If you are looking for the perfect winter retreat that offers a range of activities or simply a chance to relax, then the city of Midway is the perfect location. Situated in the Heber Valley in the state of Utah, Midway is perched on the edge of the Wasatch Mountain State Park with spectacular mountain views and an unrivalled rustic charm. A Midway holiday rental chalet is the perfect option as a base from which to start your winter adventure.
The city of Midway is very much an active place with a range of outdoor activities available. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, skiing, hiking, sledding and snowshoeing during the colder months. The summer offers its own range of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, fishing, sailing, hunting, tennis and golf. There is also a wellness centre and spa in the city which is perfect for a relaxing massage or detoxifying body wrap. Midway is a lively city with an exciting nightlife and the chance for visitors to experience the renowned Midway Swiss Days celebrations, held at the start of September.
If you have had your fill of outdoor pursuits and relaxation in your Midway holiday rental chalet, then a half hour drive north will lead you to the town of Park City. This town was renowned for its silver mining in the surrounding hills in previous years and visitors can still see historical protected buildings from this period in its history. As well as its beautiful Main Street which is a hive of activity, a visit to The Park City Historical Museum is a must. This museum tells the story of the town from its mining glory days right up until the present day. Many of the exhibits are interactive and it is a fun way to learn more about the history of Park City.
For aviation enthusiasts, the Heber Valley Aero Museum on the eastern side of the town is worth a visit. It has a myriad of planes with a strong focus on World War II aircraft. There are also displays on women in aviation and preserved original planes such as the P-15 Mustang.
Visitors on a Midway holiday will be able to enjoy warm summers and cold winters thanks to the Continental climate of the state of Utah. The average daytime temperature in summer is a pleasant 22°C in Midway. The warmest months to visit Midway are July, August and September. During the winter months the temperature drops to an average of -7°C during the day, making it the perfect location for a range of winter activities.
Travel to Midway, Utah Travellers on a Midway Holiday can land at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) which is approximately 77 kilometres from the city. Operators offering regular, affordable flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airlines and US Airways. Passengers can travel from several UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), London Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA) and Liverpool (LPL).