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Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah

When visiting Salt Lake City, there is much to see and normally not enough time to see it. US Bus Utah offers a chance for riders to see the more notable locations throughout the area and do so in a timely fashion. US Bus Utah is a great way for families, friends, or co-workers to spend some time together and take in the beauty of Salt Lake City. While there are many stops throughout the bus tour, I believe that everyone can enjoy the Natural History Museum of Utah which is located on the eleventh stop of the US Bus tour. It offers beautiful scenery, amazing exhibits, and an enjoyable time for any individual. This museum is a must a see, it overlooks the Salt Lake valley and offers beautiful sightseeing as well as its’ amazing exhibits. It’s location in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains allows viewers to put…

10 Tips for Salt Lake City Sightseeing Without Breaking the Bank

Are you planning a trip to Salt Lake City soon and you plan to do some Salt Lake City sightseeing? Or maybe you live in Salt Lake City and want to do some Salt Lake City sightseeing to get more familiar with your own city? In either case, Salt Lake City sightseeing is overall less…

The Salt Lake City Library

The Salt Lake Public Library Located just north of Liberty Square, the Salt Lake City Library is a must-see for all visitors. While the building was originally part of the City and County building, a large donation of land and money made it possible for this separate library to be built in 2003. By special request of the Mayor, much of the land surrounding this central library was to be preserved as a plaza, rather than the buildings it was originally intended for. The Beautiful Architecture Any first-time visitor to this masterpiece of Salt Lake City architecture will immediately notice the beautiful combination of concrete and glass that constructs a vast majority of the building. The structure has many windows and is easily accessible. The plain gray color and smooth texture, while simple, are very effective in conjunction with the grid-like pattern of the windows. This architecturecontributes to the public library’s…

Entertainment at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is a Salt Lake City attraction that has been around since 1931. It is home for 800 different animals and 249 different species. Making it a fun filled day for the family to experience all the wildlife the zoo can offer. They are also ranked in the top 12 for things to do in Salt Lake City. It is located at the…

Abravanel Hall – Utah’s Best Acoustic

Abravanel Hall Salt Lake Architectural Icon Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, Abravanel Hall is celebrated for its acousticalexcellence and is an architectural icon in the City. The Hall is adorned with more than 12,000 square feet of hand-brushed 24‑karat gold leaf and its grand four-story lobby offers stunning views of the city. The newly redesigned public plaza complements the original architecture while modernizing the space. Abravanel Hall is also the home of the 27-foot-tall Olympic Tower statue by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. Abravanel Hall is home to the Utah Symphony with a capacity of 2,811 you can be sure to experience some of the best classical concerts in Utah as well as other contemporary music performances.  Abravanel Hall is owned and operated by Salt Lake County Center for Arts and is located next to Temple Square in the same block of the Salt Palace Convention Centre. Abravanel Hall History Originally known as Symphony Hall when…

Natural History Museum – Experience Utah

Natural History Museum Of Utah: What You Need To Know Utah’s Natural History Museum is for anyone looking to learn more about Utah’s interesting history. The Natural History Museum has intrigued me since I was a kid. For all you Jurassic Park fans T-rex and raptor fossils are located in the massive dinosaur museum and can be seen up close. The actual size of dinosaurs that once lived in Utah is mind boggling. Within the Natural History Museum exhibits there is more than just dinosaur fossils. There is a wide variety of Utah Landscape History and Utah Native American History. A couple of years ago I attended design class at the University of Utah. There I learned about the rich history of Utah and of the Rio Tinto Center  where the Natural History Museum is located. Natural History Museum Of Utah, Rio Tinto Center The Natural History Museum of Utah is for anyone looking to learn more about Utah’s interesting history. The Natural History Museum has…

Visit the Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market

The Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market: A Perfect Way to Spend Your Summer Morning! We are happy you have chosen to visit Salt Lake City. The Downtown Famers Market at Pioneer Park is celebrating its 25th year as one of Salt Lake City residents’ favorite ways to spend a sunny summer weekend morning, and visitors to the area will love this taste of Salt Lake City culture. The market supports local farmers, crafters, food trucks, and other small businesses by providing a space where fresh and hand grown or handmade goods can be sold to the Salt Lake City public. It’s all locally grown! Of all the farmers markets in Salt Lake City, the downtown market at Pioneer Park offers the widest variety of food, crafts, and entertainment. Come meander around the park, where you’ll find the freshest vegetables, fruits, honey, dairy products, grass-fed meat, baked goods, homemade…

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…

The Salt Lake City Library: Learning for the Eyes and Mind

The Salt Lake City Public Library Located downtown, the Salt Lake City Library is a fantastic spot to visit whether you are looking for some reading material or many other forms of entertainment. Designed and opened as a replacement to the previous, much more modest library next door in 2003, the unique 6 story building holds the biggest and grandest public library in Utah; featuring an immense glass facade and a huge wall that allows access from the ground floor to the roof, the building has become a marvel of salt lake city architecture and a unique opportunity to experience the downtown skyline. Things to Check Out Visitors can be sure to find many free books for general browsing or check out; featuring a vast collection of old classics as well as modern best sellers from around the world, the library boasts a compelling amount of writing between it’s floors….

The Clark Planetarium- Salt Lake City, Utah

The Clark Planetarium – Best of Free things to see in Salt Lake City The Clark Planetarium is a space and science museum with many interactive and hands on exhibits, FREE to the public. Located in the heart of Downtown Salt Lake City next to the Gate Way Mall, at approximately 400 West 100 South. It is the 18th and final stop…