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Salt Lake City Holiday Light Displays : A list...
Holiday light displays are an indispensable part of the season. Here are the best in the Salt Lake area.
Salt Lake City Holiday Events - Music, Theatre,...
Music, theater, dance, parties, light displays and more great events to celebrate the holidays in Salt Lake City, Utah
Free Holiday Events in Salt Lake City for 2014
We all dig deep into our pockets during the holiday season, but holiday cheer doesn't have to be expensive. There are plenty of free holiday events and activities in the Salt Lake area to keep you smiling all season long.
Try This Recipe for Utah Funeral Potatoes
Funeral potatoes are cheesy au gratin potatoes that LDS Relief Societies frequently serve as part of a dinner prepared for the grieving family to eat after a loved one's funeral. People of all religious persuasions enjoy creamy, cheesy funeral potatoes, not just at funerals but for any occasion that calls for for an easy, crowd-pleasing recipe.
8 Ski Resorts Worth Visiting in the Salt Lake...
There are eight world-famous ski resorts within an hour's drive of Salt Lake City. Each one has its own personality, pros and cons.
New Year's Eve in Salt Lake City
Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Here's a list of Salt Lake City New Year's Eve events to please both kids and adults.
Salt Lake City December Events - Sports, Music,...
Here's a list of non-holiday December events for Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake City Community Christmas Events: Free...
Community Christmas and Holiday Events throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
11 of Salt Lake City's Most Romantic Restaurants
Salt Lake's best restaurants for romantic occasions.
Top Utah Food Gifts
Food gifts are always popular for the holidays. You might want to consider giving Utah-made products. Here's a list of the top picks.
Discover Salt Lake City's Best Shopping Malls
The best shopping malls in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
Short On Cash? Try These Attractions in Salt...
It doesn't take a lot of money to enjoy the best of what Salt Lake has to offer. Here's a list of free things to do in Salt Lake City that can enrich your life without impoverishing your finances.
Utah Sleigh Rides
An old-fashioned winter sleigh ride is fun for families and romantic for couples. Here are some Utah companies offering winter sleigh rides. Call ahead for reservations, and dress warmly for all sleigh rides.
Salt Lake City's Best Bakeries
You'll find tons of baked goods at every grocery store and 7-11 in Utah, but it takes a little bit of looking to find a bakery that truly stands out. Here's a guide to some of the best bakeries in the Salt Lake area.
13 Guy Fieri-Approved Utah Restaurants
Utah restaurants featured on the Food Network TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri
The Best Trampoline Parks and Bounce Play Areas...
Kids and adults can grab some big air at these Salt Lake area trampoline parks and bounce play areas. They're also great places for kid birthday parties.
Salt Lake City Downtown Holiday Lights
Seeing the lights at Temple Square and throughout downtown Salt Lake is one of Utah's most beloved holiday traditions. Here's a photo gallery of the Christmas lights at Temple Square and downtown, as well as some photos of Hogle Zoo's popular Zoolights.
Utah Utes Football Schedule with TV Info
The Utes will host some tough Pac-12 opponents in 2014, including the Oregon Ducks and USC Trojans. Here's the Utes' full season schedule, along with TV and radio info.
Don't Miss These Top Attractions in Salt Lake...
Top attractions for visitors and locals in Salt Lake City.
Banish Your Kid's Boredom with 17 Salt Lake...
Salt Lake is a kid-friendly town and offers dozens of fun activities to keep children active and engaged. Here are a few of the best.
The Best Inexpensive, Romantic Restaurants in...
Amazing food, amazing ambiance and amazing service in an amazing location sometimes come with an amazing price, and many of Salt Lake's most romantic restaurants are also the most expensive. It's not always possible or smart for many of us to spend $150 or more on dinner for two. Don't despair - you can still take your date out for a wonderful romantic dinner with inspiration from this list of inexpensive romantic dining ideas for the Salt Lake City area. You can get out of most of these places for about $30 or less per person, although some might have a few more expensive dishes on the menu.
Dangerous Spiders in Utah
Utah is home to three species of dangerous spiders. Here is information about all three, plus tips for spider bite safety and first aid. Page 3.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Salt Lake City Weather
Average high and low temperatures and precipitation month by month for Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City Snowfall Dates
When does the snow start falling in Salt Lake City, and when does the snow season end? Here are the average, earliest and latest dates of snowfall for Salt Lake City, Utah.
Salt Lake Area Cooking Classes
Cooking classes in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas
Kids Eat Free deals in Utah - because everybody...
Save money with Kids Eat Free deals in Utah.
Hot and juicy - best steak restaurants in Salt...
Sometimes you just gotta have a big, juicy steak. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's best restaurants for steak lovers.
Utah Jazz 2014-2015 Schedule with TV Listings,...
The Utah Jazz have a lot to prove in the 2014-2015 season. Here's the full Jazz regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
Salt Lake Area Romantic Hotels
A getaway to a romantic hotel is a great way to renew a relationship. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's most romantic hotels.
Salt Lake City January Events
Far from being a dead, dull month, January brings exciting sports, theatre, music and dance events to the Salt Lake area, as well as Utah's most renowned entertainment event, the Sundance Film Festival.
Utah's Sales Tax Explained
An explanation of sales tax rates in the state of Utah.
Photo Tour: Downtown Salt Lake's City Creek...
City Creek Center in downtown Salt Lake City is a new 700,000-square-foot shopping and dining destination and of the largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects in the nation. Here's a photo tour.
New Year's Eve Dining
Salt Lake City New Year's Eve Dining - Dining specials and recommended restaurants for New Year's Eve in Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City's Alternative Movie Theaters
These Salt Lake City movie theaters all offer something a little out of the ordinary.
Prom Dresses in SLC
Best places to get special occasion dresses in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
Because everyone loves free - free museums in...
Salt Lake City has a number of interesting free museums. Other museums that normally charge admission have free exhibits or regular free days.
19 Amazing Burgers in Salt Lake City
Best burger places in Salt Lake City
Free movie screenings all year long in Salt...
Movie lovers can find free film screenings all year long in Salt Lake City.
Venomous Snakes of Utah
Venomous snakes of Utah, with outdoor safety and first aid information.
Utah Cuisine: Mormon Scones (Fry Bread)
To a lot of Utahns, Salt Lake City.
Utah Cuisine: Fry Sauce
Here's a history and some background on Utah's favorite condiment, fry sauce.
22 Things to Do in Sandy, Utah
22 things to do in Sandy, Utah: community events, sports, recreation, entertainment, dining and shopping
The Five Best Fly Fishing Spots Near Salt Lake...
Many of the world’s greatest fly fishing locales are situated within easy driving distance from Salt Lake City. Here are the 5 best spots for fly fishing near Salt Lake City, selected by Jake Ricks, champion fly fisherman and professional fly fishing guide.
Midway Ice Castle
The Midway Ice Castle is back after a three-year hiatus, and when it opened to the public last Friday, my family and I decided to give it a try. It's
Salt Lake City's Weather Extremes
Extreme record temperatures, precipitation and wind events for Salt Lake City, Utah
Great Family Hikes Near Salt Lake City
Here's a list of easy and entertaining family hikes in the Salt Lake area.
Salt Lake City 4th of July Events 2014: What's...
Parades, fireworks, festivals, concerts, sporting events and more to turn up the temperature on your 4th of July celebration in Salt Lake City!
Parking in Downtown Salt Lake City
How to find the best parking spots in downtown Salt Lake City. Page 6.
Must-See Attractions in Salt Lake City, Utah
Find out what makes Salt Lake City unique with this list of must-see attractions.
SLC Summer Day Camps for 2014
Summer's a great time for kids to explore and develop their interests while having fun. Here are some of the best summer day camps for kids in the Salt Lake City area.
Easy hike in Millcreek Canyon - Big Water/Littl...
The Big Water/Little Water loop in Millcreek Canyon is a quick, easy hike that's close to Salt Lake City but feels a world away.
Cool Fun for Kids of All Ages - SLC Swimming...
Swimming pools, splash pads and water parks in Salt Lake County and nearby areas. Many are free!
A Walking Tour of West Downtown Salt Lake City
Here's a walking tour of the west side of downtown Salt Lake City. The tour includes the Triad Center, Devereaux House, Energy Solutions Arena, Clark Planetarium, Union Pacific building and Gateway shopping center.
Salt Lake's Sugar House: No Sugar, Just...
Salt Lake's Sugar House neighborhood is beautiful, historic, and conveniently close to downtown and the University of Utah. Here you'll find a complete profile of the Sugar House neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, shopping, dining, recreation, events and community information.
Salt Lake City Restaurant Reviews A-Z
Here's a complete A-Z list of restaurant reviews from Marsha Maxwell, About.com's guide to Salt Lake City, with new reviews being added regularly.
Shop Local, Save Money With SLC Deals,...
More than a dozen ways to save money on almost everything in Salt Lake City: dining, entertainment, services, groceries, clothing, household goods and more.
Temple Square
Seeing the lights at Temple Square and throughout downtown Salt Lake is one of Utah's most beloved holiday traditions. Here's a photo gallery of the Christmas lights at Temple Square and downtown, as well as some photos of Hogle Zoo's popular Zoolights. Page 4.
The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass
The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass offers inexpensive access to many of the Salt Lake area's best attractions.
Zoolights
Seeing the lights at Temple Square and throughout downtown Salt Lake is one of Utah's most beloved holiday traditions. Here's a photo gallery of the Christmas lights at Temple Square and downtown, as well as some photos of Hogle Zoo's popular Zoolights. Page 24.
Salt Lake City's Iconic Buildings
Salt Lake City's iconic buildings - must see for visitors and locals. Page 10.
Spooky fun with SLC Halloween Events
All the best Halloween events for Salt Lake City, including haunted houses, corn mazes, concerts, Trick or Treat events, community parties and more.
Chadder's
Here's a review of Chadder's, a small Utah-based restaurant chain serving burgers, fries, salads and breakfast. Update - This restaurant chain is now out of business.
Aristo's
Aristo's is Salt Lake's best Greek restaurant. Here's a review.
A Local's Guide to the Sundance Film Festival
Here's a locals guide to attending the Sundance Film Festival held every January in Park City and Salt Lake City.
BYU Football Schedule with TV Info
2014 should be an exciting season for Brigham Young University. The Cougars are playing their fourth year as an independent football team, facing tough opponents such as the Texas Longhorns, the Boise State Broncos, and the California Golden Bears. Six of the Cougars' twelve regular season games will be in Provo's LaVell Edwards Stadium, Utah's largest sports stadium.
Summer Concerts in Salt Lake City - 100+...
Summer concerts in SLC - Twilight Concerts, Snowbird, Deer Valley, Gallivan Center - more than 100 concerts at 15 venues in Salt Lake City, Utah!
Salt Lake City Sports Bars
It's game on at Salt Lake City's sports bars, where great friends, great food, great drinks and great TV go great together.
Top Places to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Salt...
Here's a list of top restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Salt Lake City or at nearby resorts.
Things to Do Around Logan, Utah
Things to do in and around Logan, Utah - outdoor recreation, performing arts venues, festivals, pioneer historic sites, unique dining and more.
Utah Scorpions
Utah is home to several types of scorpions. Learn what they are, where they live, how to avoid them, and what to do if you are stung. Page 5.
The 9 Best Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day...
Salt Lake City gets its Irish on in March with a St. Patrick's Day parade, dance performances, Celtic music and parties. Here's a list of Salt Lake City St. Patrick's Day events to liven up your celebration.
It's movie night - Salt Lake City movie...
Movie theaters in the Salt Lake City area - first run, discount and independent. Find the perfect Salt Lake City theater for the latest 3D blockbuster, classic comedy or quirky indie flick.
Your Ultimate Guide to Salt Lake City's...
The shortest month of the year isn't short on fun Salt Lake City events. Here are a few of the guide's top picks.
Temple Square and Surroundings
A walking/photo tour of Salt Lake City's Temple Square and its surroundings
Cecret Lake (Secret Lake) Trail - a gorgeous,...
The Cecret Lake trail is one of the most beautiful and rewarding easy family hikes in the Wasatch.
One Dozen Fresh Salt Lake Area Farmers Markets
Farmers markets offer wonderful farm fresh produce and a fun atmosphere. Here's a list of great farmers markets in the Salt Lake area.
9 Beloved Salt Lake City Bookstores
Here are some of Salt Lake City's best bookstores for your browsing enjoyment.
Gallivan Center
Seeing the lights at Temple Square and throughout downtown Salt Lake is one of Utah's most beloved holiday traditions. Here's a photo gallery of the Christmas lights at Temple Square and downtown, as well as some photos of Hogle Zoo's popular Zoolights. Page 21.
New Living Planet Aquarium Now Open in Draper
After months of delay, Salt Lake City's new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium opens today in Draper, with three times the space of their old location. The
The Utah-BYU Football Rivalry
The University of Utah vs. Brigham Young University football rivalry is one of the most intense rivalries in college football, with passions running high on both sides. Here's a history of the century-old rivalry.
November Events in Salt Lake City - Sports,...
Here's a list of the guide's top event picks for November Salt Lake City, Utah.
Your Ultimate Guide to March Events in Salt...
Salt Lake City's ready for spring - did you know that March 1 marks the end of "meteorological winter"?
Discover the Most Romantic Ways to Celebrate...
Looking for somewhere to take your sweetheart this Valentine's Day in the Salt Lake area? Here are a few suggestions for creating a memorable Valentine's Day.
What are Utah's most popular baby names, and...
What are the most popular baby names in Utah, and how do they compare to national trends?
Utah-Made Gifts for the Holidays
When shopping for holiday gifts, I like to look for locally made goods whenever possible. Local business owners are our friends and neighbors, so it makes sense to support Utah's economy by buying local.
Hogle Zoo
Hogle Zoo at the mouth of Emigration Canyon is Utah's most visited family attraction.
If You Believe - Real Salt Lake Schedule and...
RSL regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
Salt Lake City December Event Planner
Here are the guide's top picks for Salt Lake City December events, including holiday events, non-holiday events and holiday light displays.
Gardening Classes in Salt Lake City, Utah
Learn about gardening in Utah's climate with these Salt Lake City gardening classes.
The Avenues
Here you'll find a complete profile of the Avenues neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, dining, events and community information.
How to Use Utah's Sex Offender Registry
Learn how to use Utah's Sex Offender Registry to find out if a sex offender lives in your neighborhood.
October Events in Salt Lake City - Halloween,...
October brings Halloween events and a lot more to the Salt Lake Valley, including sports, theater, and music. Browse the list for dozens of ideas to help you enjoy beautiful autumn in Salt Lake City.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Events
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered at events throughout the Salt Lake Valley on the third Monday in January and during the rest of the week.
Labor Day Events in Salt Lake City
Squeeze the last drop of fun out of summer with these Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.
\$2 Tuesdays at Thanksgiving Point
$2 Tuesdays are back at Thanksgiving Point - Thanksgiving Point is offering $2 admission every Tuesday in August at all venues including Thanksgiving Point
17 Things to Do in Draper, Utah
Parks, trails, recreation, entertainment, shopping, dining and more in Draper, Utah
Movies under the stars - Free Summer Outdoor...
There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free outdoor movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a great summer evening!
SLC salutes veterans with special events Nov....
Here's a list of Veteran's Day events throughout the Salt Lake Valley and around northern Utah.
Get your farmers market fix all winter long -...
Get local meats, produce, baked goods and more, all winter long at the Downtown SLC Winter Market.
Best Sushi Restaurants for Salt Lake City, Utah
Best sushi restaurants in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas.
Utah Bucket List
What Utah experiences are the most memorable, the most inspiring, the most thrilling? Here's a list of five Utah experience everyone should try at least once in a lifetime.
Al Fresco Patio Dining in Salt Lake City
Nothing is lovelier than a great meal outdoors in good weather. Here are some of the best bets for patio dining in the Salt Lake City area.
Utah Utes men's basketball schedule and...
Keep up with University of Utah Runnin' Utes men's basketball - schedule, results, TV and radio info.
Things to Do Around Bear Lake, the "Carribbean...
Bear Lake's crystal blue waters and spectacular scenery make it a popular recreation destination for Utah and Idaho. Here's a list of things to do around Bear Lake, including boating, fishing, beaches, restaurants, scenic drives and a lot more.
Review - Sweet Home Chicago brings a taste of...
Sweet Home Chicago in Draper serves authentic Chicago-style pizza. Here's a review.
Bell Canyon
Bell Canyon is close to the city, but it feels miles away with gorgeous lakes, streams, waterfalls and lush vegetation.
12 Things to Do in South Jordan - shopping,...
Things to do in South Jordan, Utah - shopping, movies, restaurants, parks, trails, community events and more
Temple Square with TRAX
Salt Lake City. Page 19.
Salt Lake City 24th of July Events - celebrate...
Pioneer Day celebrations in the Salt Lake City area - fireworks, parades, festivals, pageants, sporting events and more great ways to celebrate Utah's bonus holiday!
Utah's 2014 Olympians
Utah athletes competing at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
Hale Centre Theatre
Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, Utah is a beautiful center-stage theater and a reliable source of family entertainment.
Schneitter's in Midway
Schneitter's restaurant at the Zermatt Resort in Midway serves wonderful food in a spectacular Alpine setting. Here's a review.
Salt Lake City Events: What's Going On in June...
June brings some of Salt Lake city's most exciting outdoor events including the Pride Festival, SLC Arts Festival and the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Real Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Bees and the Utah Blaze all play in June. There's something for everyone in SLC this month, so here's to a terrific summer!
Best hotels in downtown Salt Lake City
Top ten hotels in downtown Salt Lake City, for business or pleasure.
SLC Connect Pass Attractions
Thirteen of Salt Lake City's most popular attractions included with the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass
The Red Iguana
Visit Their Website The Red Iguana is probably Utah's most famous restaurant. It's been featured in travel
Park City's Rail Trail
The 28-mile Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park, running from Park City to Echo Reservoir, is a scenic, family-friendly trail that's great for mountain biking, jogging and hiking.
Black Friday Shopping - A Shopping Guide for...
Salt Lake area merchants are providing lots of extra shopping hours for Black Friday this year, plus special events, giveaways and entertainment to add an extra festive air to your holiday shopping experience.
Taqueria 27 in Salt Lake City and Holladay
Taqueria 27 a casual, chic restaurant serving creative, impeccably prepared Mexican food along with a large variety of 100% agave premium tequilas.
Saffron Valley East India Caf&eacute
Saffron Valley East India Café serves Indian street food and more traditional Indian fare in an elegant location in Salt Lake City's Avenues neighborhood. It is a sister restaurant to the popular Saffron Valley Indian Street Foods in South Jordan.
The Pie Pizzeria
The Pie Pizzeria, located in Salt Lake, Ogden, Murray and South Jordan, serves some of Utah's favorite pizza. Here's a review.
Kyoto
Here's a review of Kyoto, one of Salt Lake City's oldest and most popular Japanese restaurants.
Gourmandise, the Bakery
Gourmandise, the Bakery is one of Salt Lake City's favorite European-style bakeries and also offers cafe cuisine, select wines and beers, and small plates.
September Events in Salt Lake City - festivals,...
Here's a select list of fun September events for everyone in the Salt Lake area.
Bambara
Bambara, in Salt Lake City's Hotel Monaco, is a great restaurant for any occasion, including birthdays, anniversaries, casual lunches, and business dinners. Here's a review.
SLC Spring Break Activites for Families
Family Activities for Spring Break in the Salt Lake City, Utah Area
The Sky Box Sports Grille - A Sports Fan's...
The Sky Box Sports Grille is one of Salt Lake's most popular sports bars with locations in The Gateway and the Riverpark Center in South Jordan. Here's a review.
Snakes, Spiders and Scorpions: Utah's Venomous...
Hiking, gardening and spring cleaning can put unsuspecting humans into contact with dangerous creatures that lurk in dark corners. Utah is home to a number
Work up an appetite! Turkey Trots and...
Thanksgiving races and turkey trots in Salt Lake City and northern Utah
Easter at Utah Ski Resorts
Easter celebrations at Utah's ski resorts
Thanksgiving Day Events in Salt Lake City:...
Here are the guide's picks for some of the best Thanksgiving Day events in the Salt Lake City area.
Utah Crew Recruiting for Spring Season
I've often watched crew rowing competitions on TV during the Olympics and thought it would be fun to try, but I didn't think crew rowing opportunities
How to Stay Safe While Sledding
Tips for safe sledding, choosing the right sledding hill and avoiding injury
Salt Lake City Events: What's Going On in July...
It's almost impossible not to to have fun in Utah during July, with two big holidays, summer concerts, sporting events and more!
Salt Lake's Historic Capitol Hill
Here's a description of Salt Lake City's Capitol Hill neighborhood, including its landmarks, homes and residents.
Beehive Tea Room
The Beehive Tea Room in Salt Lake City, Utah is a cozy, nostalgic haven and a lovely place to enjoy a cup of tea, light lunch or dessert.
Old Fashioned Dining in Northern Utah
Some of Utah's oldest and most popular restaurants - The Bluebird, The Idle Isle Cafe, and Maddox Ranch House - are in the state's far north in Logan and Brigham City.
Angel's Landing
Trail guide to Angel's Landing, probably the most famous hiking trail in Zion National Park and one of the most spectacular trails in the United States.
Beyond Glaze
Beyond Glaze, with locations in Salt Lake City and Draper, Utah, takes doughnuts to the extreme with dozens of exotic flavors. Here's a review.
The Sweet Tooth Fairy
Here's a review of the Sweet Tooth Fairy, a Utah-based bakery serving cupcakes, cookies and unique cakebites.
Utah's Highway 12
Utah's Highway 12, which runs through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument between Capitol Reef National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, is perfect for a spectacular road trip almost any time of year, but especially in spring or fall.
Salt Lake City April Events
Bring on the warm weather! April means it's time for outdoor concerts and sporting events, and there are plenty of indoor events as well to keep Salt Lakers busy and entertained throughout the month.
La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant
La Hacienda in Draper serves a nice menu of well executed Mexican food in a pleasant atmosphere, making it a good pick for family dining or a casual date night.
Beautiful Day: U2 360 at Rice-Eccles Stadium
After a year-long delay, U2 brought their spectacular 360 tour to Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Stadium
Rice-Eccles Stadium
Facts about Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Stadium, including history, location, parking, transit, food and drink, and special event facilities.
Review: Corbin's Grille in Layton
Review of Corbin's Grille in Layton, Utah, serving steak and seafood cooked over a wood fire.
Faustina
Faustina on the east side of downtown Salt Lake City is an elegant yet cozy lunch and dinner spot with creative, delicious food, an eclectic, carefully selected wine list, a full bar, banquet room and comfortable patio for al fresco dining. Here's a review.
SLC Sports Programs for Kids
Sports training programs and sports leagues for kids in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
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