There are really only two things you need to know about Salt Lake. First: you can get from anyplace in Salt Lake to any other place in no time at all. That?s good news, because, second, there are a whole bunch of places you?re going to want to visit, and you?re not going to want to waste any time getting there.
Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a small, western city, Salt Lake City is fast becoming one of America’s foremost destinations?and for good reason. A beautiful, safe, and vibrant city, Salt Lake combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, a bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history, warm hospitality, and Utah’s Greatest Snow on Earth.?
Salt Lake is nestled in a valley at the foot of two mountain ranges?the Wasatch to the east and the Oquirrhs to the west. In spring, the canyons are adorned with wildflowers and impromptu waterfalls. During summer, hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking are just minutes away. A blaze of brilliant foliage erupts on canyon walls in autumn. When the snow flies, it graces the slopes at ten world-class ski resorts including Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude. Daily sunshine, low humidity, and refreshing mountain breezes combine for a comfortable year-round climate.
Hosting the Olympic Winter Games of 2002 enhanced the community’s profile as a world-class travel destination, while showcasing Salt Lake as an unspoiled, family-friendly destination. Whether you visit for a convention, skiing, shopping, or sightseeing, you will find Salt Lake is the right place in any season.