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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…

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…

Subs at Caputo’s Deli Best in Utah

Caputo’s Deli-Best In Utah Italian and Southern European Authenticity are what make Caputo’s Deli the best  in Utah. A high end meat counter, Cheese cave and market packed with Italian imports serve, in my mind, as accents to the working kitchen that is Caputo’s Sub and Deli counter. Founded in 1997 by Tony Caputo and…

Trolley Square Shopping Mall & Dining Center

From Light Rail Station to Trolley Square Marketplace In the heart of downtown Salt Lake City lies Trolley Square Marketplace. Once a fully operational light rail station, Trolley Square has now been transformed into the most historic shopping mall and dining center. From 1908 until the early 1950’s, Utah Light & Railway Co. operated a light rail and trolley station in Trolley Square with over 144 trolleys running on 146 miles of track. The trolley cars traveled through Holladay, Sugarhouse, Salt Lake City, Bountiful & Centerville and was the top of the line transportation in Utah in it’s time. Find Out More. Redevelopment After Utah Light & Railway Co. was shut down in the early 1950’s, they had the station painted yellow and was used for storing busses. As time went on, the building was neglected of regular maintenance and fell into disrepair. In 1969, they threatened to demolish the station and rebuild. Instead, the station was saved by a…

Keys on Main: the Piano Bar to visit after your US Bus Tour

Keys on Main: the Piano Bar to visit after your US Bus Tour   Keys on Main is one of the most popular places in Down Town Salt Lake City. Providing a unique nightlife experience with its famous dueling pianos, this piano bar, stocked with a complete bar and original cocktails, is a perfect place to hang out after a long day of traipsing around Salt Lake and its sights. Just two blocks from the first/last stop on the route of the US tour Bus at 242 South Main Street you can make your way over for a late dinner and a night full of live music and excellent bar foodThe dueling pianos are mostly a weekend adventure, however, the bar offers its entertaining and audience participation Tuesday through Saturday. The goal here is to become more of night club than a bar and the result is a new take on a piano bar, including digital/electronic sounds…

Top-Notch Shopping and Dining at City Creek Center

City Creek Center  City Creek Mall is located right downtown Salt Lake City, Utah just south of Temple Square. Just as the name describes, City Creek has a brook that runs through the center of the mall. In addition to the creek, there are numerous outdoor fountains that create a causal and inviting environment. In the…

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