Tag - First-Time Guide to Park City

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.

In the third episode of Park City First Timers, Makena heads to the Homestead Crater with Park City Yoga Adventures for a one-of-a-kind paddleboard yoga experience. The Homestead Crater is a 10,000-year-old geothermal spring, located within a beehive-shaped limestone rock, with its waters ranging from 90-96 degrees Fahrenheit.

The Park City First Timers series was such a blast this summer that we had no choice but to bring it back. This time, we’re highlighting six unique winter adventures in Park City, Utah.  

In our first winter episode, our host, Makena, gives fat tire biking a try. She starts by meeting with our friends at Storm Cycles to get the lowdown on fat tire bikes, how they differ from standard mountain bikes, and how they handle in the snow.

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we believe them! Where will you find the energy for a fun day on the slopes, shopping, or for Nordic skiing on Park City’s trails, without a delicious and nutritious breakfast?

Finding a solid breakfast or brunch spot can be challenging – especially if you’re visiting an area for the first time.  Breakfast and brunch choices are often a matter of preference, depending on what kind of morning meal you prefer and what kind of time you have. Are you a hardcore bruncher who spends hours enjoying a meal every Sunday morning? Or are you the grab-and-go type? Whether you prefer to grab a cup of coffee and a quick bite on the run, or prefer full-on sit-down brunch, Park City, Utah has breakfast and  brunch options to suit every taste bud. 

Navigating winter weather can be tricky, especially for those who’ve never been to a winter climate like Park City, Utah before.  Worry not— if it’s your first time to a mountain town, we have you covered.  Follow these tips and you’ll be more comfortable, warmer, and happier in chilly and snowy weather.  And, might we add, you don’t have to ditch style to stay warm.

In the final installment of our First Timers series, we asked JoDee to share her experience trying lift-served mountain biking for the first time.  The mountain biking scene in Park City is booming, and it continues to grow as new trails are built each summer.  Rated a Gold-Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Bike Association, Park City boasts a trail network of more than 400 miles. 

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