Top 10 Things to Do in Salt Lake City

  1. Visit Temple Square to see the beautiful gardens, water fountains, and the Mormon Temple.  You can also trace your ancestry at the nearby Family History Library.

  2. Climb the steps of the Utah State Capitol to see stunning views of the Salt Lake valley.

  3. Watch a bird show at the Tracy Aviary in Liberty Park.

  4. Relax and play at Liberty Park near downtown SLC.

  5. Irresponsibly spend your student loan money at the City Creek luxury mall in downtown SLC.

  6. Check out the lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) at the Utah Hogle Zoo.

  7. Have a picnic at the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum.

  8. Hunt for dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

  9. Drive to nearby Park City to grab lunch and to view many of the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic venues.

  10. Get off your lazy butt and go for a hike in the majestic Big or Little Cottonwood Canyons which are only a 30 minute drive from downtown SLC.  

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