When it comes to a world-class ski destination, there’s no place on the map quite like picturesque Park City, Utah. This scenic escape is settled just east of Salt Lake City, making it a popular stop amongst locals and visitors alike. For those who find their thrills on downhill adventures, Park City’s infamous ski resorts are well worth a visit. Between Deer Valley and Park City Mountain Resorts, visitors don’t have any trouble finding the ideal place to strap on the skis and make the most of fresh powder. With the Wasatch Range acting as a backdrop, Park City promises to be as exciting as it is breathtaking.
With the arrival of COVID-19 on both the national and global scene, trips to Park City and Utah as a whole are generally at a stand-still. With travelers stuck at home, dreaming of future excursions, it’s important to take time to find new and innovative ways to engage with the outside world. To that end, here are a few wonderful online resources for at-home entertainment that are sure to inspire!
Park City Golf Club Tour
Wishing you were out testing your skills on the greens but need to stay home instead? Right now, the Park City Golf Club is hosting virtual tours of their courses to help those itching to hit the links find an outlet for their energy. Learn the layouts, get tips and strategies all while enjoying a scenic view when you add this to your must-do list from home.
State Capitol Tour Online for At-Home Entertainment
There’s no need to go anywhere to make the most of a virtual visit to the State Capitol building in Salt Lake City. Take this tour when you’re in the mood to admire the architecture as well as the collection of historic artwork that graces the halls and walls of the buildings’ iconic rotunda. The artwork you’ll see tells a story that stretches back to the times of Utah’s very first settlers.
Virtual Visit to Bryce Canyon National Park
The state of Utah is known and loved for its collection of National and State Parks that are as inspiring as they are thrilling. Rugged and dynamic terrain make Utah a state that has long been recognized as a hub for outdoor adventurers. Among them, Bryce Canyon National Park stands out as one of the most well-loved places for visitors to come and admire. While travel to the park is restricted in person right now, Bryce Canyon can easily be visited via your computer thanks to Google’s arts and culture virtual initiative. This program comes to life thanks to the combined efforts of the National Park Services and is a vivid way to bring the imagery of the National Parks into your living room, be sure to check out this a great tour online for at-home entertainment during these times of distance.
Virtual Ghost Tour of Salt Lake City
Boredom will be a distant memory for those who take the time to participate in a virtual ghost tour of Salt Lake City during the quarantine. If you have a passion for Utah’s intriguing other-worldly happenings, this tour is bound to be a thrill. Local legends and paranormal activity specific to the city are highlighted thanks to the combined efforts of PRISMd and AdventureMyths.
Coffee with Council
Have a question for local government concerning COVID-19 or other issues? Joining a Coffee with Council meeting utilizing Facebook as a platform is a great way to stay connected with community members during this time of social distancing. This initiative was established by the city of Park City, Utah in 2016 but as the events of 2020 have unfolded, it’s remained a sure way to keep up with the latest happenings and enjoy time with locals while getting answers to some of the most pressing questions.
Celebrate Art in the Phillips Virtual Gallery
Those with a passion for all things creative will want to help keep the tradition of celebrating the work of local Utah artists alive and well by making time for a virtual trip to the Phillips Gallery. Since 1965, Phillips Gallery in Salt Lake City has been a staple of artistic innovation and inspires the public by providing a place for the work of both established as well as up and coming artists to thrive. Exhibits can easily be browsed online when you’re craving some time up close with art.
Keep You Close to Utah
At Park City Rental Properties, we’re proud to represent the best of Utah’s options for rentals in a setting that speaks to adventure and moments of relaxation in equal measure. In these challenging times, we’re supporting our guests from a distance as we all work to stay healthy and well. However, when COVID-19 becomes a thing of the past, please rest assured that we’ll be here to welcome you back to the mountains of Utah! Contact us today with questions regarding any of the properties you might be interested in for future travel. We can’t’ wait to see you back here soon!