Find fun things to do near our Salt Lake City airport hotel

Thanks to our free shuttle and easy transportation links, the Radisson hotel is an ideal base for discovering an array of things to do near downtown Salt Lake City. Families can enjoy hands-on exhibits at the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum or ride through an African savanna habitat in a replica 1860s train at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. Sports fans only have to travel about five miles to watch a Utah Utes game at Rice-Eccles Stadium, while adrenaline-fueled activities await at Utah Olympic Park, approximately half an hour away. Traveling for work? Our comfortable hotel rooms are minutes from the Salt Palace Convention Center and the SLC airport, and we offer free shuttle rides to both destinations.

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The University of Utah

5.44 mi / 8.75 km from the hotel
Founded in 1850, The University of Utah sits at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Home to two museums and the 100-acre Red Butte Garden, the campus is also a hub for professional concerts and theater productions.

Vivint Arena

2.7 mi / 4.34 km from the hotel
Sit courtside for a Utah Jazz game or enjoy a concert at this popular entertainment facility that spans nearly four acres and features 80,300 square feet of glass.

Capitol Theatre

3.17 mi / 5.1 km from the hotel
Dating from 1913, the restored Capitol Theatre provides an elegant stage for a varied program of performances, from ballet and opera to musicals and jazz.

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum

2.55 mi / 4.11 km from the hotel
This interactive museum offers 60,000 square feet of educational and imaginative fun for kids, including a water play area and a mini mechanic’s shop.

Utah’s Hogle Zoo

7.37 mi / 11.86 km from the hotel
Spread across 42 acres, this popular zoo is home to more than 800 animals, including rhinos, elephants, lions, and falcons.

Lagoon

15.15 mi / 24.38 km from the hotel
Splash and slide your way through Lagoon A Beach, or flip and fly through the air on hair-raising roller coasters at this thrilling amusement park.

Murray Parkway Golf Course

9.61 mi / 15.46 km from the hotel
Get in the swing of things at this 18-hole golf course. Offering challenging play for golfers of every skill level, these well-groomed greens are the go-to for locals’ regular rounds.

Red Butte Garden

6.75 mi / 10.86 km from the hotel
Operated by the University of Utah, this attraction has 21 acres of display gardens and five miles of beautiful hiking trails. During your visit, seek out the picturesque lagoon and listen for the sound of summertime concerts.

Utah Olympic Park

20.86 mi / 33.57 km from the hotel
At this 2002 Winter Olympics site, you can try bobsledding, see Olympic medals in the on-site museum, zip-line above a ski jump, or tackle a ropes course suited to your skill level.

Rice-Eccles Stadium

5.47 mi / 8.8 km from the hotel
See the home team Utah Utes play football at this stadium on the campus of the University of Utah.

The Gateway

2.57 mi / 4.13 km from the hotel
Check out this open-air entertainment hub with more than 100 stores and restaurants as well as a comedy club and a planetarium.