Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Salt Lake City

Take a holiday to Salt Lake City and enjoy the area's temples, theatre scene and live music. Renowned for its lake, bars and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Salt Lake City

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Salt Lake City has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lagoon Amusement Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Alta Ski Area (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Park City Mountain Resort (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Deer Valley Resort (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Discovery Gateway Children's Museum (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • FastKart Indoor Speedway (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 26.15 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Salt Lake City

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Salt Lake City is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pioneer Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Gilgal Sculpture Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Liberty Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Memory Grove Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ensign Peak Nature Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • International Peace Gardens (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Salt Lake City

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 38.8 mi (62.5 km) away.

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

Where to stay near Salt Lake City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 766 holiday rentals near Salt Lake City. From 406 Houses to 222 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Salt Lake City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salt Lake City?

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 Salt Lake City:

  • Downtown: 235 holiday homes
  • Capitol Hill: 175 holiday homes
  • Central City: 268 holiday homes
  • East Central: 123 holiday homes
  • Greater Avenues: 120 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 Salt Lake City?

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

  • Salt Palace: 307 holiday rentals
  • Temple Square: 2,529 holiday rentals
  • Utah State Fairpark: 918 holiday rentals
  • Salt Lake Central Station: 1,284 holiday rentals
  • Gilgal Sculpture Garden: 2,613 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salt Lake City 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 Houses in Salt Lake City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 406 Houses in Salt Lake City. Our other popular types of Salt Lake City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 222 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 22 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 22 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salt Lake City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Salt Lake City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.