If you’ve been craving a grand getaway to take your mind off the daily grind, look no further than Park City. This picturesque city in the Beehive State has long been a fan favorite among vacationers. The best way to enjoy Park City is by breaking your stay into parts, allowing you to visit different parts over several days. Here’s how you can plan a successful three-day Utah getaway. Read below to see how our Mayflower Vacation Homes can bring you an unforgettable experience.
Day One: Hit the Trails
Park City hosts some of the state’s most majestic trails that allow you to connect with nature. On the first day of your Utah vacation, you can explore any of the numerous walking trails. If you’re looking for an easy experience, you can check out trails such as Jenny’s Trail, Dawn’s Trail, or Farm Trail which take less than two hours to complete. Holly’s Trail, Spiro Trail, and Deer Crest are excellent choices for a moderate challenge. If you’re up for a longer trek, Park City Mountain Ski Resort Trail, Spring Creek, and Glenwild to Flying Dog Trail will put your resolve to the test.
Supposing walking isn’t your cup of tea, Park City offers several trails you can tackle on horseback. Stealth to Glenwild Loop, Willow Creek Park to Millenium Trail, and Sultan Out & Back to Suntan Connection Loop offer rides lasting less than two hours. The Glenwild to Flying Dog Trail and Union Pacific Rail Trail individually cover 16 and 27 miles, taking a day to complete.
Day Two: Acquaint with the Aquatic
A trip to Park City wouldn’t be complete without some action on the rapids. Park City hosts an expansive variety of rivers, making it the ideal destination for river rafting. The concept is simple – jump aboard an inflatable raft, grab a paddle, and steer your way down the river. The best places to enjoy river rafting are the Provo River or the Weber River, thanks to mild rapids. For the ultimate rafting experience, you can go for a guided river rafting tour. Park City has several experienced rafting companies, including Utah Outdoor Adventure, Park City Rafting, Destination Sports & Adventures, and All Seasons Adventures. The tours range from two-hour to full-day excursions and can accommodate people of different ages, making them ideal for wholesome family fun.
Aside from river rafting, Park City offers other thrilling on-water activities. You can hop on a paddle board and explore the water slowly. The best locations to go standup paddle boarding include Bear Lake, Tibble Fork Reservoir, Jordanelle Reservoir, Mirror Lake, and Deer Creek Reservoir. If you’d rather have an on-boat experience, Strawberry Reservoir offers 27 square miles of calm waters where you can go sailing. If you have young ones interested in learning how to sail, the Park City Sailing Association offers sailing lessons to young and old alike. If you’d prefer a nice swim, Cecret Lake, Rockport Reservoir, Deer Creek State Park, and Bridal Veil Falls are excellent places to cool off.
Day Three: Sample Sumptuous Dishes
Park City is a culinary haven and features incredible restaurants serving exquisite delicacies. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy fine cuts of USDA Prime Beef and sample fresh hand-rolled sushi, Lespri Prime Steak Sushi Bar is the premier choice. The laid-back ambiance complements the exquisite menu, making this one of Park City’s most renowned restaurants. You can enjoy a variety of savory appetizers, entrées, salads, and specialties. There’s also a robust menu of wines, including Pinot Noir, Bubbles, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay.
For a taste of authentic American cuisine, Handle Restaurant offers a well-crafted and balanced menu in a vibrant atmosphere. The cold menu features beetroot salad, oyster, pork belly, hamachi crudo, and octopus. You can order shishito peppers, cauliflower, or steelhead trout if you prefer something spicy. There’s pork shank, fried chicken, New York Steak, and prime ribeye steak on the meat front. After your main course, the dessert menu features banana tres leches, panna cotta, whiskey caramel pudding, raspberry bars, and several ice cream flavors. Other Park City restaurants worth checking out include 501 Main, Powder, Purple Sage, The Farm, High West Distillery & Saloon, and Yuki Yama Sushi.
Book Your Mayflower Vacation Rental Today
Park City is one of those destinations that never disappoints. There are tons of activities and attractions to keep you entertained and deliver a fulfilling holiday experience. Before setting out on your Park City adventure, you should secure quality accommodation to facilitate your stay. At Park City Rental Properties, we offer top-notch Mayflower vacation homes in Park City, including condo rentals, townhome rentals, luxury hotel rentals, and mansion rentals. We also have pet-friendly rentals that allow you to tag your favorite pawed pal for the trip. Our rentals offer exceptional amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Contact us today to book your preferred Park City vacation rental.