Top 10 things to Do in Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah State Capitol Building

Salt Lake City offers something for everyone. No matter what time of year, or what the weather is like, you'll have a great time visiting SLC. Here are our favorite spots.

Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West and, together with the University of Utah, is the state arboretum. Here you’ll find 21 acres of themed gardens and 75 acres of natural area nestled in the foothills just minutes away from downtown Salt Lake City. The Garden is renowned for plant collections, themed gardens, over 500,000 springtime blooms, a world-class summer concert series, and award-winning horticulture-based educational programs. Open year-round, the Garden offers something for guests of all ages.

As the Utah state museum of natural history, this top attraction provides an introduction to the science in Utah's remarkable landscape! With engaging exhibits and over 5,000 artifacts on display, the Museum features Utah's paleontology discoveries, fascinating gems and minerals found world-wide, preserved artifacts from Utah's prehistoric peoples, and stories told by the five Native nations that lie within the state's boundaries. Journey to the top of a three-story indoor Canyon. Wander through Utah's dinosaurs and animal life.

We booked a winter trail ride and it was the best! We had so much fun and the weather was beautiful. It was great to explore the trails with James, Kate, and Kade! They were great! So friendly and...
Visited on one of the hottest days of the summer! Loved the displays, especially the owl area. The bird show was well choreographed with several birds flying overhead. Lots of information, family...