Park City is a mountain town in Utah’s Wasatch and Summit counties. Vacation rentals in Park City would be ideal for a winter sport holiday, with no less than three excellent resorts close by, or an escape to the great outdoors in the summer months.
Park City vacation accommodation is set in one of the region’s top ski destinations. Firstly there’s the famous Park City Mountain Resort – it was here that the snowboarding events for the 2002 Winter Olympics were held, and you’ll be able to enjoy more than 3,300 skiable acres here. Most of the runs at Park City Mountain Resort would be suited to more experienced skiers, and there are also three terrain parks for snowboarders to enjoy, with one “superpipe”. Night-skiing is available here, and there are extensive snowmaking facilities.
Deer Valley Resort is also close to Park City self-catering accommodation. This one is generally a little more upmarket, offering boutique shops and restaurants. The resort, with more than 100 runs, would appeal to all levels of ability, and is served by more than 20 lifts, including a gondola. Meanwhile, Canyons Resort offers more than 4,000 skiable acres, making it the largest in the area. It has also undergone recent improvements to its lifts and snowmaking facilities, and offers runs that best suit intermediate and expert skiers.
In the warmer months the resorts around Park City vacation accommodation offer a wealth of outdoor recreation. Naturally there’s excellent hiking and mountain-biking available, but there’s plenty of fu to be had for younger visitors, with alpine slides, alpine coasters and zip-lines. Golf is also available locally, wit courses at Park Meadows, Wasatch Mountain State Park, Old Mill and Glenwild.
Utah’s Capital, Salt Lake City, is little more than 30 minutes from vacation rentals in Park City. From here you could make for the famous Salt Lake, which is a great destination for boating and wildlife watching in the summer. In the city are a number of important sights and attractions, including the State Capitol and the historic Sugar House neighbourhood.
There’s a big difference between summer and winter conditions around Park City vacation accommodation. Winters are cold, and there’s plenty of snow thanks to the high elevation. From May to late-September there are moderately warm temperatures here, with cooler nights.
The best way to get to vacation rentals in Park City from the UK, would be to fly to Denver (DEN) from London Heathrow (LHR) with British Airways, and then catch a short connecting flight on to Salt Lake City (SLS) with Frontier Airlines. At Salt Lake City you’ll be no more than 40 minutes from your accommodation.