Fun Things to do in Salt Lake City
Never had the inkling to ski? Would you rather have the flu in the middle of summer than hit a snowy slope in the middle of January? Going to Salt Lake City doesn’t have to be all skiing, wiping the possibility of cultural activities off your to-do list. There aremany fun cultural and science activities to do here in Salt Lake City, especially if you love museums. From art and science to laughs and escape rooms, you’ll find something for everyone in Salt Lake City.
There are multiple art museums you can check out while you’re in Salt Lake City. Make sure to check hours for each art museum on their websites listed here. The Utah Museum of Fine Art is all about the history of art across the world. There are two museums that host modern art and are free and open to the public: Urban Arts Gallery and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
Science and Nature Museums
From pre-historic dinosaurs to science, STEM and gardens, Salt Lake has a myriad of science and nature museums to see. See exhibits, movies, planetarium shows and IMAX shows exploring space and technology at Clarke Planetarium. Find dinosaurs lurking about, Native American cultural artifacts and learn about genetics the Natural History Museum of Utah. When you visit The Museum of Natural Curiosity you’ll get to explore over 400 different interactive exhibits — no two visits will ever be the same. For an eclectic mix of art and science, check out The Leonardo. Visit the Hogle Zoo to walk through a safari of wild animals from all over the world.
Enjoy a Great Craft Brew?
Like a refreshing pint now and then? You’ll love the
Salt Lake Brewery Mobile Pass. This brew-friendly pass introduces beer lovers and drinkers to the area’s award-winning craft ales, lagers, porters, and ciders at 13 of Salt Lake’s best breweries and brewpubs. Salt Lake’s Brewmasters have been refining their craft for decades, to create amazing local beers.
Go to the Gateway
Clarke Planetarium, listed above, and many other activities can be found at The Gateway Center. Check out Discovery Gateway, a museum for kids, Dave & Busters for pure arcade fun, Wiseguys Comedy for a laugh and The Mystery Escape Room for a good time with a group of your friends.
Grab a Salt Lake Connect Pass
Salt Lake Connect Pass is a pass that has multiple venues on the pass which you can get admission to for one low price! There are over a dozen venues on this pass which you can purchase for up to one year of use. Listen to episode 74, where I talk about what you can do with Salt Lake Connect Pass, how you can purchase one and how you can share your pass with a friend!
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