Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Travel

September 17, 2012

Long journey led to settlement in Salt Lake

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For children, the park offers pony rides in the Livery, a petting corral full of cuddly animals, a miniature train ride, old-fashioned games such as stick and hoop and a candy cannon that fires confections into the air over Main Street with a resounding boom.

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Dave Zuchowski is a travel writer for CNHI News Service. Contact him at owlscribe@yahoo.com.

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If You’re Going . . .

For more information on Utah, phone 800-200-1160 or visit website visitutah.com.

For a place to stay, the Peery Hotel, 110W Broadway in Salt Lake City, has been around for more than 100 years and is Utah’s only hotel on the Historic Registry. Equipped with all the modern conveniences, the hotel is centrally located in the heart of downtown and walkable to many of the main attractions, including Temple Square and the Mormon Tabernacle. Phone 801-521-4300.

For a place to dine, Bambara Restaurant, 202 S. Main in Salt Lake City, is located in an old historic bank building and recently named the "City’s Best Restaurant." Chef Nathan Powers introduces new menus seasonally and has a talent for adding an unexpected or exotic twist to New American mainstays as well as seafood and game dishes. Phone 801-363-5454.

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