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Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Salt Lake City

Take a vacation to Salt Lake City and enjoy the area's temples, theater 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-sees. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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)
Weather

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 10.30 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Salt Lake City

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Salt Lake City?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 779 house rentals around Salt Lake City. From 427 Houses to 225 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Salt Lake City is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Salt Lake City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 427 Houses in Salt Lake City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salt Lake City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 225 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 17 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 17 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Salt Lake City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 75 vacation homes with pool available in Salt Lake City.