Featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2011, Bouncin Bins sells and rents colorful inflatable bouncers of every ilk, from giant slides to obstacle courses. An online catalogue helps party planners select and rent a range of high-grade vinyl inflatables for their celebrations. In addition to themed bounce houses, it also offers dunk tanks, water slides, and interactive inflatable games, such as boxing rings, bungee runs, and oversized sumo suits for wrestling or forcing people to respect your personal space on the train.
It can be tough to visit dinosaurs and outer space in the same day without a time machine and a rocket ship. But Visit Salt Lake's Connect Pass provides a loophole. It grants access to 13 Utah attractions, encouraging families to explore Salt Lake City and beyond. Those using the Connect Pass can see savings of up to 80% on combined admission costs.
At Clark Planetarium, for example, visitors go far beyond the Great Salt Lake and Earth itself, becoming dwarfed by the cosmos inside the Dome Theatre. The Leonardo Museum brings them back to civilization by merging science and creativity with exhibits such as Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out and a Pixel Playland where kids can manipulate electronic artwork.
Other venues emphasize the beauty and fun found in the natural landscapes of our home planet. Red Butte Garden's 100 acres of local flowers, plants, and trees includes scenic hiking trails, whereas the Utah Olympic Parks lets you choose one of three outdoor adventure courses. And, for those intrigued by animals, Utah's Hogle Zoo presents wildlife that ranges from big cats to sea lions who nuzzle their keepers, similar to the dinosaurs at The Museum of Ancient Life.
One of the most-visited bakeries in Salt Lake City, The Olive Bistro features terrific sandwiches and good subs. It's a popular restaurant for those interested in incredible food.
There's not really a recommended attire, so feel free to dress comfortably.
It's been tabbed by the locals as a really good option for large groups.
A good option for lunch in Rio Grande, The Olive Bistro is a tasty choice when you're in the mood for unique international cuisine, and want to branch out from the typical Chinese/Mexican/Italian fare. Visitors to the restaurant have access to a parking garage, or can park on the street. Would you rather pedal your way there? Bike parking is also offered.
InflataPalooza brings an extra dose of fun to outdoor bashes with its colorful inflatables. Turrets with red tops rise around the perimeter of the castle bounce house, whereas a slide, climbing wall, and basketball hoop surround the castle-combo bounce house. And inflatable jumbo boxer gloves make for fun, safe sparring outdoors or indoors.
From birthdays and family reunions to school functions, All In Fun fosters excitement at festivities with large inflatables such as Moonbounces, castles, and slides. They can also populate parties with a choice of 60 characters, such as Darth Vader, as well as performers such as magicians, clowns, and fortunetellers. All In Fun also offers extras such as face painting and balloon artistry.
Jumptown Inflatables has been pumping up events with its standard and themed bounce houses for 20 years. Its inflatable collection also includes slides, obstacle courses, and games such as basketball, jousting, and Twister.