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

Sundance Film Festival

Written by AU e locks on 06 May, 2004

Founded by Robert Redford in 1981, Sundance Film Festival is the premiere national and international exhibition of new, independent dramatic and documentary films. Sundance is also known as one of the top spots, outside of Hollywood, to lay eyes on a prestigious contingent of…Read More


Park City – the Mountain Town

Written by AU e locks on 06 May, 2004

Park City is a bustling little mountain town about 45 minutes outside of Salt Lake City. Think small, rustic mountain town meets young, urban vitality. As the town’s population and economy is strongly reliant on tourism, the locals, although outnumbered, are accustomed to…Read More


September Vacation

Written by ssteam on 28 Sep, 2005

We just got back from our trip to Utah. We flew into Salt Lake City and stayed in a condo in Park City. Park City is about 20 miles east of Salt Lake City. We rendezvoused with friends there from Renton, WA. The condo…Read More


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Grand Summit Resort- Onsite Amenities

Written by smileygirl on 05 Sep, 2004

Grand Summit Resort - The Canyons has so many wonderful on-site amenities that it is positively refreshing. Here is a resort who truly believes in the words "relaxation" and "convenience". Some of their luxuries are: Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool w/ three jacuzzi’s Sauna Daycare High…Read More


The Biggest Ski Bargain Ever

Written by Mrs. J on 15 Oct, 2000

It was two weeks before spring break and we wanted to take the kids skiing before it got too late. I started looking at the internet and found a Southwest Airlines Promotion for people wanting to take kids skiiing. For every adult that…Read More


The Shape of Things--Getting Around the Resort

Written by Wasatch on 03 Nov, 2005

DV lists its vertical drop as 3,000 feet. This is one of the few places where DV takes liberties with the truth. Technically, yes, the difference in altitude between the top of the Empire Canyon Express chair and the Gondola base is 3,000 feet, but…Read More


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Grand Summit Resort- Additional Pictures

Written by smileygirl on 05 Sep, 2004

Where there's vacation, there's pictures. (Well, it is with us, anyway). I don't know about you, but when I come across a journal, I always look for ones that have photos enclosed first. Pictures help bring journals to life. It also helps…Read More


Wasatch Back Chocolates & Dolly's Bookstore

Written by C. A. Fliedner on 28 Mar, 2002

Actually, the entrance for Dolly's Bookstore and the chocolate store is at 510 Main Street. It's kind of hard to find, as it's back from the main street with a group of shops. Okay, chocolate lovers. Here's a place where it's well…Read More


Main Street and Summer activities

Written by AnaMH on 19 Nov, 2000

Park City is now home to year round activities. This August, we stayed here and did a few of them. We played a round of golf, hiked, did a bit of fly-fishing and enjoyed several good meals. Other activities available in the "off-season" include:…Read More


Sundance Resort

Written by AnaMH on 19 Nov, 2000

Sundance is located in Provo Canyon and offers great skiing and snowboarding. It is about 45 miles from Park City. The town has been voted one of the top 25 resorts in North America. We spent a day here enjoying the mountains and restaurants. My…Read More


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