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
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
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
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.redbuttegarden.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
Mountain Dell Golf Course
Twenty minutes from hotel. I-80 Exit 134, 801-582-3812
Utah Grizzlies Hockey
USL Pro Soccer
Real Salt Lake
Salt Lake Bees
University of Utah
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.