Salt Lake City, the Crossroads of the West and host to the 2002 Winter Olympics, offers you access to some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States. National Parks such as Arches, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and the new Grand Staircase National Monument are only a 4 to 5 hour drive away. Nestled in the magnificent Wasatch Mountains, Utah is the ideal place to learn a language while enjoying the ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Within minutes from downtown, you will find hundreds of miles of trails for hiking or mountain biking in the summer and of course the famous Utah powder for skiing, snowmobiling and snowboarding in the winter. Salt Lake boasts 7 international ski resorts within half-hour from downtown Salt Lake.
Salt Lake City also offers many cultural amenities. Numerous art festivals
and international fairs take place during the summer and spring. Home of the
Utah Jazz and famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah also features a world-renowned
symphony and ballet company. With its beautiful surroundings and multicultural
activities, Salt Lake City offers wonderful opportunities to combine learning
a new language with a great vacation for you and your family.