.


Cathedral of the Madeleine
Salt Lake's Largest Catholic Church. Restored to its original splendor, it is referred to as a Cultural Masterpiece.


The Living Planet Aquarium
The Living Planet Aquarium has become one of Utah's most unique and popular attractions. Exhibits feature sharks, rays, seahorses, sea jellies, octopus, piranha, a rescued green sea turtle, Gentoo penguins and more!


Memory Grove Park
Located just north of the downtown area, this park features memorials to Utah's veterans and a replica of the Liberty Bell. Walking, jogging, bicycling, etc.


Pioneer Memorial Museum
6 Floors of Displays, The Pioneer Memorial Museum is noted as the world's largest collection of artifacts on one particular subject, and features displays and collections of memorabilia from the time the earliest settlers entered the Valley of the Great Salt Lake until the joining of the railroads at a location known as Promontory Point.


Natural History Museum of Utah
Located at 301 Wakara Way, near Red Butte Garden, families can enjoy a journey through the evolving world of natural and cultural sciences at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Visitors can learn about, explore, and experience Native American artifacts, dinosaurs, bugs, the Great Salt Lake, biological diversity, gems, minerals, and space. The museum is loaded with hands-on activities for the whole family. A cafe and gift shop are located on the museum's second level.


Salt Lake Bees
The Salt Lake Bees, MLB's California Angles AAA Baseball Team plays at Smith's Ballpark in Salt Lake City.


NBA's Utah Jazz
The Official Website of the Utah Jazz.


Utah Grizzlies AAA Ice Hockey
The Utah Grizzlies professional hockey team is a member of the International Hockey League. IHL Champions 1995, 1996. Regular season runs October-April.


Kennecott Copper Mine
The largest copper mine in the world.


Utah State Capitol Building
The Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake in Salt Lake City is one of the most popular tourist attractions for many reasons. Completed in 1915, the State Capitol is a lovely Renaissance-style building featuring depression-era murals in the rotunda, which depict events from Utah's past. The beauty and its architecture is available to see as well as incredible views of the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains, the Great Salt Lake and the valley floor. "Salt Lake City, An Amazing View"!





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