Katie Saxton, REALTOR®

📞 214-793-5344

📧 [email protected]

Your Salt Lake Valley Expert

The History of Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is a 500 - Square Mile valley in Salt Lake City County. The valley is encircled in every direction by STUNNING mountain views!

Wasatch Mountains on the East, the Oquirrh Mountains on the West, Travers Ridge to the South and the Great Salt Lake on the Northwest.

On July 24, 1847 when pioneer settlers arrived in what would be Utah in the foothills of the Emigration Canyon it was famously said "This is THE PLACE" Today, Salt Lake City is still THE RIGHT PLACE to live, work, raise a family, and enjoy world-class skiing and Utah's absolutely beautiful nature that abounds.

The Greatest Snow on Earth!

Utah is known for the GREATEST SNOW ON EARTH! With so many ski resorts throughout the state, there's a perfect resort to match every ski or snowboarding enthusiast. There's 10 WORLD-CLASS Ski Resorts in Utah within a one hour radius of the Salt Lake International Airport.

  • Alta
  • Brighton, which is Katie's personal favorite!
  • She has skied here for over a decade with her family.  
  • Snowbird
  • Solitude
  • Sundance
  • Snowbasin
  • Deer Valley
  • Park City Mountain
  • Powder Mountain
  • Brian Head

Culture & Things To Do

The Valley, Park City and surrounding areas are a wealth of fun activities, things to do and places to go. 

  • Eccles Theater, which is Katie's personal favorite!
  • Hale Center Theater
  • Egyptian Theater, Park City
  • Red Butte Garden: Beautiful Outdoor Gardens and Concerts.
  • Temple Square
  • Tabernacle Choir Performance
  • Bonneville Salt Flats
  • Hogle Zoo
  • Liberty Park: Walking, running biking paths, tennis, playground, feed the ducks, and the Tracy Aviary.
  • Natural History Museum

Unique & Plentiful Shopping

A variety of shopping experiences are available from high ended, boutiques, eclectic, antique shops and outlet malls.

  • City Center: Upscale and Open Air Shopping, which is Katie's personal favorite!
  • There's such a variety under one roof, it's a beautiful mall to spend the afternoon.
  • Park City Main Street
  • Trolley Square
  • Gardner's Village, which has the best Halloween celebration called "Witches Night Out" that is a must see!
  • Gateway
  • The Shops at South Town
  • Outlets Park City


The Salt Lake City and Park City areas have an abundance of OUTSTANDING cuisine. While we can't name them all, here are some tried and true favorites:

  • Best Steak: Capitol Grill, which is one of Katie's personal favorites!
  • Best Finn: Current Fish & Oyster.
  • Best Breakfast: The Park Café.
  • Best Mexican: Red Iguana
  • Best Italian: Café Molise, which is one of Katie's personal favorites!
  • Park City Best Italian: Grappa  
  • Best Romantic Experience: The Log Haven
  • Best Neighborhood Restaurant: Oquirrh 


Salt Lake City and its surrounding areas aren't short on natural beauty. In addition to the world-class skiing, there's also WORLD CLASS HIKING AND WALKING TRAILS ABOUND.

  • Ensign Peak Trail Head
  • Avenues Twin Peaks
  • Donut Falls
  • Bells Canyon, which is Katie's personal favorite!
  • The Living Room Hike
  • Mount Olympus
  • Broads Fork Trail 

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Katie Saxton, REALTOR®

📞 214-793-5344

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