7 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Park City
You’ll find more than enough information on the web related to skiing in Park City, Utah. However, what to do off the slopes, or do with family members who do not ski, is another interest of visitors. Below, you’ll gain insight on seven things to do in Park City once the sun sets on the slopes or when friends and family members are skiing during the day.
Whether orchestrating a scenic wedding ceremony or looking for an incredible place to watch the colors of autumn, the “guard road” as local refer to it, provides peace, tranquility, and a variety of sights, including a range of bird life. If you’re looking for majestic scenery, unparalleled in much of the eastern half of the US, take a moment and appreciate Guardmans.
The old-style theatre is quaint and holds a number of events including movies, music concerts, art exhibitions, and more. A favorite with locals and visitors alike, the theatre entertains people of all ages and purposes. In an age of digital streaming and continuous real-time tweeting and instant messaging, the theatre is a refreshing reminder of a simpler yet equally entertaining era.
Park City Museum
It’s a great place to learn about the historical value of Park City. It’s a chance to spark further interest and discussion with kids. See what an old mine looked like, sit in an antiquated ski lift, etc. It’s a hop, skip, and short time away from where you’ll be staying via ResortPropertyManagement.com.
Imagine flying through the forest, taking in the colors, wildlife, and other sights, all while managing sharp turns and rate of speed via handbrakes. That’s the experience kids and adults love when riding Utah’s largest alpine coaster.
Utah Olympic Park
If you want to rub elbows with serious skiers and get a chance to take a ride on the bobsled run, this is the place to step up your outdoor sports game. Call ahead or check the park website for information related to particular rides and runs.
Main Street (Historic District)
You must reserve time to stroll down Park City’s historic main street, stopping in shops, pubs, theatres, etc. With more than 250 shops accommodating locals and continuous visitors, there’s no lack of entertainment downtown. In previous eras, a town’s ‘main strip’ exhibited the culture and heart of the city and inhabitants. Get a taste of Utah culture, specifically Park City’s, when downtown.
Gorgoza Park (Mountain Resort)
If you want to entertain young kids, or adults who never lost their love for tubing, head to Gorgoza. Depending on season and time of day, you may have to deal with lines, but most forget the wait once their barreling down powdered slopes in comfortable tubes.
Of course, if you love skiing, want to try for your first time, or just want to be around those who love the sport, head to Park City. Yet, it’s understood that not every visitor is a skier. That’s why Park City can accommodate those with all kinds of interests and purposes for coming to this exciting town in Utah.
Robert Vaughn is an avid traveler and writer. When he’s not on the road or in the skies, he’s writing about it on the web. You can read his enlightening articles on many travel and sporting websites and blogs.