Ultimate Salt Lake City Tour + Tabernacle organ

MYSTERIES, MYTHS, LEGENDS & LIES

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Experience Salt Lake City’s most popular tour for over 40 years!

  • Travel all around town in a comfortable, air conditioned tour bus with large panoramic viewing windows

  • Fully-narrated sightseeing tour with a live, local expert guide

  • Discover Salt Lake City’s top attractions and hidden gems

  • Stories and entertainment you cannot experience on your own

  • INCLUDES organ recital in the world-famous Tabernacle

  • Optional meal stop at historic 160-year-old pioneer mansion featured on The Food Network


TIME: 10:00 am, Monday-Saturday

*Sunday see Tabernacle Choir Performance + City Tour

LENGTH:  3.5 hours plus optional meal stop

PRICE:  $49 Adult  /  $25 child

LOCATION:  Free pickup at many downtown SLC hotels

Free parking available at Hotel RL

Meal stop is an optional activity at end of tour, prices range $5-13. You may choose to skip lunch and return to your pickup point or Temple Square instead


 Tour Attraction Details:

TEMPLE SQUARE: A 35-acre campus of historic cathedrals and beautiful gardens

  • Tabernacle: built in 1867, home of the world renowned Tabernacle Choir and one of the largest pipe organs in the world, 11,632 pipes!

    • LIVE PERFORMANCE: 30-minute Organ recital

  • Salt Lake Temple: Utah’s most famous building, built 125 years ago

  • Gardens: Hundreds of thousands of plants of several hundred varieties

  • Family History Library: largest library of its kind in the world

  • Conference Center: 21,000 seats, one of the largest religious auditoriums in the world

  • Historic Hotel Utah: built in 1911 as “the finest hotel west of the Mississippi”

CAPITOL HILL: unique history, regal architecture and breathtaking scenery

  • Capitol: used for Hollywood movies to depict the U.S. Capitol; spectacular marble rotunda with 6,000 lb. chandelier!

  • Scenic overlook: spectacular views of Rocky Mountains and 500-square-mile Salt Lake Valley

  • Council Hall: City Hall of the Old West

  • Mormon Battalion Monument: historic 2,000 mile march

  • White Memorial Chapel: pioneer-era Mormon chapel overlooking the valley

  • Memory Grove: picturesque park featuring City Creek and memorials to Utah veterans

PIONEER HERITAGE STATE PARK: 

  • Mormon Pioneer Trail: 70,000 pioneers walked 1,300 miles

  • This is the Place monument: Mormon pioneers and explorers of the American West

  • Deseret Village: a living history pioneer village

  • Scenic overlook: mountain views, overlook of the entire valley and Great Salt Lake

  • Pony Express Monument: awe-inspiring statues and Pony Express station with a beautiful mountain backdrop

 

BRIGHAM YOUNG’S ESTATE: Home of Utah's founder, famous Mormon prophet, and one of America's greatest colonizers

  • Beehive House: stately home of Brigham Young, known as the “American Moses”

  • Eagle Gate arch: Prominent 76-foot span arch with a 2-ton American eagle statue atop, marks the entrance to Brigham Young’s estate

BRIGHAM STREET HISTORIC MANSIONS DISTRICT: Named one of the "10 Great Streets of America" by American Planning Association

  • Governor’s Mansion

  • Cathedral of the Madeleine: Roman Catholic headquarters in Utah

  • First Presbyterian Church: exquisite red sandstone and stained glass windows

  • Masonic Temple: Egyptian Revival architecture and mysterious sphinx statues, used for Hollywood movies and television shows

  • Mining Mansions: several other magnificent mansions built by silver and copper mining magnates a century ago

 

OTHER ATTRACTIONS:

  • Historic Union Pacific Depot: one of the finest train stations in the Old West

  • Gateway Center & Olympic Legacy Plaza: “The Gateway to the City”

  • Pioneer Square and historic Rio Grande train station

  • Fort Douglas: built over 160 years ago

  • Olympic Village and Stadium: hear stories from the most successful Winter Olympics ever

  • University of Utah: oldest state university west of Missouri River

  • Trolley Square: Union Pacific magnate E.H. Harriman built Salt Lake City a state-of-the-art trolley car system in 1908, refashioned with inspiration from Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco

  • Library Square: nationally recognized design

  • City Hall: beautiful Richardsonian Romanesque style architecture

OPTIONAL LUNCH STOP: At the end of the tour you can choose to dine in Utah’s most famous mansion, featured on The Food Network TV channel (prices $5-13), or be returned to your pickup location