Last week I decided last minute (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving) to buy a ticket to visit one of my best friends in the mountains of Utah. This would not have been possible if not for my United miles, so Thank God for those bad boys because flying on Thanksgiving weekend is expensive. It was so worth it, though. I flew out Thanksgiving morning and arrived mid-afternoon to an empty Salt Lake City airport. My best friend picked me up and we drove home to make a mini-thanksgiving dinner, which ended up being pretty amazing for a last minute deal.
The mountains were my priority, aside from spending quality time with my best friend of course. So, we saw them. And they were great. I should have brought waterproof shoes, though.
Other things enjoyed in Salt Lake City –
- Cubby’s Restaurant where we enjoyed great burgers (and also mac & cheese because I’m 5 years old).
- The Stockist in 9th and 9th. Such a cool store & a great vibe located in the cutest little area.
- Cafe Rio is basically the Utah version of Chipotle, but I have to say it hit the spot after a long walk in the mountains.
- Red Butte Gardens was beautiful even in winter, when everything was basically dead, so I can’t imagine how beautiful it must be in Spring and Summer!