It should come as no surprise that in Salt Lake City, activities often involve water. The lakefront locale’s aquatic adventures range from fly-fishing trips to scuba-certification classes. However, visitors can also enjoy the city on the land or from the air. On terra firma, artists such as Charli XCX and the Zac Brown Band have played concerts in Salt Lake City. For a quieter day out, one of the best museums in the city is the Natural History Museum of Utah, which covers everything from local Native Americans to dinosaurs to astronomy. And visitors can check out local landmarks on sightseeing outings—some of which are hot-air-balloon rides.

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