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Salt Lake University Park Marriott Hotel
480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108 US
Located adjacent to the University of Utah in high tech Research Park, the University Park Marriott has 218 guest rooms, each equipped with remote-control TV, high speed internet service and in room coffee. Hotel services include a restaurant, lounge, indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness room. Ski Utah's famous powder at one of seven world-class ski resorts or take in nearby museums, shopping, sightseeing and nightlife.

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More Salt Lake City Civic Services
Salt Lake City Business Guide - Weblinks to major local businesses, local employment directories, realtors and home improvement services.
Salt Lake City Real Estate Guide - Weblinks to major local realtors, property developers and home improvement services.
Salt Lake City Community Services Guide - Party planners, wedding services, Transit, city offices, civic organizations and youth sports and scouting groups.
Salt Lake City School Guide - Secondary and Higher Education
Salt Lake City Street Talk - News and articles on local political action campaigns. Voice your opinion on key issues.
Salt Lake City Church Guide - Faith-based Organizations

Adventure Overview Tour U of U - Fine Arts & Culture

Cliff Lodge & Spa
The hotel is graced with the decorative luxury of North America's foremost Oriental rug collection. The Cliff Lodge's three restaurants and two lounges offer everything from seared ahi tuna and sushi to sandwiches and wild mushroom enchiladas. The world-class Cliff Spa and Salon, located on levels nine and ten, has 23 treatment rooms, rooftop pool and Jacuzzi, and yoga and fitness programs.

Tour Park City
This mountain community is home to three world class ski resorts and hosted several alpine venues of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The historic district is a bustling year-round draw for vacationers.

Utah Wilderness Adventures
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Discover Utah's natural wonders when you explore to a scenic backdrop of desert canyons and snow covered mountains Featured are many exciting high wilderness adventures opportunities for camping, hiking, kayaking, sailing and more.

Salt Lake Hilton - Online Directory
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Park City Treasure Mountain Inn
255 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060 US;
Hotel amenities include the swimming pool, cocktail lounge, and restaurant. The hotel also offers room service, babysitting, 24-hour front desk service, and valet laundry service. All rooms feature dataports, voicemail, hairdryers, coffeemakers, clock radios, and cable TV. Each of the 56 very spacious Junior Suites and Standard Suites features all the conveniences of home.

    Performing Arts - University Academic Programs
    College of Fine Arts
    Department of Music - has been an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1952.
    Modern Dance - a history of excellence that unites the world of academia with the world of professional dance.
    Department of Art & Art History -
    Department of Film Studies
    Department of Ballet
    Department of Theatre

    Performing Arts - Academic Facilities
    Emma McKay Music Library -

    Performance Groups
    Concert Chorale -
    UofU Singers -
    Lyric Opera - The Lyric Opera Ensemble at the University of Utah was founded in the early 1900's.
    BalletWest - With 35 dancers, the company strives to bring new levels of excellence to ballet through innovative choreography.
    Youth Theatre at the U - provides a comprehensive performing arts training ground for the Wasatch Front's youth, ages 5-18.
    Utah Philharmonia - A full orchestral ensemble of 80 members and is the core symphonic group at the university and is also doubles as the pit orchestra for the Lyric Opera.
    Chamber Orchestra - an elite string group that performs a wide range of music, from the Baroque period to the present day.
    University of Utah Symphony Orchestra - 65-member ensemble that performs one concert per semester presenting the finest orchestral repertoire.
    The Mt. Olympus String Quartet - (also known as the Honors Quartet) performs one concert each semester. Membership is highly competitive.

    University of Utah Bands
    University of Utah Bands, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112; Bands Weblink

  • Marching Band
  • Pep Bands
  • Jazz Ensembles
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Symphonic Band
  • Percussion Ensemble

    Pioneer Theater Company
    University of Utah, 300 South 1400 East, SLC, UT 84112; 801-581-6961; Theatre Website;
    Salt Lake's major regional theatre is located appropriately enough at the top of Broadway. A fully professional theatre in residence at the University of Utah, Pioneer Theatre Company produces a seven-play season running from September through May, including a mixture of classics, large-scale musicals and contemporary dramas and comedies.

    Utah Museum of Fine Arts
    Paintings and artwork span over 5,000 years. Includes Louis XIV furniture, 17th-century tapestries, Rubens paintings and special exhibits. Tours, lectures and traveling exhibits.

    Utah Ballet Company / The Department of Ballet
    Kingsbury Hall, Tickets: (801) 581-7100;
    Ballet Event Info Line: (801) 581-DANS;

    Babcock Theatre
    University of Utah; Theatre Weblink
    Lower Level of Pioneer Memorial Theatre at the University of Utah feature highly regarded student theatre in five major productions each year.
    Classical Greek Theatre Festival - Annual event for over 30 years - late Sept at the Marriott Library Plaza.

    Kingsbury Hall
    University facility hosts regular concerts and theatrical productions.
    Email List for upcoming event

    Department of Modern Dance
    330 South 1500 East, RM106, SLC, UT 84112-0280; (801) 581-7327;

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Utah Utes Related Links
The Crimson Club - Official Utah Utes Alumni Fan site - Blog for Students, alumni, and fans of the University of Utah athletics programs
Mountain West Conference
Deseret News - Sports News Updates
Salt Lake Tribune - Sports News Updates - Utah Utes Athletics Scout Report
KUED-TV Channel 7 - PBS University of Utah - Utah Utes Page

Salt Lake Utah Holiday Inn - Online Directory
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Utah Sports Links
Utah Baseball - Teams & Stadiums
Utah Basketball - Teams & Venues
Utah Biking - Trails and Races
Utah Bowling - Facilities and Tournaments
Utah Football - Teams & Stadiums
Utah Golf - Courses & Tournaments
Utah Gymnastics - Clubs & Competition
Utah Hockey - Teams, Venues, Training
Utah Equistrian - Horse Racing & Etc
Utah Lacrosse - Teams & Competition
Utah Motorsports - Auto-racing
Utah Marathon - Road Races & Competitions
Utah Soccer - Teams & Stadiums
Utah Tennis - Courts & Tournaments
Utah Watersports - Pools & Competition
2002 Winter Olympics - Competiton Venues

    Utah Utes Athletic Programs
    Mountain West Conference

    200 South and University, SLC; (801) 581-8314; Dept Weblink;
    Utah Utes teams compete regularly against other schools of the Mountain West Conference - NCAA Division I sports.

    Men's Athletics: - Baseball, basketball, football, golf, swim, skiing, tennis, volleyball;
    Women's Athletics: - Softball, basketball, cheer, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, golf, swim, tennis, track & field, volleyball;
    Ute Lacrosse - Utah Lacrosse Team Info (Spring Season)

    Rice-Eccles Stadium & Tower
    451 South 1400 East,Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0320; 801-581-5445; Stadium Weblink;
    The premier sports stadium of Utah boasts a capacity of 56,000 after completing a major renovation in 1988. This facility served as Olympic Stadium for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Home sports for the following athletic teams:
    Utah Utes Football
    Real Salt Lake - Pro Mens Soccer
    Utah State High School Football - Semi-Finals and Championships
    The Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium - with view of Salt Lake City, each reception room features a a beautiful backdrop for your wedding reception, seminar, banquet, business meeting, or party.

    The Huntsman Center University of Utah Sports Arena
    1825 East South Campus Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112; Arena Weblink;
    The Huntsman Center is home to the Runnin' Utes Men's & Women's basketball teams as well as the nationally prominent women's gymnastic team. Over the years, the Huntsman Center has hosted some of entertainments biggest names like, Elton John and Bill Cosby. Regarded as one of the top college arenas in the nation since opening its doors in 1969.

    University of Utah Athletic Facilities
    Dumke Gymnastics Center - 18,000 square foot Women's Gymnastics Training Center is the new practice site for the Utah Gymnastics team.
    The Field House - Campus Recreation Center includes free and circuit weights, cardio machines, two indoor tennis courts, seven handball/racquetball courts, three squash courts, a table tennis court, a 200 meter jogging track, a dance studio, locker rooms/showers, and saunas and whirlpools.
    HPER Sports Complex - gymnasiums for basketball, badminton, and volleyball, racquetball courts and the natatorium aquatics center.

Adventure Overview Tour U of U - Museums, Gardens & Libraries

Salt Lake Embassy Suites - Online Directory
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    Utah Museum of Natural History
    1390 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0050; (801) 581-6927; Museum Weblink;
    Open: Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30;

    State museum holds in trust artifacts and exhibits pertaining to the natural and cultural history of Utah. Wide range of minerals, gems, plants, animals and early inhabitants. There are also many children's interactive exhibits spread across the six major galleries:

    • Over 30 Jurassic dinosaur skeletons and ice age fossils.
    • Exhibits define prime archaeological and paleontological sites in the region.
    • Sample dig site lets children explore for Mastadon bones
    • Geology gallery
    • Paleontology gallery
    • Anthropology gallery
    • Biology gallery
    • Annual Science Carnival and other special childrens programs

    Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
    300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT; (801) 581-4747; Arboretum Weblink;
    Open: Daily 10AM-5PM; Admission: $3-Adult / $2-Child / Free-1st Monday of Month June-Sept;

    1,500-acre arboretum is home to over 9,000 species of tree and shrub from around the world. Its surrounded by over 150 acres of gardens with nature trails, wildlife, waterfall garden, wildflower meadow and terraced garden.

  • Visitor Center -Glass-walled two-story visitor center.
  • Four Seasons Garden - bright color contracts and great vistas of the city
  • Terrace Garden - herbs, medicinal plants and fragrances used for thousands of years
  • Floral Walk - creekside gardens include Dwarf Conifer Cove and Waterfall Display
  • Sego Lily Fountain
  • Water Pavilion Garden - aquatics, day lilies and ornamental grass

    Lighted Candle Society
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    Finding the faith for David to slay the Goliath's of our day with five small smooth stones.

    Utah Museum of Fine Arts
    370 S. 1530 East (S. Campus Dr.), SLC,; (801) 581-7332; Museum Weblink;
    Open: Mon-Fri 10AM-5PM / Sat-Sun noon-5PM; Free Admission;

    Paintings and artwork span over 5,000 years. Includes Louis XIV furniture, 17th-century tapestries, Rubens paintings and special exhibits. Tours, lectures and traveling exhibits.

  • 5,000 year old Egyptian artwork
  • Italian Renaissance paintings
  • Oriental artwork
  • Navajo textiles

    Fort Douglas Military Museum
    National Historic Landmark
    Utah Military History Center

    32 Potter St, Salt Lake, UT 84113; (801) 581-1251; Museum Weblink;
    Open: Tues-Sat 10AM-noon and 1PM-4PM; Free Admission;

    U.S. military historical exhibits range from the 19th-century to Operation Desert Storm. Includes uniforms, tanks and artillery guns.

    Fort Douglas is a former 9,000-acre military base located immediately east of the University of Utah. Originally founded in 1862, it was recently deactivated and turned over to the University. Its red sandstone buildings feature noteworthy architecture. ValueKard Banner

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