Park City, Utah: Upscale Mountain Getaway

If Utah has “the greatest snow on Earth,” then Park City is the best place to enjoy it. Ski on powder light slopes and warm up fireside at luxurious celebrity-trodden mountain resorts.

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Utah Olympic Park

Utah Olympic Park held the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, and it now hosts national and international competitions and training events, including Nordic jumping and bobsledding. It’s open year-round, so come here to see Olympic memorabilia, or take your own bobsled spin if you’re feeling adventurous.

The Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is a 10-day event held every January in Park City, showcasing independent movies from all over the world. The festival is named for Robert Redford's character in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. While the renowned actor and former Utah resident didn’t found the festival, he has played an integral park in building the festival's status over the years.

Warm Weather Activities

There is plenty to do when the snow melts in Park City as well, like riding an alpine slide. Park City Mountain Resort's alpine slide is “one of the longest in the world, with more than 3,000 feet of gliding and sliding down a luge-like track.”

Grab a Drink

High West Distillery and Saloon, an Old West and whiskey theme park of sorts, describes itself as “the only ski-in/stagger-out distillery in the world.” Come here for the true spirit of Park City and a shot of whiskey, of course.

Take a Walk Down Main Street

Park City’s iconic Main Street is a hub of activity during the Sundance Film Festival, with celebrity sightings on every corner.

Sundance Resort

Sundance Resort spans more than 5,000 acres on the slopes of Mount Timpanogos in Utah's Wasatch Range. Actor Robert Redford owns the property, a year-round resort that spawned the Sundance Film Festival and the nonprofit Sundance Institute.

Canyons Resort

Utah's largest single ski and snowboard resort, Canyons Resort has perfect Utah powder, endless mountain terrain and amazing views of the peaks of the Wasatch Mountains.

Montage Deer Valley

Montage Deer Valley resort combines luxury with mountain craftsmanship to create a traditional yet upscale lodging experience in Park City.

Wasatch Brew Pub

In 1986, Wasatch Brew Pub became Park City's first brewery since Prohibition. For the best brews on the mountain, head to this popular pub on Main Street and order their signature Polygamy Porter.

The Sky Lodge

The Sky Lodge is an upscale resort and major hub hotel of the Sundance Festival, with large high-end suites and a central location for hitting the slopes and the Park City’s nightlife.

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