Tour Information
Special Conference Sight-Seeing Tours
Red Butte Gardens and Great Salt Lake Tour – Thursday, July 1, 2010, 1:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Price - $40.00 per person
Price Includes: Professional guide, transportation, admission fees, taxes and gratuity.
This tour includes stops at Red Butte Gardens, Antelope Island, and the Great Salt Lake.
* Antelope Island—Rich in scenic beauty and natural features, Antelope Island is the perfect place to view the Great Salt Lake and experience the vast solitude of the Great Basin. From the mainland, its 28,022 acres appear barren and deserted. But Antelope Island is home to a variety of flora and fauna native to the Great Basin region, the most famous being Antelope Island's American Bison, introduced to the island in 1893 and now numbering some 600 animals.
  * Red Butte Gardens—With over 100 acres including display and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interpret regional horticulture.

  Salt Lake City Tour – Friday, July 2, 2010, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Price: $45.00 per person
Price Includes: Professional guide, transportation, admission fees, unlimited train rides, 3 activities,
taxes and gratuity. This tour includes stops at Temple Square, the Beehive House, the State Capitol Building, the Historic South Temple, Olympic Cauldron Park at Rice Eccles Stadium (University of Utah Campus), This is the Place Monument (honoring Brigham Young), and Trolley Square where attendees will have the opportunity to purchase lunch. 

     * Temple Square: This beautifully landscaped 10-acre plot of ground in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City is one of Utah's most visited attractions. Centerpiece of the Square is the 6-spired granite Salt Lake Temple, and adjacent to this imposing edifice is the domed Tabernacle, home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the great Tabernacle organ.


* Beehive House: The Beehive House was built in 1854 and served as home to Brigham Young when he was President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and governor of the Utah Territory.

* Historic South Temple: Murals, Governor’s Mansion, Walker Mansion & Cathedrals Along South Temple today you will see the beautiful homes of some of Utah's most influential families, magnificent churches, impressive clubhouses, and one of the city's first hospitals. Many of these buildings represent the finest work of Utah's most prominent architects.

* Olympic Cauldron Park at Rice Eccles Stadium: The spirit of Salt Lake 2002 lives on at Olympic Cauldron Park. Next door to Rice-Eccles Stadium, on the University of Utah campus, and site of the Opening and Closing Olympic Ceremonies, the park has preserved the very best memories and moments of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

* This is the Place Monument: This is a historical monument at This is the Place Heritage Park, located on the east side of Salt Lake City, Utah. It is in honor of Brigham Young’s famous statement in 1847 that the Latter-Day Saint pioneers should settle in the Salt Lake Valley.

* Trolley Square is composed of trolley barns that were built in 1908 to house Salt Lake City’s street-cars. The street-car system was dismantled in 1945 and the barns were converted into a two story shopping center in 1972.The center is noted for its architecture consisting of winding hallways, brick and wooden floors, old trees, and wrought-iron balconies.


Attend a Mormon Tabernacle Choir Rehearsal

Mormon Tablernacle Choir Reharsal, Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Admission is free.  Location:  LDC Conference Center.

Weekly public rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings (8:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)  The Sunday rehearsals culminate with the broadcast of Music & the Spoken Word.  Rehearsals are regularly held in the Tabernacle except for several occasions during the year when the Choir is either on tour or performing in the new Conference Center of the Church (the July 1 rehearsal will be held in the new Conference Center).  Free transportation from the Little America Hotel to Rehearsal is available on the TRAX System.

Transportation Information
Directions From the Airport to the Little America Hotel A fifteen-minute taxi ride from the Salt Lake International Airport to Little America Hotel costs approximately $20.00. 
If you would like to use a shuttle service from the airport, Express Shuttle services are available.


  • Espress Shuttle features experienced, professional drivers in uniform with the largest year round shuttle service in Utah.
  • For transfers from the Salt Lake International Airport to Salt Lake City, reservations will not be required.  Once you arrive at the airport, go to the "Express Shuttle" Ground Transportation Desk and let them know you are with the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Conference when you check in and you will receive the discounted rate.
  • Reservations are required for transfers from the hotel and downtown Salt Lake City to the Salt Lake City International Airport.  Please make your reservations at least 24 hours in advance.  You must tell the reservation operator that you are with the NATS Conference group at the time of the reservation so you will receive your special rate. 
  • The Reservation Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for your convenience.
  • Passengers can pay the driver by cash or credit card payments taken over the phone when you make your reservation.
Phone: 801-596-1600 or 800-397-0773

For more information about all forms of transportation available out of the Salt Lake International Airport, please visit the Rental Cars page and Buses, Taxis, Limos page of the Salt Lake City International Airport website or call the airport's Ground Transportation Desk at 801-575-2477.

If Driving From the Airport to the Little America Hotel – take the Airport Road to I-80 East. Travel I-80 toward downtown. Exit at 600 South; at Main Street turn left, and the Little America Hotel is on your left.
Driving Directions to the Hotel -

  Public Transportation Available from the Little America Hotel
The Trax System
(light-rail train) runs in front of the Little America Hotel. The train is free in the downtown area. You can catch the train 1/2 block from the hotel lobby and continue downtown for free all day long. Trax runs from 5:30 am to 11:30 pm Monday-Saturday and 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on Sundays. You can also catch Trax up to the University of Utah at a cost of $2.50 for a full day pass. For more information about the Trax Schedule, you can visit

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