Riverton Vacations

Riverton is located in Salt Lake City, a significant city that has 190,000 inhabitants. The city center of Salt Lake City is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) away, while Salt Lake City International Airport is 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the west of Riverton.

Riverton is close to a diverse collection of Salt Lake City’s more popular attractions. Two of the places not to miss are the marvelous Living Planet Aquarium and the fantastic Thanksgiving Point. Two other great attractions that are nearby Riverton are the John Hutchings Museum Of Natural History and USANA Amphitheater.

Riverton offers some interesting cultural attractions within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Take the time to see the many fascinating museums such as Clark Planetarium, the Family History Library and the Utah Museum of Natural History. To experience Salt Lake City’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the gorgeous performing arts institutes such as Capitol Theater, Abravanel Hall and the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Pay a visit to the Art Access Gallery, the Utah Museum of Fine Art and the Museum of Church History and Art, to get your fill of art.

There are several entertaining venues for children too, for example Tracy Aviary and the FastKart Indoor Speedway. The kids should not miss out on the incredible animal encounters at Hogle Zoo.

Get active in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Visitors of all ages love to hang out in places like Liberty Park, Pioneer Park and the This is the Place Heritage Park. There is a charming atmosphere here and beautifully designed garden beds and trees.

Budding pros and amateurs alike will appreciate the facilities at the Forest Dale Golf Course and the West Ridge Golf Course. Grab your clubs and hit the fairways.

Hunt down a bargain, grab a bite to eat or just people-watch at popular shopping destinations such as the City Creek Center, Gateway Mall and Trolley Square.

When the temperatures drops around Salt Lake City, head to the hills and enjoy all the wintersports options at the Snowbird Ski Resort in Snowbird, the Alta Ski Area in Alta and the Cecret Ski Lift in Park City.

To really get to know Riverton, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Little America Hotel, the Airport Inn Hotel, and the Royal Garden Inn.

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