Genealogy Travel & Tourism
Salt Lake is the perfect place to learn about your family's roots or research the history of the state's early inhabitants. Below are some resources to help you plan your group's trip.
Genealogy in Salt Lake
This tour will truly highlight the most visited attraction in Salt Lake City, The…
Whether you're looking for an easy way to get your group to the ski resorts in…
Passes & Services
Family History Library
The Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City, began in 1894 as a one room repository.
Pioneer History Walking Tour
Take the Pioneer History walking tour in Salt Lake and see all the places that made Salt Lake the great place it is today, see as many or as few as you want.
Here are some of our favorite things to do downtown, around Salt Lake, and off the beaten path. We think you'll enjoy them, too.
- 35 North West Temple
- (801) 240-6996
Bring the whole family for free, fun, engaging, interactive family history experiences. Here are just a few of the fun things for families at the Library: Discover, picture, and record your story See yourself in the clothing of an ancestor Gather the whole family for a photo with…
- 50 West North Temple
The centerpiece of this beautifully landscaped 10-acre plot in the heart of downtown is the 6-spired Salt Lake Temple. Also on the Square is the domed Tabernacle, home of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir; the Assembly Hall where free concerts are given most weekends; 2…
- 15 East South Temple
This beautifully resorted historic building, the former Hotel Utah built in 1911 and listed on the National Registry of Historic Buildings, houses the popular FamilySearch Center, for beginners interested in exploring their family history. The 500-seat Legacy Theater shows an…
- 63 East South Temple
Constructed in 1855 as a residence for Brigham Young and his family. No tours, but The Pantry Restaurant is on the lower level. It is closed for renovation through 2021.
- 140 East 1st Avenue
In a grassy plot near downtown Salt Lake City are the gravesites of Brigham Young and others, including Eliza R. Snow, pioneer poetess and early women's leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The centerpiece of this area is a monument honoring the 6,000…
- 2601 East Sunnyside Avenue
- (801) 582-1847
Explore a Pioneer Village, pan for gold, ride trains and ponies. Visit our new Native American Village and see the largest teepee in America. Learn about Utah's mining history, see a blacksmith, a tinsmith, a "spinster," and much more. Have some great grub at the Huntsman Hotel…
- Joseph Smith Memorial Building
- (801) 240-6615
Be sure to visit Temple Square and other attractions and events offered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—all are free.