Last Updated March 23, 2022 3/23/2022

Top 8 Staycation Spots in Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City is one of the most popular travel destinations in Utah because it is within a drivable distance to countless ski resorts, and the world-famous Sundance, where one of the most amazing film festivals is held. But the city itself is home to various parks, phenomenal views, and a healthy culinary vein. So whether you are coming to just traverse by foot, or if you plan to hit up nearby destinations like Park City, a staycation in Salt Lake City is fruitful. We’ve selected some perfect properties for an optimal getaway.

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The Grand America Hotel
Grand America Resort

The Grand America Hotel

One of the top hotels in Salt Lake City, The Grand America Hotel has sweeping views of the Salt Lake City landscape. Large windows allow guests to take in the beauty around. With a luxurious appeal, the hotel will pamper those who stay, from head to toe. Float in the lavish pool, book a deep tissue massage at the spa and dine on carefully crafted dishes. Rooms are stunningly decorated with intricate furnishings, and original works of art hang from the walls. As far as hotels go, this is likely Salt Lake City’s best.

New Salt Lake Loft Style, Super Walkable
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New Salt Lake Loft style. Super walkable.

New Salt Lake Loft Style, Super Walkable

With exposed brick walls and subtle industrial attributes, one might think that this new loft-style townhome is historic. Eight guests can hang out in this trendy Airbnb, and the lucky ones will get the huge bedroom that encompasses the entire third floor. Supremely located in one of Salt Lake City’s best neighborhoods, getting around by foot is ideal.

1906 Apartment
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1906 APT

1906 Apartment

In contrast to our previous listing, this apartment is a staggering 100 years old. But it has been gorgeously remodeled and restored, so many of the original attributes such as exposed brick walls remain intact. The apartment is an excellent base for exploring Salt Lake City. The walkability score is superb.

Modern Apartment, 5 Minutes From Downtown
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5 Minutes Downtown

Modern Apartment, 5 Minutes From Downtown

The sleek gourmet kitchen in this apartment is fully stocked, and you’ll definitely want to cook at least one meal in the beautiful space. Exposed brick walls adorn most of the space, but an overall updated feel is front and center. All of the major sites are within walking distance, but this is an absolutely incredible location for getting around via bike.

Remodeled Cozy Home
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remodeled cozy home

Remodeled Cozy Home

Gorgeous tile work, a spacious kitchen, and an abundance of windows allowing natural light to pour in – this definitely does not seem like the average basement apartment. More like a trendy bungalow, guests can enjoy a downright lovely stay. Head out on foot to some of the local coffee shops in the morning, and have some drinks at dinner without worrying about driving.

Modern Retreat with Pool & Hot Tub by the Canyons
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Modern Retreat w/ Pool and Hot Tub by the Canyons

Modern Retreat with Pool & Hot Tub by the Canyons

Just another apartment defying all concepts of basement spaces is this contemporary nook with a glistening kitchen and traditional sleeping areas. Inside feels incredibly homelike. Those staying here will have use of a private hot tub, and a shared pool complete with a water slide. The surroundings are less city and more mountains.

Modern House with Pool Overlooking City
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Modern House with Pool Overlooking City

Modern House with Pool Overlooking City

The modern design of the extravagant home is worthy of a James Bond film. Corner windows open up bedrooms to the meticulously manicured backyard space. The pool is equally as lavish. Perched up a little higher, the dwelling faces toward the Salt Lake City skyline, which sits down below. This is one of the best locations to view the entire city landscape.

Butler Manor Carriage House with Great Location & Spectacular Views
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Butler Manor Carriage House, Great Location, Spectacular Views

Butler Manor Carriage House with Great Location & Spectacular Views

Set within some seriously gorgeous scenery on a breathtaking estate property, is a lovely little carriage house that has been converted into a cottage. Exuding traditional Tudor style, those who stay here get a taste of the rest of the extravagant home. One bedroom and one bathroom make for the perfect staycation for couples, and you’ll also have the use of a hot tub.

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