What to do in Tooele, Utah - Miller Motorsports Park

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Oquirrh Mountain Inn - Lake Point in Tooele County, Utah
The Oquirrh Inn is conveniently located only minutes from the new Miller Motorsports Park, plus Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake City International Airport. Most of Utah's famous ski resorts can also be reached in less than an hour, and Wendover's casinos are only 90 minutes away to the west on Interstate 80.

What to do while visiting Tooele County, Utah
Sightseeing and recreational opportunities abound. Golf is available at nearby Stansbury Park with excellent hiking and mountain biking trails in the Oquirrh and Stansbury Mountains that rim Tooele Valley.

There are several historical attractions to see like the nearby Benson Gristmill, which is a nationally registered landmark and the only mill of its kind west of the Mississippi River. There's also the Donner-Reed Pioneer Museum in Grantsville, which exhibits artifacts retrieved from the Great Salt Lake Desert.

There are seven other museums in the county to experience, plus scores of other historical markers and interpretive displays, such as the Pony Express Trail in nearby Rush Valley.

History of Lake Point in Tooele County, Utah
When Mormon Pioneers first entered Tooele Valley in 1847, they passed through today's Lake Point. So did the Donner Reed Party on its way to California in 1846, as did the Lincoln Highway, America's first transcontinental roadway in 1914. Lake Point and the nearby shoreline of the Great Salt Lake were popular retreats during the 1800's, featuring several beach resorts, such as the Saltair Resort, that allowed swimmers to experience buoyancy the lake's salty water.

Besides its rich history, Lake Point offers Oquirrh Motor Inn guests front row seats for watching one of northern Utah's legendary sunsets. After the sun dips below the horizon, a gaze to the east shows the lighted TV and radio antenna arrays atop the Oquirrh Mountain's Farnsworth Peak, which was names after Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television set.