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How to Spend A Day in Temple Square

Salt Lake City has thousands of visitors each year– for business, recreation and religion. However, many don’t fully grasp the myriad of exciting attractions the city holds. Just one of the many destinations in this great city is Temple Square and all the wonderful sights therein. Let us provide some great ideas on how a visitor could…

Hidden Gem: Tracy Aviary in Liberty Park

When looking for things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah, don’t pass up on the Tracy Aviary. Salt Lake City is the home of many outdoor adventures and natural wonders. Utah is also the home of beautiful wildlife and animalsHidden in the heart of liberty park is the Tracy Aviary. Here adventure and discovery awaits. Tracy Aviary resides on 8 acres of land inside Liberty Park.  Russell Lord Tracy, a Salt Lake City banker, founded Tracy…

City Creek Center, Salt Lake City’s Shopping Center and Mall

City Creek Center is Salt Lake City’s mall and shopping center located in downtown Salt Lake City.  City Creek is one of Salt Lake City’s attractions that every resident and tourist must visit.  Located across the street from Temple SquareCity Creek Center is on top of every tourist list of things to do in Salt Lake City. The mall is situated on twenty acres with over 100 stores,…

Governor’s Mansion: In Salt Lake City Utah

The Utah Governor’s Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. It is located at 603 E. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah. History of the Governor’s Mansion in Salt Lake City The Mansion was built in 1902 by United States Senator and mining mogul Thomas Kearns; it was…

City Creek, Salt Lake City’s Shopping Center and Mall

City Creek Shopping Center City Creek Center is Salt Lake City’s mall and shopping center located in downtown Salt Lake City.  City Creek is one of Salt Lake City’s attractions that every resident and tourist must visit.  Located across the street from Temple SquareCity Creek Center is on top of every tourist list of things to do in Salt Lake City. The mall is situated on twenty acres with over 100 stores, a hotel, condos, and offices occupying its area. The mall is a combination of city life with urban features such as the creek that runs through the whole mall, roof gardens, fountains, and the sky bridge that connects the two halves of the mall over Main Street.   Near many Salt Lake City Hotels, City Creek provides fun things to do in Salt Lake City with its many storesrestaurants, and activities.  City Creek also provides plenty of dining opportunities for those looking to grab a quick bite to those looking for exquisite dining in Salt Lake. Shopping…

Utah State Capitol

History Of Utah State Capitol When you travel to Utah one of the first things you must see to understand its history is the capitol. The Utah State Capitol is found on North Capitol Hill which is one of the most interesting places in Utah. It was built in 1915 and has undergone multiple stages of renovation to make it into one of top things to see in Salt Lake City. The history of the Capitol is rich with its connections to the Mormon Church and its pioneers who traveled west to Utah and built the Capitol in Salt Lake City Utah. Utah’s Capitol was built by Richard A. Kletting who focused on a Corinthian order, Neoclassical architecture design. Reasons to Visit Many people visit Utah’s capitol to enjoy some of the greatest walking trails in Utah. North Capitol Hill has many…

Clark Planetarium at The Gateway

The Clark Planetarium is located within The Gateway at 400 West and 100 South in downtown Salt Lake City. It’s open 7 days a week with the hours being Thursday- Saturday from 1030 A.M.- 11:00 P.M. and Sunday 10:30 A.M – 7:00 P.M. Clark Planetarium is a unique experience within walking distance to many restaurants and outdoor shopping.  Inside of Clark Planetarium you…

Utah’s Hogle Zoo: a must see Utah attraction!

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is a must see on the US Bus Utah sight-seeing list! With its vast array of zoo animals and exhibits, it provides fun for the whole family. If you are visiting the zoo in the summer months make sure to check the zoo website. The website is also sure to inform you of many zoo events all year round. If…

The City Library: A Salt Lake City Treasure

Welcome to the Salt Lake City Library The Salt Lake City Library is not your typical library. Located in the heart of downtown, this beautifully designed building has a lot more to offer than just books. If you’re hoping to learn something, eat delicious food, peruse local shops, or enjoying today’s planned activities, the library has…

The Cathedral of the Madeline

Religion in Utah is a huge part of the culture when people travel to the state. More often than not Utah religion is more associated with the Latterday Saints Church as opposed to Catholicism. The Cathedral of the Madeline is located in the heart of Salt Lake City and is surrounded by Catholic C hurch Volunteer Programs. The Madeline Cathedral was constructed in the early…

What You Must Know Before Visiting the Salt Lake City Tourist Sites

Are you getting ready for a trip to Salt Lake City? If so, then you probably are planning to visit at least a few of the Salt Lake City tourist sites. While you can plan your trip and just show up, there are some key things you really should know ahead of time in order…

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,…

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