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Visiting Utah Olympic Park

  Visiting Utah Olympic Park

A trip to the Utah Olympic Park is a great afternoon. After having lunch in Park City, Utah, we continued down the road to the official home of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Visitors to the park will find themselves at the bottom of a long, windy road that leads to the summit of the mountain. Once at the top, you’ll have a great view of the city below, and the chance to get an up close look at Olympic Memorabilia from the 2002 games.

Take for example this display on how Olympic Medals are made.

  Visiting Utah Olympic Park

Al Capone Night at the Ogden Marriott

It’s rare these days that you get anything for free without a catch. The Ogden Marriott in Utah proved me wrong. After a hard days work on the road I look forward to dining out. It is an opportunity to relax, eat a good meal and see the city. I try to avoid spending the evening in the hotel. However, I made an exception to this rule in Ogden.

Dining on Main Street in Park City, Utah

 Dining on Main Street in Park City, Utah

Today I wanted to share a quick trip that is just under an hour’s drive from Salt Lake City, Utah. Park City, Utah is probably best known for hosting the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. It’s also home to the Sundance Film Festival.

The drive from Salt Lake City to Park City takes you through the middle of two mountains. It’s a great drive, especially in the Autumn. Park City has several ski resorts scattered around the town, which while dormant now, are probably bustling with activity in the winter. And that’s how I imagine Park City to be, the quintessential ski resort town.

Sign Sunday: Utah Olympic Park

 Sign Sunday: Utah Olympic Park

More adventures of Olympic proportions to come this week from my trip to Utah.

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Exploring Temple Square in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is know for being the headquarters of the Mormon Church. The must-see attraction in Salt Lake City is Temple Square. I’m not a Mormon. Nor do I currently observe a particular religion. So my intention on visiting Temple Square was to just say that I have been there, done that, and to maybe do some genealogical research.

Visiting the Great Salt Lake

I’ve only been to Utah one other time in my life. It was during a family vacation. We packed the family van and visited 30 States in 30 days. I’m proud to say that I have seen much of the United States of America and can venture forth into international worlds. Yet despite my travels in my home country, there is much I haven’t seen and done. On my trip to Utah we didn’t actually go to the Great Salt Lake. We went close, but not up to the water. Last week I had the opportunity to tie up these loose ends.