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Top Answers To Salt Lake City Travel Questions
Answer this1 AnswerFrom the UK, right? Unfortunately, there are no non-stop flights out of the UK to SLC, so you'd need to transfer somewhere like New York, Chicago, or Atlanta (about 8-10 hours from London). From there, it'll be another 4 hours on a domestic flight to SLC. If you can get to Paris, Delta offers a direct flight from there to SLC.
Answer this1 AnswerAssume you mean the Living Planet Aquarium? More info on prices and directions at: http://www.thelivingplanet.com/.
My best advice would be to just enjoy strolling around the downtown area and taking in SLC's perfect outdoor setting at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Obviously, a one-year-old sets the pace really, so don't try overdo the sightseeing and just enjoy being together. Check out this link for a few ideas of what to see and do in SLC with families: http://vacation.away.com/utah/travel-v2-cid2384-salt-lake-city-cid350262-family-vacations.html
Getting outdoors with a three-year-old is always a good idea, and SLC certainly offers plenty of fresh-air choices, not least of which is the winter- and spring/summer-programs at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort (less than 30 miles from SLC; http://away.com/family-resorts/snowbird-utah.html). Nearer (or if your young-un's not quite ready for the skis), you could try Hogle Zoo (http://vacation.away.com/attractions/travel-ad-cid2384-salt-lake-city-attid147718-utah&-39-s-hogle-zoo-attraction.html), the hands-on exhibits at Discovery Gateway (formerly the Children's Museum of Utah; http://vacation.away.com/attractions/travel-ad-cid2384-salt-lake-city-attid147717-the-children%27s-museum-of-utah.html), or the Living Planet Aquarium (http://www.thelivingplanet.com/). If you're there in summer, you might also consider the Lagoon Amusement Park (http://www.lagoonpark.com).