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9 Only-in-Salt-Lake Summer Activities for Families

Salt Lake bustles with activity in the summer. While nearby mountains are ablaze with high-altitude natural wonders, the city comes alive with sports, festivals, parades, farmer’s markets, outdoor concerts, and lively restaurant patios. Families, in particular, revel in Salt Lake’s…

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Reasons to Visit Salt Lake Right Now

The weather is getting warmer, the wildflowers are blooming and the Salt Lake events calendar is jam-packed with a whole lot of fun you won’t want to miss. From rockin’ concerts to cheers-worthy festivals, here’s your guide to this summer’s hottest happenings. Arts & Culture Are in Full Bloom Loved…

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Why Salt Lake Should Be on Your Family's Wishlist

We get it. When you are the parent at the helm of masterminding a trip there are so factors to consider and boxes to check, it may seem easier to stay at home. However, fear not, because there’s a destination that ticks all the boxes. Non-stop flight and a 10-minute drive from the airport? Check…

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Top 7 Things to Do in Salt Lake This Summer

Summer in Salt Lake really shines. Sure, we may be known for our skiing (and rightfully so), but our summertime outdoor recreation, dining, sports and festivals sizzle. To help you start dreaming up your next vacation, we’ve got your warm-weather itinerary inspiration—from hiking and biking to…

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The Utah Pride Festival in Downtown Salt Lake

Photo Credit: Jess Gruneisen and the Utah Pride Center As the calendar flips to June, Utah Pride Center gears up to celebrate the 34th Annual Utah Pride Festival taking place June 1-2. With each passing year, this event grows in significance, fostering an atmosphere of inclusivity and solidarity…

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Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

While walking along Salt Lake’s Bonneville Shoreline trail overlooking our little urban gem nestled in the mountains, you might hear some familiar tunes. Yup—the hills are alive with the sound of the Red Butte Garden Concert Series. In an incomparable setting, the Red Butte Concert Series is one of…

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The Best Mountain Bike Trails Near Salt Lake

It’s no longer much of a secret that great mountain biking can be found within the state of Utah. From the slickrock trails of Moab to the buffed out singletrack of Northern Utah, a huge amount of variety can be found to satisfy riders of every ability level. Utah encompasses approachable terrain…

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Golden Spike Monument Whistle Stop at Millcreek Common

On Friday, May 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Millcreek Common is hosting the Driving of the Spike: Jupiter Tour Whistle Stop event. This is the last opportunity to see the Golden Spike Monument in Salt Lake County. A Public Art Piece Celebrating the Historic Golden Spike The 43’ tall golden…

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Salt Lake's Best Patio Dining & Drinking

It's true: Salt Lake's spring, summer, and fall nights are tough to top. And there's nothing like a delicious meal or cool beer enjoyed out in the fresh air. Fortunately, there are plenty of excellent bars and restaurants around to accommodate. Some are in the heart of the city, some are tucked away…

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9 Hippest Neighborhoods of Salt Lake

Salt Lake’s diverse spirit and eclectic collection of hip neighborhoods has powered a cultural boom in the mountain and desert urban center. As a constellation of trendy, emerging neighborhoods, Salt Lake is cool in ways other than just snow and slopes. If you haven’t seen the new frontier of hip…

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Easter in Salt Lake

Easter, which occurs March 31 st this year, conjures a lot of ideas for different people. Chocolate bunnies. Decorating eggs. The advent of springtime. Egg hunts. Church services. New clothes. Daffodils. Whatever way you prefer to celebrate the Easter holiday, our list of events and activities should…

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Salt Lake Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Regardless of your heritage, embracing St. Patrick's Day offers a wonderful opportunity to welcome the arrival of spring and unwind after the chilly winter months. There are plenty of St. Patrick's Day events for everyone in Salt Lake this year, like the St. Patrick's Day parade at The Gateway…

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Top 8 Things To Do in Downtown Salt Lake

Downtown Salt Lake, like most cities’ downtowns, is a hub for business, arts, entertainment, dining, and nightlife. Young professionals are moving to this neighborhood in droves to be close to transit and occupy dozens of new apartment buildings and condos, a hip new restaurant or bar opens…

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Incredible Spring Skiing in Salt Lake

Spring skiing in Salt Lake offers up some of the best turns of the year. While it’s natural to look ahead to warmer weather, there’s still phenomenal ski experiences to be had. Some of the best snow arrives later in the season, extending the thrill of spending time on the slopes. This is, after…

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Experience The Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake

There is a very specific and scintillating buzz that percolates in Salt Lake every January. It’s not just “The Greatest Snow On Earth,” though we do see a lot of skiers visiting the city this time of year—it's Festival time in Salt Lake. You might not know it, but Salt Lake is home to a huge number…

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