Get Your Heartbeat on in Salt Lake City, UT
Here at Springboard, we believe in making hearts beat with excitement, passion and hope. What better way to do it than exploring Salt Lake City while you are attending the 23rd annual Healthcare Marketing & Physician Strategies Summit Conference on April 30th – May 2nd. Here are a few ideas to help you see Salt Lake City at its finest.
Salt Lake City Farmers Market
One fun thing to do in Salt Lake City is to spend the afternoon at the Salt Lake City Farmers Market. Typically open on Saturdays, this is a great place to find fresh, local produce, admire handmade arts and crafts, and enjoy breakfast or lunch from some food trucks in SLC.
One of the coolest spots to shop in Salt Lake City is at the vintage apparel shop, Decades. Their gathering of vintage apparel is great and with sensible costs and top notch stock, going by Decades is a must do activity in Salt Lake City!
Initially home to the notable trolley station in the 1800s, Trolley Square is one of Salt Lake City’s most well known malls. Offering one of a kind shopping, eating, and excitement in an enchanting, noteworthy air, Trolley Square was enrolled as a noteworthy site by the province of Utah in 1973, and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Utah State Capitol
Take a tour (Monday through Friday) of the state government building of Utah, built in 1912. This building overlooks the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Salt Lake City and the capitol grounds are walkable even when tours are unavailable.
Family History Library
Salt Lake City is home to the largest genealogical library in the world. Take your family to explore the collections of family histories, or speak with genealogists and other expert guides to figure out your own family history, free of charge.
Take a hike up Ensign Peak, a hill climbed in 1847 and named by Brigham Young. Salt Lake City was also plotted out from this view, so it is a fun experience to share a view with such an important person in Salt Lake City’s history.
Music and the Spoken Word
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir traces its roots here. Performing for this first time in August 1847, it has now evolved into one of the most recognized and revered musical organizations in the world. This is one of the most iconic things to do in Salt Lake City.
Operated by the Salt Lake Film Society, the Broadway Center Theater is an astounding spot to go in Salt Lake City for foreign and indie films. Check out their cool concession stand!
To view out some live comedy in Salt Lake City, check out Wiseguys Comedy Club. Located at The Gateway Mall, you can check out their calendar to see an event schedule.
A standout amongst the most unique encounters in Salt Lake City is to visit the Leonardo Museum for their variety of exhibits and exploration into science, technology, art, and innovation. Displays are often changing in the gallery and cover a wide variety of topics such as an exhibit on trailblazing women or an exhibit that is purely made up of forgeries.
Some Utah entertainment events are held at The Depot, a 4-story building downtown. This is an awesome spot for medium sized shows, giving a more cozy and up and close involvement for the audience.
Park City, Utah
Park City lies just 30 miles east of Salt Lake City. Framed by the craggy Wasatch Range, it’s bordered by the Deer Valley Resort and the huge Park City Mountain Resort, both known for their ski slopes. Utah Olympic Park, to the north, hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics and is now predominantly a training facility.