Take a trip there and you’ll soon see the list of Salt Lake City things to do is a long one. As you might expect, some of the most famous Salt Lake City attractions involve the Mormon Church—think the Salt Lake Tabernacle, housed on the famous Temple Square. Another big draw is the natural beauty of the surrounding area, which visitors can take in at destinations such as Big Cottonwood Canyon and Ensign Peak Park. Even the food scene has its charms. Some of the best restaurants in Salt Lake City include Pago, where chefs put a creative spin on farm-to-table dining, as well as family-friendly spots like Dee’s Family Restaurant. Speaking of family, it may be worthwhile to visit the highly regarded Family History Library, whose vast archives have caused some to dub the city the genealogy capital of the world.

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