Deer Valley Utah
It is true that Deer Valley is known for its skiing, but it is also a fun place to visit during the summer. You can enjoy the same rugged mountains that offer such pleasure in the deep powder during the summer months too. Summer activities are available for people of all ages and fitness levels.
Beginning in June, Deer Valley visitors can enjoy lift-served mountain biking. That's right, let the lift do the hard work getting you to the top of the mountain and then enjoy the thrill of riding your bike to the bottom. There are two chairlifts available offering over 50 miles of downhill fun. Similar services are offered at the Canyons and at Park City Mountain Resort. If you want to venture away from the Deer Valley resort itself, there are nearly 200 miles of biking trails in and around Park City. This includes a paved biking path that is great for families. There are plenty of local shops that can equip you with bikes and helmets if you don't have your own....read more »
Park City Utah
Often, when people think of fabulous ski vacations or summertime getaways filled with scenic alpine beauty, they consider the regular cast of characters but overlook a perfectly pleasing choice. Utah, particularly Park City, is one of the best places to enjoy winter sports (just ask the Olympians of the world) and when the weather warms up, youíll find no sweeter sights than those provided while hiking through the state parks or trotting through the lush valleys on horseback.
Park City is nearly overflowing with vacation possibilities in a way that will satisfy travelers with all kinds of needs and interests. Ski lovers will enjoy the 350 inches of snow that falls per year, as well as the 3,300 skiable acres. Nothing compares to an early morning thrill ride down the tallest mountain you can find, if thatís your style, that is. If youíre more of a beginner, youíll certainly learn to love the slopes if Park Cityís dry powder and groomed trails are there to give you your first lessons. True adventurers can even be dropped off by helicopter or snowcat to embrace acres of untouched terrain as their very own...read more »