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Plenty of prayers are said in Temple Square, but it's the Wasatch Mountains that produce the bulk of them—those ski slopes are steep! Nevertheless, the city that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympic Games continues to attract outdoor enthusiasts by the carful with world-class hiking, skiing, and climbing.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Salt Lake City. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Salt Lake City flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.... Read More
Plenty of prayers are said in Temple Square, but it's the Wasatch Mountains that produce the bulk of them—those ski slopes are steep! Nevertheless, the city that hosted the 2002 Winter Olympic Games continues to attract outdoor enthusiasts by the carful with world-class hiking, skiing, and climbing.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Salt Lake City. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Salt Lake City flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

Written by catsholiday on 25 May, 2011

Salt Lake City is the capital city of the state of Utah and has a population of about 186,000. About half the population is now Mormon as opposed to almost 100% in the past. It has become very popular for otdoor winter sports and in…Read More


walking the history

Written by theBlacks on 10 Nov, 2003

Everyone knows SLC (as it is called by the locals) is the closest airport to the most national parks, the closest airport to the most ski resorts, and the closest airport to the most superlative natural scenery in the world. And way too many…Read More


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Skiing City 'Salt Lake City'

Written by petterbroklin on 13 Nov, 2008

SALT LAKE city is the capital of UTAH. It is largest city in Utah State. There are so many Rocky Mountains located so its climate also a rocky mountains. It’s a most visited place in winter and summer. If you love skiing then visited in…Read More


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Public art in Salt Lake City

Written by samepenny on 22 Oct, 2007

One of my strongest opinions is about the need for public art in cities. Salt Lake City has a vast selection of works of art on sidewalks, sides of buildings and in the lobby areas of buildings open to the public during business hours.…Read More


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Brigham Young House, Estate and Cemetery

Written by AnaMH on 19 Nov, 2000

The homes of Mormon Church president Brigham Young are the Beehive House and the Lion House (67 E south Temple). The two houses are next door to each other and housed the very large Young family. There are tours available for both houses. It was…Read More


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Trax-Commuter Rail

Written by bananasaregreen on 07 Jul, 2006

Trax is the commuter rail system in Salt Lake City. It begins at the Commuter Hub downtown and has numerous stops including the EnergySolutions Arena, Temple Square, and downtown main street. The line runs throughout Salt Lake all the way down to Sandy. There…Read More


Olympics and more

Written by traveldiva2005 on 25 Aug, 2005

For some, a trip to Salt Lake City is a religious pilgrimage to visit the Mormon temples. It is a beautiful experience for anyone, whether you are LDS or not. Christmas is an especially eventful time to see the entire area decorated with…Read More


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Trolley Square

Written by mmhicks on 27 Nov, 2001

While in Salt Lake City, plan to spend a couple of hours at Trolley Square. The converted Trolley warehouse and repair depot is now a collection of unique local artisan shops and restaurants. Designers and artists display their goods in shops inside the…Read More


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Hi-way 80 to Salt Flats

Written by Chuckk on 01 Sep, 2001

Leaving Salt Lake City toward Nevada is a long and tedious drive. The lake seems to run forever over the desert colored hills and flat lands. You can drive at 85 mph, since the speed limit is 75 mph. Along the lake which is solid…Read More


The Great Salt Lake

Written by AnaMH on 19 Nov, 2000

The Great Salt lake is 20 minutes west of SLC and a great place to visit. We got to see a sunset over the lake, and I must say it was gorgeous. The sky was lit with so many colors in so many shades. The…Read More


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