August 2018

Found 4 blog entries for August 2018.

Miners' Day

Summer sure does fly by in Park City thanks to our abundance of activities, events, and perfect weather. It’s hard to believe we are somehow nearly through August! That means we are just days away from Labor Day. Since Park City has a history of marching to the beat of its own drum, we celebrate Miners’ Day instead. Intended to commemorate Park City’s silver mining heritage, the Miners' Day festivities on Monday, Sept. 3 are fun and funky. Unlike the July 4th holiday that attracts throngs of visitors, Miners’ Day is truly ruled by the locals.

The day begins in City Park with the Miners’ Day breakfast and Bark City 5K run where running with your furry companion is encouraged. The signature Running of the Balls event, inspired by Pamplona's Running

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As much as we love Park City, there are so many beautiful and interesting places to visit that are an easy drive from here. September is a great month to explore with the fall foliage starting to happen. Here are some suggestions for day trip destinations.

Sundance Resort

Robert Redford’s vision to create a resort that flawlessly blends in with the stunning, natural surroundings coupled with arts, cultural, and recreational offerings has been beautifully nurtured at Sundance Resort. Located less than an hour from Park City, this is a magical place for locals and visitors to enjoy in the fall. Utah’s second highest peak, Mount Timpanogos provides a dramatic backdrop to the red maples and golden Aspens. Go for a hike or mountain bike ride to earn the

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Park City breweries and distilleries

While the Greatest Snow on Earth may be Utah’s most famous product, distilled spirits are catching up in gaining notoriety. That’s right…a state that has commonly been viewed as restrictive when it comes to alcoholic beverages is producing some mighty fine beer and spirits. The most internationally recognized brand, of course, is Park City’s own High West Distillery, which now has its operations on the outskirts of town in Wanship at Blue Sky Ranch. While High West put Utah on the map for craft spirits, the much longer running local institution – Wasatch Brewery – has been brewing tasty craft beer since 1986. The success of both businesses has inspired others to follow suit. Whether you are a connoisseur, looking to become more knowledgeable, or

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Park City scenic hikes

There is no better way to experience Park City, Utah’s breathtaking scenery than by hitting the trails! Park City offers more than 400 miles of single and double track trails that cater to all levels of mountain bikers, hikers, and runners. Locals embrace our trail life, and we are lucky that there are trails accessible from pretty much anywhere in town. Check out the following trails if you are looking to take in some magnificent views.

Lost Prospector

Whether you access the trail from the Rail Trail or Aerie Drive, you’ll enjoy some mellow switchbacks and stunning vistas of Old Town, Park City Mountain, and Deer Valley.

Wasatch Crest

This iconic trail runs along the ridge between Big Cottonwood Canyon and Park City Mountain. It’s hugely

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