June 17, 2020

Sugar House: 7 Surprising Hidden Gems

Sugar House: 7 Surprising Hidden Gems

Sugar House, a neighborhood outside of Salt Lake, has something for everyone! It is cute, trendy, and attracts the amazing people of Salt Lake! It is full of spots to spend inside on gloomy days or outside on days full of rays of sunshine. Anytime is a good time to be in Sugar House.

Sugar House Park

This huge 110.5 acre park is nothing short of pure peacefulness! The perfect park for any time of year. In the winter, it is perfect for sledding on its luscious hills or a nice jog on the trails in summertime. This urban park has gorgeous views of mountains and has several ponds where you can fish or swim. It's a great place for family time and one of the Salt Lake area's many outdoor getaways. It's also an ideal spot to let your mind wander and relax! Read more about this gorgeous park here.

Sugar House Park in the suburbs of Salt Lake city, this park is fun for families and doubles as a great place to enjoy nature while still close to the city.

Location:

1330 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Hours:

7am - 10pm, 7 days a week!

Hidden Hollow Park

If its name didn't tip you off, Hidden Hollow is a beautiful, somewhat secret preserve in the north end of Sugar House. This quiet getaway provides visitors with a break from the fast-moving city around it while still staying close to Sugar House's many amenities. It's only half an acre in size, but it doesn't lack features including walking paths, benches, and a quiet creek running along the edge. Better still, if you are looking for something more high energy, you can walk right down the road to Sugar House Park (above).

Hidden hollow park walk path and running trail. This quiet escape from the city is a great place to relax or do some light excercise.

Location:

Parleys Trail, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Hours:

7am - 10 pm, 7 days a week!

Sugar House Coffee

Having a fun time exploring the hidden gems the Sugar House neighborhood has to offer, but need a break and a little pick me up? Enjoy one of the best coffee shops in Salt Lake City! Full of amazing people savoring the best coffee and delicious food, it is a place to study, read a book, catch up with friends, or simply relax. A trendy little coffee shop in the heart of it all!

Sugar House Coffee offers live local music several nights a week. Jazz Jam has been a Thursday tradition for years. Relaxing, sipping on a delicious beverage and listening to Jazz is a local’s favorite. In the summer the Wasatch Project Big Band sets up on their front patio for the entire community to enjoy. Their walls are lined with local art, and is a venue for the Sugar House Art Walk, held the 2nd Friday of every month.

Sugar House Coffee. Fun, relaxing neighborhood gem in Sugar House.

Location:

2011 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
(next door to Best Friends Animal Society - stop in for some fun and relaxation visiting the kitten room or petting some of the amazing rescues they have!)

Hours:

7am - 9pm, 7 days a week!

P.S. Headed to downtown Salt Lake City and want to keep the fun going with another cup of coffee? Check out the Best Downtown Salt Lake Coffee Shops.

Hub and Spoke

A fun modern American restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, and of course their famous boozy shakes. There’s a full espresso bar and coffee shop inside the diner. Their menu is one of a kind! Sauce and dressings are made from scratch and they work with local suppliers and farms for seasonal produce and products all year round. As if that's not enough, here are some other brunch places in the Salt Lake City area.

Location:

1291 S 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Hours:

Sunday - Thursday : 8am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday: 8am - 9pm

Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria

Looking for a family-friendly pizza place in Sugar House or just a relaxed restaurant in Salt Lake City? Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria is the right place for you. With the best Flatbread Pizza in town, you can have a nice family dinner or a date night at the bar. Indoor and outdoor service available making the experience as personalized as you want.

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Flatbread Neapolitan Pizza - Salt Lake City
Flatbread Neapolitan Pizza SLC Outdoor sitting view

Location:

2121 South McClelland St E Suite 109, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 9pm
Friday: 4pm - 10pm
Saturday: 12pm - 10pm
Sunday: 12pm - 8pm

Phone:

(801) 467-2180

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Fairmont Aquatics Center

Need something to do on a hot summer day? Take your kids to the leisure pool to cool off and then enroll them in the many classes and camps that are offered such as swimming, gymnastics, and martial arts. While the kids are playing, take the plunge and get in a good swim in their 25m lanes or join one of their many aquatic fitness classes. The Fairmont Aquatic Center is one of the many Salt Lake County Rec Centers.

Fairmont Aquatic Swimming Center in Sugar House has fun activities for the entire family

Location:

1044 Sugarmont Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Central Book Exchange

This independently-owned bookstore has been a staple in the Sugar House area for decades. Their ever evolving inventory of over 75,000 items is perfect for browsing, and you never know what you might discover! Trade your old books for new ones, and explore Central Book Exchange’s inventory which is full of rare and out of print titles.

Hidden gems of SLC’s Sugar House neighborhood. Central Book Exchange. Independently owned bookstore.

Location:

2017 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

Enjoy experiencing each of these hidden gems in Sugar House!

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