The Park City area is one of the most beautiful areas in the country, and you can find many different sightseeing spots — many of which can take your breath away. You can also discover the rich history of this historic mining town before it became a premier vacation destination. Here are just some of the incredible locations you can visit on your Park City Vacation!
Visit Historic Main Street
When you take a walk along Park City’s Historic Main Street, you will find yourself strolling by historically significant buildings. Through the city’s aggressive preservation program, the buildings have been carefully restored and preserved. You can find yourself dining or shopping in a building dating back to the 1800s. If you want to learn more about the area, visit the Park City Museum at 528 Main Street. Here you will discover historic exhibits, many of which are hands-on. You can even take a tour to learn even more about Park City’ colorful past.
Union Pacific Rail Trail
For hikers or bikers of any level, the Union Pacific Rail Trail can take you through some of the area’s beautiful scenery. This trail travels through the Wasatch Mountains, across meadows and through nearby towns such as Coalville and Wanship. This trail is open all year, so it can be enjoyed on skis, bikes, walking and even horseback.
Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway
This is a trip that should not be missed! With a drive through the Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, you can experience the gorgeous beauty of the Park City wilderness. This drive is particularly beautiful in the fall when the leaves are changing colors. And don’t forget your camera on this drive!
Utah Olympic Park
Take a tour of the 2002 Olympic site that features the world’s highest ski jumps, along with the bobsled, luge and skeleton tracks. You can take tours of the training center where you may see athletes training. You can even take a bobsled ride or a zipline ride. There are also adventure ropes courses for those who want to be challenged!
No matter what you want to do or see in Park City, you should make sure that you have the best available lodging. At Park City Rental Properties, we offer a complete range of lodging — from condos to mansions. We strive to make sure your visit is the best it can be. We can also help you find activities and attractions that will make your trip memorable.
About Jim Bizily
I am an outdoor enthusiast, parent of two awesome boys, and Property Manager in beautiful Park City, Utah. After years in engineering and entrepreneurial projects, I decided to move to Park City Utah to start a business managing lodging and vacation rentals.