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The Salt Lake Scene

  • Sunset over Cedar Breaks National Monument

    Visit Cedar City: Roam Our Backyard

    Fast track flow trails, stunning views, hiking trails for every type of adventurer, and more are just waiting to be discovered in Cedar City's backyard. A hot spot for outdoor recreation, Cedar City is within a day’s trip of travel from Salt Lake, and is home to a wide range of opportunities to

  • Fourth of July with a 2020 Twist

    While it’s hard to imagine a Salt Lake Independence Day without the usual big-time fireworks shows at Liberty Park and Jordan Park, our good citizens are getting more used to 2020 looking very different than usual. City officials have understandably deemed the usual 4th of July gatherings as a

  • The Salt Lake City International Airport & Bill Wyatt

    Salt Lake is a thriving, growing modern community, and the Salt Lake City International Airport is the lifeblood of that growth. Bill Wyatt, the Director of Airports, now truly has a monumental task set in front of him: in order to ensure the facility continues to serve a burgeoning population,

  • RVshare makes RV Travel Safe, Easy & Fun. Rent an RV today

    RVshare makes RV Travel Safe, Easy & Fun

    Summer is finally here, and we know if you’re anything like us, you have been itching to get outside. The last several months have been tough staying cooped up at home. While we still need to keep guidelines in mind, there are ways to safely get back outdoors and make the most of the summer ahead!

  • Salt Lake’s Top Vegan Takeout

    If Salt Lake City isn’t near the top of your list for amazing vegan food on the go, think again—or you'll be missing out! While often perceived as conservative, Salt Lake has fostered a robust counter-culture in Utah's capital, one that embraces movements like veganism and encourages their

  • Staying Happy and Healthy at Home in Salt Lake

    The days of COVID-19 are upon us. With the highly contagious disease spreading, we’re encountering the toilet paper apocalypse and the need to stay home all day everyday. So it’s pretty easy to gravitate towards the Ben & Jerry’s, a family size bag of Doritos, and do absolutely nothing on the

  • Things to Do From Home in Salt Lake

    We’ve already watched every episode of Tiger King, scrolled through Instagram to the point of the “you’re all caught up” message, and have regrettably experimented with at-home haircuts. COVID 19 has swept the globe and we’re in this together, staying at home and saving the world one introverted

  • Salt Lake Then and Now

    Salt Lake has seen a lot of changes since its founding in 1847. From a pioneering past, to the innovation of transcontinental rail, to women’s suffrage (Utah was the second state in the country), to cancer and rocket research to the Silicon Slopes. While our city was known for little more than

  • Top Ten Salt Lake Destinations for Dogs (and Their People)

    We’ve gotta say: Salt Lake is a great place to be a dog. It’s also a great place to be a person who has a dog. Our four-legged family members force us to slow down a little, spend some time at the park, throw a stick on the hiking trail, sip just one more round of drinks on a sunny restaurant

  • Laziz Kitchen & Moudi Sbeity

    Having immigrated to Salt Lake from Lebanon at age 18, Moudi Sbeity—co-owner of Laziz Kitchen, farmer’s market mainstay, muhammara master, and out-and-proud “hummus sexual”—is our most recent feature of Salt of the Earth: The People and Places of Salt Lake. Moudi went from making batches of hummus

  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    Delight Your Senses at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    Experience the art of Japan in two stunning exhibitions this spring at Utah’s flagship art museum. Seven Masters: 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints and Beyond the Divide: Merchant, Artist, Samurai in Edo Japan are on view right now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of

  • Clark Planetarium:  Memories, movies and more

    Clark Planetarium: You never forget your first trip to space

    Clark Planetarium leaves people in awe of the wonders of space, including the mysteries of our own planet! Explore some of these mysteries through our interactive exhibits, science demonstrations, and educational movies. Clark Planetarium is free and open to the public seven days a week. IMAX and

  • Experience the Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City

    Independent films, glistening snowflakes, a grand mountain backdrop, and Robert Redford­—what do all these things have in common? The famous Sundance Film Festival. Salt Lake City is bustling with lounges and premieres during the annual beloved Festival. With six theaters and three noteworthy

  • See The Lights in Salt Lake

    Whether you’re looking for a fun family outing, the perfect spot for a holiday picture, or an electric ending to a December date night, Salt Lake has plenty of places to get your tiny lightbulb fix, and each has its own brand of charm. Here are a few favorites. Christmas Street(s) There are two

  • Pompeii; The Exhibition at The Leonardo - Now Open

    Pompeii: The Exhibition at The Leonardo

    Pompeii: The Exhibition is in its final weeks at at The Leonardo Museum of Creativity and Innovation in downtown Salt Lake. Visitors will experience the sights, sounds and sensations before, during and after the catastrophic 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which left the city of Pompeii frozen

  • Salt Lake Welcomes Unity Fest

    If you’re impatiently waiting for pride week to hit the streets in Salt Lake City again, wait no more, something just as magical has been bestowed upon our great city­–the first ever Salt Lake Unity Fest. What’s a unity fest you ask? It’s pretty spot on with the name. At this four-day extravaganza

  • Salt Lake Lights and Sights – Experience Temple Square

    Without question, the most oooh and ahhh-worthy Christmas lights in Salt Lake are those at Temple Square, the city’s most visited attraction. The first lighting ceremony was held in 1965, and it’s been an annual tradition ever since, with approximately one million LED lights now twinkling to life

  • Valter of Valter's Osteria

    Valter’s Osteria is a Salt Lake mainstay—many would argue that its the best restaurant in the city--and likewise, Valter Nassi is a true example of Salt of the Earth. With a restaurateur resume that spans from Italy to Switzerland to England to Kenya to our city of Salt (he calls it “my city”),