ACTIVITIES

UTAH

Utah is rich in history and geography.  We have:

  • 3.5 distinct geographic regions
  • 5 national parks
  • 45 state parks
  • 5 national historic sites & trails
  • 12 national monuments & recreations areas

Please visit utah.com for additional information.

See below for a list of activities in both the Park City and Salt Lake areas. We hope you enjoy your time in our beautiful state!

 

PARK CITY

Art Galleries

Park City is home to eighteen art galleries that are easy and fun to explore. The Park City Gallery Association has maps and artist contact information available.

Biking

Whether you're looking to ride on some trails or to just explore the mountain town, Park City has some of the best biking Utah has to offer! There are several bike rentals available in town, including both electric and peddle bikes. See below to check out some trails and to see some rental options.

Electric: Pedego Electric Bikes (435) 649-6663 (ranges from $25-$115 hourly depending on model and length of time) (available all year long)

Peddle Mountain Bikes: Various mountain bike rentals available.

Trails

Mountain biking

The DeJoria Center

The DeJoria Center is located only 16 miles away from Park City. The center offers a myriad of activities, including mountain bike tours, horseback rides, camping, and more! The DeJoria is also home to the State Road Tavern & Restaurant.  

Distillery and Brewery Tours and Tasting's

It hasn't always been easy to get a drink in Utah. However, those days are long gone in Park City. Park City is now home to various distillers and brewers. Some of which offer tours and tasting's in addition to their restaurants and products. Check Roadmap to Beer, Wine and Spirits in Park City to see what Park City has to offer. 

Ghost Tours

Get into the Halloween spirit here in Park City! You will hear some of the best ghost stories to come out of the Wild West. For more information visit Park City Ghost Tours

Golfing

The Canyons Resort homes a golf course with beautiful greens and colorful fall views. Canyons Golf ranges in price from $27-$77 a person based on time of day and number of holes.

Hiking

Park City boasts more than 400 miles worth of trails! With hiking trails close to the resort, getting on these scenic routes has never been so easy! Visit 5 Park City Hikes With the Best Nature Views to see which hike may be best for you. 

Historic Main Street

Explore Park City’s Historic Main Street! Main Street offers various restaurants, coffee shops, bars, shopping, art galleries, a theatre and music venue, and more!

Horseback Riding & Tours

What better way to visit the west than horseback? There are several options for horseback riding here in Park City. To find out more, visit Horseback Riding

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Take in the best views of not only Park City, but as well as Kamas Valley and the Wasatch Mountains from the sky. There are several hot balloon companies available, including Park City Balloon Adventures, 435-645-8787 and Skywalker Balloon Company, 801-824-3934.

Park City Museum

The Park City Museum is housed in a historic and original building in the center of Historic Main Street. Take some time to explore the history of Park City. Visit Park City Museum to learn more and to check out admission prices.

Park City Restaurants

Park City has some of the best eating Utah has to offer.  To start exploring some options, visit some of these blogs and websites:

Shopping

Park City offers some of the best shopping in the state! From local and family run shops to an outlet mall, Tanger Outlets, that offers more than 50 stores, all just miles away from the resort.

Utah Olympic Park

Built for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, the Utah Olympic Park in Park City is home to a sliding track, six Nordic ski jumps, a 2002 Winter Games Museum, and many more activities! The Olympic Park also offers guided tours of its 400 acre venue and if weather permitting, Extreme Tubing! Check out the Utah Olympic Park to find out more!

More information on Park City:  If you have other questions or are still curious about finding out more about Park City, the city has a great website that offers a multitude of information that can help you plan your upcoming visit!

 

SALT LAKE CITY

Antelope Island

Antelope Island is a state park located just a few miles west of Salt Lake. The park is situated right in the Great Salt Lake. Antelope Island offers hiking, biking, and horseback trails, as well as beautiful campsites. Check out the island’s wildlife which includes bison, mule deer, bighorn sheep, birds, and of course antelope. Visit Antelope Island to find out more.

City Creek Mall

City Creek Mall is located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The mall offers over 100 stores and multiple restaurants from fast food to fine dining. Visit City Creek Mall to find out more.

Hiking

Salt Lake offers beautiful scenic hiking trails. Many trails are just miles away, some even starting in the city. Read about some of the local hiking trails. There are also many beautiful hiking trails up any of the beautiful canyons just east of the city, including Immigration, Millcreek, Big Cottonwood, and Little Cottonwood Canyons.

Museums and Animal Attractions

Salt Lake City is home to multiple museums and animal attractions. Some of the museums include The Natural History Museum, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, and The Leonardo Museum. There is also the beautiful Red Butte Garden that will have colorful fall plants and flowers. Animal attractions include the Utah Hogle Zoo, the Tracy Aviary, and The Living Planet Aquarium.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a festival that takes place at the beautiful Snowbird Resort up Little Cottonwood Canyon. Oktoberfest is a family-friendly festival with activities, food, and brews. The festival attracts more than 60,000 visitors each year. The event is open and free to the public.

Parks

You don't have to leave the city to experience the beautiful Utah outdoors! Salt Lake is home to many parks, including Memory Grove, Sugarhouse, and Liberty Parks. The parks offer history, ponds, creeks, trails, tennis, and more.

Restaurants

If you find yourself in Salt Lake City during your visit, make sure to check out some of these blogs and websites to find some of the best food the city has to offer:

Temple Square

Temple Square is the 35 acre headquarters of the LDS Church. The square is home to Utah history, beautiful architecture, and flower gardens. Temple Square is also the home of The Tabernacle Choir, a Grammy Award and Emmy Award winning choir. The choir performs weekly on Sunday mornings and has open rehearsals on Thursday evenings, both of which are free and open to the public. To check times and availability visit Temple Square

Theatre and Music

Salt Lake City is home to world class theatre and music. Theatres in the city include the Eccles Theater and Pioneer Theatre Company. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony.

The University of Utah

The University of Utah is the state’s flagship university. Visit the beautiful campus situated on the foothills east of the city. The university houses several museums, historical buildings, and other activities. As a Pac-12 university, there are many sports that will be in season in October 2019, including football. To find out more visit the University of Utah.

Park City, Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah