Fall Colors

Enjoy the fresh air and the gorgeous autumn colors of the fall season in this outdoor adventure itinerary in Salt Lake.

Transportation: With destinations across the city and up into the mountains, we recommend access to a car for this itinerary.

DAY 1 | DAY 2

Day 1: In the City

Lunch: Squatters Pub Brewery

147 W Broadway
Kick back and relax at this local microbrewery chain that has been crafting seasonal & year-round beers and eclectic pub grub. Wash down lunch with a Wasatch Pumpkin Ale, brewed with pure pumpkin and spiced like your favorite holiday pie.

Dinner: HSL

418 E 200 S
For amazing food and an extraordinary ambiance, you’ll want to order most (if not all) of the small plates at HSL, so be sure to bring a friend to sample a little bit of everything.

Evening: Ensign Peak

Ensign Peak Trailhead – 159 Ensign Vista Drive
If you enjoy photography, take advantage of the city lights and capture some stunning night shots. The cityscape from Ensign Peak can provide beautiful views.

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Day 2: In the Mountains

Lunch: Canyon Picnic

Wasatch Blvd & Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd
Enjoy a picnic lunch at one of the many campsite picnic tables amid the scenic beauty of Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Afternoon: Outdoor Hike

Explore the various hiking trails in the canyon. Options in Big Cottonwood Canyon include:

Dinner: Log Haven

6451 Millcreek Canyon Road
For your farewell dinner, enjoy the scenic beauty and fine dining at Log Haven, which is an historic mountain retreat featuring waterfalls, wildflowers, and warm fires.

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Once you've witnessed all of the magical colors of fall in Salt Lake you might be wondering how our scenery stacks up in the other seasons. Come back to check it out, we promise it is spectacular.