Because the city is nestled just west of the Wasatch Range, the sun fires up the sky above the peaks well before it comes blazing over the ridge.
After the show:
On Sundays attend the free 9:30 a.m. Mormon Tabernacle Choir radio broadcast (801-240-4150; mormontabernaclechoir.org). — Photo by Joel Addams/Aurora Photos/Corbis
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Whatever your pleasure, from Atlantic to Pacific, these solar showplaces offer an unforgettable front-row seat.
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