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Salt Lake City Utah
Salt Lake City, or SLC to locals, is the most populous city in Utah. Located in the north of Utah in the Salt Lake Valley, the city has a colorful and unique history that offers a fresh perspective on life. It is the national center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, otherwise known as the Mormon church.
Salt Lake City is a great place to live and is the cultural center of Utah. To that end, there are always things going on, somewhere to go and something to occupy your time. If you’re planning to spend time here on vacation or working, we have put together this quick list of the top things to try while you’re here. It’s only a tiny part of what the city has to offer, but these are the must-see or must-do entertainments in Salt Lake City.
Employment in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City began as a mining and transport hub but has shifted towards services. The modern city economy is built around government, trade, transport, utilities and professional services.
Major employers include Intermountain Healthcare Medical Center, Salt Lake County, University Hospital, University of Utah, Discover Products, Inc., L3 Communications Corporation, Primary Children’s Medical Center, ARUP Laboratories, Delta Airlines, Jetblue Airways Corporation, VA Hospital Salt Lake City, Alorica, Inc., C3 Customer Contact Channels and Clearlink Technologies.
Salt Lake City is also the world headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Getting around Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is the main air terminal and is on the west of the city. It’s a busy airport with many major carriers stopping here. There is also a smaller airport for private planes at ProTrans Transportation near West Jordan.
Trains are well served too by Amtrak and FrontRunner. The Amtrak California Zephyr stops in Salt Lake City on its run between Chicago and San Francisco, linking it to the rest of the route with daily services. FrontRunner is a commuter train serving the city and surrounding areas.
Buses in Salt Lake City are plentiful with Greyhound running national services, TUFESA running state services and into Mexico and the UTA (Utah Transit Authority) running an extensive array of local bus routes throughout the city.
Getting around by car is easy enough. I-80 brings you in east to west and the I-215 is the loop. Inner city traffic can get busy at rush hour, especially I-15, but is fairly okay the rest of the time. For a city this big, getting around by car is actually quite manageable.
Salt Lake City life
Salt Lake City is a thriving city with lots going on. It’s busy but good natured, forward looking but not insensitive to its past. The rich history and cutting edge developments sit comfortably together in some of the city’s neighborhoods. Corporate housing in Salt Lake City can be redbrick townhouses all the way to glass fronted condominiums and everything in between.
Neighborhoods in Salt Lake City include Downtown, Sugar House, Central City, University, East Bench, Foothill, Federal Heights, The Avenues, Capitol Hill, Rose Park, Glendale and Wasatch Front.
Here are some things you must see during your stay:
Temple Square is probably our most popular visitor attraction. The square features a two-story temple, gardens, fountains, visitor center, assembly halls, two churches, Beehive house, Lion House, the LDS Conference Center and Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Well worth a day of your time if you want to get an idea of what Salt Lake City is all about.
City Creek Center is a shopping, eating and business hub. Spread over 20 acres, City Creek Center has more than 90 stores, restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Everything from big name brands to one-off boutiques and everything in-between. Make sure to visit the fountain show while you’re there.
Like most Capitol Hills in most cities, ours is where our government buildings are. Our capitol has guided tours Monday through Friday as well as gardens, the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum and the White Chapel. It’s a great few hours if you’re historically inclined.
West Downtown and Gateway is where the best shopping in Salt Lake City can be found. This outdoor mall has hundreds of stores, a movie theater, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and everything else you can think of. It also has two good museums, The Clark Planetarium and Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. Both are worth a visit if you have the time.
Hogle Zoo is our top attraction for paying guests and one of the best zoos of its kind in Utah. It plays host to over 800 animals spread over 42 acres and has exhibits, displays, shows and ample opportunities to watch animals play. It’s a great day out for all the family and well worth the trip.
This is the Place Heritage Park is where Salt Lake City’s founder, Brigham Young said “this is the place” and began the settlement. The park has a statue, a restored pioneer village and live reenactments of life as it was in 1847. It’s an interesting place to visit if you’re interested in how our home came to be.
Liberty Park and Tracy Aviary is a thing of beauty. It’s our second largest park and has walking trails, children’s playgrounds, a pond with boat rentals, the Chase Home Museum of Folk Arts and Tracy Aviary. The aviary is home to many species of birds and is a great place to see color, variety and majesty in our feathered friends.
Those are just some of the highlights you can expect to visit when you’re in Salt Lake City. The list is far from exhaustive, but it should give you a good idea of what we have to offer!
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