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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Island
“Antelope Island State Park is home to a large bison herd and many other animals. You can drive or hike the island. There is a visitors center, restaurant, marina and swimming.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Lagoon is Utah's own amusement park! This is a fun way to spend a day with family and friends. Laguna Beach is a water park located with in the amusement park and open during the summer months. October is also a fine time to visit lagoon as the open Frightmares, their haunted house. Look good also allows outside food and drink to be brought in and enjoyed in a picnic area as long as there are no glass bottles.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Trail
“Memory Grove Park, at the entrance of City Creek Canyon, includes a U.S. veterans memorial, a scenic bridge, a meditation chapel, walking and jogging paths, and an off-leash dog area. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“The Corinthian-style building, which was crafted by architect Richard K.A. Kletting. Visitors can explore the building's five floors and 40-acre grounds as part of guided tours, which are available for free with advance registration. While at the building, visitors can also view the capitol's beautiful Utah heritage artwork and memorials, including its Vietnam War Memorial and Mormon Battalion monument.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“An easy in the city downtown hike that offers great views of the entire Salt Lake Valley and the Wasatch and Oquirh mountain ranges.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Lake
“Amazing place to see and learn about. Brine shrimp make up the list of living creatures in the lake. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Craft brewery serving elevated pub fare & Sunday brunch in an industrial-chic space with a patio.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food, coffee and spirits! Cozy atmosphere and you are looking at it! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great local bar and food joint. It’s in a weird area but don’t let that fool you. Great patio, great food and friendly staff. Reasonably priced, small local venue. They have live music on the weekends.”
  • 30 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“Every metropolitan area has one of these with bowling, go karts, mini-golf, laser tag, arcade games and much more Boondocks is fun for everyone.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Just up the street you'll find a beautiful park with many works of art. You will find people exercising and walking their dog and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the creek and ponds.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Start your day off with a walk to Alchemy. Note: they close early, generally around 2PM.”
  • 14 locals recommend
General Contractor
“Mall with lots of restaurants, stores and even a Cinemark movie theater! An awesome fountain with lights set to music. Skating rink during the winter.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“Walk around Utah State Capital's Cherry Tree-lined paths, or even step inside to see the beautiful marble details of this building. SO MUCH HISTORY HERE!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Trail
“This is a medium trial, it is the trial my work center uses for outings together during the summer. It has a water fall at the end that makes the hike well worth your time. The intial portion is steep and sandy, after word the forest is very calm and peaceful.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Gastropub
“Craft brewery serving elevated pub fare & Sunday brunch in an industrial-chic space with a patio.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food, coffee and spirits! Cozy atmosphere and you are looking at it! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Great local bar and food joint. It’s in a weird area but don’t let that fool you. Great patio, great food and friendly staff. Reasonably priced, small local venue. They have live music on the weekends.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
“Great breakfast right down the road. Small local place with great food and good size portions.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best Chinese food in town. Loved by the locals. Take out available. Expect to wait for a table. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Delicious Tex-Mex prepared right in front of you! Recommendation: Grilled steak burrito, enchilada style.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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