Five Top Weekend Escapes

Thinking about a quick getaway? Check out our roundup of places to immerse yourself in museums, relax in wine country, and explore vibrant city neighborhoods.

Salt Lake City's new City Creek Center, image

At the City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, shops and restaurants flank walkways and a man-made stream at a new mall with a retractable roof.

You know it’s true: You deserve a great escape. Let us help you plan your getaway with five destinations perfect for a rejuvenating break. Whether you prefer provocative museums, eclectic
stores, world-class vineyards, Italian neighborhoods, or Leonardo da Vinci, these spots take you away from it all.

Check out our Weekenders Roundup:

Denver’s Golden Triangle: Art, music, and history for culture buffs 

Walnut Creek Shopping Bonanza: A downtown jam-packed with independent shops

St. Helena Goes Gourmet: Spa treatments, cooking classes, and gourmet delights

San Francisco’s Italian Neighborhood: Old World delis and authentic restaurants

Salt Lake City: Fresh attractions, vibrant eateries, and surprising sips

Photography courtesy of City Creek Center

This article was first published in November 2012. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.

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