Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Downtown Salt Lake City

Come and experience Downtown Salt Lake City and its temples, live music and theatre scene. Travellers to this romantic city praise the lake, bars and shopping. Take in top local attractions such as Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Salt Lake City

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Downtown Salt Lake City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lagoon Amusement Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Alta Ski Area (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Tracy Aviary (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Discovery Gateway Children's Museum (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • FastKart Indoor Speedway (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Utah State Fairpark (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Salt Lake City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Salt Lake City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gilgal Sculpture Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Liberty Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Pioneer Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Memory Grove Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • International Peace Gardens (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Ensign Peak Nature Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Downtown Salt Lake City

The nearest airport is in Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Salt Lake Central Station or Guadalupe Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Downtown Salt Lake City by catching a ride on the metro at Library Station, Courthouse Station or Gallivan Plaza Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Park City Mountain Resort: 1,758 holiday homes
  • The Canyons: 1,175 holiday homes
  • Snowbird: 149 holiday homes
  • Alta Ski Area: 4,801 holiday homes
  • Snowbird Ski Area: 4,699 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Salt Palace: 308 holiday rentals
  • Temple Square: 2,529 holiday rentals
  • Utah State Fairpark: 918 holiday rentals
  • Fort Douglas Military Museum: 4,034 holiday rentals
  • Utah Museum of Natural History: 2,772 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 112 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 90 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses
  • Studios: 74 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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