There is nothing worse than visiting an outdoor paradise such as Park City and being rained out with nonstop rainstorms. Luckily, rainfall in Park City in the summer season is uncommon. Even if you do come across some rain clouds during your stay, there are plenty of exciting indoor activities found only in Park City. You can easily hide out for a few hours while having tons of fun. Take a look at some of our favorite rainy day activities in Park City:
Visit the Park City Museum
When it comes to Park City, most individuals know it as a vacation destination. Park City features tons of outdoor activities and attractions to explore during all seasons. Whether you want to go skiing in the winter or kayaking in the summer, there is something for you here to enjoy. What many people may not know about Park City is its historical roots. Park City was developed in 1868 after silver was found in the area. The city became a mining boom town and the rest, they say, is history. You can learn all about Park City’s rich history by spending some time at the Park City Museum. This perfectly sized museum is located downtown and is inviting any day of the week. You will learn all about the town’s mining roots and eventual transition into a ski hub through interactive exhibits. You will find each topic to be engaging and keep you hooked from start to finish. Come visit the Park City Museum located at 528 Main Street in downtown. The museum is open daily from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Try Out Spirits from High West Distillery
When it comes to great cocktails and just straight up good whiskey you cannot go wrong with High Distillery. You may have seen their spirits at your local grocery store. High West Distillery is located right here in Park City with two different locations for you to visit. A rainy day is the perfect occasion to go whiskey sampling and try out some delicious food. If that sounds like a great time, make sure you stop by the saloon location here in Park City. The saloon features a sampling flight of all four whiskeys made by High West. You can also order a variety of beers and wines along with handcrafted cocktails made to order. The cuisine at the saloon restaurant will easily pair with any whiskey of your choosing. Entrees include the fish and chips, rocky mountain trout, bison burger, schnitzel, gulf shrimp chowder, and much more. The saloon is open daily from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM and is for individuals ages 21 and up. The primary distilling location can be found in Wanship approximately 20 minutes outside of Park City. This location allows all ages and is a great place to join a distilling tour!
Browse an Art Gallery
Another great way to kill some time on a rainy day is to head downtown and check out one of the many art galleries in Park City. Local artists put their incredible works of art on display and are available for purchase for a unique gift to take home. Galleries that are currently open for tours include David Beavis Fine Art, Fatali Gallery, and McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery. These galleries focus on local photography shots that highlight the beauty of Park City and its surrounding areas. There are plenty of galleries found right here on Main Street in downtown!
Escape from Escape Room Park City
If you are looking for a thrilling experience as you wait out the rain, try your hand at the Escape Room Park City. This local escape room offers several challenging yet exhilarating escape rooms for you to try. Show up with friends or family and put your heads together to beat the challenges and get out in time. Current rooms that are available for you to try include The Mine Trap!, The Parlor, and Pirate Booty. Each room is designed for adults, but all ages can try their hand at the challenge. You are given 70 minutes to find all of the clues expertly hidden around the room. Use these clues to get out in time and show off your results to the world. Escape Room Park City can be found at 136 Heber Ave, #207; purchase your tickets in advance by calling 435-604-0556. Escape Room Park City is open Monday through Thursday from noon to 10:30 PM, Friday from 11:30 AM to 11:00 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Your Time in Park City is Waiting
All of these exciting rainy day activities will be waiting for you here in Park City. Get ready for your stay by reserving one of our exclusive vacation rentals in the area today!