As Utah's State capital and gateway to mountain experiences, world-class golfing, and no less than five national parks, who wouldn't want to visit the "crossroads of the west?" Salt Lake City is home to award-winning microbreweries, a resident ballet company, the Utah symphony opera, and world-class shopping. Hotels in Downtown Salt Lake City are conveniently located so you can sight see, eat, and shop without wearing out your shoes!
Salt Lake City takes its name from Great Salt Lake, the largest inland body of water in North America. With a salt content of 27 percent, it's the second most salty stretch of water in the world (after the Dead Sea.) Floating in Great Salt Lake is undemanding, if smelly, fun.
If skiing is your thing, then you've probably heard about the awesome powder of Salt Lake City! Fluffy snow and unbeatable proximity to more than a dozen mountains makes Salt Lake a mecca for winter sports enthusiasts. If you are visiting in the summer, some of the best hiking, mountain biking, and trail running in the country are less than 30 miles from Downtown Salt Lake City hotels.
If you do nothing else in Salt Lake City, take a trip to Temple Square—headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. Four mighty walls surround this four-hectare area in the middle of the old town. Visitors are welcome to browse the architecture, artwork, and stunning grounds of the main temple, the center of the Mormon faith. A gentle stroll—or a short hop on the TRAX light rail system—will bring you back to your hotel near Downtown Salt Lake City for some well-deserved sleep.
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