“You don’t have to leave the Wasatch Front to have a truly amazing vacation, and one that offers a great deal of value,” said Scott Beck, president and CEO of the SLCVB. “Salt Lake offers the sophisticated amenities of a major metropolitan destination combined with the alpine ambiance of a mountain resort.”The SLCVB encourages travel from neighboring states and communities surrounding the Salt Lake metropolitan area by highlighting the vast array of entertaining area attractions Salt Lake has to offer. These fun and easy-to-use entertainment packages were developed based on national trends indicating travelers want to stay close to home with safe, value-driven packages.
The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass, created by the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB), continues to offer locals and visitors a streamlined way to enjoy 13 of Salt Lake area’s top attractions.The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass lets locals and visitors take advantage of the city’s proximity to both urban and mountain adventures. And, it’s a super value. The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass is currently sold online, in the Visitor’s Center at the Salt Palace Convention Center, and participating hotels. It comes in the form of a scannable plastic card that may be used at the holder’s leisure. Scannable paper versions of Connect Passes are also downloadable online.Participating attractions include: Discovery Gateway, Red Butte Garden, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort (scenic foot passenger tram ride only), Thanksgiving Point Gardens and the Museum of Ancient Life, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Utah Museum of Natural History, Utah Olympic Park, Utah’s Hogle Zoo, Lion House Pantry Restaurant (LUNCH INCLUDED), Living Planet Aquarium, Clark Planetarium, Tracy Aviary and This is the Place Heritage Park.