Known for its three world class ski resorts, Park City Utah is not solely a winter destination. Summertime in Park City rivals winter as it is filled with seemingly endless outdoor activities suiting adventure enthusiasts and families alike! Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, or a quiet afternoon exploring boutiques and galleries on Main Street, you’ll be certain to have a full list of “things to do” during your Park City vacation. Another benefit to a vacation getaway is the variety of available lodging in Park City that is available to you. From slope side chalets to downtown condos, lodging options to suit every vacationers need abounds.
A popular Park City adventure is a trip to the Utah Olympic Park. Picture yourself swooshing down the 120 meter ski jump in the Olympics as you fly down the K120 Nordic Extreme zip line! Your ride begins at the very top of the ski jump, so hang on and enjoy the view as it goes speeding by. After you take a turn on the zip line, enjoy a stroll through the on-site Olympic museum, a family fun ride down the alpine slide, or really turn up the adventure and take a ride on the Comet Bobsled experience! You’ll feel like you’ve earned gold at the end of a day at the Utah Olympic Park! Nearby, you’ll be pleased to find Canyons Ski Resort which offers loads of summer activities as well as exceptional Park City lodging options.
Enjoy a Day Hike and Book a Stay at Trail Adjacent Park City Lodging
Looking for something a little more low-key? Perhaps a leisurely hike along one of Park City’s 350 miles of trails is more your speed. Enjoy a stroll through the Aspen stands, take a photo of the abundant wildlife that seems to be posing just for you, hike to one of many pristine spring fed mountain lakes and enjoy the spectacular vistas. Regardless of skill level, there is a hike for every day-tripper in Park City. Luckily for you, there are numerous Park City lodging options located trail adjacent, so you can ease in to your bubbling hot tub or enjoy sipping a glass of wine on your deck after a day exploring the surrounding mountains.
Although you may find it tough to peel yourself away from the mountains for a day, a rafting trip down one of the surrounding rivers is a great way to cool off and enjoy some different scenery! Park City visitors have many experienced guide companies to choose from, and each offers a variety of river running options; from white water to float trips, with or without lunch or dinner. There’s no better way to cool off on a sunny mountain day!
Park City’s summertime adventures are seemingly limitless, and as varied as the activities are the Park City lodging options available to you. What is your favorite summertime activity in Park City? Let us know in the comments below!