The Great Salt Lake Tour visits the shores of the saltiest lake in the western hemisphere. A mysterious salt lake is found in the middle of a vast desert, with a salt content that can be up to nine times as salty as the oceans. Pictured above is the marina at Great Salt Lake State Park, where often calm waters provide beautiful reflections in the water of the boats and nearby mountains and islands. On the lake tour you will be entertained with fascinating science and funny stories of America's Dead Sea. Join the sightseeing tour bus to Great Salt Lake, departing daily at 2:30 pm from downtown Salt Lake City hotels. Also consider adding a trip to the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, the largest manmade hole and richest copper mine in history! The Utah Copper Mine & Great Salt Lake Tour also departs daily from downtown hotels at 2:30 pm. Make your tour bus reservations online at www.ToursOfUtah.com or by calling (801) 531-1001.
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.