Salt Lake City Apartments for Rent
Salt Lake City, UtahSalt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of Utah. Known for the Church of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake is also known for hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics. The Olympic flame still burns at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Salt Lake City ApartmentsSalt Lake City has many informal neighborhoods from which to rent an apartment. The eastern portion of the city has higher property values than its western counterpart and housing is more affordable on the west side.
On the west side of Capitol Hill, the Marmalade District, once considered seedy, was heavily gentrified and is now thought of as an eclectic and desirable location. Other western neighborhoods such as Rose Park, Poplar Grove, and Glendale have made amazing recoveries from urban blight and it is more desirable than ever to rent an apartment in this area.
Just northeast of Downtown is The Avenues, which are more upscale the further up you go. The Upper Avenues, along with Federal Heights, are near the University of Utah.
Things to Do in Salt Lake City, UtahAfter finding an apartment to rent you will find a lot to do in Salt Lake. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Utah Museum of Natural History, and the Museum of Church History and Art are some of the museums located in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City provides many venues for both professional and amateur theatre as well. Salt Lake City is also the home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The city also has a vibrant local music scene.
Winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, are popular activities in the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake. Eight ski resorts lie within 50 miles. Alta, Brighton, Solitude, Snowbird, Deer Valley, The Canyons, Park City Resort and Sundance are favorite ski areas for residents of Salt Lake.
Most of the ski resorts also offer summer activities. The mountains are popular for hiking, camping, rock climbing and mountain biking. In addition, the many small reservoirs and rivers in the Wasatch Mountains are popular for boating, fishing and other water-related activities.
Salt Lake City is home to the NBA team Utah Jazz and Real Salt Lake, a new Major League Soccer franchise that began play in 2005 and currently plays at Rice-Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah.
For more information on Salt Lake City, two major daily newspapers, The Salt Lake Tribune and the Desert Morning News, are excellent sources for finding out what is happening in Salt Lake.
Colleges and Universities in Salt Lake City, UtahThe University of Utah, Westminster College, Salt Lake Community College, BYU Salt Lake Center, and LDS Business College are all popular educational institutions in Salt Lake. Whatever your educational needs, there are plenty of apartment rentals located around the various schools.
Transportation in Salt Lake CitySalt Lake City's mass transit service is operated by the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and includes light rail and bus routes. The 19-mile light rail system, called TRAX, consists of two lines originating downtown.
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