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The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Puts Salt Lake in the Palm of Your Hand

Published: 05/17/2017
SALT LAKE CITY (May 2017) –The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass puts 13 of Salt Lake’s most popular urban and mountain adventures in the palm of your hand, as cutting-edge technology allows users to purchase, share and redeem their Connect Pass from the convenience of their smartphone. And, by bundling some of the area's top attractions, this all-in-one activity pass offers incredible value to a fun-filled itinerary for the whole family, saving up to 57% on regular admission. The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass: convenient, value-laden and simple to use. 

The Connect Pass is the perfect choice for out-of-town visitors and residents alike, who may have family or friends in town or simply want something exciting to do with their kids during the long summer vacation season. The Connect Pass is sold exclusively online at Many of the Connect Pass venues are also accessible by UTA TRAX light rail and US Bus Utah (additional fees may apply).

“You'll see everything from elephants and apes to sweeping mountain scenery, experience world-class museums to historic Temple Square, and more, and you'll see it all at your own pace,” said Scott Beck, president and CEO of Visit Salt Lake. “Purchase passes, send passes to friends and family, and track pass use from your mobile phone—your pass is always accessible online, and it's always up to date.” 

Participating Connect Pass Attractions
The Leonardo 
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 (pass includes one admission to each)
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Utah Olympic Park (pass includes choice of one Adventure Course activity or one Guided Park Tour)
Utah’s Hogle Zoo
The Lion House Pantry Restaurant (pass includes lunch or dinner, a $9.99 value)
Clark Planetarium (pass includes one Dome Theatre and one IMAX documentary admission)
Tracy Aviary
This is the Place Heritage Park
Natural History Museum of Utah 

Days Adult Senior (65+) Child (3-12 yrs.)  
1 $32.00 $28.00 $26.00
2 $48.00 $43.00 $40.00
3 $60.00 $54.00 $50.00
365 $90.00 $85.00 $80.00

The Connect Pass is available as a 1-, 2-, 3- or 365-day consecutive pass, so you can choose the option that works best for your group, trip dates and overall itinerary. The pass is activated the first time it is used and remains active for the number of consecutive days purchased. All passes must be activated within 90 days of purchase. Pass holders may visit as many attractions as they like while their pass is active, but each person must have a pass and is limited to one (1) visit at each participating attraction. The 365-day pass is valid for an entire year, but also must be activated within 90 days of purchase. Group rates are available for 20 or more passes. Purchase passes, send passes to friends and family, and track pass use from your mobile phone. 

How to Buy Passes: You can purchase as many passes as you like at From the online sale confirmation, users can download their pass to their mobile phone; pass holders also have the option to save a Connect Pass icon to their home screen. VSL will also email pass purchase confirmations to buyers immediately after purchase.

How to Redeem Passes: Simply tap the downloaded icon to open the Connect Pass, and hand your phone to the box office agent at each attraction to gain admission. Access your pass online at any time and view up-to-date information about expiration dates and redemption history. Not into the whole smartphone thing? You can also print a pass voucher from your confirmation email and take it to the attractions for admission.

How to Share Passes: You can send a pass to a friend or family member by simply clicking "Share Pass" and entering their email address and mobile phone number. Again, each person must have their own pass and is limited to one (1) visit at each participating attraction.

Visit Salt Lake is a private, non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake as a vibrant, modern destination brimming with unexpected dining, lodging, nightlife and entertainment options, a destination well suited for convention and leisure travel alike. In partnership with Salt Lake County, Visit Salt Lake’s mission is to improve the area economy by attracting and providing support to conventions, leisure travelers and visitors while being a leader in environmental responsibility.