If you're up for a few rounds of golf, consider Salt Lake City vacation homes for your next trip to this popular Utah destination. Salt Lake City, Utah is home to several quality golf courses for amateurs and professionals alike to experience. This capital and most populous city in the state draws in countless visitors every year for both winter and summer activities. Most courses are public but some are private. Rent a Salt Lake City vacation home to be close to all this action. Rent some clubs, or bring your own, and have a blast on the greens.
One of the most popular courses in Salt Lake is Bonneville, featuring hilly terrain and challenging greens. Just five minutes from downtown, Bonneville, an 18-hole course appeals to most everyone. You'll be treated to sunsets and mountain views. The oldest course in all of Utah is Forest Dale, built in 1905, a nine-hole golf course. Double your pleasure with the Mountain Dell course: there's a lake course and a mountain course to choose from. With a total of 36 holes, golfers will be treated to views of the landscape as well as of wildlife like moose, deer, elk and eagles. Nibley Park, opened in 1922, is also one of the oldest courses in the area. Popular with residents and tourists alike, Nibley presents unparalleled views of the majestic Wasatch Mountains.
Just starting out? Try Jordan River Golf Course. This executive par-3 course is just tough enough for those who want a nice challenge, but it's also great for beginners. Improve your game while strolling through this scenic, meandering course. Excellent city skyline views are the hallmark of the Glendale Golf Course, along with vistas of the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains. Its large open greens provide a pleasant golfing experience for all, marked by the wetland-lined fairways home to numerous waterfowl.
Rose Park on North Redwood Road sits comfortably in the northwest corner of Salt Lake Valley. Featuring some of the best bent grass greens in the state, Rose Park offers plenty of shading from pine and willow trees along the fairways. Nearby Wingpointe, twice voted one of the Top 5 golf courses in Utah by Golf Magazine, features native grasses, lots of bunkers and rolling hills.
While enjoying your vacation home in Salt Lake City, you won't be at a loss for where to golf. With several options just within Salt Lake City itself, you're sure to find a course or two to visit while here. Just outside the city, in places like Sandy, Murray and South Jordan, you'll find even more nine- and 18-hole golf courses to test your skills. Vamoose makes your golf trip planning a breeze, with easy online access to search features. Choose lodging by amenities, number of bedrooms, full kitchen, pool and more. Make your Salt Lake City vacation memorable with a visit or two to a scenic, world famous golf course.