About Park City
The World Discovered Park City during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics!
Park City was first introduced to the world during the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympics and is best known for having the greatest snow on earth®. For ski enthusiasts, the beauty of Park City includes quick access to three world-class ski resorts within 10 minutes of each other—and all three are ranked in the top 10 in North America. The Deer Valley Ski Resort was rated #1 five years in a row before dropping to #2 this year. Deer Valley is considered a luxury ski resort with incredible service and dining options on the slopes. The Park City Mountain caters to family skiing and beginners. The Canyons Ski Resort is last of the three resorts. The Canyons ski resort has just invested over $150 million in improvements and has the potential to be the largest ski resort in North America with over 3,500 skiable acres. Ski at one resort or ski all three resorts for a ski experience you will always remember.
Park City’s Olympic training facilities, provides visitors with the opportunity to take a bobsled ride at 80 mph—and sure to be a once in a lifetime adventure. Other winter activities include sleigh rides, ice skating, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, tubing parks and the Sundance Film Festival.
Park City caters to every lifestyle and budget. For the luxury lifestyle, you may enjoy the St .Regis, the Montage or the Waldorf Astoria. If you are a family, you may enjoy renting a private home or a condo located on the ski slopes. If you are looking for a bargain, you can find vacation properties that are still within walking distance to the slopes.
Park City Main Street is built around the historic mining town with much of the original architecture in place. With trollies and a free city bus system, it is easy to get around Park City. Main Street is filled with Art Galleries, and over 100 restaurants to suit everyone’s taste; including five star dining, sushi, pizza, and burgers. If you like to shop while visiting, Park City has traditional and specialized shops and boutiques available, as well as brand-name stores and a large outlet mall.
The winters in Park City is why people first come, but it is the mild and sunny summers that cause them to stay and make Park City their home. Summer-time is still one of the best kept secrets about Park City. When the snow melts, the mild mountain climate lets you enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking, fly fishing, river rafting, hot air ballooning, horseback riding, wagon rides, and 144-holes of public golf within a short drive of your front door. There are also four Lakes within 20 minutes to enjoy all the boating and fishing adventures you like. The hiking/biking trail system is considered one of the best designed systems in the United States. There are numerous concerts and special events held in Park City during the summer including the Park City Arts Festival, The Park City Wine and Cheese Festival and the Triple Crown Baseball Tournament. There are also numerous biking, soccer and other sporting events. Finally, both Deer Valley and the Canyons host a series of music concerts during the summer weeks, including concerts by big name stars.
Park City is a resort community, and there is never a lack of interesting things to do and see. It is a lifestyle you will enjoy being a part of.