After a long, cold winter, Memorial Day weekend brings warm weather and the start of summer. It’s the perfect time of year for an outdoor barbeque to bring friends and family together. However, this year consider going above and beyond a backyard soiree and head to beautiful Utah for a weekend filled with fun and adventure in one of our amazing Memorial Day vacation rentals in Utah! You may think that Utah is just a winter destination for skiing and snowboarding, but there is so much to do here all year long! Enjoy your next Memorial Day weekend in beautiful Utah and enjoy the scenic views, outdoor adventures, and great shopping and dining!
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Summer Fun on Memorial Day at the Ski Resort
There’s no doubt that Utah is home to some of the best ski resorts in the county. However, did you know that many of these resorts open up their doors for year-round adventure? Just because the snow has melted doesn’t mean that the fun ends at the slopes and mountains of Utah! You won’t be skiing or snowboarding in the summertime, but you could be taking a ride on the thrilling alpine slides, zip lines, and alpine coasters at the resorts. The Park City Utah Resort is Utah’s largest four-season resort, and they go all out to make sure their guests enjoy their summertime activities. The Park City Resort features one of the longest alpine slides in the world, and the largest mountain coast in the world at over a mile long. Enjoy a thrilling ride through the curves of the mountains that are sure to delight any thrill seeker. If you are looking for a more relaxing resort experience, head up to the ski lift. Park City Resort has the ski lift open year-round so you can ride it to the top of the mountain and see the scenic views. The spas are also open all year long, so take some time to pamper yourself with a massage or facial!
Historic Main Street in Park City
While enjoying the sights and fun at the Park City Resort, consider spending some time in the Historic Main Street district. Main Street boasts lots of boutiques and restaurants that are truly the pride of the locals in Park City. For shopping, you’ll find plenty of shops that cater to the outdoor nature of Park City, with shops that offer ski and snowboard rentals to those that sell athletic wear. For a luxury shopping experience, you’ll also find high end boutiques and quaint art galleries that are a great place to pick up an elegant and unique gift or souvenir. For a great dining experience in Utah, Park City’s Historic Main Street is the place to be! One of the favorite local places is the Atticus Coffee, Books, and Teahouse. Here you’ll find great used books alongside a fantastic selection of teas and coffees, and they even serve small bites and sandwiches for lunch! You’ll also find high end and even International cuisine here at restaurants like Bangkok Thai, Fletchers, and Buona Vita. Enjoy some of the best shopping and dining in Utah at the Historic Main Street in Park City!
Endless Outdoor Adventure
After the snow melts in Utah, all of those gorgeous slopes and hills are perfect for enjoying fun summer activities. One of the most popular activities in Utah is the summertime is golf! Many of the outdoor activities center around the ski resorts, and there are dozens of both public and private golf courses surrounding all of the most popular ski resorts. Enjoy a round with a scenic backdrop of the gorgeous mountains. Also, the higher elevation helps your game by making the ball fly higher and further. Aside from the great selection of golf courses here, Utah also boasts miles and miles of beautiful hiking trails. Whether you choose to hike in one of the ski resorts that are open for the summer, or you decide to find a trail in one of the many State Parks, you are sure to have stunning views. There are trails to suit every skills level, so whether you simply want to have a leisurely walk or you are looking for a challenging, long hike with big elevation changes, there is sure to be a trail that is perfect for you! Many trails are also mountain bike friendly, for those who want to take on nature with wheels. State parks also feature water activities such as boating, kayaking, fishing, and more!
For a great start to the summer season, enjoy your Memorial Day weekend in the beautiful state of Utah! Whether you are looking for great shopping and dining, or seemingly endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, Utah has it all! Once you spend your Memorial Day in Utah, you won’t want to vacation anywhere else. Book your next Memorial Day vacation rental in Utah today!