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Posts from May 2009

  • Bureau markets S.L. to ‚ĶUtahns

    By Lee Benson, Deseret News -- The staggering economy has changed more than a few vacation plans this summer. Before you were thinking of maybe the Left Bank in Paris or a Serengeti safari, or at least the three-day park hopper pass at Disneyland. Now you're thinking something a little more conservative and a wee bit closer to home. The Salt

  • Second Homes: Skiing, hiking and biking in Salt Lake City

    In February, Salt Lake made the news when it was named the nation's fittest city by Men's Health magazine. But second-home owners have known this for years. Skiing is the highest-profile active pursuit, especially since the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Utah receives "Champagne powder," and 11 major ski resorts are within an hour, with some as

  • Discovery Gateway: A World of Possibilities

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Discovery Gateway, in the heart of downtown Salt Lake, is Utah's premier children's museum providing engaging interactive activities that inspire learning and generate fun for the whole family. It also happens to be an included attraction on the Visit Salt Lake Connect

  • Utah Olympic Park

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-The Utah Olympic Park, located just 30 minutes from downtown Salt Lake in Park City, was a 2002 Olympic Winter Games' venue and continues to present world-class events and competitions, not to mention thrill-of-a-lifetime activities and jaw-dropping exhibitions for visitors

  • Lion House Pantry: Home Cooking with a "Side of History"

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Located in one of Brigham Young's original homes in Salt Lake's historic Temple Square, the Lion House Pantry Restaurant is a home-style restaurant offering a wide array of entree and side dishes that vary by the day. Visitors using the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass can

  • Snowbird: Mountains of Summer Fun

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, located in Little Cottonwood Canyon just 40 minutes from downtown Salt Lake, is typically best known for its famed skiing on the "Greatest Snow On Earth." What is often overlooked is that Snowbird is one of the most scenic, high-altitude summer

  • Tracy Aviary

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Tracy Aviary, located in the heart of Liberty Park, occupies eight acres of land area and contains approximately 400 birds representing about 135 species. It is also one of more than a dozen attractions offered on the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass. Open to the public since

  • Red Butte Garden: The Intermountain West's Largest Botanical Garden

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Red Butte Garden, located on the campus of the University of Utah at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, is the largest botanical garden that tests, displays and interprets regional horticulture within a 400 miles of Salt Lake, and is one of more than a dozen attractions

  • The Utah Museum of Natural History: The Natural Wonders of Utah

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-The Utah Museum of Natural History (UMNH), located on the campus of the University of Utah, is the largest natural history museum in the state. The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass includes admission to UMNH, allowing visitors to enjoy the natural wonders, beauty and history of

  • Utah's Hogle Zoo

    - A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction - Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Utah's Hogle Zoo, located at the base of Emigration Canyon directly across from ‘This is the Place Heritage Park,' occupies 42 acres of land area, contains 1,100 animals, 250 different species of animals and is one of more than a dozen attractions offered on the Visit