There are years when Thanksgiving traditions are best enjoyed at home and then there are years when it’s endlessly appealing to hit the road or skies in pursuit of holiday fun! This year, consider heading to scenic and exciting Park City, Utah when Thanksgiving comes around and you’re excited to try something new alongside family and friends. Whether you’re looking to infuse flavor, adventure, or ski fun into your Thanksgiving stay, a visit this way is sure to be unforgettable. The following are just a few of the best things to do over Thanksgiving in Park City when you plan a trip for 2023.
Make Sure to Include a Thanksgiving Feast on the Itinerary
When you make your way to Park City, Utah in the name of Thanksgiving fun, you’ll find it’s easy to fill up an itinerary with activities and attractions of all types. That said, this time of year, many visitors are also looking for a place where they can indulge in a delicious Thanksgiving meal and when this is the case, heading to Butcher’s Chop House is always a great place to start. Located at 751 Lower Main Street, Butcher’s Chop House is a popular place to be on Thanksgiving with good reason. Year-round this eatery appeals to those looking to make the most of a robust meal but over Thanksgiving, the mouthwatering goodness heads to a new level of exceptional. Butcher’s Chop House typically hosts a special Thanksgiving menu for guests who book their place in advance. Previous year’s menus have featured everything from a two-course turkey platter and mashed potatoes to candied yams, stuffing, and garlic green beans just to name a few. Of course, no Thanksgiving dinner is complete without dessert and Butcher’s Chop House often offers guests options to pick and choose from pumpkin or pecan pie! This is a family-friendly stop that everyone in your crew is sure to enjoy and they’re serving up savory selections from 2:00 pm until 11:00 pm over Thanksgiving.
Ski Your Way to Amazing Holiday Fun
For outdoor adventurers who can’t imagine anything more wonderful than spending Thanksgiving on the slopes, a trip to Park City this time of year is just the ticket! You’ll find that Thanksgiving and the start of ski season in Park City align perfectly with the slopes opening for downhill fun as of November 17, 2023. At Park City Mountain Resort, you’ll find easy access to trails that are easy to customize to all levels and abilities. If you’re new to skiing and excited to try it this year, there are also many opportunities to sign up for ski lessons at the resort. Even if you don’t participate in the ski fun, riding the lifts can be a scenic thrill! From the terrain parks to the après-ski scene here, there’s a good chance you’ll end up lingering longer than you originally planned this holiday.
Don’t Overlook the Charm of an Exciting Sleigh Ride
Thanksgiving in Park City is exactly the right time to incorporate a few whimsical and magical moments into your stay and that starts with booking a sleigh ride with the team at Snowed Inn Sleigh Company. Situated at 1310 Lowell Avenue, Snowed Inn Sleigh Company is happy to provide guests with 20- to 30-minute rides over Thanksgiving in a horse-drawn carriage. These outings are never canceled due to weather, so you’ll want to bundle up for the fun and enjoy the fact that cozy blankets are certainly included! While the thrill of the sleigh ride experience is hard to top, the fact that you’ll be gliding past stunning mountain terrain only makes it that much better. Afterward, there are options to pair your sleigh ride with a dinner in a western-style lodge complete with live music. Either way, it’s an experience well worth adding to your Thanksgiving to-do list.
Relish Some Retail Therapy
There’s truly no better time than Thanksgiving to get a head start on holiday shopping and when you find yourself in Park City this time of year, you’ll be in a prime place to relish some retail therapy. The historic downtown is a top spot for shoppers to browse big-name brands and one-of-a-kind boutiques as well. Whether you’re on the hunt for jewelry, crafts, home goods, or apparel, there’s no shortage of options across Park City. The good news is that if you focus your shopping efforts downtown, you’ll also enjoy easy access to an array of restaurants and cafes, too.
Your Luxurious Accommodations for Thanksgiving in Park City
Make more of every single moment in Park City this Thanksgiving when you make it a point to book luxurious accommodations through All Season Resort Lodging. Our team is here to help you find exactly the home-away-from-home experience you’ve been looking for and we’re happy to handle the details while you focus on the holiday fun ahead. Reach out to learn more and to get started!