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Us Bus to Rice-Eccles Stadium

History of the Stadium Built with sandstone imported from India, Rice-Eccles Stadium has been around since the 1930’s.  Although, back then it wasn’t called Rice-Eccles, it was Ute Field and then Rice Stadium.  It wasn’t until 1998 where it became known as Rice-Eccles Stadium.  Definitely a site to see and one of the more up-to-date stadiums,…

Why Downtown Salt Lake City is a hidden secret of things to do in Utah

Salt Lake City is commonly recognized for many attributes including the convenient national parks, world acclaimed snow conditions and cookie cutter cultural demographic. Yet Salt Lake has never been known for its downtown urban lifestyle until now. Where Utah’s population grew 7.94% from 2010 to 2015, the fourth-fastest growth rate in the nation, with 70% to 90% of…

Temple Square and the history of Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is full of beautiful structures such as Rice Eccles Stadium, and the capitol building on North Capitol Hill, as well as rich history such as The Cathedral of the Madeleine and Temple Square. At Temple Square, you will find some of Salt Lake’s most historical sites. From the LDS Temple to the Tabernacle, and inside the Church History Museum, you will experience a large…

Salt Lake City Temple Square

 History of Salt Lake City Temple Square In 1847, when Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, LDS Church president Brigham Young selected a plot of the desert ground and proclaimed, “Here we will build a temple to our God.” When the city was surveyed, the block enclosing that location was designated for the temple, and became known as Temple Square….