Temple Square (Salt Lake City)

Temple Square is truly the heart of Salt Lake City which encompasses a collection of buildings whose centerpiece is the Salt Lake Temple. While you can't enter this strikingly beautiful building that is undoubtedly the cornerstone of the city, it is pretty impressive to take in up close. The Salt Lake Temple is the largest temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (also known as the Mormon … [Read more...]

Utah State Capitol Building (Salt Lake City)

The Utah state capitol building is a majestic structure inside and out and is worth a quick visit to check it out. Sharing the domed architecture typical of  most state capitol buildings, my kids couldn't wait to see how it was painted from the inside.  Making our way up the steps we were surprised by the absence of metal detectors and security guards that we've found at just about every statehouse we've ever … [Read more...]