Salt Lake City City Travel Guide

Salt Lake City Travel Guide

Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a small, western city, Salt Lake City is an ideal location for group travel.

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 lies in a mountain valley with the Wasatch Mountains to the east and north. The Oquirrh (pronounced “oaker”) Mountains border the western edge of the valley. Salt Lake’s official elevation is 4,330 feet/1,320 meters above sea level. The city is situated on land once covered by the prehistoric Lake Bonneville.

Sample regional and Southwestern favorites at casual family restaurants, or indulge in fresh pasta and seafood in more intimate surroundings. If you crave something exotic, you’ll find a delightful ethnic mix available, from Afghan to Vietnamese. Friendly, relaxed brewpubs serve delectable appetizers and entrées with freshly brewed local ales. Cocktails and superb vintage wines are offered at most restaurants.

Blue Iguana, is gourmet Mexican food based on Aztec tradition. Chef Manuel Castillo is the Mole King! Cedars of Lebanon is a speciality ethnic and vegetarian restaurant. Accepted by the Heart Association. Specializing in chicken and lamb shish kabobs. Visit our floor-sitting Moroccan room. Also huka available for 19+. Weekend belly dancers Cucina Toscana has been awarded best Italian. One of Salt Lake’s finest restaurants. You will receive a friendly welcome from Valter Nassi as well as excellent simple Tuscan cuisine.

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