Any time of year, the urge to travel strikes, and you’ll find endless reasons to travel to scenic Park City, Utah. In the wintertime, Park City is a mecca for ski enthusiasts looking to make the absolute most of downhill fun. In the summer, Park City is packed with opportunities to get out and explore mountain terrain bursting with wildflowers, wildlife, and unique adventure options. When fall rolls around, visitors head this way to make the most of amazing foliage and spectacular seasonal colors.

However, it’s hard to overlook the vast appeal of a spring Park City getaway. With picture-perfect weather, outdoor adventure, and access to shopping and dining, spring is an amazing time of year in Park City, with refreshing options for customized fun that are hard to top. Whether you’re here for a few days or lucky enough to enjoy an extended stay, you’ll find Park City in the spring is a place that’s likely to bring you back time and again. Home to over 150 restaurants, bars, boutiques, and name-brand stores to check out, a spring shopping journey to Park City is always within reach. Of course, if you’re here for the great outdoors, you’ll find Park City is home to beautiful hiking and biking trails and landscapes ideal for nature photographers. No matter your travel interests, spring is an idyllic time of year to head this way.

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A Spring Getaway with a Focus on Ski Fun Is an Option

It’s easy to assume that the ski slopes are closed for business when spring arrives, but in Park City, this isn’t the case! While the official first day of spring this year is March 19, the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort aren’t slated to close until around April 23. Visitors heading this way for a spring stay can easily try many ski runs and get out on some hiking trails. Park City is certainly a mecca for snowboarders and skiers who are looking for an incredible and world-renowned destination to hit the slopes. Heading here in the spring has the distinct advantage of warmer days, so you can easily extend your time on the snow comfortably.

Utah has a reputation for its powder snow, and the Park City Mountain ski area is no exception to the rule. Known as the largest ski area in the U.S., it’s a place where you can spend days exploring and still not feel like you’ve covered it all. While Park City Mountain Resort is a wonderful place to relish the views and outdoor fun, nearby Deer Valley Resort, just a few minutes away from Main Street, is just as inviting. This ski-only locale is loved by those looking for a bit more of an intimate ski setting in the spring, complete with meticulously maintained trails, limited lift tickets, and gourmet dining in the elegant on-site lodges. Whether you’re someone who skis every year or looking to learn for the first time, a ski spring trip to Park City is exactly what you need to enjoy.

Aerial view of city street and mountain

Getting to Park City in the Springtime

A Park City trip in the spring is a chance to make the most of the city’s scenic surroundings coming to life in new blooms. Park City is located within the impressive Wasatch Mountain range. Many travelers fly into Salt Lake City International Airport when heading to Park City in the springtime, thanks to the many non-stop flights served here. Once you land, it’s just a 35-minute shuttle ride to Park City, or you can rent a car at the airport and enjoy the journey at your own pace.

Why You’ll Love a Spring Park City Getaway

While making your way to Park City in the spring for a vacation is always a delight, those couples who are looking to say, “I do,” won’t want to overlook the fact that this gorgeous mountain town is the ideal place for a destination wedding this time of year too! If you’re looking for a place to host your nuptials with a breathtaking natural backdrop in place and an array of eateries to accommodate your pre- and post-wedding needs, Park City checks every box on the list. From unforgettable outdoor ceremonies to rustic-chic indoor settings, you can create a picture-perfect spring wedding day in Park City that you will never forget.

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For those spending time in Park City in the spring to focus on travel fun, you’ll find it’s a place rich in history no matter where you turn. Park City was a thriving mining town before it was a popular ski town, and today, many historic buildings and landmarks remain well-preserved and intact for visitors to explore. The beauty of a Park City spring getaway is that you can learn more about these historic stops long before the summer crowds roll into the city.

You won’t want to miss the mining-era-style buildings that make up historic Main Street or the remnants of mining operations out on the trails. Beyond history, spring in Park City is a great time to shop for seasonal sales and enjoy time at the many art galleries that adorn the city. There are charming bookshops to check out and coffee shops that will keep you energized for your spring fun ahead. Dining is a world-class experience in Park City whether you’re looking forward to local fare, après-ski specialties, or dishes inspired by far-away destinations. Planning a spring getaway that fits your travel style is a breeze in a city with so much to offer.

Exterior view of Egyptian Theater

 Seasonal Events to Enjoy While You’re Here

Spring in Park City is a time to enjoy fun festivals and events of all kinds! As ski season begins to wind down, a fan-favorite annual event this time of year is Park City Mountain’s Spring Grüv. Adored by locals and visitors alike, this spring gathering includes pond skimming competitions at the resort, where participants try to skim across an icy pond on snowboards and skis with fun prizes for the best performers included. Don’t be surprised to see some wacky costumes included in this one-of-a-kind event! Spring also marks the arrival of a seasonal free concert series at the ski resorts. These are wonderfully entertaining and great for everyone in your traveling crew.

Day 1

If you have three days for a spring Park City getaway, be sure to enjoy breakfast on the first day of your stay in your Park City vacation home booked through All Seasons Resort Lodging. Once you’re fueled up for the fun ahead, it’s time to hit the slopes in style. At Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, you’ll find blue sky days are the norm during a spring getaway. There’s still plenty of fresh powder to go around, but the warmer temperatures will motivate you to spend even more time trying the trails and runs that await. Start the day with a lesson alongside a pro if you’re new to skiing or could use a refresher before testing your skills. There are plenty of gear rentals on-site, so you don’t have to worry about overpacking if you don’t want to invest in your own skis, poles, and boots. If you want to enjoy some of the best seasonal skiing opportunities, add the south and east-facing runs to your itinerary early in the day when they’re a bit soft and offer amazing options for flying down the slopes at breathtaking speeds.

Snow on ski slope

After you’ve had your fill of fun on the snow, head over to an après ski stop like Drafts Sports Bar & Grill at Park City Mountain’s Canyons Village to curb any cravings you’ve earned along the way. Afterward, you’ll head downtown to do quality shopping alongside family and friends. Here, you’ll have options to browse everything from custom apparel, jewelry, souvenirs, home goods, décor, and more.

Once your bags are full, enjoy time at the High West Distillery this evening. Located at 703 Park Avenue, the High West Distillery is open from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm daily and is a ski-in gastro distiller that offers tours, American classic dishes and even facility tours upon request. There’s indoor and outdoor seating to enjoy and whether you opt for the Rocky Mountain trout, tacos, burgers, or schnitzel, your tastebuds are in for a treat.

Day 2

The second day of your stay in Park City begins with a beautiful spring morning breakfast at The Eating Establishment. Head over to 317 Main Street to enjoy traditional breakfast classics like French toast, pancakes, waffles, hashbrowns, omelets, and delicious coffee in a cozy dining room setting. They open up at 8:00 am so you can get a good start on your day. You’ll want to eat early because after you’re full, it’s time to head up, up, and away with the team at Utah Balloon Flights. Headquartered at 6065 Silver Creek Road, Utah, Balloon Flights is helmed by Chief Pilot Derek, who is ready and waiting to help you enjoy an amazing adventure that’s one-of-a-kind over the mountains and surrounding valleys. Flight is a passion at Utah Balloon Flights, and this hot air balloon ride might be the highlight of your stay. Private hot air balloon experiences are available upon request, and no matter what, you won’t want to forget your camera for this adventure.

Once you’re back on the ground, it’s time to dive into history at the Park City Museum. Make your way to 528 Main Street to enjoy an hour exploring the museum’s many exhibits and displays showcasing Park City’s unique past. There’s also a research library on-site, as well as an archival collection and opportunities to access the city’s first jail, which is still in place here!

Museum hall with painting

After the museum, take some time to indulge your creativity over at the Kimball Art Center. This artistic center in town is a great place to browse various rotating special exhibits or sign up for studio time or a class. There are programs on-site for children and adults alike throughout the year, whether your interest lies in pottery, painting, or sculpture.

Tonight, you and your crew will want to be sure to reserve your place for dinner at Riverhorse on Main. Found at 540 Main Street, Riverhorse on Main is an elegant eatery with live music most evenings that’s open daily from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm for dinner with extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays until 9:30 pm. While their pasta, seafood, and meat selections are sure to delight, you won’t want to leave without trying something off their impressive global wine list as well.

Day 3

Today, savor a delicious breakfast at The Bridge Café and Grill at Town Lift located at 825 Main Street. They’re open from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm, so you have time to sleep in and make it more of a brunch if you choose to. When you’re full and ready to go, you’ll team up with White Pines Touring Company pros to enjoy a fat bike outing alongside a knowledgeable and friendly guide. These custom tours are a great way to get out and enjoy Park City’s spring scenery even when the trails are a bit muddy from snow melt.  There are also guided hikes available through White Pines Touring if you want to slow things down and focus on wildlife watching.


After your adventures in the great outdoors, head back towards the city center to enjoy some time at Utah Olympic Park. This family-friendly locale is home to bobsled experiences, zip lines, and a museum to tour on-site. After a quick lunch, you’ll want to make your way to the Egyptian Theater at 328 Main Street to enjoy a show. This historic stop welcomes amazing acts, performances, and concerts year-round, making it a must-add to your itinerary in the spring.

Top off your Park City trip this evening with a dinner at Bartolo’s Park City. Located at 1241 Center Drive, Bartolo’s Park City is found within the Newpark Town Center and is a one-stop resource for amazing Italian classics, focusing on mouthwatering pasta. Entrees like Idaho trout almondine and seasonal risotto are always a treat, and you can’t go wrong with the burrata, chicken parmesan, or cioppino.


What is Park City’s Elevation?

Park City is approximately 6,800 feet above sea level, and many of the accommodations within Deer Valley are located above 8,000 feet.

What can I do to prevent any altitude sickness during my spring stay?

We recommend drinking plenty of water while you’re here and balancing your high-energy fun in the mountains with some leisurely activities.

How far is it from Park City to the Great Salt Lake?

Park City is just a 45-minute drive from the Great Salt Lake, making it a popular day trip option for spring travelers.

How warm is Park City in the spring?

A typical spring day in Park City sees average daily highs lingering between the 50s and 60s, while evening temperatures can drop to the low 30s. Layering is recommended when packing for a trip to Park City this time of year.

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Book Your Stay in Park City This Spring

When you’re ready to turn your travel plans into a reality this spring, All Seasons Resort Lodging has the luxurious accommodations you need to top off your stay in style. Reach out today to learn more and to get started!