Ancestry Tours & Holidays

Group Ancestry Holidays - Tours of Salt Lake City 

Salt Lake City Holidays & Research Weeks 2014/2015

Your week at the FamilySearch Library in Salt Lake City, Utah is one of the most productive investments you will ever make in your family history. Come learn to research with the pros!

Whether you are an experienced researcher or a novice a trip to the heart of ancestral research, Salt Lake City is a fantatsic experience. The Family History library has an enormous collection of documents many of which have not yet been loaded online. Access to documents in Salt Lake City is free with only small change needed to photocopy these on site. Researchers will have experience that the cost of ordering documents online can mount up. We offer a group retreat to the Ancestral Research Capital of the world which combines a love of family history and a holiday to one of the most scenic states in America.

Collect a car and drive to Yellowstone National Park in Summer for wildlife, erupting geysers and flourescent mineral pools. In winter head for the mighty national parks of Utah. Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Arches and Monument Valley. Stay at the Grand Canyon and fly home from Las Vegas and ake the most of your time with a fly drive around USA.

The rise in popularity of ancestral research and genealogy is growing. We live in a world where families live all over the world and increasingly separate. To research your family tree is very addictive when you start which is usually online. If you have the basic knowledge of your family history or if you have come to a complete dead end in your research we can help you ovecome any obstacles. 

Making a trip to the Family History Library can be intimidating. Although there is a huge staff of volunteers at the Library, they are not there to sit with you and help you find the Library’s resources or work through research issues. If you participate in a Ancestry Routes Holiday , you will have classes each day guide you through your Library research opportunities and teach you basic skills. Then all the participants will have full days at the Library with personalized assistance from research professionals.

Why Travel with Ancestry Routes?

If you are an experienced genealogist or a novice we offer a group tour that give you help and advice on discovering your family tree. Not all records are online and Salt Lake City provides the dream destination to further your research. As well as providing help and advice from leading genealogist you will have the opportunity to meet with fellow researchers and swap stories and hints. Described as the "Disneyland" of family research Salt Lake City also offers a wealth of activities and attractions.

This is an opportunity to learn tips on how to research with all documents to hand. Make sure you have plenty of change as the documents you may want to copy will be in abundence and you will pay for the copy only.

With Ancestry Routes from the UK you are completely financialy protected by both ABTA and ATOL. We can also book your flights and any extra travel as a complete tailor made holiday if you wish. We have access to some of the best cruise rates in the UK. We can also arrange multi centre holidays. Why not stopover in Washington DC or New York on your return?

If you are travelling from anywhere but the UK please let us know your arrival date and we look to you joinng us. A tour of Salt Lake City family research library will prvide access to ancestral records from all over the world including USA and Europe, Ireland and the UK. Our experienced and qualified genealogists will guide you through the minefield of the library. We will require further information in advance of your research requirements.

The library provides 202 computers, hundreds of microfilm and microfiche readers, and copiers
Regular orientation classes and specialized research classes are available for groups and individuals
For the beginner, the nearby FamilySearch™ Centre offers easy-to-use genealogy computers with access to millions of worldwide records. Friendly, supportive staff will introduce individuals and groups to the world of genealogy with personal assistance.
Family History Library
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dition we can combine a tailor made holiday service that allows you to extend your  trip however you wish and with peace of mind that you are fully financially protected.

“In Salt Lake, begin a journey to discover who you are. All of us have a story, and our stories stretch back for generations. Does your family history have witchcraft, kings, horse thieves, honourable men, or a combination of them all? You won't have to travel all over the world to trace your roots; you can start your journey of discovery in Salt Lake: the Genealogy Capitol of the World. “....Visit Salt Lake City website.
The Family History Library is the largest library of its kind in the world with access to over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records. That means when you plan a research trip to Salt Lake there's more than likely going to be something for you to find.
The Family History Library was founded in 1894 and is the largest library of its kind in the world. The Library houses:
Over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records
742,000 microfiche
310,000 books, serials, and other formats
4,500 periodicals
Records are available from the following areas:
United States
Canada
British Isles
Europe
Latin America
Asia
Africa
Australia
New Zealand
Pacific Islands

Records in over 110 countries, territories, and possessions have been filmed
Currently 242 cameras are microfilming records in over 40 countries

 


The library provides 202 computers, hundreds of microfilm and microfiche readers, and copiers
Regular orientation classes and specialized research classes are available for groups and individuals
For the beginner, the nearby FamilySearch™ Centre offers easy-to-use genealogy computers with access to millions of worldwide records. Friendly, supportive staff will introduce individuals and groups to the world of genealogy with personal assistance.
Family History Library