Flanked by the stunning Wasatch Mountains and home to the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City is a modern metropolis with a flourishing arts scene.
Begin your day at the Temple Square block, checking out the Salt Lake Temple, the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the Salt Lake Assembly Hall, the Seagull Monument and two visitors' centers. Spend the rest of your day exploring other attractions that highlight the city's unusual history, including a tour of the historic Beehive House and the Lion House whose pantry you can try some scrumptious ‘Mormon comfort food.
Spend your second day exploring Salt Lake’s wonderful offering of museums. Begin at the Church Museum of Art and History near Temple Square. Next, check out the Utah Museum of Art and History, which focuses on Western and Utah art. Finish off the day at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, located on the campus of the University of Utah.