Big Bus Utah eliminates the hassle of travel while providing ultimate sightseeing freedom — Photo courtesy of Bring Back Words
What do London, Hollywood, Rome, Abu Dhabi, Yosemite, Victoria, Lisbon, Syndey, Barcelona, Dublin, Munich… and now Salt Lake City have in common with each other? Well, not a whole lot - aside from their popularity among tourists, and their corresponding systems of open-air tour buses.
For decades, open-air tour buses have been operating in the world’s most iconic cities and destinations, giving passengers the chance to see a large number of sights without the hassle of driving, and at a much more rapid pace than they could ever walk. And though Salt Lake City, with its dry, sunny climate and its rich history, has long been an ideal location for such a tour bus operation, it wasn’t until the summer of 2012 that Big Bus Utah would come to life, bringing this sightseeing opportunity to the visitors of Salt Lake City.
With its arrival, Big Bus Utah, has brought to Salt Lake City an exciting way for visitors to experience this Wasatch Front metropolis. In just 90 minutes, these buses sweep through the heart of the city, offering 19 stops on their hop-on, hop-off tour schedule. Perhaps the Fort Douglas Military Museum, Family History Library or the Tracy Aviary interest you; jump off at any location, and catch a later bus when you’re ready. For those interested in really exploring the city, Big Bus Utah offers single- and multi-day ticket options and combination deals.
Big Bus Utah operates April-October. Buses run seven days a week, 9am-5:30pm. Big Bus Utah is also pet-friendly. Small and mid-sized animals are allowed on buses only; pets must be on a leash, and able to sit on your lap.