Stuck on a layover at Salt Lake City International Airport? The airport is only 5 miles from the airport, which makes the city accessible for those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Salt Lake City layover, click here for useful tips.
In the airport is an assortment of shopping and dining, as well as services that include the Regus Express Business Center that can handle your business needs, children play rooms, the Crowne airport lounge, language assistance, infant care, and more. There is also Internet access through Boingo Wi-Fi access. For any help call 1-866-3-BOINGO.
For those looking to get some rest, there are many Salt Lake City hotels that are close to the airport. For a full list of the city’s hotels, from varying price points, click here.
For transportation if you’re leaving the airport, there are a few options. Depending on the location, on average a taxi to downtown Salt Lake City is roughly $20-25. You can take also take a limo or buses, Amtrak, or rental cars.
Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On Salt Lake City Layover:
Skiing and Snowboarding
Only for those you have a very long layover, you can hit the slopes! Utah’s skiing is among the best in the world. The slopes get an average of 500 inches of dry, light powder each year. Alta, Snowbird, Brighton and Solitude resorts are among the best.
These three city blocks in downtown Salt Lake City allows you to see nearly 20 attractions related to the Mormon Religion. You can learn about pioneer history and genealogy, including the Salt Lake Temple, the Tabernacle, and the Family History Library.
The Great Salt Lake
As the largest lake between the Great Lakes and Pacific, The Great Salt Lake is a remnant of the ancient Lake Bonneville. It is now landlocked and its waters are, indeed, salty. It’s a great place to sit and look at the scenery, walk, hike or bike.
Bonneville Salt Flats
Only applicable for a very length layover, check out the Bonneville Flats which are roughly 1½ hours outside Salt Lake City. One of the most unusual natural features in Utah, The flats stretch over 30,000 acres. It is located along I-80 near the Utah-Nevada border. It has become a great
place for race car driving.
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