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The University of Utah considers the blooms of spring flowers, the colors of fall leaves, and the greenery of winter pines to be public resources. With that in mind, the university oversees the Red Butte Garden, a community funded, non-profit outdoor attraction. Across its hundreds of miles, visitors find opportunities to view seasonal foliage or simply relax outside with a good book.

  • Size: more than 100 acres, with miles of hiking trails, walking paths, and display gardens
  • Eye Catcher: the garden's springtime display of approximately 350,000 bulbs in full bloom
  • Don't Miss: the wide variety of roses that bloom along the Floral Walk and in the Rose Garden during summer
  • Ways to Explore: private and public tram tours and hikes during warmer months; snowshoe expeditions during the winter
  • Special Programs and Entertainment: events for kids; plant sales; gardening classes; film screenings; live shows in the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
  • Pro Tip: complimentary WiFi suffuses the grounds, making the garden a scenic place to get some work done or play virtual farming games
300 S Wakara Way
Salt Lake City,
UT
US

In crowded classrooms, it's easy for the needs of individual children to be overlooked. Despite the best efforts on the parts of teachers and students alike, all children learn at different rates and in different ways. Sylvan Learning Center's nationwide network of tutors and resources seeks to fill in educational gaps and keep flagging students from elementary to high school up to speed.

Whether children struggle with reading, writing, or solving the complex logarithms necessary to get their jetpacks airborne, Sylvan's learning gurus help them chart a course through learning roadblocks. Initial skills assessments determine where students fit into the Sylvan tutoring regimen with a series of tests, diagnostic tools, and interviews. With a greater understanding of the needs of each student, tutors create custom approaches to keep students engaged and in command of the fundamentals.

2645 E Parleys Way
Salt Lake City,
UT
US

SkinScience Institute is a site of instruction, but that doesn't mean its services aren't professional quality. The aesthetics students who perform them make use of popular Murad and Image skincare products, and they're overseen by highly trained skin experts. Many of the treatments are clinical in nature, including anti-aging peels and microdermabrasion sessions. Other services emphasize natural skincare methods, such as the clay and seaweed wraps that purge clients' pores of toxins and clients' heads of "The Song That Never Ends."

28 E 2100 S
Salt Lake City,
UT
US

For the past 10 holiday seasons, A Holiday Light's illuminati have bedecked abodes with strands of brilliant bulbs. Teams of torch techs report to front lawns lugging ladders, fasteners, and all other equipment necessary to make eaves gleam, including six shimmering lengths, or up to 150 feet of lights, each inch of which homeowners get to keep. Deft designers crown rooflines, fixtures, and trees, and liven up lackluster house pets during the 25- to 45-minute installation. After the season draws to a close and the last of the holiday cheer has been shoved back into the basement, technicians return to remove the lights, ensuring the iridescent bulbs won't distract from the giant inflatable Gerald Ford set up for Presidents' Day.

641 N 2300 W
Salt Lake City,
UT
US

As a full-body perfecting school, Skinworks and its aesthetic armada of students clear smooth, silky paths with a selection of waxing services. Improve Chunnel swim times with a full-leg ($35 for 60 minutes), arm ($15 for 30 minutes), or back ($30 for 60 minutes) wax, or de-fuzz smaller bodily tunnels, such as noses and ears ($7). Lips, chins, and navels bid strands adieu in one fell yank ($7), and bikinis suit up for competition with a 30-minute procedure ($15).

2121 S Nowell Cir
Salt Lake City,
UT
US

The Front Climbing Club has attracted a crew of passionate setters and climbers with various outdoor-climbing experience, earned while climbing around the world. The staff brings this knowledge to its route setting, filling the 10,000-square-foot space with bouldering routes and top-roping walls that will boggle the mind and body like a kiss from Albert Einstein. Instructors lead these climbing and bouldering classes as well as training sessions, either teaching the fundamentals or helping attendees of virtually any age and skill level master more advanced techniques. Also offered are yoga classes and a full array of strength and cardio equipment, which can provide year-round conditioning training. The Front runs afterschool kids’ programs and camps, helping young climbers hone skills needed for teamwork and concentration. The club's pro shop also keeps visitors prepared for climbing excursions by allowing them to stock up on specialty supplies, including rock shoes, ropes, alpine and ice gear, and training equipment.

1450 S 400 W
Salt Lake City,
UT
US