Author: RootsRated

Park City, Utah, has become one of the top vacation destinations in the country.

It’s no surprise that Park City, Utah, has become one of the top winter destinations in the country. With two-world class ski resorts, a historic downtown, fine dining, Olympic venues, high-end spas, and incredible Utah powder, Park City has no end of activities for winter visitors.

Park City Mountain Resort is always a great place to start your weekend. 
With a place as action-packed as the Park City area, it can actually be a dizzying endeavor to dial in a specific agenda of what to do. Obviously there’s lots of skiing and snowboarding, for every ability and interest. The two resorts’ sizes and breadth means there’s something to entertain the most demanding terrain park adventurer, groomer enthusiast, mogul guy, or powder buff.

Take a stroll in the snow on these beautiful Park City trails. Image courtesy of Kurt Bauschardt.

DISTANCE: Trip distance varies
DIFFICULTY: 1 out of 5
TIME TO COMPLETE: 1-3 hours for an average outing
DOG FRIENDLY: Yes, depending on location
FEES/PERMITS: No
DESTINATION HIGHLIGHTS: Quick workout, great for families, great for dogs 
SEASONALITY: Winter

The fastest way around these trails and deep snow can be the most fun! Steve Jurvetson

DIFFICULTY: 1 out of 5
TIME TO COMPLETE: 1-8 hours for a typical tour or rental
DOG FRIENDLY: No
FEES/PERMITS: Yes. Fees vary per outfitter
DESTINATION HIGHLIGHTS: Great for beginners, great for families, panoramic views
SEASONALITY: Winter, early spring

Cheers to you having an amazing winter vacation in Park City.
Park City, Utah, is arguably most famous for hosting the Sundance Film Festival and the 2002 Winter Olympics. But beyond its rich history, this mining town turned ski mecca has plenty else to offer winter visitors. Don’t believe me? Take it from locals who live, work, and play in this mountain town— there’s more to Park City than celebrity sightings. We talked to locals who make Park City home year-round, and they helped us come up with 9 tips to make your winter getaway even better.

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