Everyone knows that Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to the summer season. You may have been looking forward to warmer weather, and summer is almost here. Kickstart your summer season with a thrilling journey here to Park City. Our Utah destination has everything you need for a great time in the area including summer activities and seasonal events. Memorial Day Weekend is a great time to visit with flexible scheduling as the kids are off of school and the adults get a few holiday days off work. Take a look at how you can celebrate a Park City Memorial Day weekend:

Check Out Historic Main Street

Park City is a favorite location to visit here in the southwest any time of the year. The summer season make it a lot easier to get out and explore the city as the snow and cold weather has left. One of our favorite parts of Downtown Park City is Historic Main Street. The buildings retain the historic look and importance in the area while housing brand new restaurants and shops. Historic Main Street is where you are going to find the best fine art galleries, the best restaurants, and some unique boutiques and shops to browse through.

Some restaurants to check out include Flanagan’s on Main that is a traditional Irish pub with live entertainment and delicious food. You will of course find your favorite Irish ales on tap or Irish whiskies. Firewood is a local fine dining establishment that uses wood fire dishes. You will find juicy and tender steaks that are unbelievable.

For fine art, go check out Main Street Gallery. Their collection of fine art is hard to compare to and each piece is available for purchase. The boutiques on Historic Main Street offer top of the line fashion at places such as Flight Boutique and Cake Boutique. Historic Main Street has plenty to keep you occupied during your Memorial Day Weekend stay.

Take a Drive on the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway

With the snow and ice removed from the roads for summer you will be able to enjoy some of the scenic drives that Park City has to offer. The natural beauty around you is stunning and deserves to be seen. One of the best scenic drives to enjoy is found on Mirror Lake Scenic Byway. Drivers will follow alongside Route 150 on a drive that extends 42 miles long. Those who partake in the experience will find themselves reaching over 10,000 feet in elevation at Bald Mountain Pass before descending once again. The name comes from Mirror Lake that is found alongside the route. You will also be able to stop at various picnic stops, overlooks, waterfalls, hiking trails, campgrounds, and lakes. A drive on the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway is a quieter yet entrancing activity to enjoy over Memorial Day Weekend.

Check Out Local Hikes

Now that summer is here you can go out and see the incredible hiking trails in the area. Park City is known best for our incredible winter sports but the summer can be just as fun. There are quite a few trails in the immediate vicinity for you to get to. In fact, there are over 130 trails just in the Park City area alone. One of the top and most popular trails for you to check out is Bloods Lake Trail. This out and back trail can be found just outside Park City and takes less than an hour and a half to complete. This moderate trail is approximately 2.8 miles long and is open year round. While spikes are recommended in the winter you can just bring your typically hiking gear with you for Memorial Day Weekend. For longer trails check out Lackawaxen Lake Trail or Rob’s Trail each with incredible views.

Additional Summer Activities

You will find plenty of other outdoor activities that will make for an adventurous Park City Memorial Day weekend. Take the family horseback riding at a local stable or ranch. The trails are not just for hiking but can also be explored by mountain bike. Fly fishing is a great activity especially before the hotter summer temperatures kick in. Hot air ballooning is a great way to check out Park City from high up in the air. A variety of zip line courses can be found nearby for a thrilling and fast experience in the treetops. You have so much to look forward to when you choose Park City for Memorial Day.

Get to Planning Today

The last aspect of your planning is finding a vacation rental to host you and your family. Luckily our selection of properties includes the most luxurious homes in the area. Enjoy private homes with amenities and plenty of space here in Park City.