Park City is a picture-perfect vacation destination year-round for travelers, but when you’re one for cold-weather fun, winter is the very best time to head this way. The following activities are just a few reasons you should start planning your Park City winter journey today!
Hit the Slopes in Perfect Winter Style
Ski season at Park City Mountain Resort opens November 17, 2023, kicking winter off in the area with fresh-powder fun!If you’re a traveler who can’t wait to spend as much time as possible enjoying downhill thrills when winter rolls around, a trip to Park City is sure to inspire. Park City offers ski-focused guests access to more than 426 downhill trails sprawling across 9,326 acres of terrain.
A winter ski getaway is an opportunity to check out the very best of Park City Mountain Resort as well as the exciting runs available at nearby Deer Valley Resort. Both offer an array of trails that are suitable for skiers of all skill levels, as well as options to book ski lessons if you’re hitting the slopes for the very first time this winter.
You can even head over to Round Valley, White Pine Touring, and Utah Olympic Park to enjoy cross-country skiing options this time of year! No matter how you choose to spend your time, winter in Park City is a time to relish winter sports recreation experiences.
Enjoy Time at Utah Olympic Park
Utah Olympic Park is a year-round treat for travelers heading to Park City, Utah. During the winter season, it comes with options to book fun park tours as well as bobsled rides! If you choose a personalized tour, your knowledgeable and friendly guide can provide insightful information about bobsledding and skeleton racing.
There’s even an opportunity to take a shuttle ride to the summit of the nearby Nordic ski jumps, which are not for the faint of heart! If you’re lucky, you might see an athlete practicing on the runs, giving you a chance to get an up-close look at amazing athletes training for upcoming events and the Olympics! If you’re up for bobsledding, you’ll find Utah Olympic Park is the perfect place to be this winter. You’ll need to make a reservation in advance for this on-site experience, which is sure to thrill. Bobsleds can reach speeds of up to 70 mph!
After you’ve had your fill of outdoor thrills, head to the Alf Engen Ski Museum at the park, which provides a place to browse a collection of exhibits and displays tracing the history of skiing in the area.
Spend Some Quality Time Tubing and Sledding
While many winter travelers associate Park City with world-class skiing in the winter, it’s also a great place to enjoy some quality time tubing and sledding with family and friends.
This is especially true if you head over to Woodward Park City. All the equipment you’ll need can be rented on-site to make the most of the fun available on no less than 10 meticulously maintained tubing runs. Woodward Park City is like a giant playground, complete with foam pits, trampolines, skateparks, and a magic carpet ride to bring you to the top of the tubing lanes.
After you’ve made a few runs and you’re looking to warm up, you can make your way to the on-site indoor cafeteria, where hot chocolate and snacks are readily available to savor while you watch people jump and flip into foam pits, jump on trampolines, skateboard, BMX, and scooter.
Once you’ve refueled for fun, take some time to enjoy free sledding on the hills at the Park City Ice Arena.
Don’t Overlook Snow Bike Fun
Park City’s many scenic mountain trails are endlessly appealing to bikers in the summertime. The good news is that even when winter rolls around, you won’t have to put the bike away!
Fat tire biking is a popular activity for visitors and locals alike to enjoy in Park City this time of year, and there are plenty of places to rent the gear you’ll need to enjoy your time outdoors. All Seasons Adventures and Jans Mountain Outfitters are just a few of the many great places to start before you head out to explore Round Valley or the Rail Trail in Park City.
Put Your Balance to Work and Make the Most of Ice Skating Adventures
Whether you’ve been ice skating since you were little or it’s your first time on skates, it’s a quintessential winter activity that’s just as enjoyable in Park City this time of year. Visitors heading this way will have their choice of not one but two spectacular ice rinks to check out while they’re in town.
Park City Mountain Resort hosts an outdoor ice skating rink at the Mountain Village all winter long that’s ideal for those who are looking for a casual and fun outing with family and friends. For those feeling more serious about an on-the-ice experience, try the Olympic-size ice rink at Park City Ice Arena, which is open to the public year-round.
Book Your Park City Winter Stay in Style
No matter when travel plans bring you to Park City this winter, you’ll find amazing accommodations to match through All Seasons Resort Lodging. Reach out today to learn more about our exciting and inviting property options available, or check out our Frosty Winter Savings! And make sure to book a stay during the Snow Globe Stroll or Park City Wine Festival!