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As far as views go, it’s hard to top the nearly 12,000-foot summit of Bald Mountain. Jeff Weissman

Park City is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains, and is a short drive away from the Uinta mountains. With two major ski resorts close by and great nightlife, it’s a solid spot for a winter vacation, but there is also world class hiking nearby. Whether you’re looking to hike right from downtown Park City or take the scenic drive to the Uinta mountains, there are great options for any skill level.

Park City is a town packed with everything from mountain adventure activities, to vibrant nightlife and award-winning dining.  It is challenging to fit everything Park City has to offer into one weekend, but luckily we are here to help.  We picked a few of our favorite ideas to help you plan your own perfect 72 hours in our quaint mountain town.

While Park City is often recognized as a world-class winter resort destination, summers here are truly magical.  Perfect temperatures, 400+ miles of easy-access trails, outdoor deck dining galore, and let us not forget the plethora of live music and outdoor concert venues.  Park City and Summit County’s live music scene is booming, and includes something for every budget (some are FREE!) and every taste. 

One of the easiest ways to explore Park City with kids is taking a hike. Dan Campbell Photography/Park City Chamber/ Bureau

For many visitors, the cool mountain temperatures and lack of crowds make summer in Park City, Utah, the best season to visit. If your family loves the outdoors, head to Park City for its welcoming small-town vibe and these nine family-friendly activities that you and your kids will love.

Park City’s Historic Main Street is filled with great shops, restaurants, and bars to explore. Jeff Williams

Though Park City, Utah, is known for its luxurious accommodations and world-class skiing, deals abound here in the quieter summer season. And for many who’ve relocated to this mountain town, Park City summers are the area’s best-kept secret. Cooler mountain temperatures make it a wonderful place to explore when the Salt Lake Valley temperatures soar, and there are plenty of free and inexpensive activities throughout town for visitors on a budget. Add these nine adventures to your Park City bucket list, and don’t worry about price, most won’t cost you a dime.

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