#10 wallet-friendly trips destination
Salt Lake City
34% less than average North American trip cost

You're going to love Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City offers a unique blend of history, scenery and modern tourist attractions with plenty of opportunities to spend time outside – from world-class slopes at ski resorts like Snowbird to gorgeous mountains with hikeable trails like Ensign Peak.
Salt Lake City is great for family, adventure & nature.

Hacker Tip

For an easy, kid-friendly hike, head to Ensign Peak. It starts behind the Capitol building and takes you up 350 feet of well-marked trail. At the top you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular city view.
Salt Lake Tabernacle Joseph Smith Memorial Building Liberty Park
largest city in the United States
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Getting to Salt Lake City

It's less than 10 miles from the airport to the city center. Take the TRAX/light rail Green Line from the airport and you'll be downtown in about 20 minutes.

Median airfare by month

$267 Median airfare from US to Salt Lake City in January

Median airfare by time before departure

$279 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
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Staying in Salt Lake City

For eclectic galleries, local boutiques and lively cocktail bars, staying in the Sugar House area is pretty sweet. Get all of the above, plus a sprawling 110-acre park complete with trails, lakes and forest.

Median hotel rate by month

$119 Median January hotel rate

Median hotel rate by night

$99 Median Sunday hotel rate
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When in Salt Lake City

Must-see in Salt Lake City

Temple Square
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol
Utah State Capitol
Salt Lake Temple
Salt Lake Temple
This is the Place Heritage Park
This is the Place Heritage Park

Weather in Salt Lake City

Average Temperature (°F)
30° Average temperature in January

Eating in Salt Lake City

What should you order while you’re in Salt Lake City?

When in Utah, be sure to order a side of fry sauce. The condiment is a mixture of ketchup and mayo, and it’s a staple in SLC.
Salt Lake City

What you’ll expect to pay (USD)

Cheap meal
A beer
Nice dinner for 2
Standard tip for good service

Where to eat in Salt Lake City

Franck's Franck's
Contemporary American
4.9 Excellent
$$$ $31 to $50
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The Rest The Rest
Contemporary American
4.8 Excellent
$$$ $31 to $50
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Log Haven Log Haven
Contemporary American
4.8 Excellent
$$$ $31 to $50
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Stoneground Kitchen Stoneground Kitchen
4.7 Excellent
$$ $30 and under
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