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Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Clark Planetarium
Star shows, laser/music concerts, science exhibits, and Planetarium Store. Great location for special events, receptions, and meetings. Groups up to 500.


Trolley Square
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.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Heber Valley Historic Railroad
A journey on a historic train across Heber Valley, around Deer Creek Lake, and through Provo Canyon. Charters and group rates available.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Lagoon Amusement Park
Lagoon Amusement Park, Lagoon A Beach Waterpark, historically accurate Pioneer Village, and musical entertainment. Located 17 minutes north of downtown.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Utah's Hogle Zoo
Enjoy an animal adventure and see hundreds of exotic animals including bears, elephants, giraffes, snakes and tigers. Open daily.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions City Creek Center
Rising in the heart of Salt Lake City, City Creek Center will be the retail centerpiece of one of the nation's largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects. This unique shopping environment will feature a retractable roof, a creek that runs through the property, a pedestrian skybridge and more. This world-class fashion and dining destination will offer approximately 80 stores and restaurants in a casual, pedestrian-friendly environment.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Ballet West
Repertoire includes the great full-length classical and contemporary ballets, as well as original works. Considered one of America's leading ballet companies.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions 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.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Mt. Timpanogos Cave, National Monument


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Utah Grizzlies AAA Ice Hockey
The Utah Grizzlies professional hockey team is a member of the International Hockey League. IHL Champions 1995, 1996. Regular season runs October-April.


Wheeler Historic Farm
A Utah Family Farm Museum. Tour a Historic Farmhouse and visit with animals, take a tractor drawn wagon ride, enjoy special events year round, picnic areas and more.


Capitol Theatre
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.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions 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.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions 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.


Olympic Cauldron Park
The spirit of Salt Lake 2002 lives on at Olympic Cauldron Park, a stunning new space set high on a city hillside. Adjacent to Rice-Eccles Stadium, site of Opening and Closing Ceremonies. The park features the cauldron itself, the striking Hoberman Arch, a visitor center, and a theater. Panels tell the story of the 17 days of the games. Take TRAX up to it, at the University of Utah.


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.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions 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
The Living Planet Aquarium has become one of Utah's most unique and popular attractions. Exhibits feature sharks, rays, seahorses, sea jellies, octopus, piranha, a rescued green sea turtle, Gentoo penguins and more!


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.


The Natural History Museum of Utah
The Natural History Museum of Utah is a major research institution located at the University of Utah with a focus on the natural and cultural history of the Great Basin Region and the Colorado Plateau. Approximately 51,000 square feet dedicated to new permanent exhibitions within the galleries that explore topics ranging from Utah's ancient ecosystems and Utah's first peoples to cutting edge science in the areas of biogeography and genetics. The Museum's new exhibit galleries were developed by some of the world's leading scientists, educators and exhibit designers. They feature Utah's history, artifacts and objects from every county in the state. Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Official Website


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Salt Lake Bees
The Salt Lake Bees, MLB's California Angles AAA Baseball Team plays at Smith's Ballpark in Salt Lake City.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions NBA's Utah Jazz
The Official Website of the Utah Jazz.


Things To See in Salt Lake City - Attractions Kennecott Copper Mine
The largest copper mine in the world.


Utah Olympic Park - Summer 2014 Events


Utah Olympic Park offers year-round adventure. From learning about the Park's unique Olympic heritage on a guided tour to reaching nearly 80mph on the Comet Bobsled Ride, the Park offers actitivites for all ages and abilities. Zip, climb, slide, hike and explore Olympic history!


Sunday's - Flying Ace All-Stars Aerial Show
Date: Beginning June 8th & every Sunday through August 31
Time: 1:00PM
The Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle Show presented by Montage Deer Valley features top Olympic and World Champion skiers, snowboarders, and acrobats in an electrifying performance unlike any other. These fearless athletes slide down steep inclines at speeds up to 35 miles an hour, then launch up to 60 feet into the air before landing in the 750,000 gallon, state of the art pool below. With as many as 12 athletes in the air at one time performing freestyle and aerial flips, twists, and turns, the show leaves onlookers breathless.
Adults-$10 Youth-$5 Kids 2 & under-free
Phone: 435.658.4200 - Website of the Utah Olympic Park


Olympic Day
Date: Saturday, June 21
Time: 6:30pm-9:00PM
An evening celebrating Olympians, Paralympians, and the Olympic spirit! This special evening will include a Big Air show, athlete appearances/autograph area, food, music, and activities. Phone: 435.658.4200 - Website of the Utah Olympic Park


Saturday's - Flying Ace All-Stars Aerial Show
Date: Beginning July 5th every Saturday through July 26
Time: 11:00AM
The Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle Show presented by Montage Deer Valley features top Olympic and World Champion skiers, snowboarders, and acrobats in an electrifying performance unlike any other. These fearless athletes slide down steep inclines at speeds up to 35 miles an hour, then launch up to 60 feet into the air before landing in the 750,000 gallon, state of the art pool below. With as many as 12 athletes in the air at one time performing freestyle and aerial flips, twists, and turns, the show leaves onlookers breathless.
Adults-$10 Youth-$5 Kids 2 & under-free
Phone: 435.658.4200 - Website of the Utah Olympic Park


Western Day
Date: Saturday, July 19
Time: Noon-4:00PM
An afternoon full of BBQ, cowboy hats, and country fun. Activities, for children and adults, including face painting, country music, and bounce house will take place in the Olympic Plaza. In addition to the free activities, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy homemade BBQ and boiled peanuts. Cold drinks, ice cream, and popsicles will also be available to help visitors beat the summer heat. Phone: 435.658.4200 - Website of the Utah Olympic Park




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