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“Not much to see, but it sure smells”
Review of Great Salt Lake

Great Salt Lake
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Antelope Island Small Group Tour from Salt Lake City
Ranked #18 of 160 things to do in Salt Lake City
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Owner description: This 20,000 square mile lake, the second saltiest in the world, is also a wildlife refuge attracting millions of migratory birds every year to the ten islands within it.
Reviewed January 13, 2013

This is a site you can skip if you're coming to Salt Lake. There really are no attractions out there and it smells of brine shrimp.

4  Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

It was a little chilly when we were there, and it seems that the wind blows a lot, so bring a jacket. It is bigger than you would think it is...

1  Thank ColoradoMelody
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

The great Salt Lake has seen better days. It is not as saline as it used to be, so you don't float anymore. The "beaches" are sprinkled with toe-prikling weeds and pesky sand-flies. It does have a marina, but you can't rent boats there although privately owned sailboats are numerous.

3  Thank TravelingGianelos
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Utah is a gorgeous place to visit. It has everything you would want and especially beautiful mountains. I really think you get more out of your life by living in an area like this. You can ski, hunt, hike, or enjoy a big city atmosphere. Fun visiting the former Olympic Village near Salt Lake.

2  Thank Karenalsbury
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

I was born and raised in Hawaii, so to find a body of salt water here in Utah is oddity for me. I felt I was back in Hawaii. There's salt beds all over the place and seagulls, too. The islands throughout the lake reminded me of Lahaina, Maui. This is a great place to visit whenever I'm missing Hawaii.

3  Thank Rose H
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