Destination guide

Outdoor fun near Park City vacation home rentals

You'll be riding high in the mountains with Park City vacation rentals. East of Salt Lake and nestled in the Wasatch Mountain range, this ski resort town blends its old-school mining roots with modern, alpine-style resorts and hundreds of ski runs and trails. Park City hosted the 2002 Olympics, so it can officially call itself a World Class Mountain Resort. And it absolutely is. You'll find some of the best slopes at Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort. And because it's really nice, the city has a complimentary transit system where your skis can also travel for free.

History

Heritage sites near Park City vacation homes

Park City is filled with unique historic sites that showcase the fascinating history of the area. Vacation homes are available near places like Park City Museum, a history museum with interactive exhibits, artifacts, and the city’s original basement jail, and Park City Main Street Historic District, a historic strip with shops and restaurants in heritage buildings. You'll also like the Meyer Gallery, a contemporary art gallery within a historic former bank.

Things to do

Attractions near Park City cottage rentals

If you're taken with tours, try Red Pine Adventures, which has guided tours on horseback, snowmobiles, and more. On the other side of the tracks, you can hop on the Heber Valley train, a heritage railroad that chugs through the mountains. And what kid wouldn't love the Alpine Coaster, which is open in warm weather seasons (so, not winter) and gives you a panoramic view of the spectacular landscape. The Kimball Art Center has events and art exhibitions and, for a blast of the past, get the historical scoop on the silver mining the area's known for at the Park City Museum.

Activities

Activities near Park City getaway cabins

From hearty to high-end, Park City has a restaurant for you, and maybe a gastro pub, too. The area also has hundreds of ski runs, lifts, and trails where snow lovers of every level enjoy world class skiing and boarding. This town gets especially crazy in January, when the moviemakers of the world descend on Park City for the Sundance Film Festival. It's not just a winter wonderland: during the summer, you can see live concerts in the Silver Lake area, or hike and bike around the reservoirs, hot springs, forests, and abandoned mines.

Day trips

Best excursions from Park City vacation rentals

Park City is the ideal base camp to explore Salt Lake City. Vacation homes are a short distance from attractions like Temple Square, a landscaped park with a Mormon center and walking tours, and Red Butte Garden, a vast botanical garden with nature trails, workshops, and an outdoor concert series. You could also visit the Hogle Zoo, an exotic zoo with hundreds of animals and tropical gardens, and the Natural History Museum of Utah, a modern venue with galleries of earth science and native cultural exhibits.

Weather

Local weather for your stay at Park City vacation homes

The lower elevations of Park City are a pleasant place to spend a spring or summer. The average highs from May to September range from the 70s to the high 80s. But of course, it's all about the snow in this ski town, and you'll see plenty of it from November to April, with temps in the 30s and 40s. When you head to higher slopes, temps will drop a lot, with freezing rain and loads of snowfall in winter, spring and fall. Remember, January is jumping, so if you want to hit Sundance, buy a festival ticket in advance.

Natural features

These mountains are sure to elevate your love of nature

Give yourself a day to adjust to that fresh mountain air. Park City vacation rentals are in the Wasatch Mountains, where the elevation starts at 7,000 feet and maxes out at 12,000 feet. If you take a nature hike, you might see some moose, elk, or mule deer. And there are birds aplenty, including golden eagles, red-tailed hawks, and barn owls. The area also has many Quaking Aspens, tall beautiful trees that tremble at the slightest wind. Glorious wildflowers and lush green foliage blanket the lower areas in spring.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Park City

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.3 mi (43.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Provo, UT (PVU), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Park City?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,925 vacation rentals near Park City. From 865 Houses to 2,601 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Park City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Park City?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Park City:

  • Park City Mountain Resort: 1,860 vacation rentals
  • Canyons Resort: 1,231 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 1,716 vacation rentals
  • Deer Valley Resort: 2,769 vacation rentals
  • Bear Hollow Village: 180 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Park City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Park City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Utah Olympic Park: 5,551 vacation rentals
  • Silver Star Lift: 5,354 vacation rentals
  • Three Kings Lift: 5,319 vacation rentals
  • Snowflake Ski Lift: 5,253 vacation rentals
  • Park City Golf Club: 5,334 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Park City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Park City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 865 Houses in Park City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Park City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,601 rentals available
  • Cabins: 67 rentals available
  • Villas: 145 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Park City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,653 vacation rentals with pool available in Park City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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