When you set your sights on Salt Lake City attractions for kids, you had best be ready with a pen and paper handy. The area has so much to do and see, you might find yourself hard pressed to fit it all in. This is because Salt Lake and surrounding areas are known for catering to children. Many Salt Lake City tourist attractions are geared towards the needs of large families.
The good thing is that while the city is fairly large, most of the best attractions in Salt Lake City are in downtown. Here you have many shops, museums, galleries and places to eat. Temple Square is in the heart of many Salt Lake City vacations. Temple Square is not just one of the best things to do in Salt Lake City with kids, it's also the top vacation destination in Utah. This is because it's home to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the North Visitors' Center and a plethora of parks. Take your time seeing the sights of the Square or head over to the Family History Building where you can explore your family tree. Throughout the year, you can find free concerts at the nearby Assembly Hall.
If you're planning on spending a lot of time in Temple Square, you might want to check out some of the kid-friendly hotels in Salt Lake City as well. With all of the tourists that come here, it's much easier if you choose a hotel within walking distance of the Salt Lake City attractions for kids that you want to see. The Grand America Hotel is an ideal choice, as it's about a half a mile away. It has extensive amenities and conveniences that are likely to suit your family.
If you're looking for outdoor fun, no matter the season, then a good alternative to staying in the heart of downtown is to head to the mountain. Located just 35 minutes away from most of the tourist attractions in Salt Lake City is Park City Mountain Resort. You can find excellent hiking trails, fishing and more in the warmer months. In the winter months, playing in the snow and ion the ski slopes are some of the best things to do in Salt Lake City with kids. A good alternative to the downtown traffic, especially if you plan to spend most of your time in the wilderness, is to pick a hotel based here then go down the mountain when you want a change of pace. Consider staying at Hotel Park City, a family hotel that's a good location for both needs. It's near Utah Olympic Park and not far from major roads that lead back to the rest of the Salt Lake City attractions for kids.
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