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Sightseeing in Salt Lake City - what to see. Complete travel guide

The largest city in Utah, this is one of the most beautiful and wealthy places. Salt Lake City is located in a very scenic place, where rocky cliffs and thick ridges are mixed with desert plains. Such contrast between the green areas and deserts is truly unusual and striking. Brigham Young is considered the founder of the city. He was the Mormon leader who ordered the building of first houses in 1847.
In total, there are about eight hundred restaurants, bars and cafes in Salt Lake City. It won’t be easy to choose the best among them even for experienced gourmets. A significant … Open
Salt Lake City has always been and remains the major center of trade, a large transportation hub and an important area for the mining industry. Foothills here are rich in deposits of copper, coal and oil; here have been also opened several large processing plants. The city became very popular among travelers after the 2002 Olympic Games that had taken place in Salt Lake City. In order to make even more memorable here have been opened many new attractions, hotels and sports facilities. Salt Lake City has become a major tourist center from an ordinary industrial town.
Besides the large selection of entertainment venues, shops and restaurants this city has several attractions that are surely should be attended by every visitor. Tourists, who enjoy unhurried walks, should definitely go to the majestic Wasatch Mountains as they will find many parks and entertainment centers there. The most popular amusement park of this place is named Laguna. This is a perfect place for vacationers with children. Here you will find dozens of attractions; tourists are offered to attend excursions held in the park; you can also relax in a cozy cafe or rent a bike and explore the picturesque woods of this place. Your excursion to Hansen Planetarium will be no less fascinating. Fans of sport would enjoy visiting the sports complex, where have been set records by the best athletes in the world. Besides this there are so many museums and theaters in Salt Lake City. Hale Opera Theater and Broadway Concert Hall are considered the most popular ones. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Salt Lake City and surroundings

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Map of all shopping streets
Shopping streets of Salt Lake City
♥   Street ' Gateway District' Salt Lake City, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' Main Street' Salt Lake City, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' 9th and 9th' Salt Lake City, 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' Sugar House' Salt Lake City, 5.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Salt Lake City
♥   Local Park 'Holladay' , 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Steep Mountain' , 31.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Ellison' , 35.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Harrisville' , 58.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all galleries
Art galleries in/around Salt Lake City
♥   Art gallery 'Utah Museum of Contemporary Art' Salt Lake City, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Salt Lake City from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Bingham Canyon Mine

From the series “Giant artificial quarries of the planet”
The mine experienced a large landslide on April 10, 2013. Officially, no injuries were reported, but some large constructions and tens of pieces of costly equipment were smashed. After the landslide, the mining operations were suspended. Now the work continues as before. The Bingham Canyon Mine is owned by Rio Tinto company. … Read further
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All about Salt Lake City, USA - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Salt Lake City, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Salt Lake City in few days.
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