Salt Lake City a top affordable getaway, Travel + Leisure says
Salt Lake City ranks high among U.S. cities in a travel magazine's list of "Most Affordable City Getaways."
According to an annual survey of Travel + Leisure readers, Utah's capital ranked No. 2 behind Kansas City, Mo. Out of 35 cities, 20 topped the list for affordability, from fine dining to street food, luxury shopping to flea markets.
"Voters like [Salt Lake City] for being mellow and tidy and it's easy for skiers to streamline expenses," a story accompanying the list said. "The city's Super Pass, a lift ticket starting at about $65 a day, gets you into Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude, and includes a free bus or light-rail ride from downtown."
The ranking also mentioned the 10-acre Temple Square as a top visitor destination.
Kansas City topped the listing for its relatively low airfares and reasonably priced hotels and restaurants.
To view the list, visit http://bit.ly/MIxA8i
The Salt Lake Tribune
Travel + Leisure magazine's Top 5 'Most Affordable Cities'
1 • Kansas City, Mo.
2 • Salt Lake City
3 • Nashville, Tenn.
4 • San Juan, Puerto Rico
5 • San Antonio, Texas