Salt Lake City

We spent two full days and three nights in Salt Lake City. The RV park was very nice and there was a light rail stop right across the street that took us into downtown.

I had figured out our entire schedule beforehand, and our days in Salt Lake just fit in as our schedule worked out. Our full days there was a Wednesday and a Thursday and that worked out just perfectly. The Tabernacle has an organ recital at 12:30 every Wednesdays and the Mormon Tabernacle quoir practices every Thursday evening and is open to the public.

This is the inside of the Tabenacle where the organ concert and the Tabernacle Choir rehersal took place.
Many beautiful gardens in the square.
Outside of the Tabernacle.

Salt Lake City Day 1

Tabernacle Square and Organ Recital
Jan. 25, 2023

We took the light rail train into the City around 10 am. We wanted to catch the Organ Recital at 12:30 and didn't really know how long it would take to get in.

It turned out that we arrived long before 12:30, but that turned out to be a good thing as there was another practice going on in Assembly Hall with a pianist and two violinists. This turned out to be even more inspiring than the organ concert.


The Great Salt Lakes

Day 2
May 25, 2023

We drove out the he Great Salt Lakes in the morning of the second day. They were a little sad and underwhelming, but we were expecting that.

We listened to a 30 minute video about the history of the Salt Lakes in the information center and it was very interesting. The lake has gone up and down in level over time, so hopefully it is just a down turn right now.


The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Evening Day 2
May 25, 2023

We went back in to Tabernacle Square in the early evening. The choir practice was supposed to start at 7: 30, but when they let us into the building about 7 they had already started.

The practice was very interesting. The choir director would give them instruction on things like pronunciation and enunciation while they were singing. They would go over short little pieces of a song and then after a while sing the full piece.