Aft er an epic winter, Parkites have truly earned their warm summer days. In this issue we have packed everything you need to experience our mountain paradise. We’ll share the “A to Z” of this season’s coolest activities. Read on for insights into everything from animal friendly gardening to Zion National Park’s 100th anniversary.

Celebrate diversity by getting involved in one of our town’s 100+ nonprofit organizations like Adopt-a-Native-Elder, Kimball Art Center or Image Reborn Foundation.

Discover the joy of being on the water by raft ing one of Utah’s scenic rivers or floating a line on one of our nearby blue-ribbon trout streams. Get out on the greens at one of our rave worthy golf courses through the eyes of seasoned local pros.

Expert party-planning advice for baby showers to luxury extravaganzas is the focus of Emily White’s “WISH,” a one-stop shop for perfect party favors and experienced event coordinators.

Foray down to the Great Salt Lake—the largest saltwater lake in the western hemisphere is home to several hundred thousand migrating birds annually. Enroute, stop in Sugar House, a former prison site and sugar beet plantation turned hip neighborhood with scores of trendy bistros.

In “Viva Las Fajitas!” we highlight Park City’s hottest Mexican restaurants serving up signature dishes from our southern neighbor. Afterwards, cool your palate by sipping on “Ice Pops,” unique new adult frozen beverages featured at 350 Main.

Women are thriving in Park City’s art scene. Read about Gallery MAR’s Maren Mullin and her passion for discovering and nurturing new artists. Incorporate new pieces into your home with designer Suzanne Geibel McCammon of “Oohs & Aahs Furniture and Design”—she’ll help you find your unique style and bring the beauty in.

Learn about “The Future of Development” in and around Park City from local experts. Find out what continues to make our town the hottest resort market place in the U.S. and why it’s “the place” to lay down your roots and invest in real estate.

Aft er all these activities, refresh your soul with mindful meditation at Haum, or get the ultimate body care by treating yourself to pilates, massage and halotherapy at Salt Method.

It’s going to be a great summer! And don’t forget to send us your selfies on Instagram.


Liz Filed, Publisher
Mountain Express Magazine