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Friday, January 08, 2016

RootsTech: Things for non-genealogists to do in SLC

My friend Teri Chaffin asked "Could Mr. Myrt make recommendations for my menfolk while I am at RootsTech? My husband is a woodworker as well and wondered what they could do for entertainment?"

You could begin by showing your husband the video that explains the lay of the land in downtown Salt Lake City, including the "free zone" for our light rail system Trax.

Whenever Mr. Myrt and I visit a new town, we look for the visitors' bureau. Here's the link to Visit Salt Lake: My favorite non-genealogy points of interest downtown include:

Of course, Utah has the greatest snow on earth with world-class skislopes available via daily shuttle bus say to Park City. The hotels in downtown Salt Lake City can provide you with details about shuttle services. You might also check the .

Mr. Myrt's favorite woodworking store is Woodcraft of Salt Lake City. However, you'd need a car, or take Trax and schedule a taxi to pick you up. Call ahead and see if there is a class scheduled.
Address: 9891 S 500 W, Sandy, UT 84070
Friday9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM – 9:00 PM



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