All year long, Park City is where you can count on enjoying amazing eateries, top-notch shopping stops, and inspiring galleries and museums. No matter what your travel interests might be or what your picture-perfect itinerary entails, Park City is designed just for you.

The following is your insider’s Park City travel guide to get you started on your next amazing journey.

Planning a trip to beautiful Park City, Utah, is always an exciting and inviting prospect. Travelers looking to unwind in a place known for its spectacular terrain, amazing city-center entertainment, and easy access to outdoor recreation will find it all waiting for them here year-round. No matter when you arrive in Park City, you’ll find a long list of opportunities for activities and attractions to boost your itinerary. History buffs will love Park City for its rich past, while those who can’t wait to spend as much time in the fresh air will have ample options for heading out and exploring stunning mountain terrain. While winter sees Park City transform into a mecca of fun for ski and snowboard enthusiasts, spring is a prime time to head out on the trails and enjoy awakening wildlife and wildflowers alike. Park City is packed with gorgeous seasonal colors in the fall, while summer beckons visitors from across the map to make the most of the local fun.

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Why Park City is the Perfect Vacation Destination Year-Round

Park City puts incredible natural beauty at your fingertips no matter what season you happen to be visiting. The area hosts a combination of towering mountains and lush valleys that make for an idyllic backdrop whether you’re photographing sun-soaked moments or you’re here when the fresh powder falls on the slopes. In the winter, skiing is a top reason visitors head to Park City, thanks to Park City Mountain Resort being the largest resort in the USA. Nearby, Deer Valley Resort is equally appealing, and both destinations are known for great lessons, convenient ski rentals, lovely lodges, and slopes that are suitable for ski enthusiasts of all skill levels. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling are also popular wintertime activities across Park City, in addition to sleigh rides, dog sledding, or ice skating. Winter is a tremendously family-friendly time in Park City, with activities that appeal to travelers of all ages.

For those passionate about pursuing the past, Park City is a place where you can spend ample time exploring local history. Destinations like the Park City Museum on Historic Main Street bring the stories of eras gone by to life right before your eyes. Over at Utah Olympic Park, athletic history is on full display, and options to try bobsledding for yourself or get a great view from the top of a Nordic ski jump. Whether you’re settling into one of Park City’s cozy spas, making the most of amazing local eateries, or spending time exploring the great outdoors, it’s an all-seasons destination you won’t want to miss.

Houses by a mountain

Getting to Park City is an Easy Process for Travelers

If you’re flying into Park City to enjoy time away in style, you’ll want to be sure to make plans to fly into the Salt Lake International Airport. This destination is just 35 minutes from Park City by car, and there are shuttle options offered on-site and car rental kiosks if you prefer to personalize your transportation during your stay. Other nearby and smaller airport options to pick and choose from include the Heber Valley Airport, the Atlantic Aviation Airport, and the TAC Airport. While these locations are closer than Salt Lake International Airport, they’re more specific to smaller private jets.

Customize Your Options for Getting Around Once You’re Here

When you’ve made your way to Park City, and you’re looking forward to getting the fun going, the good news is that getting around is a breeze. For all of the amazing entertainment available here, Park City is a relatively small town. Depending on where you’re staying and your exploration plans, you might be able to skip a vehicle altogether. Destinations like the Deer Valley base or the downtown area provide guests with easy shuttle access throughout the year and are extremely walkable in the warm weather months. Areas like Canyons Village and Kimball Junction sit a bit further out, and if you’re staying in these neighborhoods, a rental car is recommended. Park City hosts a free, efficient public bus system you can enjoy while you’re here, and downloading the Park City mobile bus app makes it simple to track your routes according to where you want to go. Uber and Lyft both operate in Park City as well if you want to leave a rental car out of the scenario and prefer to have others do the driving instead.

Car driving down road

Seasonal Events to Enjoy in Park City

No matter when you arrive in Park City, this destination is packed with festivals and events that make your getaway even more memorable and fun. If you’re traveling to Park City toward the end of January, you’ll be on time to participate in the highly anticipated Sundance Film Festival. Park City is transformed into a cinephile paradise for 10 days this time of year, offering opportunities to enjoy one-of-a-kind films across genres.

In early February, the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup comes to town, giving some of the planet’s most talented freestyle skiers a place to showcase their skills. March and April mark the winding down of ski season and the arrival of the Spring Grüv. This event includes a pond skimming event open to costumed skiers and snowboarders looking to set new records in the name of end-of-ski-season fun.

April sees the Wasatch Film Festival open in Park City, while June travelers can enjoy the Savor The Summit experience, which puts the best area street food on full display down Main Street. In August, the Kimball Arts Festival is a must-visit gathering, while Independence Day is celebrated in patriotic style in Park City, complete with parades, activities, races, fireworks, and more.

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As temperatures begin to cool in mid-September, Park City travelers can enjoy Autumn Aloft. You’ll want to turn your eyes to the skies for this event which sees more than 20 hot air balloons take flight in tandem. If you’re heading this way in September or mid-October, you’ll be in the right place to take advantage of scenic fall foliage trails and drives.

If you’re ringing in a new year in Park City, the annual Torchlight Parade at Deer Valley is an illuminating tradition that might be the highlight of your visit.

Street in small town

Day 1

If you’re fortunate enough to have three days to spare in Park City, you’ll want to start your first day here by fueling up with a savory breakfast in your Park City vacation condos you booked through All Seasons Resort Lodging. Making the most of the first meal of the day is a delight when you book a property option with a full kitchen and great views included.

Once you’re ready to head out and explore, you’ll dedicate the beginning of your first day to mountain biking adventures at Park City Mountain Resort. While these trails are ideal for skiing and snowboarding in the winter, the warm weather months in Park City see the snow melt away to reveal world-class mountain bike trails below. The mountain biking trails at Park City Mountain Resort are suitable for adventurers of all skill levels, and lessons and guided outings are available upon request. Don’t worry about having to pack your own gear, as mountain bikes can easily be rented for the day here too.

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If you’re traveling with the entire family in tow, pick up your Adventure Pass at Park City Mountain, and you’ll find something for everyone to enjoy after your time on the trails. Your pass gives you access to areas where you can try your hand at gem panning, mini golf, and time on the thrilling alpine slide. This gravity-drive mountain coaster sits on tracks, and you can enjoy the route which is similar to a bobsled course at your own pace with options to reach up to 30 mph.

Once you’ve tried the slide a few times, head over to Park City’s Historic Main Street, where you can enjoy lunch at one of many on-site eateries or cafes, depending on your mood. Once you’ve fueled up again, it’s time to linger in the area and spend quality time shopping the many apparel, souvenirs, jewelry, and art stores. Take time to look around and admire the historic architecture that speaks to a different time and style and has been carefully restored to remain firmly in the present.

Tonight, you can enjoy an elegant evening of dining out at 350 Main Brasserie. Dinner is served here daily between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm, and you can count on a friendly ambiance as well as great Main Street views. The menu hosts delicious options ranging from Scottish salmon and pan-roasted venison loin to small plates like grilled horn mushrooms or crispy cauliflower. The dessert menu showcases chocolate mousse and Madagascar vanilla crème brûlée alike, so no matter what you order, you’re in for a treat.

Fine dining dish

Day 2

On the second day of your Park City escape, see your breakfast followed up with a trip to the iconic Utah Olympic Park. A trip to Park City isn’t complete without quality time set aside to explore this sprawling destination that’s just as fun in the winter as it is in the middle of summer. Utah Olympic Park is a place for fun. Whether you’re hoping on a bobsled or watching Nordic ski pros train, it’s a place you’ll find yourself inspired. Guests can enjoy the park’s vast green spaces, alpine coaster, zipline, and bobsled when the snow melts. No matter when you head this way, you’ll want to make sure to carve out time to explore the Alf Engen Ski and Eccles Salt Lake 2002 Games Museums. These are located in the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center and admission is free to browse the exhibits and displays. Over at the Alf Engen Ski Museum, you’ll find a variety of interactive displays showcasing the history of skiing and snowboarding in the area. The Eccles Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympic Games Museum is a trip back in time to the 2002 Winter Games, which includes highlights and memorabilia.

After all the outdoor fun, unwind and relax at Atticus Coffee, Teahouse, and Books on Main Street. This downtown destination is charming and always a fan-favorite stop when you’re looking for a good book and hoping to pair a relaxing moment with flavor too. Feel free to settle in with a story and enjoy a homemade scone and coffee while you’re at it. This is a place with something for everyone in the family to enjoy and you might be surprised how much longer you linger than you originally planned.

When you feel rejuvenated after snacks and coffee, take some time to explore Main Street exclusively to indulge your artistic interests. During the 2010 Film Festival, Banksy left his mark across Park City with seven original works, three of which remain to be enjoyed on Main Street today. As you wander along, you’ll find the “Camera Man and Flower” depiction at 402 Main Street, the “Praying Boy” at 537 Main Street, and a work titled the “Dirty Rat” at 328 Main Street on the stage door of the Egyptian Theater.

Exterior view of Egyptian Theater

This evening, enjoy a bold dish at Ganesh Indian Cuisine. Located at 1811 Sidewinder Drive, this eatery serves up authentic Indian fare and is open daily from 11:00 am until 2:30 pm before re-opening for dinner between 4:30 pm and 10:00 pm. Service is always friendly at Ganesh Indian Cuisine and options like spicy tandoor chicken and tika masala never fail to delight. It’s a family-friendly restaurant that also has a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan options to choose from as well.

Day 3

The last day on our Park City travel guide includes a chance to spend a morning exploring the beauty and tranquility that await at the Park City Gardens. Whether you’re a green thumb enthusiast or you’re just looking for a great place to stroll and enjoy the view, Park City Gardens has you covered. This destination is open year-round and hosts an impressive inventory of gardening gear, blooms, and flower beds to admire. There’s a Garden Boutique on-site where you can explore floral designs or participate in a workshop, depending on when you arrive. In the nursery, you can pick up your starter plants for your own garden or admire trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals on-site.

When you’re ready to head out and explore further, enjoy a quick lunch before heading to the Mcpolin Farm. Mcpolin Barn is a popular photo opportunity in town and a beautiful place to linger in good company. After taking your photos, you’ll want to leave plenty of time to end your day at the Jordanelle Reservoir. Located a mere 20 minutes south of Main Street Park City, the Jordanelle Reservoir is a great place to enjoy fishing and boating or just sitting waterside and soaking up the sun. Thanks to the large wake-free zones, many visitors head here to make the most of an afternoon or evening of stand-up paddleboarding. Don’t leave without dropping by the visitor center here too.


Tonight, go to 710 Bodega to enjoy an evening of delicious Spanish tapas. 710 Bodega is located at 710 Main Street and is open from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Feel free to enjoy Seville’s flavors when you swing by to order options like crispy duck spring rolls or house paella. When paired with a beer or homemade sangria, this might be a place that you long to return to before you’ve even left.

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