Salt Lake Visitor
Winter 2016 / 2017
Salt Lake City's Downtown City Guide
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Utah State Capitol Building
The Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake in Salt Lake City is one of the most popular tourist attractions for many reasons. Completed in 1915, the State Capitol is a lovely Renaissance-style building featuring depression-era murals in the rotunda, which depict events from Utah's past. The beauty and its architecture is available to see as well as incredible views of the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains, the Great Salt Lake and the valley floor. "Salt Lake City, An Amazing View"!
Off Broadway Theatre
The Off Broadway Theatre (OBT) is Salt Lake's downtown hot spot for comedy. From great Broadway-style shows to wild and wacky spoofs and parodies, to amazing improv comedy, there's one thing you can count one with OBT, something funny is always going on! OBT is also the home of Utah's most popular improv comedy show, the OBT Improv Troupe: Quick Wits. Imagine two teams of actors competing to see which one can make you laugh the hardest. Now throw in everything including the kitchen sink and you have the OBT Improv Troupe. If you've seen "Whose Line Is It Anyway", you haven't seen anything yet. The Troupe has played to over 200 straight sold out shows. We are located in downtown Salt Lake City at 272 S. Main St.
Star shows, laser/music concerts, science exhibits, and Planetarium Store. Great location for special events, receptions, and meetings. Groups up to 500.
This National Historic Site is housed in charming, olden-day trolley car barns. A major shopping, dining and entertainment marketplace. Located east-side downtown area.
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Enjoy an animal adventure and see hundreds of exotic animals including bears, elephants, giraffes, snakes and tigers. Open daily.
Repertoire includes the great full-length classical and contemporary ballets, as well as original works. Considered one of America's leading ballet companies.
Utah Opera Company
Utah Opera produces four professionally staged, fully costumed operas with nationally and internationally known artists.
The Utah Symphony
Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony has become a vital presence on the American music scene through its distinctive performances worldwide and its well-known recording legacy. The Symphony performs in the Abravanel Hall.
So much to do, so little time! Your family will run out of steam before you run out of options. The Hogle Zoo, Clark Plantaterium, Lagoon Amusement Park, and the IMAX theater are just a few ways to get started.
Built in 1913, the Capitol Theatre is home to the Utah Opera Company, Ballet West, and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. Other touring live performances and Broadway plays are also performed at the Capitol Theatre.
Repertory Dance Theatre
Repertory Dance Theatre is dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation, and appreciation of American modern dance.
Salt Lake Art Center
Since its inception in 1931, the Salt Lake Art Center has been an independent voice for contemporary visual art in the State and region. The center presents approximately twelve visual arts exhibitions annually, a full complement of educational programs for a general adult audience, and focused arts education programs for elementary and high school age youth, all FREE of charge.
Utah Olympic Park
The Utah Olympic Park near Park City was the site of the 2002 Bobsled, Luge and Ski Jumping competitions. Visitors are treated to a guided tour of the park, athlete training sessions, 70 mile-per-hour bobsled rides, zipline rides, Quicksilver alpine slide rides, Olympic museum, an interactive museum, freestyle aerial and ski jumping shows on saturday at noon and a variety of camps for all ages.
Utah Olympic Oval
2002 Olympic Winter Games speed skating site. Located in West Valley City, it is still the athletic training center. Public skating sessions, soccer, hockey leagues. Speed skating, curling, and figure skating instruction. Special events.
Red Butte Gardens
On the east side off of Foothill Blvd. and east of the U. of U., Red Butte is nestled away in the foothills, the Garden has a breathtaking panoramic view of the Salt Lake Valley, and boasts 150-acres of natural area, spectacular floral displays, fountains, waterfalls and walking paths.
This Is The Place State Park
On the east side off of Foothill Blvd. and east of the U. of U., take a walk into the past at This Is The Place State Park. Old Deseret is a living historic village that recreates a typical community between 1847 and 1869. See the sights of daily pioneer life and visit adobe houses, shops, schools, churches and sites of cultural activities.
Tracy Aviary @ Liberty Park - 589 East 1300 South
Located at the SouthWest end of Liberty Park, Tracy Aviary is America's oldest and largest bird park. The Aviary currently maintains a population of about 500 birds representing 150 species, 21 of which are listed as endangered or threatened.
The Children's Museum of Utah
Located at 840 North 300 West, The Children's Museum of Utah is an interactive learning zone where children and adults can explore, imagine, create, and discover together. The Museum features over 75 permanent exhibits in the arts, sciences, and humanities.
Fort Douglas Military Museum
Located within the grounds of the University of Utah, the museum campus consists of three buildings which house the library, exhibits, administration offices, artifact storage and workshop areas. The three buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places, and date from 1863 and 1875. The museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits, a gift shop, a cannon and tank park, educational programs and self-guided tours of the fort.
Cathedral of the Madeleine
Salt Lake's Largest Catholic Church. Restored to its original splendor, it is referred to as a Cultural Masterpiece.
The Living Planet Aquarium
Experience a preview of our vision of an educational, cultural, entertainment facility. See and touch many of the animals that will eventually call The Living Planet home.
Memory Grove Park
Located just north of the downtown area, this park features memorials to Utah's veterans and a replica of the Liberty Bell. Walking, jogging, bicycling, etc.
Pioneer Memorial Museum
6 Floors of Displays, The Pioneer Memorial Museum is noted as the world's largest collection of artifacts on one particular subject, and features displays and collections of memorabilia from the time the earliest settlers entered the Valley of the Great Salt Lake until the joining of the railroads at a location known as Promontory Point.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
74,000-square-foot of museum space located at the U. of U, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is the only general art museum in Utah, where it is a major and unique public institution and its 'constituency' is the state and region.
Utah Museum of Natural History
Located at 1390 East 220 South, near the University of Utah, You will enjoy your journey through the evolving world of natural and cultural sciences at the Utah Museum of Natural History. Visitors can enjoy Native American artifacts, Dinosaur displays and hands-on activities for the kids.
Salt Lake Bees
Inquire about family discount packages to see the Salt Lake Bee's, our minor league baseball. Official Website
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