Where the Locals Go Itinerary

What better way to really get to know an incredible city than by taking the suggestions of locals for what’s best to see, do, and eat. We’ve compiled some of the locals favorites in this itinerary, and we guarantee some will hit your fave list as well.

Transportation: Day 1 destinations are all near downtown so a car or ride-share will work. Day 2 has destinations across the city and up into the mountains, so we recommend access to a car for this itinerary.

DAY 1 | DAY 2

Day 1: Discovering Local Favorites in Town

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: Downtown Farmers Market

300 W 300 South
Depending on the day, visit the Downtown Farmers Market (if in season), a bustling market where locals go to purchase fresh produce, artisanal goods, and local crafts.

Lunch: Lucky 13

135 W 1300 South
Voted as Utah’s Best Burgers, Head to Lucky 13, a popular local eatery known for its gourmet burgers and excellent selection of craft beers.

Dinner: Copper Onion

111 East Broadway #170
Head to Copper Onion for a delightful dinner. This restaurant offers a modern take on comfort food and is popular for its farm-to-table dishes.

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Day 2: Locals Outdoor Favorites

Breakfast: Eva's Bakery

155 S Main Street
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Eva's Bakery, a charming spot offering delicious pastries and European-style breakfast items.

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: 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.

Evening: Utah Jazz Game

301 W South Temple
If it's basketball season, consider catching a Utah Jazz game at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, where you'll get a true taste of the local sports culture. Other potential professional sports nights include the Salt Lake Bees (MLB-AAA baseball), Utah Grizzlies (AHL Hockey), and Real Salt Lake (MLS soccer)


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If you decided you liked a few of our favorites things to see and do, pick up a Salt Lake Connect Attractions Pass and try out a few more!