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The Top 6 Day Hikes in Park City

September 12, 2019 by RootsRated

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.

Tips for Hiking With Kids

August 20, 2019 by Jessica Averett

Want to get your kids outside and exploring the beautiful mountains around Park City, but you’re not quite sure how to do it? The good news is that hiking is one of the easiest and safest outdoor adventures to do with your kids. After years of trial and error with my kids, I can’t wait to share the tips I’ve learned that help everyone have fun on the trail together.​

Tips for Attending Autumn Aloft

August 13, 2019 by Visit Park City

Park City, Utah is the perfect place for a hot air balloon festival and every September, a weekend is set aside to appreciate these colorful giants during Autumn Aloft. Balloonists come from all over the world to show off their special hot air balloons and you never know what shape they might take, from frogs and owls to rainbow-colored marvels.

Horseback Riding with Red Pine Adventures

August 6, 2019 by Rachel Buhler

Nestled into the hills of Park City Mountain is private land owned by Red Pine Adventures. The oasis of pine trees and flowing streams have been in owner Roger Osguthorpe’s family for generations, and today, Roger offers the public to tour the natural environment through his company’s seasonal experiences. In the wintertime, snowmobiling and snowshoeing adventures are available through a reservation, and in the summer season, Roger’s thirty-some horses take small groups on one and a half hour excursions into refreshing aspen groves and atop the sloping mountainside for truly one-with-nature experiences.

Summer Family Fun at Park City Mountain

July 16, 2019 by Jessica Averett

Even when there’s no snow, there’s still plenty for the whole family to do this summer at Park City Mountain. Yes, Park City Mountain is a great year-round resort with lots of unique and fun activities for the entire family. And in the heat of the summer, is there anything better than escaping to the mountains for some fresh air and fun?  

We recently took our kids up to explore what there was to do, and even though they range in age from 2 to 12, it wasn’t hard to find something that everyone loved there. 

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