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City break in Salt Lake City. Active leisure ideas for Salt Lake City - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Entrance to The City Library, Salt Lake City Salt Lake City is a favorite spot among the fans of skiing; the surrounding area is equipped with eight high-class sporting venues. The city is interesting for travelers not only in winter; at any time of year it can offer its guests a lot of fun. Salt Lake City has an abundance of parks and gardens, the most beautiful among them is Red Butte Garden. The garden represents itself as a huge area for walks in warmer months, where visitors can admire beautiful flower arrangements or relax in the shade of trees on amazing wooden benches made in form of various animals.
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In addition to the botanical garden, there is a small butterfly house with an interesting collection of colorful insects. The Liberty Park is perfect for hiking; a huge number of tracks are laid in its territory. It also has a comfortable picnic area. You can admire old trees in the Sugarhouse Park. Fans of long hikes are recommended to go to the Tracy Aviary, which is in the immediate vicinity of the city.
Its main inhabitants are birds; in the reserve there are more than 130 species. The city has a great Utah's Hogle Zoo. Among its inhabitants there are zebras and tigers, monkeys, slow reptiles and friendly parrots. A trip to the zoo will give a lot of excitement for both children and adults. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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If the main winter fun is skiing, then in warmer months vacationers are stuck to perfect golf resorts. One of the most popular golf clubs is Bonneville. The Golf in the Round club is situated in a picturesque area. You would have a great time as a family in the Lagoon amusement park. In addition to a variety of rides and play areas, there is a small zoo on its territory. Fans of water rides would like the Seven Peaks Waterpark.
The Council Hall in Salt Lake City Numerous nightclubs are waiting for fans of nightlife and clubs. Shopping enthusiasts will enjoy large-scale shopping malls. Among the latest vacationers point out City Creek Center and The Gateway located in the same building with planetarium. For souvenirs you can go to the Trolley Square shopping street, where, in addition to many shops, there are attractive restaurants and cafes.
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There are many other entertainments that are available for tourists as part of their visit to the capital of Utah. One of such worth highlighting is the opportunity to fly in a balloon. Thanks to this kind of leisure, guests of the city will be able to see Salt Lake City from a completely different perspective. From an aerial view, the capital of Utah which embraces snow-covered peaks looks like a snake enveloping its nest. Balloon flights would suit those who want to combine active pastime with the contemplation of inspiringly picturesque panorama. The next option to be mentioned is eco-tourism, which is made possible due to the incredibly beautiful expanses around the city. Many companies offer exciting tours to the mountains. Such excursions usually include canyoning and kayaking in summer, as well as skiing and sledding in winter.
Salt Lake City Skyline Those who wish to have a bit of thrill would like the theme park Nightmare on 13th. This place seems to release all the nightmares that were hidden somewhere deep in the subconscious before this moment. Visitors can attend a great horror show, which, despite the rather short duration (thirty minutes), will remain in the memory of tourists for a long time. It is worth noting that in Salt Lake City you can find wonderful cultural sights with a magnificent theatrical or musical program. Among such places is theatrical space Salt Lake Acting Company, concert halls “The Depot” and “In the Venue”. The comedy club “Crowdsourced Comedy” can offer you unforgettable evenings full of laugh and joy thanks to the great humor of stand-up comedians.
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The best skating rink in Salt Lake City is set up on the grounds of the Gallivan Center pavilion. It is one of the most popular places in the winter time, and it was also frequently visited during the Olympic Games in 2002. Broadway Center Cinemas is one of the places where you can watch the latest movies. It should be borne in mind that some parks organize open-air film screenings in summer. Sports fans will also be able to find some kind of entertainment that will please them. If a basketball game, for example, is held during a vacation in the capital of Utah, Vivint Smart Home Arena becomes the venue. As for baseball competitions, guests of the city can watch them at Smith’s Ballpark. The Salt Lake Culinary Center and Gygi Studios offer their visitors a pleasant pastime in the form of cooking training that is conducted in an attractive family-friendly atmosphere.
Among the other entertainment centers that everyone who wants to spend time actively should definitely visit is Utah Flying Trapeze. This is the place where every person who has ever dreamed of learning to fly or becoming an acrobat is striving to be. Now it is possible to try your skills in the safest conditions, and unique experience from such a pastime is guaranteed. Social Axe Throwing Center is one more “point of attraction” for people who want to have a good time and acquire new skills. Here you can develop your accuracy by throwing a plastic ax and trying to hit the target. Those who prefer the “old-fashioned” shooting with the instrument of Robin Hood are advised to go to the sports complex “Easton Archery Center Salt Lake City”.
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Bonwood Bowl Club is popular among loyal fans of bowling and beginners as well. FatCats entreating center can also offer you the opportunity to bowl and not just that, you also get pinball machines and mini-golf to pick from. The Salt Lake City Sports Complex is an awesome option in summer. During the warm season, you can enjoy swimming in the open air pool at the same time observing magnificent mountain views. Visiting The Wairhouse Trampoline Park, adults can feel themselves as children again, and like kids, enjoy every moment spent here. You should definitely take along your kids, as it is an adorable place for family pastime. Tinker’s Cat Cafe is a special place in the city, where guests can play with cats, pet, and feed them while enjoying a cup of coffee. An excellent option for gamers and those who want to play at the virtual reality station is the club called Virtualities.
Escape quests in Salt Lake City are presented in the best club of this kind, namely, in Mystery Escape Room. Such leisure is perfect with a team, so if you want to try out such games, you should definitely take along friends or family members. There are rooms on various subjects (spyware, gangster, detective, post-apocalyptic) that visitors can choose from. Guests can therefore choose the one that suits them the most. Paintball is another popular team game which you can try at the entertainment center Paintball Addicts. For the lovers of extremely active leisure time, it is worth recommending a visit to FastKart Indoor Speedway. It is an excellent track where you can ride karts, independent of the weather.
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Visiting farms is another particular experience that should be explored. Here tourists can learn a lot of interesting facts in a pastoral atmosphere of the lovely countryside that awaits them. One of the best farms is called Wheeler Historic Farm. It opens its gates to tourists and offers a variable program. It includes walking in the gardens, visiting themed fairs, attending workshops (for example, forges), and feeding animals – all this helps to get more familiar with rural life. This is a great place for family entertainment. At “Cross E Ranch”, visitors can also pet and feed farm animals, ride horses, take part in the harvest, and visit themed events that are often held here.
Utah State Capitol Spa salons of the city are represented by centers like The Kura Door and Basalt Day Spa. These are places where you can completely relax and have a good time, forgetting everything in the world. If you want to stay out late and have fun, there are sights that are particularly popular at night and worth your attention. For example, beer lovers should go to a pub called “Fisher Brewing Company”. Visiting “Whiskey Street” bar, on the other hand, will be more interesting for those who prefer wine or stronger drinks. In the “Poplar Street Pub”, visitors can have a glass of beer and at the same time play billiards. “Bar-X” and “The Red Door” are popular bars among cocktail lovers, while “The Republican” stands out among sports bars. Those who want to listen to musical performances and enjoy strong drinks will be welcomed at “Liquid Joe’s bar”.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Salt Lake City and surroundings

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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 pret-parks
Amusement parks near Salt Lake City
♥   Amusement park 'Lagoon Amusement Park' Farmington, 25 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Snowbird' Sandy, 28 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Cherry Hill Resort' Kaysville, 28.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Boondocks Fun Center' Kaysville-Draper, 30.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Park City Mountain Resort' Park City, 34.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Salt Lake City
♥   Water park 'Lagoon-A-Beach' Farmington, 24.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Seven Peaks Water Park' Provo, 62.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Salt Lake City

Guide to your best city break in Salt Lake City - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Salt Lake City - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Salt Lake City?' disappears immediately.
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