- Our list of the best things to do in Salt Lake City, Utah, features the top 222 nearby activities — including 88 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Salt Lake City, UT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 36 things to do within the city of Salt Lake City, UT , followed by 186 popular activities in nearby cities, including Park City, Sandy, Draper, Midvale, West Jordan, Layton, Lehi, Murray, West Valley City, Bountiful, Syracuse, South Jordan, Brighton, Riverton, Sundance, Boulder, Kearns, Tooele, American Fork, Payson, Magna and Kaysville
The 15-mile long Big Cottonwood Canyon, located where the Rocky Mountains and the Great Basin Floor meet, offers hiking, biking, picnicking, rock climbing, fishing and camping facilities. The canyon is home to two ski resorts: Solitude and Brighton.
While originally created to assist members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City is now open to the public free of charge. It is actually the second largest genealogical library in the world.
96% 1056 votes
50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 MoreLess Info
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is composed of 360 men and women and is housed at the Mormon Tabernacle in Temple Square. In addition to special events, the choir convenes every Sunday for a free 30-minute show.
One of the major event facilities in Salt Lake City is the LDS Conference Center that can seat roughly 21,000 people. It is considered to be the primary meeting hall for the LDS Church and is used for the biannual conferences, devotionals, and other special events.
95% 852 votes
301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 MoreLess Info
The Natural History Museum of Utah has a dramatic architectural design to work as its own piece of art in the desert landscape. Exhibits cover many aspects of the natural world including geology, climate, prehistoric peoples, and dinosaurs.
Over 100 acres of hold the Red Butte Garden, which displays and tests regional horticulture plants and methods. There are both natural and display gardens as well as walking paths in addition to natural hiking trails for visitors.
The Tabernacle features a variety of musical performances, including those that feature the Tabernacle Organ and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The location is a religious site affiliated with The Church of Latter-Day Saints.
93% 391 votes
15 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 MoreLess Info
Owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith Memorial Building is notable for its architecture, and now houses two restaurants, several rental halls for private events, and a movie theatre.
92% 413 votes
209 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 MoreLess Info
The Salt Lake City Public Library has become a large community center that draws both locals and tourists. Local artists have their collections on display, food is available, and events are held throughout the year that are open to the public.