Park City, Utah, used to live off silver mining, and today it has two ski resorts, a prestigious film festival, and activities that have everything to attract a Brazilian traveler. In March, one resort offers discounts of up to 30% on accommodation and lift tickets
This destination is located in the Wasatch Mountain Range, located in the North American state of Utah, and is distinguished by its accommodation, entertainment and luxury. At the same time as being one of the biggest snow sports centers on the planet, Park City is also a wellness retreat in the middle of the mountains, filled with gorgeous scenery, great restaurants and activities for all profiles.
With activities both on and off the slopes, the city is discovered by more Brazilians every year due to its combination of accessibility, quality snow and recreational facilities. Whether for the tourist who chooses to try skiing and snowboarding every day, or for the traveler who prefers to combine sports with other activities.
Park City is a good option for those looking for unique experiences during Holy Week, at the end of March. The best snow in the world is guaranteed until mid-April, when the season ends and prices rise 30% smaller Compared to the first months (you know more at the end of the text). Learn about the features that make Park City a unique destination on the planet!
1. The largest and most famous ski resort in the USA
The ski resorts have self-explanatory advantages: Open to skiers and snowboarders, Park City Mountain offers the largest ski area in the United States, and Deer Valley Resort, exclusively for skiers, has been named Best Ski Resort for eleven consecutive years. In the world country at the World Ski Awards. Travelers will find 3,000 hectares of terrain and more than 400 slopes covered in the famous powder snow, considered by experts to be some of the best in the world. The structure at both stations meets the needs of athletes of different abilities – from beginners to advanced.
2. He blinked, arrived
Distance is not a problem for those who want to enjoy unforgettable moments in Park City. The destination is located just 50 kilometers from Salt Lake City (SLC), an uneventful drive of about 35 minutes – a rarity among ski resorts that are typically hours away from international airports. Many companies offer transportation between the station and the airport, with options to suit all budgets. Are you on a tight budget? Choose regular and shared transfers or request a car via the app. Do you prefer to arrive in celebrity style? Rent a luxury car with a driver.
3. Travel through time on skates
How about combining skiing with a local history lesson? This is the proposal for the Historic Silver Mining Tour to the Slopes, a two-hour tour of Park City Mountain suitable for intermediate level skiers. The guided tour reveals buildings associated with silver mining and reveals ruins scattered at different points. Want to go deeper? A visit to the Park City Museum is a must for those who love to explore local roots in depth. The space promotes Park City's history and heritage through interactive exhibits.
4. Olympic legacy
Park City hosted the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and is keeping that legacy alive with a series of can't-miss experiences offered by Utah Olympic Park that include snowboarding on the Olympic track with a professional driver. There are two museums that explore the history of snow sports and Olympic heritage through interactive exhibits and activities.
5. Learn from an Olympic skater
Want to learn tips from an Olympic medal-winning skater? You belong to Deer Valley! The resort has a team of six athletes who are willing to share some secrets with those interested in improving their skills. The Ski with Champion experience includes hitting the slopes, but requires participants with an intermediate level in the sport. Another unique opportunity is to watch the international Freestyle Ski World Cup competitions at Deer Valley. The three-day event brings together the world's elite athletes and takes place every year, always at the beginning of February. Good advice for 2025!
6. A cinematic destination
It was no surprise that Robert Redford chose Park City to host his prestigious film festival. In 1985, the actor and director, who also owned a resort in the destination, joined the Utah Film Commission to revive the Sundance Film Festival. The city has loaned its sets to film productions for decades! The latest production is “Falling for Christmas,” which was filmed in the mountains of Deer Valley and at two hotels in the destination – the Goldener Hirsch Residences and the Goldener Hirsch Inn. Seasons of the popular series “Yellowstone” were also filmed in the area. .
Do you want to follow in Banksy's footsteps? There are three works by the famous British urban artist in different locations. Would you rather show off your skills? The Kimball Arts Center offers art classes for children and adults ranging from sculptures, paintings, and ceramic and glass workshops for adults. There are also options for the whole family and exhibitions on different topics. The schedule is available at location. But if the idea is to learn about the local ateliers, artists and scene, take the “Last Friday Gallery Stroll,” a free tour organized by the Park City Galleries Association on the last Friday of every month.
One of the most fascinating places to celebrate Park City's natural diversity is Swanner Reserve and Ecological Centre, a 485-hectare reserve. Another option is sport fishing. Which happens even under the snow and will help increase any hunter's adventure repertoire! Prefer to turn up the temperature? About 20 minutes from Park City, there is a geothermal pit that offers relaxing baths in naturally hot water. Some companies promote special activities inside Homestead Crater, such as paddleboard yoga classes. There are also hot air balloon rides, sleigh rides along with gastronomic experiences, massages at the spa, and outlet shopping…
9. Action sports
What about diversifying the children's schedule? In addition to skiing and snowboarding-focused training for all ages, Woodward Park City offers snowboarding, BMX, parkour and more, with specific areas for each practice. Ice skating, for example, takes place in a huge park with railings, ledges and ramps for practicing jumps and other maneuvers. The indoor parkour space is unique in Utah and was developed by experts in the sport. But if the idea is to learn cheerleader acrobatics… Woodward Park City is the place too!
10. Fun for adults
A tour that combines history and wine? Yes we have! The Fox School of Wine offers a three-hour “Mines & Wines” tour with stops at historic sites and tastings of different wines. Prefer to enjoy your drink indoors? Old Town Cellars recently reopened and is a great option for one or more glasses. Do you prefer whisky? No problem! A can't-miss place to sample craft brands is High West Distillery & Saloon, the only ski-in, ski-out distillery in the world. Another option for spirits lovers is Alpine Distilling, which, in addition to Bourbons, also offers award-winning rums and craft cocktails created with the drink.
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