When considering some of the top ski destinations in the country, certainly one that is consistently at the top of any list is Park City, Utah.
The site of the 2002 Winter Games, the giant ski jumps with the Olympic logo are still set up in the slopes of Park City, where vacationers can book ski lessons in advance. You’ll find some of the best slopes in the country in Park City, coupled with a quaint, mountainous village unlike any other.
Park City is also home to the Sundance Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in the United States, which takes place right in the center of the village every January.
Some of the mountain’s ski resorts are still used as training facilities for Olympic teams such as the US ski team. Park City ski resorts are particularly challenging, so if you haven’t graduated past the bunny slopes, Park City maybe a challenge for you.
Below are our top three recommendations for ski resorts in Park City, Utah.
- Park City Mountain Resort was one of the major locations for ski and snowboarding events in the 2002 Winter Olympics. It receives much less snow and has a shorter season than other ski resorts nearby, but is much more accessible than others in proximity. The resort is famous for its Eagles Race Arena, which was used during Olympic runs. The US Ski team routinely trains here for slalom and giant slalom events. The resort features 3,300 acres of skiable area with a 114 runs. The longest run is three and a half miles. When it originally opened, it featured the longest gondola ride.
- Deer Valley Resort is another one of the major locations for ski and snowboarding events in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Deer Valley is known for its upscale amenities such as offering free ski valets, free parking shuttles, fine dining and boutique shopping. The resort has won several awards, including the best ski resort in the United States in 2013 at the World Ski Awards. Deer Valley regularly hosts competitions for the International Ski Federation events such as freestyle moguls, aerial and alpine slalom events. The mountain features over 2,000 acres of skiable area with 101 runs. The longest run is 2.8 miles.
- Another fantastic ski resort in Park City is Canyons Resort, which is the largest ski and snowboard resort in Utah. Located just four miles from Main Street in the village, the mountain features a whopping 182 runs with 4,000 acres of skiable area. There is an annual snowfall of 355 inches a year.
Park City is a stunning ski destination for your next winter sport vacation. To book your next Park City vacation rental, call us today at (877) 477-7368 or explore online.