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Do you love Salt Lake City? Have you always wanted to own a vacation home, 2nd home, or investment property in northern Utah minutes to the greatest snow on earth at nearby Alta, Snowbird, Solitude, and Brighton resorts? The mountains along the Wasatch Front are spectacular and enjoying the endless skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, boating, and other recreational activities is reason enough to own a home here.
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Popular Salt Lake Locations to Buy a Vacation Home
Downtown Salt Lake City
Salt Lake's convention district offers easy access via TRAX lightrail and short walks to Salt Lake Salt Palace Convention Center, trendy local's favorite restaurants, the new City Creek Center, Abravanel Hall, and several hotels within walking distance. Within 1 mile are several neighborhoods with beautiful turn-of-the-century homes available to purchase. Buying a home in one of these neighborhoods is a great investment as a 2nd home rented short- or long-term as a vacation home, perfect accommodations for year round conventions, events, LDS General Conference groups and visitors, sports teams, University graduations, corporate housing, families, and travelers. Homes located in Salt Lake's convention district range from the $500's and up.
Salt Lake's historic district Sightseeing, strolling, old vintage Victorian dwellings and homes with adorable architecture. Homes located in Salt Lake's historic district range from the $650's and up.
Headquarters to several banks, financial institutions, brokerages and insurance companies. Homes located in Salt Lake's financial district range from the $500's and up.
Temple Square / City Creek Center District
The Mormon Church's Temple Square is America's 16th most visited attraction, attracting more than 5 million visitors each year. Home to the LDS Church Headquarters, Temple Square district is one of the most sought-after locations to own a home or nearby condo. Luxury condos, penthouses, and urban condos for sale in the new City Creek Center development within walking distance, this is a fabulous location for a vacation condo of vacation home in downtown Salt Lake. Homes and condos located in Salt Lake's Temple Square/City Creek Center district range from the $650's and up. Luxury City Creek Center condos and penthouses start at the $400's up to $3 million.
Capitol Hill / The Avenues / Federal Heights
Downtown Salt Lake is surrounded by gorgeous mountain foothills increasing in elevation to more than 2,000 feet. Capitol Hill behind State Capital Building are gorgeous mid-level and luxury homes and mansions with city and mountain views and vistas of the Salt Lake valley and the Wasatch Front. The Avenues stretch east of downtown Salt Lake and east of Capitol Hill. The Avenues are laid out in quadrants or blocks starting from Alphabetically A Street, B Strett, C Street and so on. The Avenues in Salt Lake offers adorably charming historic bungalows and luxury homes on the foothill mountainside offering spectacular city and mountain views. Don't miss Memory Grove, antique shops, neighborhood coffee shops, hidden gem local favorite dining spots, great hiking and walking trails, tree-lined streets, and amazing little city parks. Federal Heights stretches eastward on Salt Lake's foothills to higher elevations of University of Utah's foothills. Homes located in Capitol Hill, Avenues, or Federal Heights range from the $400's to over $3 million. These areas are a highly-desired well-to-do neighborhood with typically larger luxury homes.
University of Utah District
Enjoy the energetic lifestyle of this area with young happening life, Utes football games and tailgating, college students, TRAX, school pride, museums, walking distance to restaurants, bars, and nightlife. Don't miss a Utes football game and get there early for some great tailgating. Historic Trolley Square Mall is located in this district as well as Liberty Park, Salt Lake Library, and The Leonardo Museum. Banf Film Festival and Radical Reels is also a hit you should check out. Homes located in University of Utah district range from $250's and up.
Gorgeous city views, fantastic hiking trails, Hogle Zoo, This is the Place Heritage Park near the mouth of Emigration Canyon, and interesting hillside neighborhoods to drive through with charming vintage homes. Primary Children's Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Shriner's, VA Hospital, Research Park, Museum of Natural History, Red Butte Gardens, and many other area attractions are location in the area. Homes located in University of Utah Foothills range from the $450's and up.
Home to arguably one of Salt Lake's most beloved parks, Sugarhouse Park, Sugarhouse has a rich history and offers a quaint and charming collection of shops and interesting things to see. Walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, artistic district, whole foods, boutique shopping, art studios and galleries. Be be sure not to miss the annual 4th July celebration in Sugarhouse Park, which is one of the most impressive firework shows in Utah. Sugarhouse is overflowing with a young vibrant energy near the University of Utah and is home to Westminster College, a prestigeous private liberal arts college with a rich history of academia. Homes, condos, duplexes, and bungalows located in Sugarhouse range from the $300's and up.
Canyon Rim Area
Salt Lake's Canyon Rim area is home to Millcreek Canyon, one of the highest rated canyons for mountain biking in the United Stated according to expert bikers. Also enjoy fantastic hiking trails and places to explore in Millcreek Canyon. Canyon Rim is one of the best areas in Salt Lake for sport climbing, mountain biking, and endless hiking trails to explore for weeks. Be sure to check out the newly built 20,000 square foot Momentum indoor climbing facility with bouldering and sport climbing. Homes and condos located in the Canyon Rim area range from the $500's and up.
West Side / Rose Park District
Located immediately west and north of downtown Salt Lake between downtown and the Salt Lake International Airport is Rose Park. Visitors to Salt Lake pass through this district on TRAX train on their way to downtown from the airport. Rose Park is home to Salt Lake's Fairgrounds where the Utah State Fair is held each fall. New development of restaurants, the new TRAX rail line to the airport, businesses and beautification projects have boosted the appeal of Rose Park over the years. And don't miss Salt Lake's #1 Mexican restaurant "dive", the Red Iguana - but be careful, you'll drive right by it if you're not careful. Homes, town homes, condos, and duplexes located in Salt Lake's west side / Rose Park district are a better value and are typically more entry-level starter homes ranging in price from the $200's and up.
The mouth of Emigration Canyon runs into the rolling foothills of University of Utah.
Gorgeous city views, fantastic hiking trails, Hogle Zoo, This is the Place Heritage Park near the mouth of Emigration Canyon, and interesting hillside neighborhoods to drive through with charming vintage homes. Homes located in Emigration Canyon area or near the mouth of Emigration Canyon range from the $700's and up.
Research Park, Hogle Zoo, This is the Place Heritage Park
Salt Lake's zoo with new animal habitat exhibits always being added. Polar bear exhibit was recently finished as well as an elephant exhibit a few years ago. University of Utah Research Park is a world-class collection of medical labs and academia with researchers seeking new medical breakthroughs. Homes and condos located near Research Park, Hogle Zoo, or This is the Place Heritage Park range from the $400's and up.
Heading east outside of Sugarhouse's downtown district you reach the foothills of Sugarhouse just before you reach Foothill Drive and the Canyon Rim area. This foothills area is filled with charming tree-lined neighborhoods with adorable early-era homes rich with history from Salt Lake's pioneer founding. If you can find a home for sale in this area it doesn't usually last long. This is one of Salt Lake's most desirable neighborhoods. Many buyers love to improve these homes, remodeling and updating to modern trendy styles. Golf courses and city parks are nestled within this area as well and make for the picture-perfect stroll with your dog and family. Homes located in Sugarhouse foothills range from the $350's and up.
Salt Lake's Canyon Rim area is just south a few miles of the mouth to Emigration Canyon. It is also home to Parley's Canyon and Millcreek Canyon, one of the highest rated canyons for mountain biking in the United Stated according to expert bikers. Also enjoy fantastic hiking trails and places to explore in Millcreek Canyon. Canyon Rim is one of the best areas in Salt Lake for sport climbing, mountain biking, and endless hiking trails to explore for weeks. Be sure to check out the newly built 20,000 square foot Momentum indoor climbing facility with bouldering and sport climbing.Parley's Canyon. Homes located near Parley's Canyon and Canyon Rim range from the $550's and up.
Midvalley Salt Lake Area
Located in the center of the Salt Lake valley, Murray is one of Salt Lake's most convenient location near everything. Natives to Murray remember the historic smelter where the large smoke stacks once stood across the street from Murray High School. A brand new state-of-the-art Intermountain Health Care Regional Hospital now stands at the site and is the center landmark of Murray. Beautiful Murray Park is one of the nicest parks in Salt Lake. Murray is home to the newly remodeled Fashion Place Mall and is the gateway to everything in Salt Lake.
Big Cottonwood Canyon Area near Solitude and Brighton
Millcreek / Olympus Cove / Mount Olympus
Little Cottonwood Canyon Area near Snowbird and Alta
Southwest Salt Lake Area
South Jordan / Daybreak
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