Summer Outdoor Adventure

Embark on this three-day summer adventure in Salt Lake City, where extraordinary hiking and biking await in the picturesque Wasatch Mountains. Explore the city's renowned mountain trails, then unwind each evening with outdoor green spaces in the city and a culinary exploration of Salt Lake’s diverse dining scene. Immerse yourself in the perfect blend of outdoor thrills and delicious gastronomy in Utah's vibrant capital!

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: Mountain Biking

Morning: Mountain Biking in Corner Canyon

Multiple trail locations near Highland Drive and 1300 E

Drive to Draper, which is about 25 minutes from Salt Lake City. Explore the world-class mountain biking trails in Corner Canyon. Popular trails include:

  • Rush for an intermediate, flowy ride.
  • Ann's Trail for a more technical challenge.
  • Jacob's Ladder for a steep climb and a thrilling descent.

Afternoon: Memory Grove

300 N Canyon Road
Spend your afternoon at Memory Grove, a beautiful, dog friendly green space just below the Utah State Capitol, with close access to City Creek Canyon for more mountain adventure.

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Day 2: Hiking and Tram Ride

Dinner: Avenues Proper

376 8th Avenue
Head back to Salt Lake City and dine at Avenues Proper, a brewery and restaurant known for its craft beer and delicious food.

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Day 3: Big Hikes in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Afternoon: Picnic at Donut Falls

Donut Falls Trailhead
For the afternoon, combine a hike with a picnic lunch at Donut Falls. This is a unique spot where water cascades through a hole in the rock, creating a donut-like effect. It's a short, easy walk to reach the falls.

Evening: Van Ryder

145 S 300 West
Finish out your 3 days of exploration with a gorgeous view of the Wasatch Mountains from the rooftop patio at Van Ryder – where you can get delicious dinner and drinks.

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This itinerary will give you a taste of a few of the city's best outdoor adventures, both in the mountains and in the city, and tastiest culinary delights during the season that showcases the mountains in all their finest greenery. Enjoy your visit to Salt Lake!