A WEEKEND ADVENTURE IN PARK CITY
With its unique combination of rich history, community, adventure, modern luxury and of course its jaw-dropping views, Park City has easily found its way on many travelers’ must-go lists. Whether you are seeking adrenaline-inducing activities, farm-to-table cuisine, or world-class shopping, Park City offers something magical for everyone. While you can’t experience all Park City has to offer in a single weekend, we’ve compiled a jam-packed itinerary compiling a sample of local favorites.
8:00 AM – A MAGICAL WELCOME
If you thought the views of the Wasatch Mountains were stunning from the window seat, wait until you step off the plane and realize you’ve landed in paradise. Whether you are coming to Park City from St. George or New York City, Keystone Aviation makes flying anywhere a breeze with customizable flight schedules and advanced safety measures to ensure you get to your destination comfortably and on your own schedule.
Your personal driver from Citiride Park City is waiting at your gate and ready to bring you to your lodging. After confirming your return departure, you’re off on your weekend adventure. With a leisurely ride up Parley’s Canyon, the beauty of the Wasatch Range and the fresh mountain air welcomes you to Park City.
9:00 AM – ARRIVAL
With your early check-in confirmed, the staff at Hotel Park City is eager and ready to assist with your lodging needs. This alpine-inspired all-suite hotel is located in the heart of Park City on the gorgeous Park City Golf Course. The hotel offers indulgent spa treatments, adventure planning and an upscale cuisine at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, located on-site.
10:00 AM – EXPLORE
After settling into your room and unpacking your luggage, it’s time to explore historic Main Street and all its hidden treasures.
Hop on the complimentary bus line and head to Old Town. But before you get your shop on, it’s time for breakfast at The Bridge Cafe & Grill. This local favorite is located at the base of the town lift and provides amazing views of Main Street and the Park City Mountain. The eatery uses simple and fresh ingredients to prepare classic favorites with a Brazilian twist. While everything on the menu is delicious, we recommend the Brazilian-style omelet or the Eggs Benedict.
With revived energy you’re ready to stroll Main Street and explore all the unique stores and boutiques. Stop into Panache and let the expert staff of this contemporary shop put together the perfect outfit for Park City summer days.
Channel your inner artist and marvel at the stunning selection of paintings and sculptures at Thomas Anthony Gallery. Did you find a piece that has caught your eye? Their amazing staff can help facilitate your purchase and ensure the newest piece in your collection is delivered safely to your home.
1:45 PM – QUICK BITE
After a whirlwind tour of Main Street, it’s time to pop into the Big Dipper, where sandwiches like the “Saigon in Sixty Seconds” and “Baby, We Were Born to Rhône”, are as delicious as they are cleverly named. Locally owned and operated, you can taste the care and love that goes into each flavorful hoagie.
2:30 PM – BRISK BABY
As you’re leaving Old Town, stop into Cole Sport on Park Avenue. Established in 1982, the family owned business is a Park City landmark. Peruse three levels of mountain accessories, gear and apparel. Ask an experienced associate to recommend a summer fleece for the crisp mountain evenings.
3:00 PM – ADVENTURE TIME
It’s now time to head to the Utah Olympic Park for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play like an Olympian with the Summer Bobsled Experience. A professional pilot will lead you in the Comet Bobsled on the very track once used during the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Games where you’ll reach speeds up to 60 mph!
Let your adrenaline calm down and head back to Hotel Park City to unwind in the spa. With a variety of amenities and treatments available, including a herbal-infused steam room, sauna and hydrotherapy tub, you’ll find everything you need to reach your zen.
8:00 PM – DINNER AND A SHOW
Once you’re refreshed and dressed for the evening, head to Kimball Junction for a reservation at the popular Sterling Steak & Lounge. Owned by a father and son duo, this upscale steakhouse offers an impressive variety of high-quality steak, game and seafood options as well as mouth-watering sides. You’ll see why guests come for the food and stay for the music as you are serenaded by one of their thoughtfully curated local artists.
9:00 AM – GOOD MORNING PARTNER
Wake to Park City’s bluebird skies and treat yourself to a decadent breakfast in bed from Bandannas Grill. This on-site restaurant offers a variety of hot and savory options.
Now that you’re refueled, it’s time for your next adventure: horseback riding at Wind In Your Hair Horseback Riding. The stables are located in Wanship at the nostalgic Cherry Canyon Ranch (about 20 minutes from Park City). From the moment you arrive, you can feel the exhilaration in the air. You’ll take to the trails on Paso Finos, the smoothest, most comfortable horses in the world where you’ll spend the morning meandering through beautiful aspen groves, wildflower meadows and scenic mountain-top ridges.
12:30 PM – LUNCH WITH A SPIN
On your way back to Park City, stop into Heber Valley’s famous Spin Cafe, where owners Vincent and Joline have made preparing tasty and unique, from-scratch dishes their life’s work. Pick from one of their delicious menu items like cedar-grilled salmon with freshly squeezed orange lime sauce or the house-smoked BBQ rubbed in fresh-ground spices. Whatever you order, make sure you don’t leave without trying their homemade, small batch gelato.
2:00 PM – NO BAD VIEWS
No summer trip to Park City is complete without a chairlift ride at Deer Valley Resort. From the base of the resort, board the Sterling Express Lift at mid-mountain to access Bald Mountain where you can explore one of many hiking trails. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, you can learn about Deer Valley’s rich silver mining history via a guided historical tour that takes you through miles of less traveled, albeit strenuous, terrain. Or simply take in the stunning panoramic views at the top and take advantage of the amazing photo opportunity before reboarding the chairlift for the ride back down.
6:00 PM – GIRL’S BEST FRIEND
Following your breathtaking afternoon make your way to the Montage Deer Valley and delight in the world renowned jewelry of Roberto Coin. The Italian luxury boutique features some of the most iconic collections including the popular Love in Verona. Inspired by the city of Verona these Yellow Gold, Rose Gold and White Gold bangles make the perfect token to remember your weekend in Park City.
7:30 PM – UNWIND
No need to change for dinner tonight. Spend the evening like a local at the No Name Saloon Bar & Grill on Main Street. Known as the “bar that made Park City famous,” this 21+ establishment is a casual, lively saloon filled to the brim with “Parkite” character. Enjoy the best buffalo burger around with a side of onion rings and your favorite beer or cocktail. Don’t forget to check out the Swag Shop and take home a true Park City souvenir.
After an action-packed weekend, it’s time to head back to Hotel Park City to rest before your sunrise flight.
8:00 AM – FAREWELL
As you walk from the hotel into the brisk morning air, a familiar face greets you with a smile. Your Citiride Park City driver is ready to help you into the shuttle and load your luggage. As you head down the canyon reminisce about all you experienced in just 48-hours. Then it’s back onboard Keystone Aviation as you are flown home refreshed and renewed, just in time to start a new week.