Salt Lake City Offers Something for Everyone

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Salt Lake City Offers Something for Everyone


Salt Lake City was most recently in the international spotlight as the host of the exciting and extremely successful 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Visitors were delighted with the city's beauty and excitement and its residents' enthusiasm and hospitality.

In the years since 1847, when Salt Lake City was founded by Mormon pioneers, the city has grown into a diverse metropolis that has become the economic and cultural center of the mountain west.

The city's roots in agriculture have been surpassed by mining, industry and retail businesses, and a unique downtown has emerged.

The National League of Cities headquarters for the 2002 Congress of Cities and Exposition December 3-7 will be the state-of-the-art Salt Palace, located in the heart of downtown.

Within walking distance of countless restaurants, hotels, malls, shops and nightclubs, the Salt Palace is also conveniently located just a block from the new light rail system, TRAX.

Daily sunshine, low humidity and refreshing mountain breezes combine for a comfortable year-round climate. December can bring chilly weather and snow to Utah, but with layered clothing and a warm jacket, Salt Lake City's beautiful sights can be enjoyed all winter long.

The holiday season will offer a myriad of opportunities for sightseeing and entertainment.

Among them are Historic Temple Square, decorated with hundreds of thousands of holiday lights; numerous seasonal musical programs and festivities; Utah Jazz National Basketball Association games; Utah Grizzlies International Hockey League games; renowned Utah Symphony and Ballet West performances; the Salt Lake City Festival of Trees; as well as many other programs, plays and performances related to the holiday season.

Casual apparel is acceptable in most area restaurants, including those located near the Salt Palace convention center.

More formal attire is appropriate, but not required, for some cultural performances, fine restaurants and nightclubs.

Salt Lake City will have much to offer to Congress of Cities attendees and guests.

Nestled between the Great Salt Lake and a dramatic Rocky Mountain range, Salt Lake's broad streets end with dramatic views of majestic peaks. …

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