The Canyons is a mountain resort in the north of Utah, found around the town of Park City. On holiday at a vacation rental in The Canyons you’ll find an entirely modern ski area, with plenty of snowfall, impressive scenery and a range of facilities to complement the experience.
At The Canyons self-catering vacation accommodation you’ll find yourself in the resort with the largest ski and snowboard area in the state of Utah. There are 4,000 skiable acres here, with almost a metre of snow every winter season. The resort is spread across nine different peaks and offers runs that would suit intermediate and advanced skiers most. The peaks can be reached via 23 lifts, including open air and closed gondolas.
In the summer months the resort is also popular, as a base for outdoor adventure activities. You could visit a vacation rental in The Canyons for mountain biking, with a special park featuring a host of cross-country trails recently established. Other recreation on offer here includes hiking, zip-lines, miniature golf, while there’s also the local water reservoir, which offers boat rental in the summer months.
Close to self-catering accommodation in The Canyons are a number of other ski areas. There’s Park City Mountain Resort, which offers a total of 114 runs, suitable mostly for intermediate skiers. There are also three terrain parks here for freestylers, including a superpipe. Meanwhile Deer Valley Resort is also in the area. It was a key venue for events in the 2002 Winter Olympics and also offers more than 100 runs, with a high lift capacity and a longest run that extends for almost three miles.
The Canyons self-catering vacation rentals are a short drive from Salt Lake City on the shore of the famous Salt Lake of the same name, and home to some interesting sights, including the Sugar House area, which is home to some of the city’s oldest architecture, as well as a host of independent shops.
At The Canyons vacation accommodation you can expect consistent snowfall in the winter months, with sub-zero daily highs from December to February. In contrast summers are warm – June to September is an ideal time to get out and enjoy the fantastic scenery.
Heading to The Canyons self-catering accommodation from the UK, you could fly to Denver (DEN) with British Airways from London-Heathrow (LHR), and then catch a connecting flight to Salt Lake City (SLC) with Delta, Frontier or United Express. From here it’s a 30-minute drive up to Park City.