Are you dreaming of a trip to the mountains? Park City, Utah, is the ultimate mountain destination. Located just 45 minutes from Salt Lake City, the Park City area is filled with wonderful things to do during any time of year. Cycle your way around the mountain in the summer or race to the bottom of a ski slope in the winter. No matter when you visit, there are always amazing activities to do in Park City!

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The Top 7 Things to Do in Park City

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1. Mountain Biking And Hiking

Park City in the summer is an outdoorsman’s paradise. From mountain biking around the mountain to a relaxing afternoon of fly fishing, there are a ton of great things to do during the summer in the Park City area. Hiking is another popular summer activity on the mountain. Our area’s diverse terrain features mountain ranges, canyons, and more, making it a perfect choice for a hiking excursion! 

man skiing

2. Skiing And Snowboarding

Did you know that Park City is home to one of the largest and top-rated ski resorts in the United States? That’s right! Park City Mountain Resort is a must-visit destination for visitors. The mountain offers activities for visitors all year round, however, it’s especially well-known for its great skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Deer Valley Resort is another great skier destination!  

Tickets sign at Park City Mountain Resort.

3. Ski Resorts in Park City

Our region is the No. 2 ski destination in the United States. So, it’s no surprise that skiing is one of the most popular things to do in Park City. Each year, locals and visitors alike flock to the ski resort in Park City, Utah, to shred some powder. Our favorites include Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, and Canyons Resort. Be sure to visit the resorts’ websites to purchase the correct passes and lift tickets! 

4. Après Ski Activities

You’ll want to kick back and relax after a day of skiing or snowboarding. If you’re not familiar with the term, après ski refers to the time after you’re done skiing when everyone gathers to relax and discuss their best runs. We love grabbing a table at one of the Park City restaurants near the slopes or pulling up a seat at one of the local bars! 

Multi-ethnic family with their friends skying

5. Utah Olympic Park

Park City was the host of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Since then, Utah Olympic Park in Park City has been transformed into an adventure park that’s perfect for visitors of all ages! Traveling with children? Discover more family-friendly fun at the Alpine Coaster in Park City! 


6. Sundance Film Festival 

Sundance Film Festival is the most iconic event in Park City. This 12-day event is a must for any film buff. You can be among the first to watch some of the season’s most lauded movies when you attend Sundance! 

Woman eating a burger at a restaurant.

7. Taste Local Flavors  

Of course, dining is the cornerstone of any successful vacation. Branch out and get a taste of the Park City area’s local flavors during your visit. From brunch to bars, there are many ways to explore Park City restaurantsIf you’re looking for a day trip nearby, we recommend making the short drive to Wanship, Utah, to for a tasting and/or tour High West Distillery. 

Stay With Alpine Ski Properties

Ready to experience all the best things to do in Park City? What are you waiting for? Now that you have the information you need to create your ultimate Park City itinerary, it’s time to find a place to stay. If you’re searching for a rental that’s near the Park City area’s most popular attractions and boasts all the comforts of home, look no further than Alpine Ski Properties! We offer a wide selection of Park City and Deer Valley rentals for any type of traveler. Whether you want a condo close to Main Street or a home with a private chef, we’ve got you covered!

Browse a full inventory of our rentals to start planning your trip to Park City, Utah!

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