Salt Lake City & Area Trip Planner
Welcome to Salt Lake City & Area!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Salt Lake City & Area, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
Salt Lake City is named for a salty inland lake that lies just northwest of the city. Founded by members of the Mormon faith, Salt Lake City still promotes many of its founders' beliefs, offering many family-oriented activities, such as hiking, rafting and horseback riding. Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Salt Lake City is a good destination choice for visitors who wish to explore the splendor of the mountains and all the activities available there. Skiing is one of the area's more popular activities, with more than half-a-dozen ski hills nearby that cater to all skill levels. A number of annual multicultural events take place in the city as well, including the Greek Festival, the Japanese Obon Festival and Oktoberfest, ensuring that there is something to do year round in Salt Lake City.