Thousands of people flock to Salt Lake City, Utah each winter to ski, snowboard and enjoy the mountains covered in snow. But what happens when the spring comes and the snow melts? Well actually, Salt Lake City is just as great of a summer city as it is winter. It’s great summer climate and range of accommodations make Salt Lake City a great place for anyone that wants to save their vacation for summer but still visit Utah.
Families with young and older children alike can all enjoy a day at the Seven Peaks Water Park. This interactive attraction includes something for everyone. A lazy river is available for those that want to lay back, relax and float around. A tidal wave beach with three-foot waves is the perfect spot for anyone that loves the beach. And Thunder Gorge was built for thrill-seekers that dare to drop 70 feet from a high tower into the water.
If you’re looking for a more serene place to spend the day, there’s always Red Butte Garden. This botanical attraction has garden paths and nature walks that are designed to lead you through a variety of flowers, trees and shrubs. Stop by on a summer night for the garden’s Outdoor Concert Series. Bring a blanket and lay out on the grass to enjoy artists like The B-52’s or Sheryl Crow.
So Salt Lake City has nature and water, but it also has sporting events. For baseball loving couples, families and friends a Salt Lake Bees game is a great way to spend a warm summer night. The Bees plays at Spring Mobile Ballpark and offer traditional concessions like hot dogs, peanuts and ice cream. On holidays during the summer there are even firework shows at the end of the game.
The three suggestions for things to do in the summer in Salt Lake City are just the beginning. This Utah city also offers the Redwood Drive-In, Hogle Zoo, Millcreek Canyon and City Creek Center shopping mall. There’s something for everyone in Salt Lake, making it one of this summers most popular destinations in the United States.
Great skiing and close proximity to several resorts. Very nice accommodations, nice to have a garage and large living area – big T.V., and an X-Box! YES!!- Jim Jacobs from North Carolina