Natural History Museum of Utah
University of Utah Campus.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-581-4303
An architectural marvel overlooking Salt Lake. See the wonders of the Utah’s remarkable landscape, its ancient past & a stunning dinosaur exhibit.
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University Guest House Hotel and Conference Center
110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
888-416-4075
After you have explored the sites of the Foothill Cultural District, you will need a comfy hotel to rest your head. The University Guest House, located in the heart of historic Fort Douglas, is the perfect place to get some rest. With complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi Fi, free parking and amazing views of the Salt Lake valley, you can spend days exploring the Foothill Cultural District. Ask for the FCD rate and book a full weekend of fun. Rated #1 on Trip Advisor for over 6 years, you will love the convenience of staying at the Guest House. Book your room now.
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Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Marcia and John Price Museum Building.
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-7332
Experience the region’s most dynamic collection of global visual arts—from classics to the latest contemporary art—at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Enjoy world-class traveling exhibitions, talks, films, music, yoga, art making, and more. Kid-friendly interactives and Family Backpacks help children make the most of their experience. Click here and discover your inner artist.
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Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
300 Wakara Way.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-585-0556
Just minutes away from downtown Salt Lake City, Red Butte Garden offers an oasis for visitors seeking a break from the sights and sounds of city life. With 21 acres of developed gardens and 78 acres of natural area, the Garden is a great place to experience the beauty, color, texture, and fragrance of this living botanical museum. And once the sun sets in the summer months, the Garden hosts its award-winning Outdoor Concert Series, Sundance Films, and Monday Family Nights in the amphitheater.
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Fort Douglas Military Museum
32 Potter St.
Fort Douglas, UT 84113
801-581-1251
Experience Historic Fort Douglas. Get a feel for the events that influenced the development of Utah territory and later statehood. Follow Utahn’s as they served our country from 1862 to the present. See artillery, helicopters and military vehicles before stepping inside to see the uniforms and equipment used by the soldiers themselves.
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This Is The Place Heritage Park
2601 Sunnyside Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-582-1847
Explore a Pioneer Village, pan for gold, ride trains and ponies. Visit our new Native American Village and see the largest teepee in America. Learn about Utah's mining history, see a blacksmith, a tinsmith, a "spinster," and much more. Have some great grub at the Huntsman Hotel, soft serve ice cream, Brigham's Donuts, and candy at the old fashioned ZCMI Mercantile. Visit the Irrigation Station Splash Pad, and don't miss the Visitor Center with the best little Gift Shop West of the Mississippi! You can also book a wedding, family reunion or corporate event at the Park. This Is the FUN Place for Everyone!
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Extend your exploration of the animal and plant kingdom with a visit to Tracy Aviary in Liberty Park. A rare gem in the community, Tracy Aviary is only one of two AZA accredited aviaries in the country. Although the Aviary carries a long history (established in 1938), in the past several years Tracy Aviary has blossomed. Today it offers eight acres of developed forest and gardens and is home to over 400 beautiful birds representing 136 species as well as 350 unique plants. Tracy Aviary is technically in the Central City neighborhood, but it’s easily accessible from the Foothill/University neighborhood, and the curiosity and avian awe it will inspire makes it well worth the visit.
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The Tower Rice-Eccles Stadium
451 South 1400 East.
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-8849
The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium offers state-of-the-art media facilities and suites for University of Utah patrons, incredible meeting, banquet and reception rooms for private rental. Each room provides guests with incredible west-facing views of the Salt Lake Valley.
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Utah's Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-582-1631
You don’t have to go far to see some of the most wondrous animals of the world. With 363 operating days a year, you’ll see something new every time you visit. And don’t let chilly temperatures stop you either. There is much to see & do – feed a giraffe, ride the train, buy a ticket to ZooBrew or take in the magic of ZooLights in December - plus much more. Click here to start your Family Safari.
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