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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!

Categories: History

WHAT TO RENT VS. WHAT TO PACK WHEN MOUNTAIN BIKING IN PARK CITY, UTAH

June 26, 2018 by Visit Park City

Park City is home to more than 450 miles of trails that are ready for you to explore via mountain bike.  Mountain biking can require a lot of gear, and it’s not always easy to pack it all for your trip.  Fortunately, Park City has many bike rental and gear outfitters that will fit you with the latest equipment for your adventure.  Having trouble deciding what to bring and what to leave at home? We put together a suggested list of items to include in your suitcase and items to rent upon arrival in Park City.

THE TOP 6 DAY HIKES IN PARK CITY

May 29, 2018 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.

9 TIPS FOR PLANNING THE PERFECT TRIP TO PARK CITY, UTAH, ON A BUDGET (AND WHY YOU SHOULD)

April 24, 2018 by RootsRated

Park City’s Historic Main Street is filled with great shops, restaurants, and bars to explore. Jeff Williams

Though Park City, Utah, is known for its luxurious accommodations and world-class skiing, deals abound here in the quieter summer season. And for many who’ve relocated to this mountain town, Park City summers are the area’s best-kept secret. Cooler mountain temperatures make it a wonderful place to explore when the Salt Lake Valley temperatures soar, and there are plenty of free and inexpensive activities throughout town for visitors on a budget. Add these nine adventures to your Park City bucket list, and don’t worry about price, most won’t cost you a dime.

Categories: Summer in Park City

PARK CITY FIRST TIMERS: SNOWMOBILING

March 6, 2018 by Visit Park City

With so many activities to try, and fun to be had, there was no other choice than to bring back our Park City First Timers series for another season. This time around we added a little twist, as the entire Page family — Cori, Jon, Emma, Milo, Pearl and Ansel — will be our hosts for four action-packed episodes. Proving that a family that plays together stays together.

WHAT TO DO IN PARK CITY IN FEBRUARY

January 30, 2018 by Visit Park City

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:

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