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Category - Winter in Park City

The mining boomtown of Park City, Utah, nearly went bust when the mines closed, but it rose again, rebranding itself as an outdoor adventure town. Tucked high in the Wasatch Mountains at an elevation of 7,000 feet, Park City’s just 35 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport—making it ideal for a winter vacation—even if you don’t ski. From tubing to cross-country skiing to fat biking, the abundant winter adventures keep you entertained whether you visit for a week or a weekend.

It is difficult to believe that it's already February - where has the time gone? Hopefully your New Year's resolutions are now routine and you're feeling more at ease with it being 2018. Lucky for us, there is still plenty of winter left to enjoy and there are so many ways to experience Park City, Utah. While the activities and events happening in February are seemingly endless, we have a few ideas for you to consider:

You came for Utah’s world-class powder skiing, but that’s not all there is to do in this silver-mining settlement turned ski town. Just 35 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport, Park City feels a world apart from the state’s metropolitan capital city. From its charming, historic Main Street and friendly, welcoming residents to its incredible cuisine and award-winning distillery, there are plenty of ways to fill your days—and nights. Whether you visit for a week or a weekend, here are the musts for your Park City bucket list.

The Iver's Tunnel.

A new addition to Fox School of Wine’s educational programs, Mines & Wines offers a fun and unique take on Park City’s mining history – an important piece of the town’s heritage.  The tour features six stops at historic mining relics, including the Daly West Mine, Ontario Mine, Iver’s and Spiro Tunnels, and the Miner’s Hospital.

Utah’s home to the Greatest Snow On Earth™, and the charming former mining town of Park City is the best place to experience this world-class snow paired with incredible eats and a buzzing nightlife. And at just 35 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport, there’s almost no place in America where you can go from plane to powder quicker. Need more convincing? Here are the 10 reasons to choose Park City as your ski destination this year.

So, it’s winter. And you’re a skier. Which means you can’t help but monitor the snow reports in resort towns, and you’re salivating over the ski vacation pics in your social media newsfeed. But you don’t have to resign yourself to staring at photos and lamenting your shortage of paid time off. With just 72 hours, you can have an incredible ski weekend in Park City, Utah. We promise.

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