When to find the cheapest flights to Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City guide: how to get there, what to see
|Salt Lake City city centre|
|Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC): 8 km from city centre|
Flights to Salt Lake City: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Salt Lake City
Utah, here we come! Planning a vacation in Salt Lake City? Start your trip with cheap flights to Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). There are non-stop flights to Salt Lake City onboard Alaskan Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, American Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.
When to book the cheapest flights to Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City has two peak seasons: summer for hiking and trekking in the mountains and winter for those who prefer to ski and snowboard. Spring tends to be very rainy and damp. Book your flights to Salt Lake City at least 3-4 months in advance.
- Peak season: Summer and winter, with ski season kicking off in mid-November and lasting until March.
- Low season: Spring is the wettest and windiest time of the year.
A flight to Salt Lake City from New York takes 5 hours.
Experience Salt Lake City: sights, tours and activities
Salt Lake City is probably most famous for its winter ski resorts, just outside the city, thanks to the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Today SLC is a fascinating mix of urban hipsters, Mormons and those who love the outdoors. With this kind of mix of locals, you can bet that this city has plenty to discover!
Essentials in Salt Lake City
Sugar House: This is one of the city's oldest neighborhoods and is home to the city's fashionable youth and equally hip boutique shops and cafes. Stroll the streets, pick up a new trend and shop some of the city's local designers.
Temple Square: This is Utah's most visited location. It's the headquarters of the LDS Church and the main attraction is the Temple which houses a number of museums, a library and a few restaurants. Take a guided tour of Temple Square or explore it at your own pace.
Great Salt Lake: If you want to explore the great outdoors, get yourself a rental car while you’re in Salt Lake City and head out to this shallow, salty lake. Because of the salt, the lake never freezes! It's a great spot for bird watching, sailing and hiking.
Visit visitsaltlake.com for more info.
Hotels and accommodation in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City is well set up with hotels and accommodation, including a handful of youth hostels for budget travelers. Most hotels in SLC are located downtown or near the airport. When there's a big Latter Day Saints event, it's strongly recommended to book your hotel room as far in advance as possible to avoid disappointment.