Destination guide

Sundance is a natural beauty with cultural significance

Welcome to Sundance, UT, where film buffs and outdoorsmen come together. Thousands flock to the city every year for the Sundance Film Festival, but the fun doesn’t end when the festival is over. Families or couples planning a winter getaway will love the area’s abundant skiing opportunities. Those travelling to Sundance vacation rentals in the summer can hike the mountainous terrain and even try their hand at fly fishing on the Provo River. With 4 seasons of fun and a short drive from thriving Park City, Sundance is an easy choice for your next family vacation.

Things to do

Natural attractions in Sundance

Aside from its film festival, Sundance is perhaps best known for the Sundance Ski Resort, which was also created by Redford. This 5,000-acre resort offers everything from great slopes to zipline tours through the stunning Utah landscape. You can also visit the historic resort while staying in your comfortable and private Sundance vacation rentals. If you’re ready to take on more skiing—or shopping—be sure to make the short drive over to Park City, Utah. At Park City Museum you can learn more about this bustling ski town.

Activities

Skiing and cinema in Sundance

The renowned 10-day Sundance Film Festival happens each year in January. Filmmakers from the world over showcase their work for eager audiences in Sundance, Park City, and Provo. The festival is put on by Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Institute and attracts everyone from locals to big-time celebrities. If you’re planning on attending this coming year, be sure to book your Sundance vacation rentals early. But the fun in Sundance is certainly not limited to the festival. The city boasts incredible skiing—both downhill and cross-country. If you’re travelling in the summer, you can enjoy the terrain by foot, bike, or even horseback.

Weather

Year-round adventure in Sundance

Over 6,000 feet above sea level, Sundance weather creates a winter wonderland around the holidays. Skiers can expect fresh powder and festival goers should pack a coat and mittens. Temperatures in January average in the mid-20s, perfect for a day on the slopes and a night cozied up by the fire. If you’re looking to do some hiking or biking, summer is the best season to book Sundance vacation rentals. Temperatures in July are warm, but not hot, averaging in the mid-70s. In general, Sundance experiences 4 seasons of outdoor beauty and quite a bit of snowfall.

Natural features

Be surrounded by the mountains in Sundance

When you step outside on a Sundance morning, you are greeted with a sublime view of the mountains. Be sure to take full advantage of the Wasatch Mountains during your visit. Travelers and locals ski down the slopes of the range’s Mt. Timpanogos, which reaches almost 12,000 feet above sea level. You can also experience Provo River fly fishing and catch huge trout just minutes away from your vacation rental. Visit the area in the fall to see the colors change from green to orange, red, and yellow.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Sundance

The nearest airport is in Provo, UT (PVU), located 14.3 mi (23.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), which is 35.3 mi (56.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Sundance?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 145 vacation rentals near Sundance. From 40 Cabins to 66 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sundance for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sundance?

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 Sundance:

  • Snowbird: 129 vacation rentals
  • Park City Mountain Resort: 1,856 vacation rentals
  • Canyons Resort: 1,219 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 1,701 vacation rentals
  • Deer Valley Resort: 2,757 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 Sundance?

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

  • Handle Tow: 3,361 vacation rentals
  • Utah Lake State Park: 274 vacation rentals
  • Sundance Ski Resort: 3,386 vacation rentals
  • Jordanelle State Park: 4,964 vacation rentals
  • Provo Utah Temple: 273 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sundance 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 Cabins in Sundance?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Cabins in Sundance. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sundance include:

  • Houses: 66 rentals available
  • Cottages: 40 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 40 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sundance?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Sundance. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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