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We hope you enjoy our Salt Lake City Guide. Salt lake City is an amazing city to visit. It is a modern vibrant city but also has important historical sites. Salt Lake City is a scenic destination with mountains, ski resorts, hiking trails and more. You will find the best Salt Lake City Restaurants, Salt Lake City Steakhouses, Pizza, Seafood, Golf, Salt Lake City area Attractions, Nightlife, Tours, Hotels, Sites and more. If you have any suggestions about an Salt Lake City Italian Restaurant, Chinese Restaurant or anything else in the Salt Lake City Area please send us your feedback. We have created this Top Ten List to provide the 10 Best and most popular categories of things to do and places to eat in the Salt Lake City Area. We hope this lets you get the most of your time in Salt Lake City.

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Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, the capital and largest city of the State of Utah is a popular destination among travelers interested in world-class sightseeing attractions, vibrant nightlife or both as well as among outdoor enthusiasts who can enjoy skiing in some of the finest ski resorts in the world, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, boating and other outdoor activities both in the city and nearby. The city which is known as the center of the Mormon Church is also renowned for its close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and of course, the Great Salt Lake. The host of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games offers a unique urban experience and abundance of recreational activities which make it a perfect vacation destination for just about everyone.

Although less than one half of Salt Lake City population is Mormon, the city's history as well as appearance is heavily marked by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LSD Church). It was founded by the President of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young and his followers in 1847. Upon arrival to the site, Brigham Young allegedly stated "This is the right place, drive on" and designated the site for construction of the Salt Lake Temple, the largest temple of the Mormon Church in the world and the top Salt Lake City tourist attraction.

Visitors to Salt Lake City also enjoy visiting other attractions and points of interest related to the city's history such as This Is The Place Heritage Park featuring This Is The Place Monument, Salt Lake City and County Building, the Union Pacific Depot and a number of other historic buildings and sites. The city is also home to several fine museums such as the Church History Museum presenting history of the Mormon Church until the arrival to Salt Lake City, Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Utah Museum of Natural History, to mention only a few. Families with kids can have fun in several theme parks such as Raging Waters and Lagoon Amusement Park (about 17 miles north of the city), while kids of all ages also enjoy the children's museum Discovery Gateway and Clark Planetarium. In Salt Lake City, you really do not have to worry about running out things to do.

Salt Lake City has a population of over 180,000, while the metropolitan area has a population of over 1.2 million. Finding great places to eat, steakhouses, pizza restaurants, etc. therefore should not be a problem no matter if you are after the best restaurants or fine dining at a reasonable price. Like other larger cities, Salt Lake City has several unique restaurants offering an unforgettable culinary experience. There are many tips and advices out there when it comes to great places to eat in Salt Lake City, however, you should inform yourself about restaurants that are popular among the local population if you really want to experience the local cuisine. Be sure to try the Utah speciality - fry sauce, a mixture of mayonnaise and ketchup with some other seasonings (depending on the restaurant's chef) which is served with French fries.

We will continue to update this site to add the best, top rated and most popular Restaurants, Spas, Steakhouses, Attractions, Shopping, Nightlife, Bars and more in Salt Lake City Utah.


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