All Blog Entries by Heather Peterson

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Curbside restaurant pick up in Park City

During these uncertain times in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-1) pandemic, food is a great source of comfort. In a foodie haven like Park City, residents are grateful to still have access to delicious, local cuisine. While Summit County Health Department issued a temporary order to close restaurants and bars for dine-in offerings, they have allowed curbside pick-up and delivery. Many eateries have adapted their businesses to do just that. Not only does this provide welcome relief from cooking, but it’s an effort to sustain local businesses that are being heavily impacted in our tourism-driven town. Another option for supporting restaurants and local shops is to purchase gift cards. This provides much-needed revenue, and you can use them or give

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Nordic skiing in Round Valley

There is no question about it. Park City life has changed dramatically in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it has across the globe. Our biggest attractions – Park City Mountain, Deer Valley Resort, Utah Olympic Park, and Woodward – have all closed a month before the end of the winter season. Hotels and many other businesses have also temporarily closed. Despite these unprecedented times, Parkites are feeling extra thankful to call Park City home. You couldn’t ask for a better place to socially distance as we are surrounded by the great outdoors. Locals are taking to the uncrowded, scenic trails and the roads to enjoy the fresh, mountain air. They’re back country skiing, cross country skiing, hiking, running, and snowmobiling. In a

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 Nordic skiing with White Pine Touring

With sunny, bluebird skies and countless ski beaches along the snow-covered slopes, spring break in Park City is the perfect getaway. Daylight savings is upon us and we are already enjoying longer days to squeeze in even more outdoor adventure. While most spring breakers are coming to enjoy the famed slopes of Deer Valley Resort at Park City Mountain, there are plenty of alternative ways to enjoy the snow. Bring your boots and affinity for the mountains to make the most of what remains of the ski season – there is more snow in the forecast!

Cross Country Skiing

Park City has been a paradise for cross country skiers for decades. With plenty of snow still on the trails, this aerobic activity is an ideal addition to your spring break plans.

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Meyer Gallery Park City Gallery Stroll

What began as a humble, silver mining town in the heart of the Wasatch has developed into a vibrant city, brimming with economic growth and opportunity. Park City’s natural beauty has been an allure for artists of all types, and it has evolved into a thriving community for visual arts. With increased exposure and interest in the area, both local and national artists have long benefitted from a flourishing art market, burgeoning with talent and investment opportunity. Art galleries, both diverse in style and representation, quickly blossomed all around town and bring visitors through their doors daily. In fact, the community’s affinity for the arts has been the impetus for a new arts and culture district that is being planned for the Prospector

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 High West Distillery Apres Ski

In every season, Park City shines, and spring is certainly no exception. Park City has been blessed with abundant snow this winter, and there is more in the forecast to kick off March. As the new season approaches, both residents and guests can appreciate the royal blue skies, a continued surplus of powder coupled with warmer temperatures, and a host of entertaining activities and events. Park City living rarely slows down, but with extra daylight coming our way, here are a few opportunities to make the most of some fabulous spring skiing! Don't forget your sunblock as the rays are getting stronger this time of year!

Spring Gruuv 2020
Canyons village
March 6 - April 5

Get in the springtime mood with one of Park City’s favorite traditions, Spring

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Ski packages make family getaways convenient

Once again, Utah is having one of the best winter seasons in the country! With about eight weeks remaining to take advantage of the incredible snow at Park City Mountain and Deer Valley Resort, there are several ways to enjoy a visit with a variety of resorts offering enticing ski packages. We’ve collected some select options that provide an all-encompassing approach to the highly coveted Park City ski experience. From lift passes to delectable, award-winning cuisine, these are fabulous ways to make the most of the Greatest Snow on Earth and make your Park City visit carefree!

Stein Eriksen Lodge

Enjoy the legendary slopes of Deer Valley with ease and style with a Winter Ski Package from the highly acclaimed Stein Eriksen Lodge in Silver Lake

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Promontory's Nicklaus Clubhouse

Park City’s rapid growth and the accompanying expansion of real estate opportunities have encouraged certain developers to offer a particularly lavish addition to Park City’s already envious lifestyle: private club offerings. Memberships in these elite clubs offer an array of exquisite amenities, luxury services, and unmatched access to the finest Park City living. Amidst pristine landscapes flowing with opportunities for fun and family, each of these exclusive clubs allows members and their guests to live life to the absolute fullest.

Whether you’re interested in exploring the Wasatch backcountry or sunning yourself on the golf greens, there are a number of private clubs to cater to  varying needs and interests. Some appeal more to local residents

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Snowshoeing in the Uintas

In Park City, “downtime” means spending the day skiing down your favorite slopes. In the city where snow rarely sleeps, as has certainly been the case this month, there are countless ways to continue making your winter months special. For those seeking adventure coupled with relaxation during the Presidents’ Day Weekend, there is no shortage of opportunities. From outdoor excursions to the comforts of fine dining, we have a few suggestions for making sure your February break is full of fun and flavor.

Unique Adventure in Park City

Snowshoeing Splendor in the Uintas

Park City averages 350 inches of snowfall a year. How you choose to play in that snow is up to you! A favorite pastime for many locals is snowshoeing, which allows you to access

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With the Sundance Film Festival wrapping up, it’s time to for Park City to shift its focus back to winter sports. For over 20 years, Deer Valley Resort has proudly hosted the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup, an exciting event that brings the top-ranked athletes to the slopes of Deer Valley. From February 6-8, watch in awe as international athletes take on aerial, mogul, and dual moguls competitions. Viewing areas can be found at the top of Deer Valley’s Burns and Snowflake lifts above Snow Park Lodge. The event is free and open to the public, so bundle up, grab a bite to eat beforehand, and experience world-class winter sports in the best snow on earth.

Deer Valley Resort is no stranger to hosting winter sport spectacles. It was the site of the 2019

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young couple après-ski champagne in hot tub

Thanks in part to its altitude of 7,000 feet and above, Park City boasts some of the most majestic landscapes in Utah. This elevation not only delivers stunning views and incredible opportunities for recreation, but it can also create attitude sickness for some visitors. With the 2020 Sundance Film Festival upon us, it’s especially important for those visiting during this time to take precautions and seek treatment if needed. Festival goers, who primarily come from sea level can find it difficult to acclimate. Throw in partying, alcohol consumption, little rest, and not enough hydration, and you can end up having a less than stellar time. Luckily, there are plenty of precautions to take to avoid this elevated ailment and treatments to address it in

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