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Best things to do in Salt Lake City

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“If you in Salt Lake City this is a newer shopping mall that will not disappoint. ”
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Historic Site
“Salt Lake City is often associated with skiing and winter activities, and certainly many of Utah's best ski hills can be reached within an hour's drive of here. But this is a city worth visiting, regardless of the season, and offers numerous attractions and things to do. Standing on Temple Square is the late 19th-century Mormon Temple, the largest Latter-day Saints temple and one of Salt Lake City's principal sites. The temple may only be entered by Mormons but it is definitely worth walking by to have a look. Other sites in the city include the Mormon Tabernacle and the State Capitol.”
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Park
“Running trails, sidewalks to stroll, the Aviary, swimming and tennis and bocce ball, picnic tables, playgrounds... this park has it all. You can easily spend a happy afternoon here enjoying the largest park in the city!”
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History Museum
“This museum is located on the campus of the University of Utah. The museum shows exhibits of natural history subjects, with an emphasis on Utah and the Intermountain West.”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“The best authentic Mexican food in Salt Lake City. Their can be a wait during busy hours but definitely worth the wait. I would suggest trying any of the Moles or Enchiladas, they have a free "Mole Sampler" if you want to try all their wonderful flavors. Typical cost of a plate is $15-$23. ”
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Zoo
“Under an hours drive, just 25 miles away from us. Spread out over 42 acres. Its natural hillside terrain and meandering tree-covered pathways enhance your visit as you discover the wonders of the natural world. Up-close Wildlife Connections will give our visitors one-of-a-kind animals experiences where participants will have the opportunity to interact with and feed some of our most popular animals.”
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Garden
“Fun place to visit check current events. Beautiful gardens, Concerts and other activities. ”
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Multiplex
“Salt Lake City’s downtown destination for shopping and dining, entertainment, community-driven events, urban living, and creative office space. With direct access to public transit, The Gateway serves up a one-of-a-kind blend of unique retail, hip nightlife, a cutting-edge arts and culture scene, an innovative technology hub, and more.”
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Park
“Great park to relax in. Pond to feed the ducks and geese. Rest room are available for the public. Can reserve pavilions for family or organization get together. ”
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Diner
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“Traditional American with an outside city-approved for dogs deck where people and dogs can dine. ”
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Bar
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“Cocktail bar that is lively on the weekends and quiet on weekdays. Connected to the Beer Bar that offers 75+ bottled beers and 10+ on tap. ”
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Museum
“This is a science and art museum. Visitors can explore the ways that science, technology, art and creativity connect. Great for the whole family.”
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New American Restaurant
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“Great drinks, consistently solid food, and great atmosphere if your looking for a place downtown.”
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Basketball Stadium
“Home of the Utah Jazz, drop in for a game or come for one of the large concerts.”
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Gastropub
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“Great atmosphere in the heart of sugarhouse! Great for lunch or dinner / drinks. Highly recommend!”
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Trail
“Your pet will have a blast playing off-leash in the designated area of this Salt Lake park, and might take a dip in the creek, though the lake is off-limits for pooches. Not fenced.”
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