Park City Journals

Genealogy Library at Salt Lake City

A May 2001 trip to Park City by Karen46

Quote: Long road trip from Missouri to South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and home.

Genealogy Library at Salt Lake City

Overview

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South Dakota: Corn Palace at Mitchell, Bad Lands, Pioneer Family Sod Home near Cactus Flats, Mt. Rushmore, Black Hills, casinos at Deadwood.
Wyoming: Devils Tower, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons. Utah: Olympic sites, Family History Library at Salt Lake City, Morman Tabernacle Grounds.
Colorado: the mountains.

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Best Way To Get Around:

A car is required, but Salt Lake City was working on a transportation system that should be awesome by now.

Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Cabins

Hotel | "Lake Yellowstone Hotel"

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The rooms are clean and well appointed. No air conditioning or TV. A large sun room that overlooks the lake, where a string quartet quietly plays. Relaxation is the key word here.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 24, 2003

Lake Yellowstone Hotel and Cabins
2025 Mammoth Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190
(307) 344-7311

Sweetwater Lift Lodge

Hotel | "Sweetwater at Park City Lift Lodge"

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Best Things Nearby:Olympic village, Salt Lake City.Best Things About the Resort:Spacious. Indoor parking.Resort Experience:The unit was large, but unfortunately not clean. The furniture and carpets were very dirty and the refrigerator did not work. The refrigerator was promptly replaced, but we used another unit's refrigerator briefly. That unit was clean, which made me wonder if the resort has a rotating schedule for deep cleaning and ours was at the bottom of the list. Unit Type: 3 Bedroom Activities: Not Available Amenities: Good ...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on August 24, 2003

Sweetwater Lift Lodge
1255 Empire Ave.
Park City, Utah 84068
(435) 200-0300

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The bus tour takes about 8 hours and covers most of the southern half of Yellowstone. Frequent stops for photos are made. A stop for 45 minutes is made about noon, but lunch is on your own. The commentary by the driver is knowledgeable and entertaining.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 24, 2003

Xanterra Motorcoach Circle of Fire Tour
Grant Village
Park City, Utah
(307) 242-2650

Badlands National Park

Attraction | "Bad Lands"

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The erosion has left beautiful surreal landscapes in all directions. The roadways are well maintained with ample areas to pull to one side and take photos. Several trails are marked also.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 24, 2003

Badlands National Park
25216 Ben Reifel Road
Badlands National Park, South Dakota 57750
(605) 433-5361