The quintessential winter weekend getaway, Park City is known for its historic mountain town atmosphere and world class, powder-packed ski slopes. The town is also home to luxury hotels and renowned festivals (the Sundance Film Festival, for one) and has more than its fair share of warm weather activities and gorgeous trails for hiking and mountain biking. Here are a few of the top things to do while you're in town.
Where to Stay: Washington School House Hotel
This downtown boutique hotel combines historic spaces with modern luxury and chic mountain-inspired comforts, like rustic fireplaces and aspen-accented views. It’s elegant, cozy perfection you’ll never want to leave.
What to Eat: Handle
American cuisine driven by local sourcing and seasonal awareness fills the menu at this award-winning restaurant. Small plates and eclectic décor are the specialty, and the caramel pudding is a showstopper.
Where to Go: All Three Resorts
Between Canyons Resort, Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley, Park City is home to more than 9,000 skiable acres of mountain, with terrain to suit every level of downhill sports enthusiast from first timers to gold medal contenders. Take your pick and step into those skis.
Need to Know:
- Plan ahead if you’re visiting during a local festival. Rooms book up quickly around Sundance.
- Travel is a breeze: the city is only 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport.
- Stroll down historic Main Street for a sneak peek into the heart and soul of this mountain town.