Utah State Capitol Building
350 N Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1632;
Guided tours of the Capitol are given every half-hour from 9AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday.
The Capitol Building will be closed 2004-2008 for a $200 million renovation project;
State Capitol Preservation Board
- Dedicated to preservation and enhancement of the property.
- resource for teachers, students, and other individuals interested in having information about our Utah State Capitol Building.
Legislators chose Richard Kletting's Renaissance Revival plan for a 404-foot long, 240-foot wide and 286-foot tall statehouse.
The building was constructed between 1912 and 1916, using granite from nearby Little Cottonwood Canyon and the dome is covered with Utah copper.
It is an elegant architectural masterpiece set on a 40-acre hilltop parcel overlooking the Salt Lake Valley.
This MainTour Special Feature has weblinks to many important state political officials and
Utah Supreme Court - East Wing
The Supreme Court is the "court of last resort" in Utah. The court consists of five justices who serve ten-year renewable terms.
The justices elect a chief justice by majority vote to serve for four years, and an associate chief justice to serve for two years.
Utah House of Representatives - West Wing
The House of Representatives is home to 75 state leaders during Utah's 45-day legislative session, which begins in January.
Representatives serve two years and are elected from districts of about 25,000 people.
The Senate, which is on the north side of the third floor, is where the state's 29 senators do
business during the session. Both the House and Senate are open to the public during legislative sessions.
Located in the center is the distintive 165-foot tall rotunda. The centerpiece is a
6000-pound chandelier suspended from a 7500-pound chain.
The ceiling is painted with clouds and seagulls, paying tribute to the state bird.
Twelve paintings lining the rotunda were a WPA project and depict scenes from the early history of the state and its settling.
Statues in the rotunda include likenesses of Brigham Young and Philo T. Farnsworth (inventor of television).
The Utah State Capitol property includes beautifully maintained and sculpted lawns, trees, flowerbeds, and shrubs.
The gardens around the building are arranged in patterns similar to Native American weaving designs.
Other rooms of note located inside the State Capitol Building:
The Gold Room - State Reception Room which is used for important state functions and is adorned with French, Scottish, Russian and English period pieces.
The Governor's Office - Located on west end of the second floor directly below the House.
The Dungeony - first floor gift shop and exhibits about features unique to Utah, including ancient Lake Bonneville, National Parks, the Utah mountains, and matters of historical significance.
State Capitol Memorials
Mormon Battalion Memorial - monument on east grounds dedicated
to the 500 Mormons who pledged allegiance to their country by marching from Iowa to Mexico to fight in the 1846 Mexican conflict
before returning to their new home in Utah.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - monument found on the west grounds, commemorating the 388 Utah natives who died in the war.
Pioneer Memorial Museum
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
300 North Main Street, SLC, UT; Museum Weblink;
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers, founded in 1901, is actively working to preserve the history and artifacts of its Pioneer ancestors.
While the museum displays plenty of necessary objects fastened out of the scarce resources available in Utah,
the pioneers also leave a material record of remarkably ornate decorative arts.
Welcome to Salt Lake City
One of the fastest growing regions in the country, The Greater Salt Lake Region
underwent a major transformation in time for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
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City Center Marriott Hotel
220 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 US
Marriott City Center is the newest full service Marriott hotel in the Salt Lake City area.
Located in the heart of the city's business and cultural district, the hotel is adjacent to
the Gallivan Center, where guests can enjoy concerts, ice skating, and cultural events.
The property features 359 rooms, including 17 suites, 2 dedicated private concierge floors and
15,000 square feet of conference space. All rooms have climate control, dual line cordless
telephone with voice mail, complimentary high speed internet access, color TV, AM/FM alarm
clock radio, cable movie channels, On-Command movies and guest services, hair dryer, full-size
iron and ironing board, and coffeemaker.
Park City Silver Lake Chateaux
7815 Royal Street East, Park City, UT 84060 US
The Chateaux at Silver Lake offers gracious living, focused personal guest services and outstanding
luxury accommodations within steps of the lifts at Deer Valley Resorts Silver Lake. An Old World French
decor carries throughout in elegant, comfortable rooms. From handcrafted cabinets and marble counters to
jetted tubs and stone fireplaces in every room, you're pampered in luxury. Includes: specialty shops,
concierge, ski valet, daily housekeeping, gourmet restaurant, outdoor heated pool and hot tub.
Salt Lake City Little America Hotel & Towers
500 South Main St, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
This 17-story tower is certainly one of the finest hotels in downtown Salt Lake City.
850 rooms are large suites. Famous for its Sunday Brunch.
Temple Square Travelodge
144 West North Temple St. Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Sleepy Bear Honor Roll 1/4 block from Temple Square Genealogy Library 1 block Ski Resort Areas 35 minutes FREE: parking, local calls, in-room coffee & tea,
incoming faxes, morning newspaper Special rates for Guest Reward Members
Salt Lake Airport Quality Inn
1659 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Conveniently located for the business and leisure traveler, halfway between picturesque downtown and the Salt Lake International Airport. Easy access to I-80 and I-215. Courtesy airport transportation.
Choose from any one of our world-class ski resorts, all within a short drive. On premises Jubilee Restaurant open for dinner daily from 5-9. Free wired or wireless high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and public areas.
Downtown Salt Lake Grand America Hotel
555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
The Grand America brings together the finest aspects of old-world craftsmanship and hospitality and combines them with the latest in
modern conveniences. Remarkably spacious guest rooms and suites are appointed with European furnishings, lush tapestries and brocades,
rich carpeting, and marble bathrooms. Standard amenities include two-line telephones with dataport, plush robes, and in-room safes.
Salt Lake Marriott Resorts - Online Directory
MainTour Online Rates Special!
Follow this link to see a listing of all major Marriott Resort Hotels in the
greater Central Utah region complete with online room search, special discount rates
and online reservation booking service.
Park City Holiday Inn Express
1501 West Ute Blvd., Park City, UT 84098 US
Set in a log-like cabin atmosphere nestled in the Wasatch mountains, the Hotel has 60 rooms
and 16 suites as well as an indoor swimming pool and fitness room. Most rooms offer great views of the surrounding peaks.
Castle Creek Inn IP
7391 South Creek Road 1300 E., Sandy, UT, 84090-0217
Framed by a dense grove of tress, the newly completed Castle Creek Inn boasts ten elegant suites featuring
private baths, whirlpool tubs, and inviting fireplaces. Each of our ten suites is unique in design and decor.
Temple Square Plaza Hotel
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The Plaza Hotel is the most centrally located hotel in downtown Salt Lake City.
226 Luxurious rooms have been furnished in cherry provincial style furniture.
Park City Mountainside Resort
1305 Lowell Avenue, Park City, UT 84060 US
Gabled roofs, stonework, and heavy beams re-create the look of Park City's mining era buildings at this
resort on the plaza at Park City Mountain Resort, steps away from the ski lifts.
Tour Pasadena California
Host to the famous Tournament of Roses Parade and Norton Simon
Museum and JPL Center. Pasadena's very famous New Years Day celebration has been running every year since 1889
and today it attracts over 5 million attendance plus a huge television telecast in multiple languages.
Later the same day is the famous football challenge.
Salt Lake City Sheraton Hotel
MainTour Online Rates Special!
The Sheraton City Centre Hotel has recently completed a $12 Million dollar renovation that includes
all guest rooms, meeting space, and public areas. We are Salt Lake City's "newest" hotel and convention center!
Salt Lake City Chase Suites
Near Historic Trolley Square
765 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT, 84102
At Chase Suites by Trolley Square you'll enjoy our inviting and comfortable studio and penthous suites. From the harried businessperson to the weary traveler, the Chase Suites has plenty of room for everyone.
The property also features meeting rooms, outdoor pool and spas, barbecue area, and health club privileges.
Park City Radisson Inn
2121 Park Ave, Park City, UT 84060 US;
Recreational facilities include an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, two whirlpools, a sauna, and in-room massage services.
The Rustic Creek Grille and Bar offers a convenient dining destination for American favorites.
Guest services include a gift shop, four meeting rooms, a 24-hour front desk, and limited business services.
Park City Prospector Square Hotel
2015 Prospector Avenue, Park City, UT 84060 US;
Prospector Square Hotel has campus style hotel rooms with two queen sized beds, a small
refrigerator, microwave oven and a coffee maker. Make sure to fuel up before a
full day of activity with the hotel's complimentary continental breakfast and wind down in the hotel's pool and hot-tub.
Utah Vacation Home Exchange
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Comfort Suites Utah
- for business and leisure travelers looking for oversized rooms and mid-priced rates.
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