Park City, Utah is the winter holiday destination that has everything you could want and more. A mountain town packed with activities and fun to be had across two world-class ski resorts: Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain, endless dining options and hidden gems to explore. There’s so much to do, you’ll need more than one trip to truly experience this epic adventure paradise.
Aussie-born, international TV host/producer and all-time travel adventurer, Jason Dundas, had Park City, Utah on his bucket list. In a five-part mini-series, follow as Jason introduces you to what makes Park City a world-class ski town. In this episode, find out what hidden gems he discovered along the way.
There’s so much to explore in this alpine town with plenty of activities to keep your mind and body active. A yoga in silks experience with Park City Yoga Adventures at Blue Sky Ranch will help you find your inner Zen between hitting the slopes each day. Imagine staring out at the peaceful snow-capped Wasatch Mountain Range from a western-style barn as you flow your way amongst the silks and find what feels good.
Ski with a Champion
Take your skiing to the next level and hit the slopes with an Olympic snow sports athlete for an experience of a lifetime. Deer Valley Resort offers the Ski With A Champion program where you can tune up and put your abilities to the test to see how you really fare against the champs. Jason was lucky enough to ski with Jillian Vogtli, a two-time Olympian in Moguls, where she put him through his paces several times over.
Gin Making Experience
Get ready for a cocktail of goodness as you head for a Gin Making Experience at 350 Main with Alpine Distilling. You’ll concoct your very own custom gin using your choice of botanicals. While you wait for your gin to bask and settle into your flavor combo, enjoy a delicious four-course dinner at 350 Main.
Historic Main Street
Make time to wander around town and peruse Historic Main Street where you’ll find an abundance of restaurants, cafes, boutique stores, and art galleries. Keep your eyes peeled around the streets and be sure to snap a shot with one of Banksy’s famous artworks.
For an elevated dining experience like no other, book an evening at The Viking Yurt and enjoy views of Park City along the way. The experience begins with a sleigh ride to escort you 2,600 metres up the slopes at Park City Mountain, where you’ll be treated to a candle-lit, six-course fine dining experience with live piano music.
More Hidden Gems to Explore
The Lodge at Blue Sky
Reconnect with nature at The Lodge at Blue Sky for an adventure and luxury mountain retreat. With exhilarating activities like snowshoeing, clay shooting, and heli-skiing to relaxing mediation, yoga, and spa experiences, you’re sure to find the holiday escape you’re looking for.
Park City Yoga Adventures
Park City Yoga Adventures can provide other unique yoga experiences such as stand-up paddleboard yoga. Just 20 minutes outside of town, Homestead Crater is the only place in the world where you can do yoga in a geothermal spring inside a 10,000+-year-old crater. You can also soak, swim, snorkel, or scuba dive in the year-round 32-35 degrees Celsius mineral-rich waters.
Historic Mining Tour
From Silver to Slopes, there’s more to explore in this alpine town. Experience a free historic guided mining tour as you ski Park City Mountain and learn about the town's rich silver mining past.