Ogden Travel Guide
Welcome to Ogden!
Often referred to as Junction City, Ogden is a bustling rail center that has acted as the hub of western freight operations since 1869. The importance of the railroad is shown at the Utah State Railroad Museum, where railroad equipment, historic artifacts and a model railroad are on display. The museum is located in the city's original Union Station, which is also home to three other museums and two art galleries. Those interested in the military appreciate the Hill Aerospace Museum, which houses a collection of United States Air Force artifacts and over 80 military aircraft. After visiting Ogden's museums, visitors enjoy exploring Fort Buenaventuraan 1846 reconstructed fort and park that offer a glimpse of the pioneer lifestyle. Camping, fishing and picnicking are popular activities in this park. Ogden is also within 25 minutes of three ski resorts, making the city an excellent base when seeking outdoor adventure.
Ogden's Union Station is a restored rail center that houses the Browning Arms Collection, Utah State Railroad Museum, Spencer S and Hope F Eccles Railroad Center, Browning-Kimball Car Museum, Natural History Museum, Myra Powell Art Gallery, Caboose Gift Shop and the M.
Hotels & Motels
Built in 1927 and a legacy from the gracious age of Grand Hotels, the Ben Lomond Historic Suite Hotel offers a wet bar/refrigerator, in-room coffee maker with complimentary coffee, hairdryer, full-size iron and ironing board, two televisions with Nintendo, Pay-Per-View options and cable with free HBO, large multi-drawer work desk, two separate telephone lines each featuring data ports and more.
Powder Mountain Winter Resort encompasses 5,500 acres on three mountains, offering some of the most skiable terrain in the United States.