101 Fun Things To Do In Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is an amazing place to visit and offers plenty of fun things to look at if you’re in town. From the State Capital Building to the Clark Planetarium, you’ll find plenty of things to do, places to eat, and spots to relax. Check out our top fun things to do in the state of Utah.

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Big Cottonwood Canyon

Drive up to the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon for breathtaking views, colors and stunning landscape!

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City Creek Center

Brighten your days or spice up your nights at City Creek Center

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Temple Square

Immerse yourself in 35 acres of enchantment in the heart of Salt Lake City

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Utah's Hogle Zoo

Get to know any of Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s, more than 800, animals

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FastKart Indoor Speedway

Race around an exhilarating go-kart track at FastKart Indoor Speedway

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Great Salt Lake

Take a drive to 20,000 square mile Great Salt Lake Park, the second saltiest in the world

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The Wairhouse Trampoline Park

Flip into a foam pit, Play dodge ball, or just jump & bounce all day long at The Wairhouse Trampoline Park

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Smith's Ballpark

Catch a exciting Minor League Baseball Game at Smith’s Ballpark

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Natural History Museum of Utah

Explore a billion years of awesome history, with engaging exhibits and over 5,000 artifacts on display at Natural History Museum of Utah

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Mill Creek Canyon

Enjoy hiking and biking in the summer and cross-country skiing and snow shoeing in winter at the scenic Mill Creek Canyon

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Salt Lake Trolley Tours

Travel aboard Utah’s most charming and colorful trolley to tour a 20-mile loop of the historic districts with Salt Lake Trolley Tours

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The Gateway

Choose from over 80 unique stores and restaurants at The Gateway

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The Tracy Aviary

Inspire your curiosity & Visit The Tracy Aviary, oldest aviary in the U.S.that features extensive collection and exhibits of more than 130 different species of birds.

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This is the Place Heritage Park

Explore a Pioneer Village, Ride Trains and Ponies, play at Irrigation Station Splash Pad and Pan for Gold! at This is the Place Heritage Park

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Red Butte Garden

Pack a picnic and enjoy free Sundance Film Festival favorites at Red Butte Garden

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Utah State Capitol

Take in the beauty inside & out of Utah State Capitol

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Clark Planetarium

Let your mind wander, and your curiosity flow by catching a science related Imax or cosmic laser show in the awesome dome at Clark Planetarium

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Mystery Escape Room

Experience Excitement , Mystery and Fun at Mystery Escape Room

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Be a part of a live broadcast by attending a show on Sunday mornings at Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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Nightmare on 13th

Prepare for a scare at Nightmare on 13th

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Pony Express National Historic Trail

Commemorate America’s first postal service, where letters and packages were carried by horse across the country by visiting Pony Express National Historic Trail

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Salt City Rollers

See natural beauty, learn city’s history, and taste culinary masterpieces on a guided segway tour with Salt City Rollers

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Salt Lake Temple

Pay a visit to Salt Lake Temple; one of the most picturesque temples in the world

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Governor's Mansion

Step back in time with a visit to the beautiful Governor’s Mansion

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Les Madeleines

Eat a famous pastry at Les Madeleines

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Usana Ampitheater

Barge in a Live Outdoor Concert on a cool evening at Usana Ampitheater

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Lake Blanche Trail

Feel like you’ve landed in a Bob Ross painting by hiking the Lake Blanche Trail

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Salt Lake City Public Library

Cozy up with your favorite book in the beautiful & stunning building of Salt Lake City Public Library

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Utah Flying Trapeze

Fond of watching the thrilling circus stunts? now, be a part of it and learn a basic trick and attempt a catch at the end of the first class at Utah Flying Trapeze

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Memory Grove Park

Check out the magnificent monuments at Memory Grove Park

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Whiskey Street

Have a taste of something special at Whiskey Street

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Family History Library

Find out about your hertiage at the Family History Library

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Paintball Addicts

Get in a coloful mess at Paintball addicts

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Ensign Peak Park

Let your thoughts wander while on a hike through Ensign Peak Park

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Bonneville Golf Club

Relax with a game of golf at Bonneville Golf Club

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Salt Lake Party Bike

Host a party on wheel with Salt Lake Party Bike

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Seven Peaks Waterpark Salt Lake City

Take a dip in one of the featured pools at Seven Peaks Waterpark Salt Lake City

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Beehive House

See what life was like for young families in 1855 at the Beehive House

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Getout Games

Try a real life adventure game at Getout Games

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Liberty Park

From swimming pool, rides, baseball courts and playground Liberty Park is the place to have some Sporting Fun!

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Skywalker Balloon Company

Take a ride through the sky with Skywalker Balloon Company

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Discovery Gateway

Discover the power of play at Discovery Gateway

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Epic Brewing Company

Try an epic beer with the Epic Brewing Company

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Vivint Smart Home Arena

Take a seat and watch a spectacular basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena

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Sugarhouse Park

Check out the jewel of the state at Sugarhouse Park

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The Leonardo Museum

Observe the connection of science, technology and creativity at the Leonardo Museum

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Classic Cars International Antique Auto Museum of Utah

Find out about the vintage cars at Classic Cars International Antique Auto Museum of Utah

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Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

Follow in pioneers footsteps at the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

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Washington Square Park

Admire the architechture at Washington Square Park

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US Bus Utah

Take a daily scenic tour with US Bus Utah

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The King's English Bookshop

Get your nose stuck in a book at the Kings English Bookshop

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Sweet Candy Company

Put a spring in your step with Sweet Candy Company

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UTah Artist Hands

Check out exclusive artwork at Utah Artist Hands

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Abravanel Hall

Get involved in music, arts and culture at Abravanel Hall

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Wheeler Historic Farm

Visit the petting zoo at Wheeler Historic Farm

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Pioneer Memorial Museum

Learn all about the pioneers of our country at the Pioneer Memorial Museum

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Salt Lake City Guided Tours

Relax and enjoy and explore the city with Salt Lake City Guided Tour

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TRAX Light Rail System

Get from place to place swiftly with TRAX Light Rail System

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Bar-X

Order a quick cocktail at Bar-X

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Fort Douglas Military Museum

Educate yourself at the Fort Douglas Military Museum

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Fat Cats

Are you ready to beat at bowling? Have a go at Fat Cats!

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Splore Accessible Outdoor Adventures day trips

Feel the thrill of the Colorado River with whitewater rafting trips in Utah with Splore Accessible Outdoor Adventures day trips

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Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine

Visit Kennecotts Bingham Canyon Mine – The world’s largest open pit copper mine

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Harmons City Creek

Eat a healthy salad at Harmons City Creek

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Grimm Ghost Tours

Get creeped out with one of Grimm’s Ghost Tours

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Mount Olympus

Hike along Mount Olympus

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Golf Anytime

Golf anytime and anywhere at Golf Anytime

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City Sights - Salt Lake City Tours

Tour the city sights like a tourist – Salt Lake City Tours

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The Westerner

Check out Utahs biggest and baddest dance and grill venue – The Westerner

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Bald Mountain

Picture beautiful wildflowers at Bald Mountain

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Dimple Dell Regional Park

Ride a horse or take a romantic stroll through Dimple Dell Regional Park

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Sunset Dinner Boat

Dine by sunset on the Sunset Dinner Boat

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Xcite Dance Studio - Zumba

Get fit at Xcite Dance Stuido – Zumba classes

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The Armory

Visit the newest and most modern shooting range around – The Armory

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Fear Factory

Don’t let fear take a hold of you at the Fear Factory

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Hunt Mysteries

Solve the mystery, the best entertainment around at Hunt Mysteries

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Little Dell Reservoir

Be inspired at the beautiful lake – Little Dell Reservoir

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SLC Bike Taxi Company

Embark on eco-friendly historic pedicab tours & rides around downtown Salt Lake City with SLC Bike Taxi Company

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Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Art

See the heart of Utah at Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Art

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McCune Mansion

Choose an impressive setting for your next event at McCune Mansion

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Eastridge Park

For your next sporting event check out Eastridge Park

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The Dinner Detective

Interact with this exciting Dinner Detective Game

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Eagle Gate

Get a glimpse of the notable Eagle Gate Monument

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Assembly Hall

Gape at the beautiful Assembly Hall

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Salt Lake Bicycle Tours

Explore one of the world’s fastest growing cities, on a bicycle! with Salt Lake Bicycle Tours

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Benson Grist Mill

Step back in time to a sight that can’t be missed at Benson Grist Mill

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National Pony Express Monument

Capture a moment caught in time and visit the National Pony Express Monument

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Olympic Cauldron Park

Remember the olympic games at Olympic Cauldron Park

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Brigham Young Monument and Meridian Marker

Take a worthwhile selfie at Brigham Young Monument and Meridian Marker

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Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Dance like a pro at Ririe Woodbury Dance Company

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Bonneville Shoreline Trail

Plan your route through Bonneville Shoreline Trail

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Anthony's Fine Art and Antiques

See the beautiful and the rare at Anthonys Fine art and antiques

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Elevated Excursions Utah

Enjoy temple square or even something new with elevated Excursions Utah

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Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

See the modern beauty at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

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Glendale Golf Course

Can you beat the Glendale Golf Course? Try it out today..

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Art at the Main Gallery

Discover the up and coming artists at the Art at the Main Gallery

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The Escape Key

Earn your freedom at the adrenaline pumping Escape Key Center

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The John W. Gallivan Utah Center

Pick and choose on what to do at the John W. Gallivan Utah Center

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Gilgal Gardens

Get a dose of “Utah weird” at Gilgal Sculpture Garden

There’s plenty to do in Salt Lake City and there’s plenty of fun activities to do! Whether you’re a resident or just visiting, we’ve tried to knock out as many possible fun things to do here. However, it’s possible we missed some. Be sure to contact Fun Things To Do if you see any additions or feedback that you’d like to include!