Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Downtown Salt Lake City

Come and experience Downtown Salt Lake City and its temples, live music and theatre scene. Travellers to this romantic city praise the lake, bars and shopping. Take in top local attractions such as Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Salt Lake City

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Downtown Salt Lake City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lagoon Amusement Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Alta Ski Area (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Tracy Aviary (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Discovery Gateway Children's Museum (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • FastKart Indoor Speedway (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Utah State Fairpark (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Salt Lake City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Salt Lake City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gilgal Sculpture Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Liberty Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Pioneer Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Memory Grove Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • International Peace Gardens (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Ensign Peak Nature Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Downtown Salt Lake City

The nearest airport is in Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Salt Lake Central Station or Guadalupe Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Downtown Salt Lake City by catching a ride on the metro at Library Station, Courthouse Station or Gallivan Plaza Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 240 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 112 Flats to 98 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Park City Mountain Resort: 1,852 holiday homes
  • Sugar House: 419 holiday homes
  • The Avenues: 296 holiday homes
  • East Central: 130 holiday homes
  • Rio Grande: 117 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jon M. Huntsman Center: 3,859 holiday lettings
  • Lion House: 2,556 holiday lettings
  • The Gateway: 1,829 holiday lettings
  • Brigham Young Monument: 2,552 holiday lettings
  • Utah Museum of Fine Art: 3,640 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 112 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 76 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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