Utah

From red rock canyons to powdery slopes, Utah’s adventure landscape astonishes with unique geology, vibrant history, and a friendly culture rooted in pioneer tradition. Hike through the towering hoodoos of Bryce Canyon, mountain bike Moab’s iconic red rock trails, and mingle with the bohemian spirits of Park City. Mormon influences, ancient rock art, and star-filled skies reveal a scenic wonderland begging to be explored.

Golden Spike National Historical Park, Utah

Visit the Golden Spike that Connected America

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Located on Promontory Summit, the Golden Spike National Historical Park is a landmark dedicated to one of the most significant railroad achievements in United States history. Occurring long before Utah even became a state, this site marks the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad that connected the east to the west. 
LDS Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures

Learn About LDS Church History at this Museum

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The illuminating Church History Museum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sits in downtown Salt Lake City. This free museum utilizes engaging exhibits and activities to share the heritage of the LDS Church since its founding in the early 1800s.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah

Stop by the LDS Assembly Hall and it’s 3,489 Pipe Organ

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This ornate house of worship was constructed in 1882 in Temple Square by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It’s ornate decoration includes beautiful stained glass, painted murals and decorated woodwork. This Assembly Hall also uses many symbols of the LDS Church such as the beehive.
Union Pacific Depot, Salt Lake City, Utah

Visit the Historic Union Pacific Train Depot

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When the Union Pacific Depot first opened as a train station in 1908, it was one of the largest in the west. Murals inside the building were painted years ago to reveal the history of the region for visiting passengers. Today this historic building is preserved as a notable landmark to Salt Lake City and railway history.
Fat Jack's Tap House, Salt Lake City, Utah

Amazing Burgers and Great Brews at Fat Jack’s Tap House

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Grab a seat at Fat Jack’s Tap House and Burger Emporium for a delicious meal in downtown Salt Lake City. The menu features a unique variety of handcrafted burgers and locally sourced brews.
Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, Utah

Visit this Vaudeville Era Theatre in Salt Lake City

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From Vaudeville to Broadway, the Capitol Theatre has seen its share of performances grace the stage. Located right in downtown Salt Lake City, this historic theatre has witnessed over a century of history in fine arts.
Devereaux Mansion, Salt Lake City, Utah

The Utah War and the Devereaux Mansion

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One of the most important homes in Salt Lake City’s history sits less than a block from the iconic Union Station. The Deveraux Mansion, named by William Jennings, is preserved for its heritage and important meetings that once took place within its walls.
This is the Place Monument, Salt Lake City, Utah

This is the Place Historical Monument

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Not only are the views looking out over Salt Lake City amazing, but the monument that stands atop marks an important historical moment for followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This marker is thought to stand near the spot where Brigham Young reached Salt Lake City and determined from his visions that “This is the Place” in 1847.

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