Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Blog

Archive: Jun 2016

Ensign Peak: Beautiful Salt Lake City Attractions

  Looking for things to do in Salt Lake City? Salt Lake City has some of the best hikes in Utah, and many of them offer incredible views without spending a whole day breaking a sweat. Ensign Peak is one of the easiest and most rewarding hikes in Salt Lake City, and located just above the capitol building. This Utah hike is one of the most rewarding and low cost Salt Lake City attractions, and a must see when you visit Salt Lake. Ensign Peak Ensign Peak is a nice, easy Salt Lake City hike, that hikers of all abilities would find enjoyable.  The hike is only 0.86 miles round trip, and can easily be completed in within an hour. The trail is well maintained and easy to navigate. The trail is paved for the first few hundred yards from the trail head, and then proceeds into a wide, distinct path; you will have no…

Night Life in Salt Lake City, Enjoy Yourself

Night Life Downtown Salt Lake is where you want to be.   Being in a non familiar city can sometimes be a little overwhelming with not knowing where all the people are at and where the place to be is.  Well, downtown offers great food, entertainment, and hosts a great night life scene to say the least.  Right in the heart of, and close to everything lies a strip of nice restaurants and trendyclassy, and even dive bars concentrated all within walking distance from one another.  Whether it is hanging with hipsters and listening to rock music, getting a nice cocktail or local brew beer, or hearing the beats of a live DJ and being engulfed with people dancingSalt Lake City definitely can meet whatever scene you might feel at home in or if you can adapt to all of them.   Cheers to all the Hipsters, your new Favorite Dive Bar   Cheers to you…

City Creek Center-The most prosperous area in SLC

History and overall design of the city creek center City Creek Center was located in the temple squire at Salt Lake City it center is a mixed-used upscale open-air shopping place in the downtown Salt Lake City. It was established in March 22 2012 undertaking by Property Reserve, Inc and it already cost around 1.5 billion until right now. The City Creek Center contains public office buildingshopping centers, public parking and apartments buildings. The developing of city creek center was started in 2003 the design of the city creek center was announced to public in October 2006 and it officially open to public on March 22 2012. The City Creek Center is part of an approximately $5 billion sustainable design project to revitalize downtown Salt Lake City. Nowadays City Creek Center already become Central business district in the salt lake city, not  only led to economic development but also Improve the city’s construction,…

Come Visit City Creek Mall

Why Visit City Creek Mall City Creek Mall is stop number 17 on Utah’s US Bus Tour of the city. City Creek Mall is the newest mall in the Salt Lake City area with over dozens of shops and restaurants, this is the perfect stop to shop and eat while enjoying the open roof concept that encompasses this beautiful mall with over 1.4 million square feet, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, you can see the sky from any section of City Creek. Along with shopping and dining, there is a magnificent water fountain display on the west end of City Creek, right next to the Nordstroms and Tiffany & Co., which your children can play in. Don’t worry, with Utah’s summer heat, the kids will be dried off in no time. After they dry off, stop at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory…

Rice Eccles Stadium, Utah Utes Home Stadium

The University of Utah’s Rice Eccles Stadium is the best college football field in the state. This historic arena is not only the home to the infamous, nationally ranked, Pac 12, Utah Utes football team, but also hosts some of the biggest and best events that have ever visited a Utah stadium. Rice-Eccles Stadium Olympic Torch at the University of Utah This Salt Lake Stadium has hosted world class FMX motocross racing which sends riders across a dirt track with massive jumps launching them into the air. Even the Olympic torch of the 2002 Olympic winter games were hosted in this arena and telecast globally as one of the most successful Olympics that have ever taken place. Famous concerts such as U2, have played here and attracted thousands of people from across the nation, as the stadium was built for the most optimal seating to have a perfect viewpoint. For active…

Bonneville Shoreline Trail: Walk, Run, Bike, Hike

Backyard Foothills of SLC – Bonneville Shoreline Trail Bonneville Shoreline Trail the perfect place for a walk, run, hike or bike outing. Salt Lake City is blessed with the luxury and beauty of local hiking trails in the great outdoors, in its own backyard.  There are many trails in the rolling mountains of the eastern Salt Lake City border for all to enjoy. Explore the foothills of Salt Lake City at your own pace while enjoying the sights of the city (and valley) to the West and the beauty of nature to the East.  The fresh air and views that come from visiting this trail is worth the time when in Salt Lake City. View of Salt Lake City with Great Lake in sight. Bonneville Shoreline: A Brief History About 15,500 years ago, much of Utah was covered by a body of water known as Lake Bonneville.  The Great Salt Lake is one…

Fancy Architecture – Utah City Creek Center

City Creek Center is located in the center of Salt Lake City, which is the retail centerpiece of one of the nation’s largest mixed-use downtown Salt Lake redevelopment projects. The famous Salt Lake shopping mall features over 110 City Creek Center stores and restaurants in a casual, walkable environment. As City Creek Center won the Certification Excellence Reward issued by TripAdvior in 2015, it also became the popular stop of the Utah Sightseeing Bus. City Creek Center is not only eminent as a Utah shopping mecca but also famous for its unique and fancy architectural style. It has even been named Best Retail Development by the International Property Awards for 2012.   The “mall is the single most important thing to happen to Salt Lake City in 50 years, maybe more,” said Bruce Bingham, a partner with Hamilton Partners, a Chicago-based real estate developer. “It revitalized downtown.”   City Creek…

Brewery in Utah, Squatters, Salt Lake’s Best Beers

Located in downtown Salt Lake CitySquatters Pub Brewery has one of Utah’s best beer selections. Historically known for strict alcohol policies, Utah’s liquor laws don’t encourage the sale or promotion of alcohol consumption. This hasn’t stopped Utah breweries from practicing their craft. A popular brewery is the award-winning SquattersCraft Beers, with a large beer selection & food menu, this is one of the places to go to if you plan to visit Utah, or if you’re a local looking for things to do in Salt Lake, definitely visit this place! US Bus Utah & Squatters Bar area near the entrance of Squatters Pub Brewery When you purchase a tour bus ticket with US Bus Utah, you will be dropped off near Squatters’ main entrance. A second bus will return in roughly 45 minutes, depending on peak seasons. Also, for your safety, please be sure to ask US Bus Utah drivers about the policy on alcohol consumption and riding the bus. When you…

Italian Eateries: Places to Eat in Salt Lake City

Italian Culture in Utah Looking for exciting and yummy places to eat in Salt Lake City? Downtown SLC has an interesting food-culture with many types of restaurants from up-scale, to casual, and caters to all taste buds. Unbeknownst to many, Salt Lake is rich and diverse in Italian culture. Anyone who knows anything about this culture knows that Italian food is a central element to the lively and exciting heritage. Luckily, a variety of Italians and Italian descendants have chosen to share their epicurean talents and recipes through local restaurants in the Downtown area.  Here is a list of some of the best Italian restaurants to visit in Salt Lake along the UsBus route:   Valter’s Osteria Rated #1 on TripAdvisor for Best Restaurants in Salt Lake City, Valter’s offers a high-end Italian dining experience. Elegant tables and decor offer an upscale atmosphere to complement delicious Tuscan food. The restaurant is also complete…

Visit Hatch’s Family Chocolates

Explore the amazing historic avenues of SLC While riding the US Bus around Salt Lake City, you’re able to hop off and on at various stops. You will have the opportunity to make a stop at the Cathedral of the Madeleine. The cathedral is right at the bottom of part of SLC called the avenues. After visiting the cathedral, you may be in…

Skip to toolbar