48 Hours in Salt Lake City, Utah
48 Hours in Salt Lake City, Utah
...with Summit Events, a DMC Network Company
ABOUT THIS CONTENT:
Crossroads to the west, Salt Lake City offers guests a fresh take on western city living. Settled in the 1800’s, SLC has a rich history and forward focus on the demands our future brings. Just minutes from the airport, Salt Lake City surprises guests with upscale shopping, nightlife, historic attractions, galleries and museums all closer than you could imagine.
Morning: Group Arrival
11:00am: Aerial Tram Ride at Snowbird Resort
First opened in 1971, Snowbird’s Aerial Tram whisks passengers along a 1.6-mile cable and up 2,900 vertical feet during the 10-minute trip to the top of Hidden Peak.
12:00pm: Lunch at Snowbird
2:00pm: Guests' Choice
An Afternoon at Temple Square
You’ll be immersed in 35 acres of enchantment in the heart of Salt Lake City. Whether it’s the rich history, the gorgeous gardens and architecture, or the vivid art and culture that pulls you in, you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable experience.
Guided Tour of the Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum of Utah is a museum located on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The museum shows exhibits of natural history subjects, with an emphasis on Utah and the Intermountain West.
6:00pm: Dinner at HSL (Handle Salt Lake)
HSL evolved from our first restaurant Handle, located in Park City, Utah. They have carefully curated a dining experience that combines the best of Handle with new offerings that complement our downtown location.
9:00am: Utah Olympic Park Guided Tour, Gold Pass Experience with Bobsled Ride and Zipline
Gold Pass: The Gold Day Pass includes unlimited day use of Extreme Tubing, Extreme Zip, Discovery Course, Canyon Course, Summit Course, Drop Tower, Airbag Jumps, Mountain Challenge + Scenic Chairlifts.
Bobsled: Experience the thrill of a lifetime in a bobsled on the 2002 Olympic Sliding Track with the Summer Bobsled Experience. The Track was home to bobsled, skeleton and luge events during the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Games. For the summer season, the bobsleds are modified to roll on the track’s concrete surface. One of our professional pilots takes up to three passengers per bobsled. Expect to reach speeds up to 60 mph, all in less than a minute.
Zipline: Utah Olympic Park’s seven tower Zip Line Tour was designed with the thrill-seeker in mind. Participants will fly up to 161 feet above the canyon floor as they crisscross their way along the most scenic portion of Utah Olympic Park. All while traveling over a mile and approaching speeds of up to 40 mph.
12:00pm: Scenic Mountain Drive into the Uintas
1:00pm: Lunch at the Samak Smoke House & Country Store
The Samak Smoke House & Country Store is located on the scenic byway, Mirror Lake Highway, in beautiful Kamas, Utah. Whether you want to fish, hunt, hike, bike or just go for a beautiful drive, your trip will not be complete until you stop by and visit! The Samak Smoke House has become a staple in the area and they are always there with a smile, ready to make your stay in the mountains a lasting memory.
3:00pm: Hike Around Beautiful Mirror Lake
Step into the only mountain range in the United States that runs east to west! Along this beautiful hike you will experience one of Utah’s best kept secrets. Located in the high alpine mountains, Mirror Lake is a stunning location with picturesque backdrops.
7:00pm: Dinner at Log Haven
Log Haven, long synonymous with wildflowers, waterfalls and fine canyon dining, is located in a historic log mansion in the Wasatch National Forest, minutes from downtown Salt Lake City. Named 'Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.' by USA Today and America's Most Scenic Restaurants (as featured in Forbes)! Consistently honored with the most national and local awards in the industry: Best Utah Restaurant, Best Salt Lake Restaurant, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, and the coveted Hall of Fame Award.
11:00am: Brunch at Current – Fish & Oyster
For those departing later in the day, brunch at Current – Fish & Oyster is a foodie’s dream in Salt Lake City. Innovative, contemporary and honed through extensive research, Current's menu has been carefully developed to highlight the best fresh seafood from regional America. Whether these culinary gems hail from San Francisco, Monterrey, South Carolina, New Orleans, Chicago or New York City, we have a big focus on sustainability and classic seafood preparations. Always with a highlight on the freshness and high quality of the ingredients, our cuisine is straightforward with an eye toward classic preparation and technique, with a spotlight on healthy choices and sustainability.
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