Travel Blogs from Salt Lake City
Moved to Draper to get some work done on our Excursion. The work needed was written up on Wed. We had the coach at the gate by 8 AM so work could get done in one day. The 5 or 6 tiles that needed replacing turned into an all day project. So General RV ran a power cord out to the road and we spent the night camped on the side of the road. ...
After our night on the different planet that was Zion National Park we were amazed to see the beautiful countryside and all the ski resort mountains Utah continued to offer. Maya decided she wanted to live in Salt Lake City......bearing in mind that this was her statement for every city we went too. We pulled into our Motel 6 in the late evening and immediately our danger senses began running high. Around our motel, several rough looking people were loitering around ...
... steep! Glad we are not skiing Snowbird this trip.
People in and around Salt Lake rely on public transportation because it is cheap, reliable and easier than finding a parking place. I took a bus to Snowbird and back and then got a transfer to the Trax (train) to Temple Square.
The library was just around the corner from the station. Once inside I watched a short video on the library and learned about the millions of ...
... intently and there were lots with 'Jesus' badges. I think there was a big Mormon event going on as large groups of them kept popping up everywhere.
So we escaped the weirdness and had a wander round the shopping mall at the city creek centre, again all completely pristine. We grabbed some quick and delicious dinner from Red Iguana at the food court before heading back to our hostel for a relaxing, warm ...
... the Assembly Hall built in 1882 which we later visited, Joseph Smith Memorial Building which we also visited later on our own, and of course The Temple that only Mormom's in good standing are allowed to enter. There are also rules within the Mormon faith as to what rooms are accessible depending on criteria met by the person. The sisters gave us history and their perspectives on each of the buildings or points ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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