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Pedestrian-friendly City Creek Center , 50 Main St., is noted for its retractable glass roof and open-air design. Other highlights include a foliage-lined creek that runs throughout the site and a pedestrian skyway. In addition to anchors Macy's and Nordstrom, it has more than 100 other stores.

The Gateway , located along North 400 West, features a restored 1908 Union Pacific Depot with French Renaissance architecture and original artwork. In addition to more than 130 stores and local restaurants, the area also offers the “dancing waters” of the Olympic Snowflake Fountain at the Olympic Legacy Plaza.

The historic cabins and homes that comprise Gardner Village , 1100 West 7800 South in the suburb of West Jordan, house shops offering furniture, accessories and collectibles. A restaurant and country store are located in the former Old Gardner Mill.

Trolley Square , on 700 East between 500 and 600 South streets, is in a 1908 trolley barn built by railroad magnate E.H. Harriman. Trolley cars, stained-glass windows and antique lighting fixtures create a nostalgic atmosphere. Shops, places to eat and theaters line the mall; some of the businesses are housed in refurbished trolley cars, while the exteriors of others resemble Victorian mansions.

Mall it at Fashion Place , 6191 S. State St. in nearby Murray. It has some 110 stores and local restaurants along with anchors Dillard's, Macy's and Nordstrom. South Towne Center , 10450 S. State St. in Sandy, has 120 stores, including JCPenney and Macy's, and also a carousel. The 80 retailers at Valley Fair Mall , 3601 South 2700 West, include JCPenney.

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Travel Information

City Population



4,390 ft.

Sales Tax

The sales tax in Salt Lake County is 6.85 percent. There also is a 4.75 percent tax on lodgings in Salt Lake County, 9.5 percent levied on automobile rentals and a 1 percent restaurant tax.



Police (non-emergency)

(801) 799-3000


LDS Hospital, (801) 408-1100; St. Mark's Hospital, (801) 268-7111; Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, (801) 350-4111; University of Utah Health Care-University Hospital, (801) 581-2121.

Visitor Information

90 S. West Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1406. Phone:(801)534-4900 or (800)541-4955

Air Travel

Salt Lake City International Airport

Rental Cars

Hertz, 775 N. Terminal Dr. at the airport, offers discounts to AAA members; phone (801) 575-2683 or (800) 654-3080.

Rail Service

The Amtrak station is at 340 South 600 West; phone (800) 872-7245.


The Greyhound Lines Inc. terminal is at 300 South 600 West; phone (801) 355-9579 or (800) 231-2222 or TTY (800) 345-3109.


Taxis are on the meter system. Cab companies include City Cab, (801) 363-5550; Ute Cab, (801) 359-7788; and Yellow Cab, (801) 521-1862.

Public Transportation

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides bus service for Salt Lake City as well as transportation to nearby ski areas. Salt Lake City's light rail system, TRAX, also is operated by UTA. The Blue Line runs from downtown south to Draper. The Red Line connects downtown with Jordan and the University of Utah campus. The Green Line connects downtown with West Valley City and the airport. TRAX arrives at stations within 10-30 minutes. In addition, the FrontRunner commuter rail line connects downtown with Ogden, and a high-speed MAX bus links the Millcreek TRAX station with the town of Magna.

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