Situated just east of Salt Lake City, Park City is a true mountain resort town that is well-known for its incredible skiing and many other outdoor recreational opportunities. Regardless of the time of year you book your reservation for a stay in a Park City vacation condo, you will have an amazing and memorable time. There is something for visitors of all ages and interests to enjoy in this charmingly popular mountain town.
Skiing and snowboarding are among the most popular ways to spend time for those who visit the area during the cold months of the year and stay in a vacation condo in Utah. There are several world-class resorts located close to Park City, including Alta, Solitude, Deer Mountain and Brighton. If you choose to visit the area during a warmer time of year, hiking, mountain biking and camping are popular in the Wasatch Mountain State Park to the south as well as at Jordanelle State Park. You can also fish and boat at Jordanelle, and golfing is popular at the Golf Course at Tuhaye to the east.
These outdoor adventures and activities are highly popular for visitors to Park City to enjoy with their Park City vacation condo serving as their home base. In addition, there are several attractions and other fun activities that you can explore while in Park City. For example, Olympics fans will want to tour the famous Utah Olympic Park, and shopping enthusiasts will love getting lost in the maze of shops in the Park City Main Street Historic District. The Alpine Coaster runs during the warmer weather season and is a great way to see a panoramic view of the area. For additional fun, head to the Park City Museum to learn more about the history and heritage of the area.
Whether you are looking for the picture-perfect location to enjoy a romantic dinner for two in Park City or you want to enjoy the high life by kicking up your heels, there are numerous options available. Elegant dining is available at the Riverhorse on Main, the Deer Valley Resort Fireside Dining Room and Chimayo Restaurant. Other dining options are available at Yuki Yami Sushi, 501 Main, Ghidotti's Italian Cafe, Zoom, the High West Distillery and Saloon, Edge Steakhouse and others.
Park City has an elevation of 7,000 feet, but you may spend time at much higher elevations if you will be skiing and snowboarding at local resorts while in the area. The temperature difference between Park City and ski resorts can be incredible in some cases, so be sure to dress in layers and plan for temperature changes while visiting. In Park City, the average high between May and September ranges from the 70s to the high 80s, making this a very pleasant place to spend summers. The winter months are relatively mild at this elevation, with average highs in the 50s and 60s. Expect freezing weather conditions and ample snowfall at higher elevations nearby during the winter as well as in the spring and fall.
If you are traveling to Park City from a long distance away, flying into the Salt Lake City International Airport and driving east to Park City is a smart idea. Park City is easy to reach via Interstate 80 and a connection just south on Highway 189 to the town. The easiest way to reach Park City by road is to travel into the Salt Lake City area via Interstates 80, 84 or 15.