Overview Park City

Visiting Park City

Park City, Utah, host to the 2002 Winter Olympics, is no secret among snow bunnies. But who knew it had such an interesting history as a silver-mining town, not to mention its current status as a hotbed for the arts? Skiers and snowboarders of all levels will find what they need and then some—ski resorts here have spared no expense—but friends and family who don’t hit the slopes are just as likely to become fans of this sophisticated mountain retreat.... Read More Park City, Utah, host to the 2002 Winter Olympics, is no secret among snow bunnies. But who knew it had such an interesting history as a silver-mining town, not to mention its current status as a hotbed for the arts? Skiers and snowboarders of all levels will find what they need and then some—ski resorts here have spared no expense—but friends and family who don’t hit the slopes are just as likely to become fans of this sophisticated mountain retreat.    Close

Stories and Tips Park City

Where to eat in Park City

Written by Wasatch on 01 Jul, 2013

We have lived about 20 miles from Park City for the last 17 years. That gives us a lot of opportunities to eat in Park City. Here's a general assessment, without detail, of the…Read More


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Getting a Drink in Utah

Written by SFPhotocraft on 01 Feb, 2005

Utah drinking laws have become a bit of an urban legend. There is a lot of incorrect information out there concerning these laws. I will admit that some of Utah's drinking laws are a bit quirky, but finding a cocktail or a beer…Read More


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Grand Summit Resort- Minor Inconveniences....</

Written by smileygirl on 05 Sep, 2004

In every situation, there are always two sides to every coin. The same thing applies to resorts, timeshares and hotels. Here is a brief summary of the "Minor Inconveniences" at the Grand Summit Resort- The Canyons. If this tidbit info benefits (at least)…Read More


Haunted Park City

Written by C. A. Fliedner on 27 Mar, 2002

By the late 1800s, Park City was home to thousands of miners and their families. Tragically, mining accidents were frequent, and hundreds of men lost their lives in cave-ins, explosions, and all sorts of horrible incidents. Not only did the mines claim countless…Read More


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Park City... Day or Night, Summer or Winter

Written by ladyanne47 on 03 Mar, 2006

Park City has many faces; a winter face with skiing, snowboarding, touring, dining, shopping, Sundance Film Festival, and some of the most beautiful winter landscapes you will ever find.A summer face of; enjoying the Historic Main St. Mining Town, shopping, dining, museums, ski lift rides,…Read More


After Parties

Written by Go Girl! on 19 Oct, 2000

Not only do independent films compete at Sundance, but so do the after parties. Sometimes I think people are more concerned about getting into the party of choice than screening of choice. These parties get rather crazy --people often end up naked in…Read More


Some Tips and Cautions

Written by Wasatch on 23 Dec, 2007

Deer Valley advertises a total vertical drop of 3,000 ft. Technically, this is true, and technically itis false. It is true that the top of the highest lift, Empire Canyon, is 3,000 ft. above the base ofthe lowest lift, the Jordanelle Gondola,…Read More


When to Come and When Not to Came

Written by Wasatch on 18 Jan, 2007

Deer Valley is expensive, perhaps the most expensive ski resort on the planet, but there are times when it is worth it, times when it will be the best ski trip you ever had. On the other hand, there are times when it is not…Read More


Deer Valley Lodging Options in General

Written by Wasatch on 03 Nov, 2005

 If you stay in Park City or at Deer Valley, you can get by without a rental car. Park City has a free bus that runs all over town and to the ski resorts. Deer Valley: Most expensive are the ski-in, ski-out lodges. Contact…Read More


Deer Valley for kids and parents

Written by Wasatch on 03 Nov, 2005

 Deer Valley is very popular with parents of young children, for Deer Valley will take them off your hands for the day so you can ski unencumbered – for a price. Daycare is provided for non-skiers ages 2 months to 12…Read More


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