Salt Lake City, Utah’s largest city and state, sits at an elevation of 4,225 feet, nestled in the Wasatch Mountain Range above the Great Salt Lake.
While the rest of Utah may conjure up images of cowboys and rural towns, Salt Lake City is a bustling modern city, full of exciting things to do. Head to Temple Square to see some of the most iconic structures in Salt Lake City, or wander around the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.
The Family History Library is the largest genealogy library in the United States and lets you trace your family history for free. Of course, you can’t go to SLC without listening to the Emmy award-winning Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Watch them rehearse or perform at the Temple Square. See the Great Salt Lake in person and enjoy all the wildlife and trails the area has to offer. Red Butte Garden and Liberty Park are two other must-visit spots for some outdoor fun.
Downtown SLC is great for exciting nightlife, farmer’s markets, and galleries, while Sugar House and Capitol Hill are known for its artsy and creative vibes.
People in Salt Lake City tend to be very open-minded and accepting. Salt Lake City is often ranked as one of the most LGBT-friendly places in the United States.
The best time to visit the city is in the fall, between September and October, for the best weather, as well as the fall foliage.
With golf courses, world-class skiing, and a range of vacation rentals, Salt Lake City is a hot spot for tourists. The area has a huge range of attractions to entertain the whole family. As well as being surrounded by some prime ski areas and mountain resorts, the Alta ski area is one of the best ski resorts near the town, covered in 500+ inches of snow every year.
The town is also home to the University of Utah, the Clark Planetarium, historic Temple Sauare, Salt Lake Temple, and the downtown Salt Lake City area, which houses a range of shops and eateries. Just outside of the Utah State Capital is the scenic Big Cottonwood Canyon which boasts picturesque landscapes.
A vacation rental in Salt Lake City is ideal to be accessible to all these attractions. If you want the ultimate luxury when it comes to Salt Lake City cabin rentals, be sure to get a vacation home with a hot tub! Nearby Park City is also a great destination for both accommodation and skiing in the Salt Lake City area, as is Brighton Salt Lake Resort and North Salt Lake.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Salt Lake City. The hottest month in Salt Lake City is July, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 12 ˚F. The wettest month in Salt Lake City is October with 2.5 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.96 inches of rain.
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