Park City, Utah

Ideal for: Skiers, families, hikers, outdoor enthusiasts

  • Once a booming 19th-century mining town, Park City reinvented itself as a world-class skiing destination with the opening of Deer Valley Resort in 1981.
  • The town is a hub for outdoor recreation, including skiing, hiking, and mountain biking.
  • Each January, Park City hosts Sundance Film Festival, one of the country’s most prestigious independent film festivals.
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A historic silver mining boomtown turned world-class skiing mecca, Park City sits just 36 miles east of Salt Lake City, nestled amid the snowy peaks of the Wasatch Mountains. The town’s picturesque Main Street Historic District is lined with charming shops and restaurants, as well as art galleries, theaters, and independent bookstores. Park City is a popular home base for outdoor recreation in Utah, whether you want to fly fish, hike, mountain bike, or ski some of the fluffiest powder in the world. Stay for even a weekend and you’ll see why Outside magazine named it the “Best Town Ever” in 2013.

Quick Facts

  • Suggested Airport
    Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
  • Town elevation
    7,000 ft
  • Major ski resorts
    Park City Mountain and Deer Valley Resort
  • Sundance Film Festival
    Held each January
  • Average high temperatures
    36°F winter/80°F summer

Destination Highlights


  • Forecasting Your Park City Vacation

    Park City sits 7,000 feet above sea level; its climate is ideal for skiing in winter and hiking in the summer. Winter delivers crisp temperatures with plenty of powdery snow, while summer temperatures can soar into the 80s—ideal for cooling off in area lakes and rivers. Snow blankets the city starting in November and generally melts by early June.


Map of Park City, Utah

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