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Road Trip to Park City, Utah

July 7, 2020 by Jessica Averett

There are few things more American than loading up your car with your favorite people, creating a playlist of great tunes, grabbing snacks, and hitting the open road. The possibilities seem endless until you realize that you have to narrow down a destination. If you're looking for a road trip destination with lots of outdoor recreation, lots of fantastic dining options, excellent lodging variety, great weather, and plenty of charm, you'll want to visit Park City! Luckily Park City, Utah is within a day's drive of most western US cities, so it is the perfect place to escape on vacation. 

The Heber Creeper is a Family Fun Way to Learn Local History While Enjoying Beautiful Mountain Views

June 4, 2019 by Jessica Averett

The Heber Valley Railroad, or Heber Creeper as the locals call it, is a historic railroad located in Heber City, just 20 minutes away from Park City. Whether you are looking to soak up a bit of history, need a rainy day activity, or just want a fun way to spend the day giving your feet a break, the Heber Creeper is great.

7 Ways to Explore Park City's Mining History

July 3, 2018 by Visit Park City

Park City, Utah is known for its pristine mountains, vibrant ski scene, and miles of biking and hiking trails, but, underneath it all, the town is loaded with unique silver mining history. Bits and pieces of the area’s mining past still remain and it’s fun to learn about Park City’s existence prior to becoming an outdoor mecca. There are many ways to dive into the area’s mining history, including a few non-traditional options like hiking and skiing tours, as well as Fox School of Wine’s ‘Mines and Wines Tour.’  Not only can you enjoy a fun, activity-filled vacation, you can also become a Park City mining history expert!

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