Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City serves as the gateway to Utah’s world-class ski and summer resorts, national parks and recreation areas.

An internationally-renowned ski spot, Salt Lake hosted the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, while each year actor-types descend on the city in droves for Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival.

Salt Lake City offers lively night life, including Wendover’s casinos. Historic Mormon Temple Square charms tourists year in, year out, while other must-sees include the region’s fifteen national parks and monuments, all within a day’s drive.

Looking for something unique to Salt Lake City? There’s a reason it’s called the “Genealogy Capital of the World,” you know. Plus, take a trip back in time – on a carriage, no less – with a tour of downtown Salt Lake’s historic sites.




From downtown Salt Lake City, some of Utah’s most scenic fishing spots are easily accessible.

For an enjoyable days fishing, make your way up to the Cottonwood Canyons.  Situated amongst the beautiful landscape are a number of lakes and streams offering superb fishing for both families and the keen angler. Read more about Cottonwood Canyons Fishing.


A leisurely family stroll, short hikes and multi-day backpack tours can all be found within close proximity to downtown Salt Lake City.

The Cottonwood Canyons house beautiful terrain for you to explore. You can view old mining remnants, glacier carved canyon walls and the glorious wildflowers.

For more information see Hiking Cottonwood Canyons.

Mountain Biking

From Salt Lake City you can team mountain biking with the incredible Wasatch mountain range.

The Cottonwood Canyons offers both uphill riding and lift accessible trails.

Within both canyons, lies a number of single track trails that will take you to some of the most scenic parts of the mountain range. Cottonwood Canyons Mountain Biking



Access 11 of Utah’s world class ski resorts easily from downtown Salt Lake City.

Each resort is unique and offers a variety of terrain, an abundance of snow and amazing scenery. There is something to suit everyone and  the close access from downtown Salt Lake City makes skiing Utah an easy choice for your next ski holiday.

For more information on Utah’s ski resorts CLICK HERE