Google Maps has become as engrained into driving as the old paper maps of the past. Its turn by turn directions at your fingertips, and automatically updating directions when you miss a turn is just so fabulous when driving. Or for that matter, driving a very long distance.
It was 1:00 AM Eastern time, and at this point I has been up for 22 hours. I was standing in outside of the Salt Lake City International Airport waiting for my cousin to pick me up, in what was turning out to be the first larger snow storm of the year. It was freezing, and like most holiday seasons, it was a busy travel season, and the pickup line at the airport was packed. Standing there, allowed me to have a small moment of introspection, and the normal internal realization: the, "wait I'm actually here," moment that we all get during travel. I had two days before my flight home from this Thanksgiving weekend visit. Here's what I saw in a 48 hour holiday visit to Salt Lake City.