About a half hour east from Salt Lake City is a place where winter really comes to life. Park City, Utah has one of the nation’s largest ski resorts. This spot is the epitome of the winter vacation destination, and the areas around it are full of fun activities, such as skiing, bobsledding, snowboarding, and the age-old favorite: simply exploring! Therefore, do yourself a favor and think Park City when the snow starts to fall.
Nearly 20 years ago, Salt Lake City was the host of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Most of the events involving skiing or snowboarding were held at the amazing ski resorts of Park City. So, when you are booking your itinerary for Utah, make sure you’ve got a few days planned for skiing, snowboarding, and other fun activities in Park City.
Many of the attractions in Park City were built specifically for the Winter Olympics events, such as the bobsledding track which was used for the bobsledding, luge, and skeleton events. This track makes for an exceptional way to pass a few hours with outdoor winter fun. Since the Olympics, the track has seen continued use. Just hop online or purchase your tickets at the venue for a day of fun and thrills.
Aside from fun winter activities, you can also explore the vibrant Historic Main Street, full of chic shops, cages, dining establishments, and bookstores. This is the spot to relax after you’ve spent a vigorous day on the slopes. A city you must truly see to appreciate, there’s much more on offer than the space here will allow. It’s the perfect winter destination whether you’re traveling solo, with a group of friends, or with just your closest family members. Your winter getaway is what you make it, so why not make it in Park City? It’s easy to get to from Salt Lake and has several accommodation options, such as Canyons Village, Park City Peaks, and The Chateaux Deer Valley. Come see the endless winter fun that awaits in Park City, Utah.