Salt Lake City, Utah truly is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground! With an abundance of parks, playgrounds, hiking trails and four ski resorts (with the “Greatest Snow on Earth”) all within 35 minutes of the city, activities are limitless. The city is brimming with museums, zoo, aviary, aquarium, gardens, shopping, farmers markets, gallery strolls and festivals.


Summer offers $5 concerts in the park downtown for the Twilight Concert Series, the Utah Arts Festival and Oktoberfest at the Snowbird Ski Resort. Park City is only a 30 minute drive into the beautiful Wasatch mountain range and offers Utah Olympic Park where visitors can bobsled or zip line. You don’t want to miss the famous Sundance Film Festival.



Salt Lake City also has an amazing global culinary scene with restaurants serving food from many cultures. A fantastic public transportation system, Trax, is available to take you anywhere within the city you need to go. For sports fanatics, the Utah Jazz, AAA Bee’s Baseball, University of Utah Ute’s football and our MLS team Reãl can all be enjoyed within city limits.



Salt Lake City is the ultimate family friendly city and is a wonderful place to live and play!  For more information about the GreatAuPair J-1 visa program, visit or call 800.604.2507 to speak with a GreatAuPair representative & request a free host family application. Au pairs call 1-775-636-8302.