Hear about the fascinating stories and strange science of America's Dead Sea on the Great Salt Lake Tour, daily at 2:30 PM; pickup from downtown Salt Lake City hotels. Visit the old mysterious Saltair beach resort, left high and dry on the salty beaches of Great Salt Lake. Enjoy the panoramic views of the lake, its islands, and the surrounding mountains at Great Salt Lake State Park Marina and Visitors Center. Dip a toe in the saltiest lake in the western hemisphere. How can you visit Salt Lake City and not take a trip to the famous Great Salt Lake?!
The most popular sightseeing attractions in Salt Lake City are Temple Square, which includes the Mormon Tabernacle where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs on Sundays and rehearses on Thursdays, as well as where a daily organ recital occurs; the Salt Lake Temple, which is not open to the public but the gardens around the Mormon Temple provide a great setting for photography; the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, formerly a luxury hotel called the Hotel Utah; City Creek Center, a billion-dollar shopping center with landscaping that includes waterfalls and water fountains; and the Family History Library, the world's largest genealogy library. Utah State Capitol is a tourist attraction that is quite popular. Explore these attractions on a sightseeing tour of downtown Salt Lake City.