Summer in Park City, Utah offers a wide variety of things to do. Whether it’s outdoor sports, hiking, biking, music and art festivals, shopping, or fine dining, you’ll find it all in this unique mountain town. From almost anywhere in Park City you can enjoy beautiful mountain scenery. If you’re feeling adventuresome, take a short drive outside Park City to one the many hiking trails that winds through beautiful alpine forests and meadows filled with wildlife and wildflowers. Sports are a definite option for those looking to take on a more intense summertime activity. Park City offers summer fun for anyone, whether you’re looking for an active day outdoors or a cultural, shopping, or dining experience in town.
Hiking or Shopping?
A trip to Mirror Lake above Kamas is always an enjoyable experience for the hiking enthusiast. Stop at any one of the many trailheads such as Shingle Creek and enjoy a day hike through a forest or beside a mountain stream or stop at Provo Falls for a picnic beside a gorgeous waterfall. If you prefer browsing the shops or enjoying a great meal, you won’t want to miss Park City’s Historic Main Street. Visitors can choose from over 250 different venues offering food, culture, and shopping all in one convenient area.
Museums and Galleries
Ready for a nice relaxing afternoon in town? The Park City Museum is a must visit. Located on Main Street, it’s filled with information and artifacts focusing on Park City’s rich history of mining and skiing. The museum’s gift shop is a great place to pick up a trip memento or to find information on the city itself. If you’re a history buff, there are several historic tours available. There’s even Park City Ghost Tours for enthusiasts of the supernatural.
The art scene in Park City is alive year round. Taking in a show or visiting a gallery can be an enriching experience for whole family. If you’re in town on the last Friday of the month try the Park City Gallery Stroll. This free event offers refreshments and a free opportunity to check out galleries around town.
The sporty crowd can find a variety of activities that will delight any age group. Whether you enjoy mountain biking, rafting, horseback riding, fly-fishing, or hot air ballooning, you will always find something that will match your lifestyle and exceed your expectations!