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Ranked #1 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Canyons; Outdoors

Beautiful in every season of the year. There are plenty of well-marked trails that can be hiked from late spring through October. Always go prepared--water, some food, extra... more »

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Ranked #2 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Libraries; Cultural
Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
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Ranked #3 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: As the Utah state museum of natural history, this top attraction provides an introduction to the science in Utah's remarkable... more » Owner description: As the Utah state museum of natural history, this top attraction provides an introduction to the science in Utah's remarkable landscape! With engaging exhibits and over 5,000 artifacts on display, the Museum features Utah's paleontology discoveries, fascinating gems and minerals found world-wide, preserved artifacts from Utah's prehistoric peoples, and stories told by the five Native nations that lie within the state's boundaries. Journey to the top of a three-story indoor Canyon. Wander through Utah's dinosaurs and animal life. Interact with earthquakes, erosion, and our Digital Globe to discover how the earth's surface and the Great Salt Lake have changed over time. Enjoy breath-taking views from our observatory deck. Hike the Bonneville Shoreline trail. Experience natural history as only Utah can reveal it. Enjoy beverages, lunch or a snack at the Museum Cafe. Shop the Museum Store for unique jewelry and gift items influenced by nature's design. Visitors with young kids will enjoy Our Backyard, an intimate, discovery-based environment that invites our pre-school visitors to experience natural history first hand! « less
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Ranked #5 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Religious Sites; Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Dominated by a magnificent six-spired temple, the square is the symbolic heart of the worldwide Church of Jesus Christ of the... more » Owner description: Dominated by a magnificent six-spired temple, the square is the symbolic heart of the worldwide Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. « less
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Ranked #6 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Performances; Cultural
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Ranked #7 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #8 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over... more » Owner description: Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over 100 acres including display and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture. The Garden offers something for everyone from children who want to explore to adults looking for landscape and planting ideas. You might enjoy taking a class, packing a picnic, attending a concert or hiking. Red Butte Garden is open year-round with plant interest and events during every season. « less
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Ranked #9 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Architectural Buildings; Science Museums; Landmarks
Owner description: Building owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, housing two restaurants, a small movie theater and a... more » Owner description: Building owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, housing two restaurants, a small movie theater and a variety of banquet halls for rent. « less
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Ranked #10 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
Seat of state government and striking architectural landmark.
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Ranked #12 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
The original granite temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Ranked #13 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Museum detailing the history of the Church of Latter Day Saints.
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Ranked #14 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Canyons; Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
A shady running path where runners often spot unusual aquatic birds.
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Ranked #16 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Home to the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Tabernacle Organ.
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Ranked #17 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
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Ranked #18 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Pleasant urban park with a track for running.
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Ranked #19 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
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Ranked #20 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: The oldest aviary in the U.S. features extensive collections, educational programs and exhibits of more than 130 different... more » Owner description: The oldest aviary in the U.S. features extensive collections, educational programs and exhibits of more than 130 different species of birds. « less
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Ranked #21 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Convention Centers; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Historic landmark that is home to the Ballet West, Utah Opera and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company.
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Ranked #24 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Parks; Outdoors
A runner's delight, with a trail that steadily steepens for a great workout.
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Ranked #25 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Canyons; Outdoors
Scenic canyon for all seasons, offering hiking and biking in the summer and cross-country skiing and snow shoeing in winter.
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Ranked #26 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Nightmare on 13th is one of Utah's largest and longest running Haunted House's. Located at 300 W and 1300 S in SLC, Utah.... more » Owner description: Nightmare on 13th is one of Utah's largest and longest running Haunted House's. Located at 300 W and 1300 S in SLC, Utah. Visit our website for more info at Nightmareon13th.com « less
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Ranked #27 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: Hands-on discovery museum that features more than 140 exhibits in the arts, sciences and humanities, plus an interactive... more » Owner description: Hands-on discovery museum that features more than 140 exhibits in the arts, sciences and humanities, plus an interactive playground for the kids. « less
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Ranked #28 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Family-friendly entertainment at affordable prices: this zoo features more than 1,100 animals fom all over the world.
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Ranked #29 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #30 of 74 attractions in Salt Lake City
Category: Historic Sites; State Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: This Is The Place for FUN in the West! Explore a Pioneer Village, Ride Trains and Ponies, and Pan for Gold! Say hello to our... more » Owner description: This Is The Place for FUN in the West! Explore a Pioneer Village, Ride Trains and Ponies, and Pan for Gold! Say hello to our farm friendly animals, and "milk" Clara Belle the Cow. There's goats, sheep and a donkey plus many other little furry friends who like to be snuggled and scratched. See a working Blacksmith in his shop, a Tinsmith and help a "Spinster" card and spin wool. Hungry? Have a "Flavor Burst" soft serve ice cream cone in the Huntsman Saloon, or enjoy Brigham's Donuts, a little bit of sugary Heaven! There's great grub at the Huntsman Hotel grill and a candy shop for your sweet tooth at the ZCMI Mercantile. Visit the Native American Village and make take home crafts. Don't miss the Visitor Center and Gift Shop, one of the best shopping experiences in the West. You can also see the Mormon Battalion Museum and Stoddard Art Gallery. There's much more to see and do at This Is The Place Heritage Park. If you have an hour or a day, come have FUN at the Park! Stop #13 on Hop On Hop Off Tours. Visit us on the web or call for more information to plan your FUN visit! Planning a Wedding or Reception or special event? Our historic building rentals are located in one of the Valley's most picturesque settings. Nine venues, one that's right for you! Plan your next Corporate Event at This Is The Place. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 10,000. « less
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