Last updated on January 28th, 2020
Looking for a great winter vacation?
Why not try Park City, Utah?
Park City is known for its winter sports, outside activities, and as being the home of the Sundance Film Festival. This means if you time your vacation right, you can celebrity watch from the slopes.
Park City has much more to offer than just celebrities though. It has outdoor adventures, historical sites, beautiful views, entertainment, and great food. or just want to enjoy the winter weather in Utah, then Park City should be on your list of places to visit.
Local Historic Sites
Nestled in Park City is the historic district on Main Street. Consider a behind-the-scenes culinary excursion with Park City Food Tours as local restaurants showcase their unique techniques and flavors, or peruse the architecture of the classic-styled historic homes. With numerous restaurants and boutiques sprinkled about, this small slice of the city has plenty for visitors to do.
Enjoy Local Entertainment
The old adage goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” When in Park City, you can take a page from the locals’ book and add one of their festivals to your itinerary. If you enjoy fresh produce and local performances, then Park Silly Sunday Market may be a good fit for you if you happen to be in the area during the summer months. There are other entertaining events spread throughout the year as well, such as the Kimball Arts Festival which showcases visual arts at their annual event, or a variety of events at The Egyptian Theatre such as films and comedy acts.
As a neighboring city to the state’s capital and a former location of the Winter Olympics, Park City boasts some of the most ideal weather conditions for winter sports and snow-themed getaways. Take Deer Valley Resort for instance with its upscale ski resorts, regularly-scheduled shuttles, and premium shopping opportunities. Or if you’re more interested in the history of this former Olympics host city, pop into one of the museums dedicated to capturing the highlights of the 2002 games and round your day off with zip lining, skiing, snowboarding, and other recreational opportunities.
If you want a place to relax between all your Park City adventures, one of their many luxury resorts might just be what you’re looking for. Enjoy world-class skiing, gondola rides, dining, shopping, and various activities that entire family can enjoy. Or, if you prefer your own personal, private retreat, consider one of the ski in ski out condos such as those offered by Deer Valley Condos.
Summer’s Great Too
If winter sports aren’t your thing, Park City offers a variety of other activities to enjoy. While businesses like Red Pine Adventures, Utah Outdoor Adventures, and Exclusive Excursions offer winter activities such as scenic hikes and tours via Ski-Doo snowmobiles, they offer other options for when the weather heats up. During the summer months, biking, rafting, kayaking, or horseback riding, and hiking with lakes and wildflowers in the background are popular pastimes.
Scenic Views While You Travel
Even just traveling through Park City and its surrounding areas can be a treat on its own. Whether you use your own vehicle to take in the picturesque views of the Big Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Byway or prefer to try something more unique like the Alpine Coaster, Mother Nature provides plenty to soak in and photograph along the way.
Plan Your Trip
Whether you want to be surrounded by the summer blooms or powdery white snow, Park City has no shortage of accommodations and entertainment. Enjoy everything that this city has to offer by booking a trip today. Start planning your vacation by visiting Park City Website and checking out their Instagram.