Living In Utah

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Population (Source: US Census Bureau, 
2016 Population Estimates) 
Salt Lake City: 192,672
Salt Lake County: 1,92,672
Wasatch Front: 2,192,225
State of Utah: 3,051,217 

Elevation City: 4,330 feet 1,320 meters
Nearby mountains:
Snowbird base: 8,100 feet 2,469 meters
Hidden Peak: 11,000 feet 3,353 meters 

Airport Transportation The airport is just 10 minutes from downtown. Taxis, limousines, buses, and shuttles provide airport service to anywhere in the valley and to local ski resorts. Many hotels provide complimentary airport shuttle service.

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Public Transportation The airport is just 10 minutes from downtown. Taxis, limousines, buses, and shuttles provide airport service to anywhere in the valley and to local ski resorts. Many hotels provide complimentary airport shuttle service.

UTA Bus, TRAX and FrontRunner - free with student ID
Utah Ski Bus
Free Campus Shuttle
Ride Systems app for Android or iPhone
Bicycle and walking paths
Salt Lake International Airport - 20 min from campus, accessible by TRAX

Rankings Salt Lake, and Utah, are highly regarded as business locations and travel destinations. 

Liquor Laws Misconceptions abound when it comes to Utah's liquor laws. It is as easy to get a drink in Salt Lake as it is to order a meal. 

Religious Services Salt Lake's citizens are a blend of religious and cultural backgrounds. Most of the world's denominations are represented in Salt Lake. 

(Source: http://www.visitsaltlake.com

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Utah Travel

UTAH.com
The City Search Page
The Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau
Utah Travel Site
Official Website of the State of Utah
Visit Utah

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Attractions:

Lagoon - amusement park
Olympic Park - summer and winter activities
Seven Peaks - water park
Wendover - fun bus, gambling
Brewvies Cinema Pub - movies and beer
Redwood Drive-In Theater 
Snowbird Resort
Park City Resort
Brighton Resort
Sundance Resort

Museums:

Red Buttes Garden 
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake 13 Attractions Connect Pass 
The Living Planet Aquarium
Clark Planetarium
The Leonardo Museum
Tracy Aviary
Hogle Zoo 
Thanksgiving Point

Utah's Professional Teams

Utah Jazz (basketball)
Real Salt Lake (soccer)
Salt Lake Bees (baseball)
Utah Grizzlies (hockey)

Music

Red Butte Concert Series
Saltair
USANA
Abravenal Hall
Capitol Theatre
Kingsbury Hall
Gallivan Center

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Theater and Dance

University of Utah Arts Pass
Pioneer Theater
Babcock Theater
Hale Center Theater 
Utah Shakespeare Festival
Eccles Theater
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Ballet West

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Festivals and Events

January:
Sundance Film Festival

May:
Living Traditions Festival

June:
Utah Pride Festival
Asian Festival
Utah Arts Festival
Scottish Festival and Highland Games 

July:
Pioneer Day (also Pie-N-Beer Day) - July 24
SLC Jazz Festival

August:
Utah Beer Festival 
Salt Lake County Fair

September:
Greek Festival
Utah State Fair
Take Care Utah Hispanic Heritage Parade and Festival
Salt Lake Comic Con
Pagan Pride Project

October:
Octoberfest

 

 

Scenes of Utah

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Big Cottonwood Canyon

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Zion National Park

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Albion Basin

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Deer Creek Reservior