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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: Race Car Tracks, Hot Springs/ Geysers
Activities: Driving, Scuba diving
Description: A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.
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Bangalore, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

One of the most exciting places to visit. It was an experience of sorts. A vast expanse of beautiful terrain, brilliant and scenic. Driving on these plains is awesome at the speeds which one can achieve.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stopped at the rest stop and played in the salt; the feeling was strange cool and hard, but felt like sand when wet. We found the little water there was. If, you have a car try to drive on it the experience is amazing!

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Savannah, Georgia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
54 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Got out of our way specifically to visit the flats. So worth it! Had we had a 4-wheel drive we would have ventured on and pretend we were setting a world record. Coming from Salt Lake there's the one rest stop from where you can have an unspoiled view of the flats, walk on them, even pick up some salt... More

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Bullhead CIty, AZ
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I grew up watching videos of the "Blue Flame" breaking the land speed records in the mid 60s, so it was interesting to stop by the salt flats to see where it all took place. But really, there is not much to see; the actual speeway is at the end of a 3 mile paved road off of I-40 near... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

As the name states "Salt Flats" is all you are going to see. In the winter, the rain and snow makes it a mud flats. By July it should be dry 110 degrees and ready for you or your car. Enjoy the Salt Flats Diner.

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Rochdale, England
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352 reviews 352 reviews
17 attraction reviews
530 helpful votes 530 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

As a motorcyclist, this place was on my bucket list to visit (did Pikes Peak last year), and part of the attractiveness is the lack of anything professional, such as a visitor centre or entrance fee. To think how many brave riders and drivers have tried their best here is difficult to comprehend, but there is a certain majesty in... More

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Ogden, Utah
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

we traveled out there for a photo shoot. The salt flats worked out great. The wind was blowing which made the heat less unbearable

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Bucharest, Romania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It literally is the largest empty parking lot I have ever been to. not as flat as you think, easily one of the hardest surfaces I have laid on. really neat awe of nature. If you are looking for food, you have the Mexican place at the gas station, That's it. no other options unless you head 10 minutes west... More

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Orlando, Florida
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272 reviews 272 reviews
153 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

While it is not yet racing season, you can drive out to the Bonneville Speedway sign where the road ends. You'll see endless white salt flats.

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Kuna, Idaho
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Be careful to stay on the road. Wet areas get you stuck, Was so cool to see the area where the fastest cars go to test rocket cars. So much History there Pack in Pack out do not leave anything behind. Act like you were not there for the next people to enjoy.

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