LGBTQ Friendly Salt Lake Itinerary

Salt Lake has a vibrant, thriving LGBTQ+ community and plenty of inclusive places to visit. There are many great attractions and activities to enjoy, and Salt Lake has plenty inclusive places to visit.

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 3

Day 1: Exploring the City

Breakfast: Publik Kitchen

931 E 900 South
Start your day with a delicious morning treat at Publik Coffee, a trendy spot that offers a variety of breakfast options, from hearty dishes to vegan delights.

Morning: Utah Pride Center

1380 S Main Street
Head to the Utah Pride Center, the hub of LGBTQ+ resources and activities in Salt Lake City. Even if there isn’t a specific event, the center often has art exhibits and resources you can explore to learn more about the local LGBTQ+ community.

Lunch: Laziz Kitchen

912 S Jefferson Street
Enjoy a delightful Mediterranean lunch at Laziz Kitchen. LGBTQ-owned, the restaurant is known for its diverse menu and delightful atmosphere.

Afternoon: 9th & 9th District

900 E 900 S (Harvey Milk Boulevard)
Stroll through the trendy 9th & 9th section of town, known for its unique shops, boutiques, eateries, and art galleries. Check out the outdoor life-sized whale sculpture “Out of the Blue” while you’re there.

Dinner: Avenues Proper

376 8th Avenue
Located in the Avenues neighborhood, Avenues Proper has been a local neighborhood brewery since 2013. Upscale, locally sourced, and house-made dishes pair with an extensive beer menu.


Evening: Drag Scene

Multiple Locations
Salt Lake City has a vibrant drag scene. Check out local LGBTQ+ and gay-friendly bars like Why Kiki, Club Try-Angles, and Bar-X for drag shows and other events. Be sure to check their schedules in advance.

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Day 2: Outdoor Adventures

Breakfast: Gourmandise Bakery

250 S 300 E
Fuel up for your day with pastries and coffee at Gourmandise, a European-style bakery that has been recognized many times as one of the best bakeries in the city and state.

Lunch: Silver Fork Lodge

11332 Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Brighton
Enjoy a mountain-style meal at Silver Fork Lodge, with a unique, woodsy atmosphere and outstanding views of the surrounding mountains.

Afternoon: Tracy Aviary

559 E 1300 S
Stroll through the beautiful Tracy Aviary located in a beautiful city park and enjoy the company of a remarkable number of bird species.

Dinner: Takashi

18 W Market Street 
Have dinner at Takashi, one of Salt Lake's top sushi restaurants. Their creative sushi rolls and Japanese dishes are a must-try.  

Evening: Eccles Theater

131 S Main
Check the schedule for performances at the Eccles Theater, a 2,500-seat high end theater that hosts touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, and more.

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Day 3: Cultural Exploration

Breakfast: Oasis Cafe

151 S 500 E
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Oasis Cafe, a welcoming spot known for its inclusive, welcoming atmosphere.

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.

Evening: The Sun Trapp

102 S 600 W
End your night with a nightcap at The Sun Trapp, the oldest operating LGBTQ+ bar in Salt Lake City. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere, signature cocktails, and perhaps even some dancing.

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Remember to check local event listings and social media channels for any special events or LGBTQ+ gatherings happening during your visit. Salt Lake City's LGBTQ+ community is welcoming, and there are often various events and activities taking place throughout the city.

Also be sure to check out our additional information on LGBTQ+ resources, businesses, restaurants/bars, and things to do.