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Author: Locke Hughes

Locke Hughes is a freelance journalist and health coach based in Park City. She previously lived in New York City, until the mountains called her out west. In addition to VisitParkCity.com, she contributes to HuffPost, NBC News, Women's Health, Shape, and Self, among others. Follow her writing and outdoor adventures on instagram

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Park City Film Provides a Fantastic Cultural Experience All Year Long

June 11, 2019 by Locke Hughes

"Chasing Ice" intro: Executive Director Katy Wang introduces a film (photo credit to Jill Orschel)

Chances are, you’ve heard of Sundance Film Festival, the world-renowned film festival that takes over our ski town every winter. But you may not know that you can actually catch critically acclaimed flicks all year round long, thanks to the local nonprofit Park City Film.

The DeJoria Center Delivers Natural Beauty, Live Entertainment, and Delicious Food

May 21, 2019 by Locke Hughes

There’s no doubt that cultural events and outdoor recreation are two of Park City’s greatest assets. With Sundance, Kimball Arts Festival, and numerous art galleries — plus all the skiing and biking you could want — visitors to our mountain town certainly have their pick of artistic and outdoor activities.

But combining the two can be a tall order. Thanks to the DeJoria Center, you don’t need to choose between culture or the outdoors. This world-class event and concert venue couples the beauty of Mother Nature with the thrill of live entertainment -- and it makes for a magical combination.

The National Ability Center Empowers Everyone to Enjoy Park City’s Outdoor Adventures

April 16, 2019 by Locke Hughes

When it comes to outdoor recreation, the possibilities in Park City are endless. The town boasts hundreds of miles of world-class trails for hiking, biking, and all kinds of skiing. It has rivers and reservoirs for water sports. It offers rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, and more.

Bring Out Your Inner Artist at the Paint Mixer

March 12, 2019 by Locke Hughes

While most people come to Park City for the plethora of outdoor adventures, sometimes we need a little time off the slopes or a break from the hiking trails. That’s where the Paint Mixer comes in to provide the perfect indoor activity for your Park City vacation. Located off Main Street in the Summit Watch Plaza, the Paint Mixer hosts two-hour painting classes in their bright and spacious studio. They can also bring the art to you via their “Van-Go” mobile studio, which allows them to set up at any venue for small to very large groups. 

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