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Salt Lake City Trip

Join me at the end of February for my 23rd trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Royal City Travel (in Guelph) will handle travel arrangements for us. We’ll fly from Toronto on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. You can choose to stay for one or two weeks. (We can accommodate other departure points. Please inquire for prices.)

Family History Library

Family History Library


For family historians, there is no place like the Family History Library—an unimaginable collection of original records on microfilm and digital images from all over the world, free access to subscription databases and an extensive collection of genealogies, local histories and research handbooks. The best features, though, are the knowledgeable staff, top-notch equipment, and the opportunity to grab some concentrated research time in a too-busy life!


The 2018 trip is timed to give participants the option of attending the RootsTech family history and technology conference which runs from February 28 to March 3. A variety of conference registration packages are available directly from the RootsTech website.

Not interested in RootsTech? No problem. The Family History Library will be fully staffed and available throughout the conference.


Salt Lake City also has some of the most spectacular desert and mountain scenery in the U.S.A. Our hotel is just a short walk from the magnificent Salt Lake Temple, the Mormon Tabernacle, major concert halls and shopping. TRAX, the city’s electric transit system (free in the downtown area) will take you to more shopping and points of interest. A short drive or bus ride will take you to the Great Salt Lake, state parks, many historic sites and Olympic-class ski resorts.

Salt Lake City embraces winter. Temperatures are quite mild, and snowfalls in the city are cleared from sidewalks and roads quickly. There will be lots of snow in the mountains that surround the city, but with luck, we may just see the first snowdrops and crocuses emerge in the beautiful gardens of Temple Square.

The Carlton Hotel


Located just 2 1/2 blocks from the Family History Library and Temple Square, the Carlton Hotel, built in the 1920s, is a friendly, 45-room hotel with free wi-fi, cable TV and a refrigerator in each unique room. A full cooked-to-order breakfast (or continental if you prefer) is included. Our prices are based on either single or double rooms (as you specify). In addition, a variety of economical suites with cooking facilities are available for groups of three or more people—please inquire.

Regular van transportation to and from the Family History Library is provided free of charge.


  • round trip airfare from Toronto*
  • transportation to and from the hotel in Salt Lake City
  • hotel accommodation for 7 or 14 nights* including breakfast
  • a special group dinner
  • introduction to the Family History Library
  • walking tours to points of interest
  • all applicable taxes

* NOTE: We are very flexible! We can also arrange for you to travel from a different airport and join the group in Salt Lake City. We can extend your stay beyond the 7 or 14 nights, or arrange for you to travel on to a different destination. Prices will vary. Please enquire.

PACKAGE PRICES (per person)

ONE WEEK—February 27 to March 6, 2018
Single occupancy $2421
Double occupancy $2013

TWO WEEKS—February 27 to March 13, 2018
Single occupancy $3335
Double occupancy $2516

All prices are shown in Canadian dollars.

Click here to download the reservation form.

DEPOSIT: We are no longer accepting bookings for the 2018 trip.

Please contact Royal City Travel by telephone, fax or e-mail (see below) and pay by credit card. NOTE: Sending credit card info in the body of an email is not secure. Please scan the completed form and send it as an attachment, or supply the details by telephone.

The balance of your payment is due on January 15, 2018, and is non refundable once tickets are issued or within 30 days of departure, whichever date is earlier. The air portion of bookings made after December 14, is non refundable. Cancellation insurance is recommended.

Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in the U.S. dollar exchange rate and the number of tour participants. You will be advised of any price revision prior to your January 15 payment. We reserve the right to cancel the tour (and refund all monies) for any reason, until January 27, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

Jane MacNamara (tour leader)
Royal City Travel, Guelph
Wilf Rieck
Dawn Corcoran
(519) 763-3520 or toll-free 1-888-278-9990 fax (519) 763-8980