There's no question as to why many people regard Park City as Winter's Favorite Town. The number of activities available to enjoy in town is limitless. From playing in the snow to cozying up with a hot beverage inside, Park City has something for everyone. Listed below are just a few of the things you could try during your next visit!
Ski and Snowboard at Park City’s World Class Resorts
It doesn’t get better than a day on the slopes at Park City Mountain or Dear Valley Resort (Ski-only). Plus, the amount with rentals and clinics available, you’ll be ready to go in no time, regardless of whether you’re a beginner or seasoned rider/skier.
Tubing at Woodward
This classic family winter tradition has now become easier with recent upgrades including the addition of a new magic carpet and an increased number of lanes for tubing! Woodward Park City offers snow tubing with conveniences to produce nothing but smiles for the whole family.
The Paint Mixer
Have you been wanting to try your hand at art? Stop by The Paint Mixer for a guided and social painting opportunity that is fun and perfect for those new to art. Your visit even includes on-site wine service! Or why not bring the whole family for a class geared towards kids that’ll bring the whole family together. Oh, and did we mention, you get to take your masterpiece home with you!
With over 70 km of groomed cross-country ski trails, Park City really has something for everyone. The trails right outside the White Pine Touring Nordic Center are a easy to access and a great option to get started. Rent your gear in the shop and slide on to the trail just outside. There is a 3 km beginner track, a 5 km intermediate track, and the terrain connects to an additional 10 km of trails in the valley. However, these trails do require a pass so be sure to buy one at the Nordic Center before you leave.
Utah Olympic Park
Get a taste of Olympic history with a guided tour of Utah Olympic Park, or a walk through the Alf Engen Ski Museum and Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum. Then make sure you stop by the Park for a thrilling ride on the Comet Bobsled. Other winter activities and hours vary – check out full offerings on Utah Olympic Park’s website.
Meet a Friend for Coffee, Tea, or Hot Cocoa
There’s nothing better than a cup of your favorite hot beverage after a day out in the snow. Here in Park City, you’ll find some of the best places around to sit down and relax with a friend over a cup of joe or cocoa. Stop by Atticus Coffee, Books & Tea house and grab something to read while you're there! Or even treat yourself to a cup of drinking chocolate at Ritual Chocolate's cafe.
Kimball Art Center
Not only is Kimball Art Center’s main gallery (with rotating special exhibits) open daily and free of charge, they also offer numerous opportunities for classes and studio time. Sign you kids up for a Gingerbread House Sculpture making class or learn a new skill such as how to throw pottery!
Stroll Historic Main Street
Whether you’re headed back from the slopes or a Sundance screening enjoy an evening of food, drinks, music, and artwork. Don't miss out on Park City Gallery Association’s monthly gallery stroll! The "Last Friday" gallery stroll is a great opportunity to get outside, enjoy the winter light displays and shop for some beautiful artwork at one of the many galleries in town.
Enjoy Fireworks at Silver Sky Nights
Visit Park City Mountain this winter for Silver Sky Nights! Live music, complimentary hot beverages, and of course, spectacular fireworks displays await throughout the season. Each event will begin at 4:00 p.m. at Canyons Village, with fireworks starting at varying times.
Schedule: Dec 17, Dec 23, Jan 15, Jan 21, Feb 11, Feb 19
Try Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga in a Crater
Stop by the Homestead Crater just outside of Park City for a stand-up paddleboard yoga class with Park City Yoga Adventures. The crater is a geothermal hot spring within a beehive-shaped rock. Its mineral water remains at a constant temperature of 90-96 degrees Fahrenheit, making for a unique and relaxing yoga experience. Visitors can also enjoy a therapeutic soak and go swimming.