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Attractions

City Creek Center

Located the heart of Salt Lake City, this unique shopping environment features a retractable glass roof, a creek that runs through the property, a pedestrian sky bridge and more.
50 S. Main Street, 801-521-2012, www.shopcitycreekcenter.com

Kingsbury Hall
A center for the performing arts located on the University of Utah campus.

1395 E. Presidents Circle, 801-581-7100, www.kingtix.com

Lagoon Amusement Park

Located about 12 miles north of Salt Lake on I-15; open seasonally

375 Lagoon Lane, 801-451-8000, www.lagoonpark.com

Pioneer Memorial Theater

A fully professional theater in residence at the University of Utah, Pioneer Theater Company produces a seven-play season running from September through May, including a mixture of classics, large-scale musicals, and contemporary dramas and comedies.
300 S. 1400 E., 801-581-6961, www.pioneertheater.org

Seven Peaks

Water slides, wave pool and more.

1200 W. 1700 S., 801-373-8777, www.sevenpeaks.com

Historic Temple Square

The beautifully landscaped 10-acre plot of ground in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City is one of Utah’s most visited attractions. Centerpiece of the square is the six-spired granite Salt Lake Temple. Adjacent to this magnificent edifice is the domed Tabernacle, home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the great Tabernacle Organ.

50 W. North Temple, 801-240-4872, www.visittemplesquare.com

Ray Olpin Union

At the heart of the University of Utah campus, the Union boasts billiards, bowling, copy center, pharmacy, computer lab, Smith’s Tix Ticketing, discounted ski passes, discounted movie passes and a food court.
200 S. Central Campus Drive, 801-581-8888, www.union.utah.edu

The Foothill Cultural District

Fort Douglas Military Museum

The Museum preserves the history of the fort and Utah’s military heritage with a research library, exhibits and educational programs. Open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

32 Potter Street, 801-581-1251, www.fortdouglas.org

Hogle Zoo

With over 1,000 charming and exotic animals, representing more than 300 species, there is always something new to see at the Hogle Zoo. Visit the Asian Cats in their natural highlands and coming in 2012 visit the Polar Bears in the Rocky Shores Exhibit.

2600 E. Sunnyside Avenue 801-582-1631, www.hoglezoo.org

Red Butte Garden

Something is always in season at Red Butte Garden. Explore the popular Children’s Garden and award-winning formal Display Gardens. Enjoy a spectacular view of the valley and miles of natural hiking trails. Open year-round, the Garden offers exciting festivals, children’s programs, education classes and nature outings to visitors of all ages.

300 Wakara Way, 801-587-9939, www.redbuttearden.org

This is the Place Heritage Park

Step back in time as trained interpreters in period dress, bring Utah’s pioneer history to life. Hear a fiery sermon from Brigham Young, get swept away in a Virginia Reel, visit the Children’s Activity center, or learn to make a simple pioneer craft.  The Park is also home to This is the Place Monument, which marks the end of the 1,300 mile Mormon Trail.

2601 E. Sunnyside Avenue, 801-582-1847, www.thisistheplace.org

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Located on the University of Utah campus, the Museum surrounds its visitors with the creative expression of past and present. Decorative arts are integrated with painting and sculpture.

410 Campus Center Drive, 801-581-7332, www.umfa.utah.edu

Natural History Museum of Utah

Opening new doors in November 2011, the Museum is located in Research Park, at the University of Utah. Walk back to a time where dinosaurs glower, rocks glisten and eyes gleam. With more than 200 exhibits that portray ancient Indian life, explain the geological forces that shape our planet, and features on Utah wildlife, there’s always something new to learn.

301 Wakara Way, 801-581-6927, www.nhmu.utah.edu

Golf Course

Mountain Dell Golf Course

Twenty minutes from hotel. I-80 Exit 134, 801-582-3812

Sports


Utah Grizzlies Hockey

801-988-PUCK
Real Monarchs
USL Pro Soccer
801-727-2700

Real Salt Lake

Professional Soccer

801-727-2700

Salt Lake Bees

PCL Baseball

801-325- BASE

Utah Jazz

NBA Basketball

801-355-DUNK

University of Utah

Collegiate Athletics

801-581-8171

 

The University of Utah is located just minutes from downtown Salt Lake City with direct service on TRAX light rail system. With close proximity to the city and Wasatch Mountains, endless activities are available for summer conference attendees.

Last Updated: 2/6/17