What you should know before hiring a car in Salt Lake City
|Salt Lake City city centre|
|Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC): 5 mi from city centre|
Car hires in Salt Lake City: practical information
Where to rent a car in Salt Lake City
Planning a trip to Utah? Salt Lake City is the best place to touch down and start your American adventure. Once you find your cheap flights to Salt Lake City, take a look at what car hire deals are available from the airport. Choose from Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Fox Rent A Car.
If you’d rather pick up a car hire from the city centre, just head to the main bus station and you’ll find all the major car hire company offices around there.
Driving in Salt Lake City: parking and other tips
Navigating Salt Lake City is a breeze if you understand the simple grid system that the city is based on. The city is super car-friendly due to its wide and straight roads. Plus, there are only 2 major one-way streets in the entire city! Hallelujah, right?
There is no shortage of parking in Salt Lake City with plenty of car parks dotting the city centre. In the city's suburbs, street parking is widely available. Most major hotels in Salt Lake City will have their own car parks, for guest use only.
Road trips from Salt Lake City: what to do, what to see
Arches National Park
Utah has some amazing national parks within its state borders. Arches National Park is just one of a dozen and has the largest concentration of natural arches in the world. It also has some pretty cool and strange sandstone rock formations like pinnacles, cliffs, mesas and gorges.
In the summertime, there’s really no place to go for a swim than Bear Lake. This summer resort area is a popular spot for water sports and is surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery. Don’t forget to pack a picnic for your day at the lake!
Summer or winter, Park City is always a good idea. This ski resort city is the centre for winter sports in Utah with three ski resorts within close proximity. Many of the 2002 Winter Olympic sports events took place here in Park City.