YOUR GUIDE TO PARK CITY
Park City represents the “Snow Belt” lifestyle. With its powder snow, two world-class ski resorts, and a plethora of bustling restaurants and charming boutiques lining historic Main Street, Park City provides an authentic mountain experience. But that's not all that this ski town has to offer! As the home of the famous Sundance Film Festival, Park City is a hub of cultural activity, boasting an impressive array of art galleries, theaters, and museums. Whether you're a seasoned skier or a film buff (or both), Park City is the perfect place to make unforgettable memories.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Experience the magic of Park City year-round! From thrilling community events to stunning weather in every season, this destination is an absolute dream. And here’s a great resource for all-things Park City-related that will provide more information on timely events during your stay.
SKIING IN PARK CITY
Nestled in the Wasatch Mountains, Park City boasts some of the most remarkable skiing and snowboarding experiences in the world. Known for its exceptional snow quality and plentiful sunshine, visitors flock to this charming town to experience two incredible ski resorts that are second-to-none—Deer Valley and Park City Mountain. Whether you’re looking for steep runs, quiet tree-lined trails, or breathtaking views, Park City’s versatility is what really sets it apart from the rest.
What’s the first step of a successful ski vacation? Buying your lift tickets in advance! Although it may be tempting to wait until you arrive at the mountain, there are a lot of advantages to buying your tickets before ever leaving home. Buy your lift tickets now>>>
The second? Figuring out which resort you’d like to ski first.
Deer Valley is a ski-only resort, so if snowboarding is your thing—plan on Park City Mountain instead. With more than 2,000 skiable acres and six peaks to explore, Deer Valley Resort has an award-winning ski school and was an official venue of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Fun Fact: Deer Valley's highest elevation reaches a staggering 9,570 feet with the Empire Express!
A great way for skiers to learn about Deer Valley, is to take a free Mountain Host tour. Offered four times each day, these tours are a great way to learn the history and varying terrain from local guides.
Park City Mountain
Park City Mountain is the largest ski resort in the United States! There are more than 7,300 acres—with more than 300 trails, three incredible villages to explore, and 43 lifts. Named a Best Family Ski Resort by Ski & Snowboard with Kids, Park City Mountain truly offers terrain and experiences for skiers of all levels.
One of the joys of Park City Mountain is how simple it is to get from the top of the mountain to the three villages located at the base.
Historic Main Street is an unforgettable ski-in/ski-out experience! That’s right, if you’re feeling hungry on the slope, ski into town for a delicious meal and a look around town before taking the Town Lift back up the mountain! Mountain Village and Canyons Village also offer unique downtown shopping and dining experiences and can be explored via the free public transit that runs throughout the resort.
Deer Valley Ski School is award-winning and provides lessons to ages 3 and older. Lessons for children are designated into age groups—with the Fawn Special providing one-on-one lessons for 3-year-olds, followed by playtime in a fun Children’s Center. Adult skiers may select from either group lessons or private instruction.
In Park City Mountain, head over to High Meadow Park for expert ski and snowboarding lessons—or to practice and improve. This dedicated learning space has re-graded terrain, a high-speed, four-passenger ski lift, and adventure trails designed for differing skill levels. Child and adult group lessons, or private lessons, may also be booked in advance. Learn to ski and snowboard from world-class instructors!