Salt Lake City is not only the state capital of Utah, but it is also the political and cultural center of the state. With a population over 1.3 million people, it is also the largest city in Utah. Although more than a million people call the metro SLC area home, it remains a quiet and peaceful place to live.
Situated at the base of the Wasatch Mountain range, Salt Lake City enjoys beautiful, sunny weather, averaging 237 days of sun shine a year with a low 15% average humidity. Beautiful weather and beautiful views are always a great combination!
There are many great places to visit in the city here. One of the local tourist spots include Mormon Temple Square and the Place Monument. In the city you can also enjoy Hogle Zoo, or the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. It is the home of many fine arts, for instance the Repertory Dance Theatre and Mormon Tabernacle Choir and also the Utah Symphony.
With the mountains on one side and the Great Salt Lake on the other, locals and tourists alike can also enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. As for outdoors sports, in the summer you can play on the lake with sports like water skiing, boating, fishing and swimming. During the winter, you’ll find out why we can claim “The Greatest Snow on Earth.” In fact, there are 14 major ski resorts less than an hours drive from Salt Lake City.
Several professional sports teams also call SLC home. The Real Salt Lake, Utah Jazz, Utah Grizzlies and the Salt Lake Bees all make their home right here. Since being the host of the Olympic games in 2002, our city has continued to thrive in the field of sports.
The city also holds the distinction of having the highest percentage of college graduates as well as the highest percentage of high school graduates in the country. When you visit Utah, you’ll soon see why. Home to Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, education in general is a high priority for the city.
Over all, Salt Lake City is a really great place to live and to visit. It has just about everything that you would want in a location. It’s big enough to offer the perks of city life, yet western at the same time. It’s beautiful and tranquil at the same time. If you are looking for a nice place to relocate, be sure to check us out!