Grand America Hotel - Salt Lake City

Local Attractions

When Brigham Young said of Salt Lake City "This is the place," he probably didn't realize he'd be talking about the stimulating urban scene the city is today. Visitors to this metropolitan community will find a wide variety of interesting things to do in Salt Lake City. Indeed, today's Salt Lake City is an ideal destination for all ages.

Downtown Salt Lake City is a feast of artistic exhibits and performances, vibrant nightlife and delicious dining, and family-oriented festivals and celebrations for all ages.


Salt Lake Temple
The ornate beauty of the Salt Lake Temple is amazing to behold regardless of religious faith. Marvel at the gothic-style Assembly Hall and gaze into the peaceful reflecting pool. During the holidays, take a walk near the temple and see the thousands of gorgeous Christmas lights on display. The temple, which took 40 years to build, is located on Salt Lakes’ center block which plays host to a great selection of shopping, eateries, and historical sites.
Address: 50 E North Temple St. Salt Lake City, UT 84150

The Living Planet Aquarium
The Living Planet Aquarium is home to nearly 2,000 marine animals from 342 species. It is divided into three main exhibits: Discover Utah, Ocean Explorer, and Journey to South America! Discover Utah features native river otters. Watch these cute and curious animals play tag with one another and “juggle” pebbles with their paws. Crawl aboard a sunken ship and learn about jellies, eels, seahorses and much more in Ocean Explorer. On your Journey to South America!, see belly-sliding penguins and sharp-toothed caiman alligators. Equipped with a gift shop and café, The Living Planet Aquarium is a hands-on, delightfully educational getaway for adventurers of all ages.
Address: 725 E. 10600 S. Sandy, UT 84094

The Visit Salt Lake website also provides useful information on attractions and events not to miss while in Salt Lake City.

Visitors will find that many of the things to do in Salt Lake City are within easy walking distance of the Grand America Hotel. Our TRAX system is conveniently located just 100 yards from the hotel can reach a variety of venues throughout Salt Lake valley.

Whatever means of locomotion you choose, you'll find that there's no shortage of things to do in Salt Lake City! Let our concierge help you find the perfect activity for your visit. Simply call us at 801-258-6703.