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Bonneville Salt Flats

Wendover, UT
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Wendover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Race Car Tracks, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Scuba diving
Owner description: A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Race Car Tracks, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Scuba diving
Owner description: A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.
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Portland, Maine
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74 reviews 74 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is just 1 hour and half from Salt Lake, very pleasant dirve, awesome panoramas. There is really nothing particular there apart from this out of space panorama. The salt crust is very thick and so white, with the blue, sky pics were really amazing. I would definitely recoment a brief visit, just to quickly see something so unique and... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have attended Speed Week a few times! It's a beautiful setting and one of the most exciting events in the world! The Salt Flats Cafe is second to none when it comes to Mexican food!! If you like fast cars it is an experience of a lifetime!!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I felt a huge "bucket list" item being checked off my list visiting the Salt Flats! Very beautiful!!

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Went there a week before Thanksgiving.. Was totally deserted.. That is what made it more awesome. The place looks like a scene from a sci-fi movie! Going there again very soon! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have been there since 2012 to race at the salt flats.....its amazing, one of my favourites places on Earth. Racing at the salt flats is for those who REALLY like racing. Excellent people, excelent place to go fast and get some speed records. If you ever have the chance to visit the salt flats, go for it. You also can... More 

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Irving, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place was like no other. A completely different experience. Don't expect it to be a tourist place with souvenir shops, a McD and a Starbucks. There are absolutely no facilities at this place, infact we did not see another soul. Its just plain white slat flats for miles and miles. Its remote, deserted, peaceful and extremely beautiful. Great photo... More 

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Helena, MT
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518 reviews 518 reviews
162 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Off course racing has been vanishing worldwide. The California dry lakes, the beach at Daytona and the Salt Flats were all places high speed records were made. The Salt Flats were/are the best. At times the pumping of mineral laden water has lowered the water table and restricted the area that could be run on. Sometimes that or weather leave... More 

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Grinnell, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was the third time I'd driven close enough to visit the Salt Flats, and I finally got up there. The signage doesn't help much, but I eventually found the entry, which was a paved roadway intended to take me past the areas too fragile for regular vehicles. At the end of this roadway, I reached a large sign that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place was on my bucket list and it did not disappoint. You can drive fast on the salt for free. We did and it was fun.

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Ogden, Utah
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a great stop along I80. Pull over and check it out, it's likely like nowhere you've ever been before.

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