MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR AND SALT LAKE CITY DELUXE TOUR

Experience the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir combined with the bestselling Salt Lake City Deluxe Tour. One of the largest and oldest choirs in the world, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has won countless awards and performed at the inaugurations of six U.S. Presidents. Music and the Spoken Word is the longest continuously running network broadcast in the world, since 1929. Sunday morning is a live concert, Thursday evening is a rehearsal.

 

TIMES:  

   Sunday  8:30 am:  Includes a live concert by the choir

   Thursday  4:00 pm:  Includes a rehearsal by the choir

           *Hotel pickups begin 10-30 minutes prior to the tour*

LENGTH:  5 hours

PRICE:   $59 Adult; Children age 10 and under are $30

LOCATION: Pickup is available for most downtown Salt Lake City hotels. Choose your hotel pickup during the online checkout process. If you are not staying downtown, choose Hotel RL by Red Lion for free parking.

NOTES:

- MEAL STOP: Meal is optional and at your own expense; we stop at Lion House Pantry for dinner on Thursday, and an alternate restaurant for lunch on Sunday

- Children UNDER 8 YEARS OLD are will be seated in a separate sound-proof room during live performances on Sundays 

Advanced Purchase Required - Book online


DETAILED LIST OF TOUR ATTRACTIONS

TEMPLE SQUARE: Utah’s most visited attraction, over 5 million visitors a year

  • Mormon Tabernacle: built in 1867, home of the world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and one of the largest pipe organs in the world, 11,632 pipes!
  • LIVE PERFORMANCE: Hear the Mormon Tabernacle Choir! Sunday morning is a live concert, Thursday evening is a rehearsal
  • Salt Lake Temple: the most iconic building in Utah and the largest Mormon temple in the world; inspired by medieval Gothic cathedrals of Europe, but built in the American Old West
  • Gardens: 500,000 plants of 700 different varieties brought from 100 countries around the world
  • Fountain: a grand 294-jet water fountain rises 50 ft. mirroring the spires of the Temple
  • Family History Library: largest genealogy library in the world
  • Conference Center: largest theater-style auditorium ever built, 21,000 seats
  • Historic Hotel Utah: a century-old luxury hotel that hosted U.S. presidents, dignitaries and celebrities

CAPITOL HILL: unique history, regal architecture and breathtaking scenery

  • Capitol: second most beautiful in America, used for Hollywood movies to depict the U.S. Capitol; spectacular marble rotunda with 6,000 lb. chandelier!
  • Scenic overlook: spectacular views of Rocky Mountains and 500-square-mile Salt Lake Valley
  • Council Hall: City Hall of the Old West
  • Mormon Battalion Monument: first and only religious unit in the U.S. military
  • White Memorial Chapel: pioneer-era Mormon chapel overlooking the valley; first in the city to have a steeple
  • Memory Grove: picturesque park featuring City Creek and memorials to Utah veterans

PIONEER HERITAGE STATE PARK

  • Mormon Pioneer Trail: 70,000 pioneers walked 1,300 miles
  • This is the Place monument: Mormon pioneers and explorers of the American West
  • Deseret Village: a living history pioneer village
  • Scenic overlook: mountain views, overlook of the entire valley and Great Salt Lake
  • Pony Express Monument: awe-inspiring statues and Pony Express station with a beautiful mountain backdrop

BRIGHAM YOUNG’S ESTATE:

  • Beehive House: stately home of Brigham Young, known as the “American Moses”
  • Lion House: a polygamous mansion for 20 wives and 50 children in the Old West
  • Eagle Gate arch: Prominent 76-foot span arch with a 2-ton American eagle statue atop, marks the entrance to Brigham Young’s estate

OTHER ATTRACTIONS:

  • Historic Union Pacific Depot: one of the finest train stations in the Old West
  • Gateway Center & Olympic Legacy Plaza: “The Gateway to the City”
  • Pioneer Square and historic Rio Grande train station
  • Fort Douglas: Civil War-era fort built to keep an eye on the Mormons
  • Olympic Village and Stadium: relive the most successful Winter Olympics ever
  • University of Utah: Founded 1850, the oldest state university west of Missouri River
  • Historic Brigham Street Mansions District: millionaires row from 100 years ago
  • Governor’s Mansion, and other mansions of wealthy mining magnates
  • Cathedral of the Madeleine: Roman Catholic headquarters in Utah; only cathedral in America under patronage of Saint Mary Magdalene
  • First Presbyterian Church: exquisite red sandstone and stained glass windows
  • Masonic Temple: Egyptian Revival architecture and mysterious sphinx statues, used for Hollywood movies and television shows
  • Trolley Square: Union Pacific magnate E.H. Harriman built Salt Lake City a state-of-the-art trolley car system in 1908, refashioned with inspiration from Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco
  • Library Square: designed by a world-famous architect in a stunning modern style
  • City Hall: striking Richardsonian Romanesque architecture and the symbol of non-Mormon citizens’ open defiance of the Mormon Church

MEAL STOP: Thursday’s tour will stop for dinner at Brigham Young’s Lion House Pantry, featured on The Food Network with Chef Bobby Flay. Sunday’s tour will stop for lunch at an alternate restaurant. The meal stop is optional, alternate sights are available if you choose not to eat. Food is at your own expense