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Things to Do in Park City, Utah
The opportunities for adventure in Park City are truly endless. Now known as a year round vacation destination, Park City has much to do any time of year in our mountain playground. From winter fun on the slopes to breezy summer days spent exploring the over 400 miles of well-marked trails, it’s always a good time to visit Park City!
Park City is conveniently located amidst three world-class ski resorts, as well as surrounded by endless cross-country skiing trails. From perfectly groomed corduroy to steep and deep terrain for adrenaline junkies, Park City offers varied terrain to suit all ability levels. There are also numerous cross-country ski outfitters that can assist you with lessons, or send you on your way to enjoy some of the amazing groomed cross country courses, or they can let you in on where to head up in to the mountains to experience a little solitude. To learn more about Park City’s resorts, please visit our Resorts Page
Cross Country Skiing Resources
If you’re looking to try out a new winter sport, or perhaps are already an expert cross country skier, you’ll be pleased to know Park City offers a wide variety of trails, shops and tour guides to help you enjoy something a little different. Whether you’re a skate enthusiast, or enjoy the classic style, there are groomed and un-groomed trails to enjoy for all ability levels. Not only is cross country skiing a great workout, it allows you view the mountains from a whole new perspective. Listed here are a few outfitters that can assist you in planning your adventure:
White Pine Touring Nordic Center
Located in Hotel Park City, the experienced staff at White Pine has everything you need to enjoy a day exploring the trails. They can assist you in finding the right rental equipment, and they also have a fantastic retail shop on site in case you need to purchase any gear. Included in your package is an all-day pass which allows you access to their three well-groomed loops, lessons, and heated underground parking as well.
All Seasons Adventures
If you’re looking for adventure, the folks at All Seasons will take you on a guided tour led by a well trained professional. These tours allow guests to enjoy stunning scenery not often scene by those who stick to the resorts, and with an expert guide at your side, you’ll be able to slide along without a worry. Lessons are available as well as rental equipment.
If you want to venture out on your own, visit the Mountain Trails website for information on groomed and un-groomed cross country trails available around the area. A locals favorite is the Round Valley area.
Road Bikers and Mountain Bikers alike will think they have found nirvana when they experience the vast amount of riding opportunities the Park City area has to offer. There are many rental shops in the area to help you choose the perfect bike, and find the best gear for your two-wheel adventure. Hosting over 150 miles of mountain bike track, and incredible road ride opportunities, you’ll see why Park City has become a popular destination for biking enthusiasts in the summer, and why biking has become Park City’s most popular summertime sport!
Summertime in Park City means it’s time to dust off your hiking boots, grab your walking stick and head for the mountains! There are numerous trail choices for all ability levels in the surrounding Wasatch and Uinta Mountains, and hiking shops are easily accessed all around the area to help gear you up for your adventure. The ski resorts offer lift access to their hiking trails, which is fantastic for visitors who prefer the “down” to the “up”! Breathe deeply, relax, and enjoy the views!
Golfers heading to the Park City area from warmer climates are in heaven in our cooler mountain temperatures. As an added benefit, the ball travels a little bit farther up here in the altitude! Golfers can enjoy world-class accommodations, restaurants, and nightlife. With many incredible courses to choose from, Park City has become a consideration for any avid golf traveler.
Park City Municipal Golf Course www.parkcity.org
Mountain Dell www.slc-golf.com
Victory Ranch http://www.victoryranchclub.com/
Promontory Ranch Golf Club http://www.promontoryclub.com/
Jeremy Golf & Country Club http://www.thejeremy.com/
Outlaw Golf Club http://www.outlawgc.com/
There is such a wide array of activities available to you during your trip to Park City, it’s impossible to list them all. Your 24-hour concierge service will be able to assist you in creating a vacation plan that is uniquely yours and that will guarantee happy memories of your time well spent in Park City. Other activities you might consider; horseback riding, fly fishing, a visit to the Utah Olympic Legacy Park, snowshoeing, dog sledding, or a sleigh ride BBQ!
Contact us if you are in need of high quality Parjk City lodging. We offer a range of lodging from vacation rental homes to condos, hotel / resort units and ski in / ski out selections.
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