Surrounded by mountains that rise to more than 10,000 feet, Salt Lake City is a city that revels in its remarkable combination of history, culture and recreation. The city was settled in 1847 by pioneers seeking an escape from persecution is the worldwide centre of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormons.
The 2002 Winter Olympic Games were held in the resorts close to Salt Lake City. A visit to these or any other Utah resort will lead you to discover that the saying is true - Utah really does boast of the Greatest Snow on Earth.
Your Salt Lake City holiday will show you the home to the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and the city boasts its own symphony, ballet, theatre and opera. Temple Square, the symbolic heart of Mormon Church, is Salt Lake City's biggest tourist attraction. Free concerts of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and beautifully landscaped grounds make this 10-acre block an impressive site. Other city-based attractions include the largest genealogical library in the world, Clark Planetarium and Gardner Historic Village offering dozens of shops in buildings that date back to pioneer times.
Where you stay is the heart of your holiday. Location reigns supreme but do you prefer resort facilities or unique and boutique? Historic and old world or modern and shiny?
We aim to present choices across the spectrum but there are many hundreds of places to stay and not room to feature them all. Do speak to your Bon Voyage travel consultant and click the video for our take on this important topic.