How to Get the Most Out of Your Time in Park City with Your Family
— Posted by Taylor on March 24, 2017
With so many things to do with your family in Park City, how do you know where to start? Whether you’re here for a weekend, a few days, or a week, there is a unique experience waiting for you.
5 Days in Park City
Private Family Lesson: Start your family’s vacation by learning more about the mountain through a world-class ski instructor. Each lesson is catered towards learning new skills, finding new terrain, and sharing the best parts of the area.
Silverado: Cozy up at this luxurious retreat with cozy fireplaces and oversized decks just across the street from Canyons Village. From single hotel rooms to spacious three bedroom suites, Silverado has room for all family sizes.
BBQ at Snowed Inn: Ski to an on-mountain barbeque house to keep your energy up! Access Snowed Inn from First Time lift or Crescent Express.
Spring Grüv: Park City’s spring celebration lasts for 16 days of concerts and daily village activities at both of our main base areas. The annual Pond Skimming Competition, where contestants attempt to ski or snowboard across at 100-ft pond on a skis or a snowboard, is held at Canyons Village every year just outside of Red Pine Lodge.
Utah Olympic Park: Just minutes from Park City, the Utah Olympic Park offers seasonal and year-round activities for your time off of the slopes. From flying down on an Olympic bobsled course to a 3-story interactive ski museum, there is something fun for all ages.
Sleigh Ride: You’ll feel like you’re back in the old west during a scenic horse-drawn sleigh ride through Willow Draw. Cozy up together with the kids under the blankets and take in the alpenglow across the mountain peaks.
Donuts at Cloud Dine: Who says donuts are only for breakfast? Ski into one of Park City’s highest on-mountain restaurants for a sugary snack made from scratch in Cloud Dine every day. Your stomach will thank you for it!
Kid’s Apres: Whether it’s getting a complimentary picture taken to go with a hand-decorated picture frame or playing fun games in the village, Park City Mountain offers different après activities for our youngest guests every week.
Jupiter Bowl: No more microwaved nachos and plastic chairs! See what a high-end bowling alley is really all about. Fun lights and comfortable furniture turns this family activity into an extravagant experience.
3 Days in Park City
9:00A Ski Canyons Village: Canyons Village is full of easy to expert terrain for everyone in the family. With 6 on-mountain restaurants serving modern cuisine, you won’t even have to come down from the mountain for lunch!
5:00P The Farm: You won’t have to take a ride into town with an award-winning menu, featuring fresh, sustainably raised fare, conveniently located at the base of Canyons Village. A range of locally farmed menu items and an outstanding selection of wines are offered for every taste.
8:00P Sundial Lodge: With your lodging located in the center of all of the action in Canyons Village, you’ll have access to family village activities, shopping, and a variety of restaurants.
10:00A Guided Snowshoe Tour: Take your family on an exploration of unique trails hidden among the vast terrain of America’s largest ski resort. You have the opportunity to see wildlife, scenic vistas, and the ever-elusive snow angel.
4:00P Visit Historic Main Street: The town’s free bus system regularly stops at Canyons Village to head towards Main Street, full of retail shops, restaurants, art galleries, and souvenir stores. Walk downtown to window shop and see strings of lights across the street or stop for dinner.
9:00A Ski Park City Base Area: Don’t forget about the other half of Park City’s 7,300 acre resort. You’ll find trails specifically made for kids called adventure alleys and funny looking sculptures called “snow bugs” all over the mountain. Ski until you find all five!
A Weekend in Park City
9:00A Private Family Lesson: No need to waste time getting your ski legs back! The best way to get the most out of your time on the mountain is with an instructor who can raise your family’s confidence on the slopes, teach new skills, and show off the best places on the mountain.
3:00P S’mores: We provide the marshmallows, chocolate, and the cozy fire. All we need is you! Your legs will enjoy the break after a day mountain and your tongue will enjoy the sweet gooey treat.
6:00P Red Tail Grill: Dinner is served with a beautiful view of the mountain. The family-friendly dining menu comes with grown-up drink choices for mom and dad.
7:00P Grand Summit Hotel: Before tucking into bed, head to the outdoor heated pool and hot tub for a late night soak at this newly renovated hotel.
12:00P Alpine Coaster & Flying Eagle: Just because you’re not on skis, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun on the mountain. The kids will never forget the ride down Park City’s alpine coaster or flying high on the Flying Eagle zipline.
You’re on the mountain with your family and those shaky cell phone selfies just aren’t cutting it. You need a picture taken that is just as clear as your on-mountain memories. Our EpicMix photographers are on the mountain from about 10:30AM to 2:00PM at two main locations: the top of Bonanza Express lift and in front of the Red Pine Lodge. Shareable from within the app, EpicMix Photos are the perfect way to remember your Park City vacation!