Category: Family Fun

Outdoor Summer Adventures

When you think about the mountains in Salt Lake, skiing is probably the first thing to come to mind. But there's an appealing array of things to do in the summer when the snow has melted and the ski lifts are dormant. There's an undeniable beauty to the mountains in the summertime, when the rich…

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Winter at the Gallivan

If you’ve never been through Salt Lake City in the winter, the awe-inspiring annual transformation of the Gallivan Center, an event venue and amphitheater found on 239 South Main Street, will surely be a pleasant surprise. As the seasons change, the space shifts into a light-gilded plaza, often…

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Dreamscapes Reopens at the Shops at South Town

For most, art acts as a pathway to a new way of thinking, inspiration, understanding, and self-discovery. Visual, auditory, and even sensory art can stimulate audiences enough to transport them to a different place, shepherding them into unexplored areas of their mind. Now, imagine a labyrinth of…

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Support SLC's Art Scene

Creativity plays a major role in Salt Lake's thriving culture. From painters who specialize in traditional fine arts to local crafters who work with reclaimed materials, there’s an incredibly diverse range of talent to be found. Even if you don’t consider yourself an art buff, there’s an experience…

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The Salt Lake Connect Pass

"Mooommmmmm, I'm boooored." It's a phrase that need never be heard in Salt Lake again thanks to the Salt Lake Connect Attractions Pass, a ticket to 18 of the region's best family-friendly attractions. You can purchase the Connect Pass for a day, a few days, or spring for a full year of access. So…

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Salt Lake Pass Options

Salt Lake is filled to the brim with things to do, see and savor—from food and brews with a twist, to enthralling entertainment for all ages. Deciding what to do can feel overwhelming, but Salt Lake has made adventuring easy. Visitors can choose from the Salt Lake Connect Attractions Pass or the…

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Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day

Sad because your vacation plans were dashed in 2020? We know the perfect antidote: National Plan for Vacation Day, a day set aside by the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) to inspire Americans to plan their vacation for the year on January 26. Get inspired and excited for your future adventures! Even…

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4 Reasons To Choose Salt Lake For Your Safecation

Frequent travelers may be wondering if planning a trip this year is even possible due to COVID-19. It may seem completely out of the question. Luckily, travelling is absolutely still an option; as long as it’s done right. If you choose to travel, make sure you have a “Safecation” by following the…

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Top 15 Fall Events in Salt Lake

While you’re waiting for the fresh powder to fall and hesitantly packing up those cutoff shorts, we want to make sure you enjoy all the festivities that come along with this fiery-hued season­–pumpkins, Halloween, apple cider, football games, street fairs, cold beer anyone? It’s time to pack your…

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Top Ten Summertime Activities in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A quieter cousin of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Big Cottonwood Canyon is a rambling 16-mile-long canyon winding its way above Salt Lake City Valley. Home to two ski resorts, ample winter ski touring, and world-class summer recreation, Big Cottonwood boasts a little less fanfare and development than…

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How to Have a Good Time in Salt Lake

Most people would describe Salt Lake as "chill," "fun-loving," "outdoorsy," "adventurous," and "kind of a foodie." And yes, that sounds like the city has a Tinder profile, but truly, this town gets along with just about anyone and is always up for a good time. Whether you're a business traveler…

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Little Girl Skiing at Brighton

Kids Under 6 Ski Free at Brighton

When Tom Monterosso visited Utah on a snowboard trip as an East Coast-raised college student in the early 2000’s, he was immediately struck by Brighton’s expansive terrain and seemingly endless powder. After a few days exploring the resort’s winding trails and technical trees, he knew he would…

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National Parks as Far as The Eye Can See

Okay, here’s a little disclaimer. These national parks and monuments technically aren’t in Salt Lake. But they’re definitely close enough by that if you’re already here, you need to make the trip. Did you know that there are 60 national and state parks within four hours? For adventure junkies…

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Skier in Powder at Alta

Alta - The Best Ski Vacation of Your Life

Step 1: Pick Your Favorite Week and Book Lodging The first step to planning the perfect ski vacation is determining when you want to book your trip to Alta. Keep in mind the time of year that works with your schedule and with your individual ski goals. Alta’s holiday season is full of fun on- and…

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There's Something for Everyone at Thanksgiving Point

So what is Thanksgiving Point? Well, that’s a great question. Officially, it runs as a non-profit farm, garden, and museum. However, it’s also a 3D movie theater, spa, golf course, shopping destination, and more. In essence, it’s a one-stop shop entertainment hub for the whole family. Located…

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Utah Jazz Basketball Game at Vivint Smart Home Arena

Experience the Excitement of Utah Jazz Basketball

Experience Utah Jazz basketball at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where a combination of live action, enthusiastic fans, delicious local food, and the coolest team gear—including the new Nike team store—creates the most exciting night out Salt Lake has to offer. The Jazz are poised for another great year…

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Salt Lake Acting Company

Laugh, Cry and Fall in Love with Salt Lake Acting Company

Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) has long been Utah’s premiere home for new plays. Nestled in the Marmalade District, just north of downtown, you’ll find SLAC’s unique home: the historic 19th Ward House of Worship, re-purposed to house the theatre company. As they dive into their 48th season, SLAC is…

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