Utah - A land of beauty and extremes
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City Utah Skyline
Photo Courtesy: Utah Division of Travel Development
- Capital city of the state of Utah. Founded on July 24, 1847 by a group of 148 Mormon pioneers led by Brigham Young. 1.6 million people live along the Wasatch Front, including 171,000 residents in Utah's capital city. Salt Lake City
, ranked as one of the best environments for business, has a robust central business district that includes the Salt Palace Convention Center, the Delta Center, Gallivan Plaza, Hansen Planetarium, and the Romanesque-styled Salt Lake City and County Building. The city boasts four major shopping malls - Crossroads Plaza, ZCMI Mall, Gateway Plaza and Trolley Square - containing more than 300 retail stores and specialty shops.