The entire world’s attention was focused on Park City during the 2002 Winter Olympics, and the appealing mountain town in Utah certainly put on a show for everyone watching. Since the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City has continued to build on the momentum generated by the Olympic hype. Ranked as one of the top resorts for families year in and year out by SKI Magazine; a Park City ski vacation has a lot to offer for active families looking to make memories.
However, don’t think that Park City is solely a great family destination, the intermediate terrain and world-class groomed runs make it one of the best resorts to arch fast turns on cruisers, and the dining and nightlife scenes in downtown Park City are equally fantastic. History buffs will also appreciate learning about the boom town's storied mining history.
Park City Mountain Resort
The Park City skiing is known for offering some of the best intermediate terrain in the world. The groomers roll throughout the mountain, the trees seem to be perfectly spaced apart, and the terrain parks are great. The beginner and expert skiing in Park City is not to be overlooked, too. Book a Park City ski trip if you’re looking to ski the same runs as Olympic ski racers, arch turns on the world-renowned manicured snow, and feel the sensation of powder blowing over your shoulders.
Downtown Park City
One of the things that downtown Park City is known for is hosting the annual film fete, Sundance. The world-famous film festival has planted its roots in Park City because of the fun, rustic atmosphere, delicious restaurants, and lavish hotels and condos that are scattered throughout downtown.
Even when Hollywood’s stars aren’t vacationing in Park City, the downtown scene is lively. Downtown Park City is a blend of contemporary and historic. There’s a ski bridge and Town Lift that connect the rustic town with the modern ski resort, illustrating how inner-connected the mountain and town truly are.
Nearby Park City Ski Resorts
Two other world-class resorts—Deer Valley Resort and Canyons—are within a short distance of downtown Park City, making the area a premier destination for a ski vacation. Park City Mountain Resort, Canyons Resort, and Deer Valley Resort make up the famous trio of mountains that are easily accessed during your Park City ski vacation. Each resort has its own appeal, atmosphere, and character. Combined, they make the town of Park City one of the most popular destination ski towns in North America.