Are you looking for a special getaway? One that will have you basking in the great outdoors and enjoying a bustling mountain community? Park City, Utah might just be the place for you! With so much to see and do, it’s easy to see why Park City is such a popular destination for travelers wanting to visit ski country and the outdoors. But there’s more to do than skiing and hiking! With so much to do in our wonderful mountain town, we wanted to show you our 8 favorite attractions to make your trip to Park City as exciting as possible!
Utah Olympic Park - Just outside of downtown Park City is the home of the 2002 Winter Olympics, preserved as both a free museum and an outdoor fun center. Spend your day learning about the history of the Olympics and of winter sports in Park City, watch national ski teams from around the world practice on the Nordic and aerial jumps (and then make those jumps yourself on a tube!), and taking a trip down the 1,335 meter-long Bobsled track, where you’ll reach speeds of up to 70 mph!
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter - Visit this 1,200 acre Nature Preserve for nature tours, environmental education for children and adults, wildlife viewing and interactive exhibits, including a climbing wall that’s fun for all ages!
Union Pacific Rail Trail - Explore this 28-mile, non-motorized trail and experience a close-up view of area wildlife and wildflowers on foot, horseback or mountain bike.
Historic Park City Main Street - At the center of Historic Park City is Main Street--home to over 200 unique businesses and the trailhead to your mountain town adventure. Visit a multitude of independent boutiques, dine at 50 one-of-a-kind restaurants, relax at a restorative spa, ride the town lift to play in the mountains, or catch a show at the historic Egyptian Theatre!
Park City Museum - What’s better than learning the history of the city you’re vacationing in? At the Park City Museum, you’ll learn all about the history of mining in Park City, how settlers landed in Park City, and more, all with fun exhibits and interactive activities for all ages.
Red Pine Adventures - Exploring our beautiful mountains is great on foot and on wheels...but what about on horseback? Red Pine Adventures is Park City’s premier guided horseback tour. You’ll see the area’s amazing alpine lakes, wildflower-laden meadows, rugged ridges and expansive mountain views. You may even catch a glimpse of a deer, elk, or moose while on your ride!
Skywalker Balloon Rides - Once you’ve explored Park City on the ground, how about seeing it from the air? Skywalker Balloon Company offers the highest rated hot-air balloon rides in Park City and provides breathtaking views daily, weather permitting.
Park City Alpine Coaster - For the thrill-seeking visitors, Utah’s longest mountain coaster will take you through a mile of twists, turns, and loops at speeds up to 30mph, all while taking in the beautiful scenery of Park City!
Now that you have a list of exciting things to do in Park City, where is the best place to relax and unwind after an exciting day of horseback rides, hot-air balloons, and bobsledding? With us, at the Park Plaza Resort! Our condominium style studios, junior suites, one and two-bedroom suites are spacious, comfortable, and equipped with full kitchens. Our resort is only minutes away from top ski resorts Park City Mountain and Deer Valley! For those times when you don’t want to leave the resort, we also feature an indoor swimming pool, a game room, and a fully-equipped fitness center.
With so much to do in Park City, there truly is something for everyone, and we hope this list has given you the spark you need to make Park City your next getaway. We can’t wait to see you soon!