Mysterium 2016 will be held in Salt Lake City, UT from August 5-7.


Salt Lake City, UT
Time Zone: Mountain



We have opened a forum for attendees to coordinate room and ride sharing. You can find it here: http://www.mysterium.net/forum/.


We have created a separate page with information about getting to the hotel once you arrive in Salt Lake City. You can find that information here: http://www.mysterium.net/location/getting-to-mysterium-2016/


Mysterium 2016 will be held in the Best Western CottonTree Inn located south of downtown Salt Lake City in Sandy, UT. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle with a five-mile range, high-speed wireless Internet access, access to local public transit, and laundry and fitness amenities.

As we get closer to August, we will post information on the best options for getting to the hotel from the airport, including public transit and a reasonably priced airport shuttle.

We have secured a rate of $94/night, which is available from Friday, August 5th thru Tuesday, August 9th. Rooms with both one and two beds are available.

We have also secured a limited number of rooms for Thursday, August 4th at a rate of $130.

You can book your rooms by calling the hotel directly at 800-662-6886 and pressing 2 for the Sandy, Utah location. When you call, tell them you are with the Mysterium convention to get our group rates.

Note that this group rate is only available if you book by July 1st. After that date, you may not be able to book at the group rate.


Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) – https://www.slcairport.com/


776 North Terminal Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84122

(Just off of both I-80 & I-215)


Delta (SLC is a major Delta Hub)
Alaska, American Airlines, Frontier, JetBlue, KLM, Southwest, & United

Airline prices are often lowest on Tuesday afternoons
Do some online research about how soon to book flights (not too late or too early) for the best price

Public Transportation

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) – Public Transportation provider for the metropolitan areas of Utah


Salt Lake Central Station / Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub is the central station for local Buses, Light Rail Train, & Commuter Train, & for Greyhound, Amtrak, & Uhaul Car Share. Find more information at the following websites:


Trax (Light Rail)
Trax is a light rail transit system, running through the major areas of the Salt Lake Valley. It comprises four lines (Blue Line, Red Line, Green Line, & S-Line)

Frontrunner (Commuter Train)
Frontrunner is a single commuter trail line running from Utah County (south of SLC), through Salt Lake County, and into Davis County (north of SLC)

Amtrak (Long-Distance Passenger Rail)
Long distance rail service through SLC is available on Amtrak’s California Zephyr line, which runs through Denver, CO to the east and Reno, NV to the west. For more information, see: https://www.amtrak.com/california-zephyr-train

The Utah Transit Authority runs a local bus system. Long distance buses are available through Greyhound.


The Salt Lake Valley has many other transportation options:

  • Taxis
  • Car Rental
  • Car Share
  • Bike Rental



  • Runs North to South (Canada to Mexico), through Idaho to the north, and Arizona.Nevada to the southwest.
  • Crosses both I-80 & I-215
  • Mountains to the East, Great Salt Lake to the West
  • Primary Freeway
  • When in doubt, *find I-15*!


  • Runs East to West (New Jersey to Californa), through Wyoming to the east and Nevada to the west.
  • Crosses I-15
  • Crosses I-215 Twice


  • Loops around the central Salt Lake Valley, & North into Davis County
  • Crosses both I-15 & I-80

Bangerter Highway

  • Runs North to South, then East
  • Runs down the Western part of the Salt Lake Valley
  • Begins at I-80 & Salt Lake City International Airport
  • Ends at I-15 at the South end of the Salt Lake Valley