Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Salt Lake City

Take a holiday to Salt Lake City and enjoy the area's temples, theatre scene and live music. Renowned for its lake, bars and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Salt Lake City

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Salt Lake City has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lagoon Amusement Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Alta Ski Area (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Park City Mountain Resort (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Deer Valley Resort (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Discovery Gateway Children's Museum (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • FastKart Indoor Speedway (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 26.15 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Salt Lake City

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Salt Lake City is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pioneer Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Gilgal Sculpture Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Liberty Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Memory Grove Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ensign Peak Nature Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • International Peace Gardens (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Salt Lake City

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 38.8 mi (62.5 km) away.

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Salt Lake City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 756 holiday lettings around Salt Lake City. From 210 flats & apartments to 382 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Salt Lake City?

We all enjoy a room with a view. But if you're after views that'll make you feel like you're on cloud nine, you'll have to head for the hills. HomeAway has 313 mountain getaway rentals available. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our options for this destination include:

  • 164 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 78 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 32 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Salt Lake City?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Providing plenty of space and privacy, they're perfect if you want to experience life like a local. There are 436 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £22 per night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 139 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.
  • Hotel: 96 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Condo: 83 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.

Can I stay in Salt Lake City in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable escape is catching up with your friends and loved ones in an amazing new place. If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway has options for you. The favourite choice for larger groups here are house holiday rentals, and there are 76 available. If you're travelling in a larger group, the rental options that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 172 properties suitable for that size. Stay a night for as little as £35.
  • If you've got 8 in your crew, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 111 holiday rentals that are ideal. Prices begin at just £50 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties suitable for 10 guests? You'll be pleased to discover we have 64 that will fit the bill. You can grab one from just £56 a night.

You and all your buddies will be well catered to when you organise your Salt Lake City getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Salt Lake City?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation expenses by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll discover plenty of awesome holiday rentals and save heaps of cash! Canyon Rim is a great area to have a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 24 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £69 per night. East Central is another great option. HomeAway has 84 and the average price is around £101 a night.

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