Salt Lake City is a winter sports paradise, offering world-class skiing - even at night - within an hour’s drive. The city is home to several museums and art galleries, and hosts numerous cultural performances and professional sports competitions. The Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau (http://www.visitsaltlake.com/osm2012/) offers detailed information on places to go and area activities.
Salt Lake City offers a unique blend of urban oasis and world class recreational facilities nestled in the surrounding mountains. With an elevation of 4,330 feet, Salt Lake City is temperately cold with average daily high temperatures around 44 °F. Temperatures in the mountain areas may be as much as 20 degrees cooler.
February is an ideal month for skiing. Special ski packages will be available through the Ski Salt Lake Superpass. Up-to-date information may be accessed at http://www.visitsaltlake.com/ski/ after September 2011.
Utah is in the Mountain Time Zone.
Salt Lake City offers a wide variety of restaurants, bars, pubs and night clubs within the downtown area and beyond. Restaurants, bars and clubs all offer full bar service. The minimum age to purchase or consume alcohol in Salt Lake City is 21. Most clubs and lounges in the City are open from 11:00 am until 2 am.