Utah sightseeing tours

Brigham Young Monument on Salt Lake City Tour

Brigham Young Monument on Salt Lake City Tour

The Brigham Young Monument is a bronzed historical monument with statues of Brigham Young and others, located at Temple Square. Brigham Young was perhaps America's greatest colonizer, establishing over 350 settlements across the western United States, Canada, and Mexico. He was leader of the Mormon church and Utah's first governor. The bronzed statues of this Temple Square monument also include an Indian and a fur trapper, both of which preceded the Mormon pioneers settling Salt Lake City. The monument includes a list of the pioneers who arrived first in 1847. The Brigham Young Monument was created by a prominent sculptor, Cyrus Dallin, and first displayed at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Reserve your seats on the sightseeing bus tours of the Salt Lake City Tour, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir & City Tour, or the Trolley Tour of Salt Lake City to see this and other historic sites on your next vacation to Utah. Seating is limited, advanced reservations are required.

Beautiful Landmarks on Salt Lake City Tour

Top Tourist Attractions on Salt Lake City Tour

One of Salt Lake City's most beautiful landmarks, the Salt Lake City and County Building is Utah's most stunning example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Built in 1894, the Salt Lake City and County building was the site of the Utah State Constitutional Convention and served as Utah's Capitol from when statehood was first granted in 1896 until the current Utah State Capitol was constructed in 1915. It underwent a seismic retrofit in the 1980s, making it the first building in the world to be retrofitted with base isolators; the weak sandstone structure was placed on a foundation of rubber and steel to protect it from earthquake damage. 

To see this beautiful building and other spectacular landmarks, reserve your seats on the sightseeing tour bus for the Salt Lake City Tour or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Tour or the Trolley Tour of Salt Lake City

 

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Mountain Views on the Salt Lake City Tour

Salt Lake City Overlook on Sightseeing Bus Tour

Spring greenery amidst the snow-capped Wasatch Mountains make for spectacular photo opportunities on our sightseeing bus tours! Enjoy breathtaking mountain views on the Salt Lake City Tour or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Tour.

The Wasatch Mountains are the result of over 20 million years of geologic fault movement, volcanic activity, and glacial canyon carving. Most elevations reach over 9,000 feet, with the highest peak, Mount Nebo, towering at 11,877 feet. The Wasatch mountains were an important source of timber, water from snowmelt, and granite stone for early Mormon settlers. They were also used for decades in mining silver deposits, including what now comprise the areas of Alta and Park City ski resorts. 

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Mormon Pioneer Cabinet Shop - Salt Lake City Tours

The Dinwoodey Cabinet and Chair Shop was originally built in Salt Lake City in 1858 and replicated for This Is The Place Heritage Park in 1995. Mormon pioneers weren't able to bring much furniture with them across the Mormon Trail, so skilled woodworkers like Henry Dinwoodey were essential members of pioneer society. These craftsmen learned to adapt their work to the softer woods and different conditions found in Utah. Imitating the styles of the eastern hardwoods with the native white pine, aspen, cottonwood, and box elder timber, they used faux finish to paint and grain their products to look like hardwoods and marble. 

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