Salt Lake City – Things to do with your Team

As the capital of the state of Utah, Salt Lake City is filled with exciting things for teens and tweens to see and experience. Also the state’s most populous city, Salt Lake boasts many major attractions that are popular with families and groups touring with kids of all ages, as well as a lot of great hotels. From its natural attractions to its culturally important landmarks, Salt Lake City is sure to prove unforgettable for your group.


Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake City - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsEasily the area’s greatest natural attraction, the Great Salt Lake is truly a natural wonder that your team should make every effort to witness. The Great Salt Lake is the country’s largest natural lake west of the Mississippi River. People enjoy swimming and floating on the lake as well as lounging on its shores and looking for wildlife. Boating and fishing are also popular pastimes, as are hiking and camping. If you’re not sure where to access this exciting natural feature, Antelope Island is popular with visitor to the city and is one of the site’s most-used access points. 13312 West 1075 South, Magna, UT 84044


Utah Olympic Park 

The budding athletes in your group are bound to be excited to visit the Utah Olympic Park. Only a short 40 minute drive from Salt lake City, this park was used for the 2002 Olympic Games, the park hosts tours of the facility and even allows visitors to experience what it’s like to ride a bobsled or do some skiing. In addition, the park features zipline experiences and rope courses that are extremely fun for teens and tweens. When athletes are performing, it’s also fun to hang out and watch. Ski jumping often draws a big crowd at the park. 3419 Olympic Pkwy, Park City, UT 84098


Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

A team and family scavenger hunt, what fun! Explore Salt Lake City as you go on the Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure. Start your adventure at Union Pacific Depot. Then, be on your way as you visit sites such as the state capitol, Temple Square, and other notable Salt Lake City landmarks. Team up, and cross every item off the scavenger hunt list. 18 N Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Hogle Zoo

Hogle Zoo isn’t the biggest zoo in the country, but there’s something quite charming and personable about it. It may be because visitors are allowed to feed its birds and even its rhinos. The zoo is home to about 800 animals and is situated on 42 acres. One of its most popular exhibits is its Asian Highlands where your group can witness Amur tigers and Amur leopards. Its African Savannah exhibit contains a lion pride that always attracts crowds who come to witness the big cats at rest or play. 2600 Sunnyside Ave S, Salt Lake City, UT 84108


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Boondocks Fun Center

Just 20 minutes south of downtown Salt Lake City in Draper, you will find Boondocks Fun Center. Boondocks is one of Utah’s most popular family and group attractions. Possibly the greatest part is that admission is free and the park is open year round. They have indoor and outdoor attractions that are suitable for all ages. From, mini golf, to go-karts, to laser tag, Boondocks Fun Center brings the entertainment. 75 Southfork Dr, Draper, UT 84020


Museum of Natural Curiosity

With more than 400 exhibits, many of which are interactive, the Museum of Natural Curiosity is a great place to spend part of your day. If your group is active, you’ll definitely want to head first to the museum’s Canopy Tours where kids can (safely) traverse through a rope course high above ground. In the Rainforest exhibit, your group can explore hidden chambers and ancient ruins as they learn what it takes to be an archaeologist or jungle explorer. With so many different exhibits to spend time at, you can easily occupy the kids with interesting and downright thrilling experiences. 3605 Garden Dr, Lehi, UT 84043


Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium does an amazing job displaying the planet’s different eco-systems and the animals associated with them. When visiting this venue, kids will have the opportunity to come face to face with sharks, jellies, piranhas, and even toothy caimans. The aquarium offers animal feeding activities that you’ll definitely want to arrange for your group if possible. Throughout the year, this venue also hosts special events that are worth checking out if you’re in Salt Lake City at the time. 12033 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper, UT 84020


Wheeler Historic Farm

Spend time outdoors with your group at Wheeler Historic Farm, a park and working farm that dates back to 1887. Open every day of the year, the farm is home to lots of animals that the kids in your group can feed and enjoy watching. The farm also features fun activities like wagon rides, cow-milking experiences, and hiking trails. With its 75 acres of forested landscapes, the farm is the perfect place to explore the region’s natural setting. 6351 South 900 East, Murray, UT 84121


This Is the Place Heritage Park

With fun activities for visitors of all ages, This Is the Place Heritage Park lets people step back in time to Utah’s pioneering days. With its three trains, ponies, Native American village, homesteads, and gold-panning experiences, this venue will prove to be both educational and entertaining for the kids in your group. Be sure to explore the Pioneer Village’s Mercantile and enjoy a meal and ice cream at the site’s old-time Huntsman Hotel. There’s also an irrigation splash pad that’s great for cooling off on a hot day after all the activities have been completed. 2601 E Sunnyside Avenue South, Salt Lake City, UT 84108


Be sure to add as many of these Salt Lake City team building activities and sites as you can fit into your travel itinerary. Aside from these attractions, keep in mind that the city hosts many seasonal festivals and special events too, many of which are held at the Salt Palace Convention Center. You might wish to squeeze a fest into your travel plans too. Salt Lake City offers many other attractions, too, but these are among its most popular sites for kids.