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Address: Wendover, UT

A dry, open area near Lake Bonneville known for car racing.

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We were traveling through & happened to see sign & we turned to go see.. Unbelievable looking at this.. Looks like snow on a hot day! Pretty neat to see!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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new iberia,la
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178 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling through & happened to see sign & we turned to go see.. Unbelievable looking at this.. Looks like snow on a hot day! Pretty neat to see!

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We went in the afternoon yesterday (9/11/2016 Sunday). It takes about 2 hrs from Salt Lake City. We missed the race, but place is amazing. It was a bit cloudy but Sun tried to come out frequently from behind the clouds, so weather was very pleasant and sunlight was magnificent.

Thank sanjaya26
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is an area that is amazing both for its natural beauty and for the feats of speed that are undertaken here. We got to go out onto the salt flats while some racing was going on and it was really interesting to see some of the cars and bikes that were participating. Well worth a trip. I recommend that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Salt Flats were amazing, something to see as far as you could see. The track this past weekend was ~5 miles. Fastest car we seen went over 350 MPH and a motorcycle over 180 MPH. Entrance fee gives you access to the pit area, starting line or you can park along the track but bring your binoculars as the track... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The last 2 years Speed Week was cancelled because the salt was too wet. This year the salt was really dry. I kinda like the salt wet I think it makes the flats look so beautiful. We didn't race this year so we just went down to watch. There were no lines for racing while we were there on Sunday.... More 

1 Thank Carol L
Burton on Trent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Travelled to the US for Speed Week 2016 at Bonneville. Despite seeing it on the tv, I thought I knew what to expect but the reality was far more than expected. Wow! The Salts are surreal and play with your mind. It looks like snow but it was SO hot. The sun reflects upwards as it bounces off the salt... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a two hour drive from SLC and easy to find (exit 4). The sign that describes the speedway has been covered with stickers by visiting hillbillies - the stickers really detract from the sign. You can see salt almost forever and salt all during the drive there. We drove out on it a little - on a sunny... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Drove from SLC over to Nevada just for a day. Didn't realize this was on the way. I started seeing more and more desert/white/barren land along the way. I thought to my self, this looks like what might be the Bonneville Salt Flats. Passed the sign, knew I had to stop on the way back. On the way back from... More 

Thank Suzi S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This place is surreal, incredibly unique and worth the 2.5hr drive from Midway, Utah. We took I 80 west and along the way it was an incredible landscape of acres and acres of salt as far as the eyes can see and not to mention the mountains . It was like nothing else I have ever seen.

Thank Marlyne J
Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Even the Salt Flats Rest Area on I80 (West bound that is) has got to be one of the worlds most amazing rest stops and sets you up for driving onto the salt lake yourself. It's a pretty eerie feeling and should not be missed if you are in the area... Needless to say that spending a few bucks getting... More 

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