3440 S. Decker Lake Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Phone: (801) 975-1888
Fax: (801) 973-7192
The Castle Of Chaos is an interactive haunted house which is fun for the whole family. The costumes may not be realistic and gut-wrenchingly scary, but they are fun and the actor full of life and vigor. They also have mystery solving where one can act like a detective and try and solve a mystery within the castles haunted walls. The 3D area has great artwork, and the actors seem to morph off the walls. With the X-scream section you are pushed to every limit as you deal with elements such as water, claustrophobia and peoples brains! So go on, try and solve the mystery of the castle and have a frightful ball while you're at it.
Stretching along the banks of the Jordan River, this interesting International Peace Garden and park encourages visitors to consider the many cultures contributing to the prosperity of the Salt Lake Basin. More than 25 cultures are represented with statues, structures and garden plots. Visitors can stroll among windmills, pagodas and Viking tombs and pause for contemplation in front of statues depicting a preaching Buddha or Hans Christian Andersen. Learn something new about Utah.
Nightmare on 13th is a seasonal haunted house that is sure to make your Halloween season frightfully fun. Step inside a building that looks like a castle and get ready to be spooked by terrifying special effects and bloody scenes. As you walk through the haunted house live (or perhaps undead) performers will pop out to scare you, some may even chase you around as you try to escape.
The largest and most central property of the city's public park system, this 80 acre Liberty Park offers recreational activities for all. Children applaud the Children's Garden and boating pond, playground, amusement park and snack bar. Older visitors enjoy the swimming pool and the tennis park's 16 lighted courts. Recent developments have added a well-conceived interactive map that uses pools and fountains to depict the topography of Utah. Liberty Park is also home to the ever-popular Tracy Aviary, the Chase Mill and the Chase Home Museum of Folk Art.
The Forest Dale Historic District is an integral part of the Sugar House area. It is bounded by 700 East, Interstate 80, Commonwealth Avenue, and 900 East. In 1890, the cohesive core of the Forest Dale Historic District was attached to it. Though the surrounding area is heavily infested with traffic, the Forest Dale Historic District manages to retain its serenity owing to the thick trees that line the area. The houses and bungalows from the 1890s era are still intact. A walk through this area will give you a chance to see structures based on the Late Victorian and High Victorian Eclectic styles of architectural designing.
When the laws of Utah changed in 2008, two businessmen, Peter Erickson and David Cole, undertook an initiative to set up their own brewery. Their dream was finally realized in 2010, when Epic Brewing Company opened its doors in south Salt Lake City. Soon after, this brewery began winning awards for their artisanal brews. Call ahead to book a tour around the brewery and witness the brewing process. End it with a tasting session of their ales, porters, lagers and stouts. This brewery also boasts of a successful branch in Denver, Colorado.
Touted to be one of the foremost commercial structures that are still extant, is the Isaac Chase Mill. The mill came into prominence owing to the free grist given during the 1857's famine. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, this mill is nestled within the Liberty Park.
Originally known as the part of the Perkins Addition in the Salt Lake City of Utah, the Henry Luce House was an exotic historical home that was not only visually pleasing but also a pleasure to stand within the home and take a tour. The beautiful home is designed in the Victorian style of architecture and currently is a place where one can visit and know the past of the home with an amazing historical tour.
Salt Lake City has a fair amount of parks - add this one to the list. One of downtown's respites, Pioneer Park offers a basketball court, a tennis court, a small playground area and plenty of green space.
One of the city's largest parks, the Sugar House Park is a spacious retreat and is also amongst the prettiest parks to see, in any season. Several large pavilions are available for booking, but call early since they tend to go fast. There is a creek running through the park, which feeds into a duck pond on the west end. Stop by for a jog around the paved roads, or walk around the trail that lines the park's outer edge. Or, simply lie in the grass and watch the many squirrels.
Utah's capitol building construction cost was a staggering USD 2.7 million dollars. Its rotunda reaches 165 feet and presides over an interior of marble, noted for its light color and design. Massive ionic columns, each carved from a single piece of marble, are thought to be the largest solid marble columns in the United States. Epic paintings around the arches and the rotunda represent Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers. No admission fee.
Occupying an impressive limestone structure built in 1905; this interactive museum offers the young and young-at-heart an entertaining look at the universe. An ideal reward for kids who behaved well while touring nearby Temple Square, the museum encourages participation with simulated space flights, star shows and dancing laser lights. Its Hansen Dome Theater boasts of over 200 seats and is the first of its kind to give viewers the pleasure of exploring the universe in three dimension without the use of glasses. The theater has spectacular projectors and its state-of-the-art acoustics are second to none. In addition, the Clark Planetarium is home to an ATK IMAX Theater which showcases Hollywood blockbusters along with informative films. The films generated by the Clark Planetarium have reached corners of the globe, and some of their applauded shows are Perfect Little Planet, Gateway to the Stars, Extreme Planets and the Ultimate Universe. Astronomy courses are available for all ages in the summer and special programs are scheduled throughout the year. Call ahead to find out show timings.