Salt Lake City KOA Attractions

Local Area Attractions Near Salt Lake City KOA

Our city has many wonderful opportunities to both keep you busy and enrich your visit with our awesome history. If there is something not listed that you would like to go see, please ask any of us at the front desk and we will do our best to get you the information.

Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake

The Great Salt Lake is approximately 17 miles west of Salt Lake City on I-80 Exit 104. It is the largest lake west of the Mississippi.

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LDS Temple Square
LDS Temple Square

Historic Temple Square , the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints gives personal tours in many languages upon request. The tours cover the grounds, gardens, historic buildings and an overview of the basic belief of the church. Presentations about the Book of Mormon or temples are available upon request. The North Visitors Center features paintings that depict events from the old and new testaments, the Christus Statue and a resource room.

50 West North Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84150

801-240-4872

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Family History Library
Family History Library

This is the world's largest genealogical library! Specialized research consultants, 2 billion names on CD's, books, and microfilm. The Library contains records from more than 100 countries.

35 North West Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-240-2584

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City Creek Mall
City Creek Mall

In the heart of Salt Lake City, City Creek Center is the retail centerpiece of one of the nation's largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects. This unique shopping environment features a retractable glass roof, a creek that runs through the property, a pedestrian skybridge and more. This world-class fashion and dining destination offers over 100 stores and restaurants including Nordstrom, Macy's, Tiffany & Co., Michael Kors, Coach, and Texas de Brazil Churrascaria, in a casual, pedestrian-friendly environment.

50 South Main Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-521-2012

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Utah State Capitol Building
Utah State Capitol Building

Utah State Capitol Building tours are available for visitors.

350 North State Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84114

801-538-3000

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Utah's Hogle Zoo
Utah's Hogle Zoo

Visit the Zoo in the fall or winter! The Zoo is open 363 days of the year (the animals take Christmas and New Year's off) Come see polar bears, snow leopards, Siberian tigers, gorillas, snakes and giraffes. November 1 - February 28 from 9 am - 4 pm March 1 - October 31 from 9 am - 5 pm. Located about 25 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City.

2600 East Sunnyside Avenue

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

801-582-1631

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Living Planet Aquarium
Living Planet Aquarium

Utah's very own aquarium! Come enjoy the variety of sea creatures that they have to offer. You can even pet a stingray!

12033 South Lone Peak Parkway

Draper, UT 84020

801-355-3474

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Kennecott Copper Mine
Kennecott Copper Mine

Kennecott Copper Mine ranks as one of Utah's most popular and fascinating tourist attractions. A Visitor's Center overlooking the mine itself features informative exhibits and videos, allowing you to observe the operations of the world's first open pit copper mine - dating back to 1906. Approx 32.5 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. Directions to this attraction are available in the front office.

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Park City
Park City

Just 45 minutes from Salt Lake City off of I-80 E are the Park City Factory Stores. Over 40 merchants which include: OshKosh B'Gosh, Jockey, Nike, Nine West, Fossil, and Levi's to name just a few. Park City is also the home to the Sundance Film Festival each winter and the ski jumping and luge sights from the 2002 Winter Olympics.

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Heber Valley Railroad
Heber Valley Railroad

Ride Utah's 100-year-old scenic steam railroad, through the alpine countryside of the Heber Valley, along the shores of Deer Creek Lake, and through breath taking Provo Canyon. Experience History in Motion, while enjoying Utah's scenic splendor aboard our daytime "Express" and "Limited" trains. Heber Valley Railroad is approx. 90 min. east of Salt Lake City. Take I-80 East to exit 146 Heber/Vernal ,turn right onto 100 South then left on 600 West.

450 South 6th West

Heber, UT 84032

435-654-5601

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Antelope Island
Antelope Island

Antelope Island is located approx. 45 min. north of Salt Lake on I-15 North to exit 332 then west to the lake. There is a fee to cross the causeway to the island. This is a great way to enjoy the Great Salt Lake with beautiful scenery and wildlife to boot! There is a ranch with a cafe located there that is open to guests 9 am-6 pm.

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Golden Spike/Promontory Point
Golden Spike/Promontory Point

The Golden Spike National Monument is where the east met the west. Come see where the Golden Spike was hammered into the railway on May 10,1869 as the Union and Pacific Railroads were joined together to span the United States.

6200 North 22300th Street West

Brigham City, UT 84302

435-471-2209

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Lagoon Amusement Park
Lagoon Amusement Park

Local Amusement Park with lots of rides for all ages! A waterpark is located inside the gates. The Park is only about 30 minutes from our campground and the best part is that discount tickets are available in our front office!

375 Lagoon Lane

Farmington, UT 84025

801-451-8000

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Seven Peaks Salt Lake ( Formerly Raging Waters )
Seven Peaks Salt Lake ( Formerly Raging Waters )

Want to cool off? This is a great place to do it! The waterpark is located approximately 5 miles from our campground. Discount tickets are available in the office.

1200 W 1700 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84104

801-972-3300

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Utah Museum of Natural History
Utah Museum of Natural History

 The Natural History Museum of Utah illuminates the natural world and the place of humans within it.

301 Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

801-581-6927

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Discovery Gateway Children's Museum
Discovery Gateway Children's Museum

Discovery Gateway children's museum is located in the Gateway Mall in downtown Salt Lake City. Discovery Gateway offers 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on fun. Come explore our engaging workshops, programs, and exhibits that invite the whole family to create, learn, and play together!

444 West 100 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-456-5437

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The Leonardo
The Leonardo

The Leonardo is an art, science, and technology museum in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. This museum offers many unique exhibits such as Body Worlds and the Cycle of Life, No Fixed Address, a water exhibit, a pixel exhibit, and several others.

209 East 500 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

801-531-9800

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This is the Place-Heritage State Park
This is the Place-Heritage State Park

Step back in time and experience the FUN of the Old West! Watch a real blacksmith, visit the old mercantile store, or take a train ride to tour the property.

2601 East Sunnyside Avenue

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

801-582-1847

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Red Butte Gardens
Red Butte Gardens

Red Butte Garden and Arboretum is a botanical garden and arboretum operated by the University of Utah, in the foothills of the Wasatch Range in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. It is open year-round to the public.

300 Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

801-585-0556

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Gardner Village
Gardner Village

In every season, Gardner Village dazzles and delights. Stroll our brick-lined paths and discover 22 boutique-style shops surrounding the historic Gardner Mill in Midvale, Utah.

1100 West 7800 South

Midvale, UT 84088

801-566-8903

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Tracy Aviary
Tracy Aviary

Located in Liberty Park, the aviary offers bird shows, immersive exhibits and is an accessible, enjoyable place for families to visit.

589 East 1300 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84105

801-596-8500

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Wheeler Farm
Wheeler Farm

Wheeler Historic Farm is operated by Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation as an agricultural living history museum and outdoor recreation site.  It is free admission to walk the farm but charges may apply to some of the activities. You can visit their petting zoo, milk a cow, take a wagon ride, or go on a historic house tour.

6351 South 900 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84121

385-468-1755

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International Peace Gardens
International Peace Gardens

The International Peace Gardens, located on the banks of the Jordan River in Salt Lake City, was founded as a citizenship project and as a lesson in peace and understanding between nations. The endeavor is evidence that people from many lands can unite in building a monument to peace.

1060 South 900 West

Salt Lake City, UT 84104

801-972-7800

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Gateway Mall
Gateway Mall

An outdoor mall with the conveniences of indoor shopping. They offer a fun fountain for children to play in during the warmer months.

64 South Rio Grande St

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-456-0095

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Hill Aerospace Museum
Hill Aerospace Museum

The museum was founded in 1981 as a part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program and first opened in 1986. The museum offers free admission however donations are accepted and appreciated.

7961 Wardleigh Rd.

Hill AFB, UT 84056

801-777-6868

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Eccles Dinosaur Park
Eccles Dinosaur Park

George S Eccles Dinosaur Park is located in Ogden Utah, 30 minutes north of Salt Lake City. I-15 N to exit 344, east on 12th street and follow signs for park. It is open Mon-Sat., 10 am to 5 pm with extended evening hours from April 1-Labor Day.

Vivint Smart Home Arena
Vivint Smart Home Arena

Home of the Utah Jazz and many other concerts!

301 West South Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-325-2000

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Maverick Center
Maverick Center

The Maverick center is home to the Utah Grizzlies hockey team and also houses many other types of concerts like; So You Think You Can Dance, Barry Manilow, Monster Trucks and so on.

3200 South Decker Lake Dr

West Valley City, UT 84119

801-988-8800

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USANA amphitheater
USANA amphitheater

The USANA Amphitheatre is a 20,000-seat outdoor amphitheater, located in West Valley City, Utah. The Amphitheater is named after USANA Health Sciences, a manufacturer of nutritional supplements. It offers a view of the Wasatch Mountains.

5125 S 6400 W

Salt Lake City, UT 84118

801-417-5343

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Kingsbury Hall and other cultural venues
Kingsbury Hall and other cultural venues

Kingsbury Hall is a center for the performing arts located on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is a center for many art forms, from art exhibits, opera, dance, dramas, musicals, to sports-Utah Jazz basketball, U of U football and basketball, Salt Lake Real soccer, to sports bars and comedy clubs. we will help you find entertainment that's just right for your mood.  People also search for Abravanel HallRice-Eccles Stadium and Energy Solutions Arena.

1395 Presidents Circle

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-7100

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Utah Symphony
Utah Symphony

For a peaceful evening of entertainment, enjoy a performance by the Utah Symphony.

123 West South Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-355-2787

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Hale Center Theatre
Hale Center Theatre

Looking for something fun to do? Hale Center Theatre is one of Utah's family oriented community theaters!

3333 Decker Lake Drive

West Valley City, UT 84119

801-984-9000

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Desert Star Playhouse
Desert Star Playhouse

One of the best dinner theater locations for great family entertainment!

4861 South State Street

Murray, UT 84107

801-266-2600

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Ballet West
Ballet West

Love the ballet? See Ballet West's beautiful renditions of The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake and many others!

50 West 200 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

801-355-2787

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