When people think of Park City, there is often an association with the Olympics and winter sports. While these references are true, there are so many other hidden gems in Park City, Utah that most visitors are missing out on. If you are planning a trip to Park City, consider visiting these off the beaten path spots in Park City!
Museum at the Utah Olympic Park
While many know that the Olympics were hosted in Park City and there are several adventure courses that people come to experience, did you know that there are free museums here as well? Located in The Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, you have the choice of visiting the Alf Engen Ski Museum and/or the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum. Both of the museums provide a comprehensive overview of the Olympic experience through images and memorabilia. The museum is open daily from 9am-5pm.
High West Distillery
If you are looking for the “Cheers” of Park City, Utah, High West Distillery is it and then some. This is Utah’s first distillery with a history that dates back to the 1870s. It is located at the bottom of Quittin’ Time ski run right next to the Town Lift. It is the only ski-in astro-distillery in the world. This small distillery offers award-winning whiskeys and vodkas carefully prepared in small batches. Come in and enjoy the intimate atmosphere, small plates of Western food, and mountain-crafted spirit.
The Trailside Bike Park
The Trailside Bike Park is a simple treasure for those that enjoy biking. Whether you just want to ride your bike along dirt paths and take in nature or you want to work on your bike tricks and skills, this bike park has something for all biking levels. It is perfect for regular laps while also offering a number of complex drops and surfaces for the biker seeking more of a challenge. This bike park is located off of the Silver Summit exit on Highway 40. Trailside Bike Park is definitely one of the best off the beaten path spots in Park City!
Book a Stay to Experience These Off The Beaten Path Spots in Park City
Begin experiencing all that Park City has to offer by planning your vacation. Park City Rental Properties can help you locate the best vacation rental for your Park City vacation. Let us know where you would like to stay, and we will find the vacation rental that suits your needs. Our team is dedicated to making your trip to Park City memorable. For more information, contact us at (435) 200-1223 or browse our rentals online!