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If you’re planning your Park City summer vacation, we are so excited to welcome you to our mountain town. We have a plethora of wonderful mountain activities that might be overwhelming to navigate on your own. Well, have no fear, as that’s why we have a concierge team that is dedicated to creating a unique experience of a lifetime for you. Below we’ve shared a sample itinerary of what an epic couple of days in Park City could look like. We hope this helps get the ideas and the excitement flowing!

DAY 1

GET INDOCTRINATED INTO THE WESTERN LIFESTYLE WITH A 2 HOUR MOUNTAIN HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE TO START YOUR TRIP OFF RIGHT!

Once settled in your Abode enjoy your first day in Park City with some adventure and one of the best views in town! Follow your guide through a lush, forested mountain trail to a stunning overlook of the Jordanelle Reservoir. You will ride through beautiful alpine meadows, aspen groves, and pine trees while enjoying breathtaking views. This ride is great for the whole family yet also keeps the experienced rider satisfied.

After your afternoon of riding in the fresh air, you’ve probably worked up an appetite. Enjoy a meal over at the High West Saloon. Grab a table under the stars, and sip on a whiskey flight highlighting their award-winning bourbons and ryes, and dine on their delicious Western fair.

DAY 2

GET YOUR FEET WET WITH A GUIDED HALF DAY FLY FISHING TOUR THIS PARK CITY SUMMER

Today you’ll be starting the day on the earlier side with a guided half-day fly fishing lesson, as we all know the early bird gets the worm aka fish! If you are staying at one of our Abodes near Main Street, grab a delicious coffee to go from Harvest or Atticus and prepare for a fun day on the river. We’re lucky here in Park City as we have one of the United States’ great “blue-ribbon”  fishing rivers nearby – The Provo. With such a quality river only minutes away, all you’ll need is a smile on your face and a skilled fishing guide to help your catch all the fish and create memories of a lifetime.

When you arrive back at your Abode take a moment to put your feet up and enjoy some quiet time before heading to lunch at Fiveseeds. This trendy spot has a great outdoor dining area with picnic tables to soak up that summer air. At FiveSeeds you’ll find great coffee, and great food as their menu is full of nourishing flavorful dishes that are crafted from the best in local, seasonal produce, with a definitive nod to the famed Australian foodie culture from where the owners hail. Satiate your appetite with their Fried Chicken Sando with crumbed chicken breast, Calabrian chili aioli, housemade dill pickles, and cabbage slaw which is to die for!

DAY 3

ENJOY THE TRAILS FROM TWO WHEELS ON A GUIDED MOUNTAIN BIKING TOUR

On day 3 head out on Park City’s world-famous mountain biking trails. Take a local mountain biking tour from an outfitter like White Pine Touring that can be customized to meet the needs of riders of all ability levels. Whether you’re working around time constraints, or simply want a taste of what Park City’s single-track has to offer, this tour is for you. Make no mistake, three hours is plenty of time for a complete mountain bike experience; which can be as leisurely or intense as you like. We suggest starting on the earlier side as it does get quite hot in the summertime here.

In the afternoon take a relaxing chair lift ride on the Town Lift and explore the trails of Park City Mountain. Meander through aspen groves and take in the views of our lush mountains. At the bottom of the Town Lift, you’ll find the charming Bridge Cafe. Grab a happy hour caipirinha at this Brazillian/American spot to cheers an amazing day 3 in Park City.

For dinner enjoy a delicious sushi dinner at Yuki Yama. Yuki Yama offers the freshest seasonal fish flown in from around the world. A contemporary mix of Japanese-inspired cuisine, featuring the best seasonal ingredients that are designed to encourage sampling and sharing at the table. Yuki Yama’s menu consists of both traditional Japanese sushi and noodle dishes, as well as more creative, modern sashimi plates and hot dishes.

DAY 4

RELAX AND REJUVENATE WITH A PRIVATE 90 MINUTE MASSAGE

End your trip with some well-needed R&R. Get pampered with a personal massage in the comfort of your Abode. Skilled, licensed professionals will arrive at your door with everything needed for a relaxing experience. This is a great way to relax, de-stress and detoxify your body, in addition to rubbing down sore muscles after a long week of physical activity in the mountains.


We hope this sample itinerary gave you some ideas on what’s available in Park City and how to structure your days when you are visiting. Please feel free to reach out and get in touch with one of our Abode concierges to help build an amazing trip where you’ll live your story for years to come.

LOOKING FORWARD TO SUMMER FUN IN 2021!

As ski season comes to an end (April 11th is Closing Day for Park City and Deer Valley) and the world begins to open up from the pandemic we are looking ahead to summer in Park City with excitement!

We can start the Spring/Summer season with great news!

Summit County Health Department announced on April 8th, 2021 that after carefully reviewing metrics, Summit County will not extend a mask mandate following the expiration of the statewide mandate at 11:59 PM on April 9. Many private businesses in Summit County may continue to require masks for patrons. County officials ask that residents and visitors respect and comply with these requirements. Certainly, the public is encouraged to continue health measures that prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. Read more about it here.

There had not been major new events added yet to the calendar, but we are excited to see what is going to happened! Of course, we still have a couple of months to prepare with mud season on the horizon, but we wanted to share with you some of our favorite homes that are perfect for all things summer fun and the resurgence and welcome back of exciting events and activities that are being scheduled for the 2021 summer season.

 

START PLANNING YOUR NEXT PARK CITY SUMMER ADVENTURE!

Now more than ever we all need to be outdoors, enjoying the fresh air of the mountains and the peace of the solitude, and making up for lost time! When you come down the mountain, get safely submerged in the many social activities planned for this summer! We’re so ready to welcome back events & activities scheduled for the 2021 summer season – and all things Summer Fun! – but most of all, we’re thrilled to be welcoming YOU back this summer to our favorite Park City rentals!

Officially, a string of important events has secured dates in 2021. They include the Independence Day celebration on Sunday, July 4, and the Miners Day celebration on September 6th. Both events were canceled in 2020.

August 6 – 8, 2021 – The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is not only one of the top ranked art festivals in the country and Kimball Art Center’s largest fundraiser. This three-day event allows them to continue, and further, their mission of providing arts access, education, engagement and experience to everyone, all year long! Join them on our beautiful Park City’s Historic Main Street.

May 19, 2021 – The lovely Park City Farmer’s Market grand opening, you can not miss it!

June 6 – September 26,2021 | Every Sunday – You can find The Park Silly Sunday Market, also hosted on Main Street (excluding July 25th, August 1st and August 8th), showcasing eco-friendly, open-air markets, street festival environment, vendors featuring unique and eclectic arts and crafts, live music, delicious gourmet food, fresh produce from local farmers, and their amazing beer garden and famous Bloody Mary bar.

July 2 – August 7, 2021 –  Deer Valley Music Festival takes place at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater surrounded by the Wasatch Mountains.

July 19 – 24, 2021 – The Triple Crown Sports Baseball World Series hostess 5-game guarantee with the 9u & 12u divisions.

Our always around lacrosse tournament known as the Ski Town Shoot Out happens on June 4 – 5, 2021. We are still waiting for new events dates confirmations like the colorful and beautiful hot air balloon festival, Autumn Aloft, the fun plays at the Egyptian Theatre, and many more.

And as always our mountains will be open for all outdoor activities like Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rafting, Stand Up Paddle boarding, Dining Al Fresco, and more! You will be able to find more information about it here.

 

BOOK ONE OF OUR FEATURED ABODES FOR SUMMER IN PARK CITY

This summer is all about exploring the great outdoors. We are so lucky to have access to many, many wide-open spaces where we can find ourselves socially distanced from others and experiencing solitude amongst the trees. We’ve compiled an extensive list of places to enjoy Park City outdoor activities, where you can experience some awe and wonder, and feel safe.

STATE PARKS

ECHO STATE PARK

Conveniently located near the old mining town of Coalville, Echo State Park boasts year-round recreation opportunities for its visitors. Echo State Park offers primitive camping and a day-use area with easy beach access making it a great spot for an afternoon of kayaking on sparkling waters.

JORDANELLE STATE PARK

This is one of our more popular state parks, as it offers an array of recreation opportunities including camping, boating, swimming, fishing, and hiking.

ROCKPORT STATE PARK

You can make the most of the 1,080 acres of water surface by launching your boat, or renting one, for water skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, kayaking, or paddleboarding. Fishing from shore or from a boat is also possible with trout and bass among the catch.

DEER CREEK STATE PARK

Deer Creek is a medium-sized reservoir located in Heber Valley, just a short drive from Park City. The reservoir is a popular recreation spot because it offers excellent conditions for boating, fishing, and other water sports.

WASATCH MOUNTAIN STATE PARK

Head south of Park City to reach Wasatch Mountain State Park, a nearly 23,000-acre preserve located in the Wasatch Mountains which form the distinctive horizon of northern Utah. There are miles of trails dedicated to hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, as well as nearly 30 miles of trails for off-highway vehicles like ATVs. You can also golf at any of the four 18-hole courses located within the park.

HIKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING TRAILS

LOFTY LAKES LOOP

A 4.4-mile loop trail located near Kamas, Utah that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and fishing and is best used from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

BALD MOUNTAIN

Bald Mountain via Silver Lake Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Park City, Utah that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

IRON CANYON TRAIL

Iron Canyon Trail is a short and steep hike that takes you through some amazing aspen groves on the way up to a stunning panoramic view of Park City. This is not as popular as some trails, so it can be an escape from the crowds and a way to avoid mountain bikers. This 3-mile out-and-back hike will take roughly 1.5-2 hours roundtrip

GLENWILD LOOP

Glenwilde Loop Trail is an 8.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail that features beautiful wildflowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options, including mountain biking, and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

JENNI’S TRAIL

Beginning at the base of Park City Mountain Resort, Lower Jenni’s Trail is popular among runners who love tough steep climbs and exhilarating descents. Pass through scrubby shrubs and aspen stands while winding underneath ski lifts and up to the Jenni’s Trail sign at a fork in the trail. From here, continue up or speed downhill back to the base. Starting at 6,900 feet and topping out at 8,200 feet, this 5-mile trail can be run uphill or down, but be aware that the path is shared with uphill mountain bikers.

ARMSTRONG TRAIL

Find fantastic views and moderate climbs on this 6-mile dirt trail above Silver Star Café. It’s also an uphill-only mountain bike trail, so you won’t have to worry about speeding cyclists crashing into you during your ascent. Park at Silver Star and follow the signs leading to Armstrong for a three-mile run. Continue to HAM and Spiro Trails for a roughly six-mile loop, ending back in the parking lot. Or, if you’re running out of daylight and just need a short 3-miler, turn off of Armstrong after 1.5 miles (before you reach HAM) and loop down Dawn’s Trail.

ROUND VALLEY

The rolling hills and valleys of this preserved open space northeast of Old Town make it a go-to for locals. With over 30 miles of trails spread over 700 acres, there are soft dirt doubletrack and flowing singletrack paths for every skill level. For easy access, start and end at Quinn’s Trailhead–near bustling Kearns Boulevard. This area is popular with mountain bikers and off-leash pups are welcome and abundant.

HISTORIC RAIL TRAIL

This unpaved, historic path welcomes runners, cyclists, and hikers on its 28 miles as it passes through Park City, along the river, and to active farmlands and tiny towns before ending at Echo Reservoir—an idyllic place for a post-run swim.  Start in Park City and cruise down the two-percent grade along Silver Creek, or run from the trail’s many designated parking areas. Stop to catch your breath at markers showcasing Mormon history, Ice Age excavation sites, and historical town events.

MID-MOUNTAIN TRAIL

The iconic 26-mile Mid Mountain Trail bisects Deer Valley and both sides of Park City Mountain at an elevation of 8,000 feet, and it isn’t just for the mountain biking crowd. The best starting point for an out-and-back run is Deer Valley’s, Silver Lake Lodge. Head down the mountain just right of the Sterling Express Lift to catch the trail and run until you’re ready to turn back. Or access the trail with a beautiful ride up the Canyons Village Gondola or the Town Lift. One great option for skipping a shuttle or out-and-back is starting at Deer Valley, running to Park City Mountain Resort, then running or taking the Town Lift back to Main Street.

JEREMY RANCH AND BOBS BASIN

Bobs Basin is more of a trail system than a single trail.  It offers great downhill mountain biking over short mileage.  Access is easy, just get off the Jeremy Ranch exit on I-80 and turn into the Jeremy Ranch Elementary school parking lot.  Follow the road around the back of the school and look for the parking area a couple of hundred yards down the road on the right.

ROB’S TRAIL

Rob’s Trail is a fun & easy trail that climbs a mere 1,000 ft over 2.5 miles to a beautiful overlook of The Canyons Ski Resort, Park City, and surrounding mountains. The trail works its way through evergreen forest, aspen trees, with great views along the way.

WASATCH CREST

The Wasatch Crest trail is a daylong adventure filled with five-star scenery and unparalleled vantage points. July and into August wildflowers add color to the alpine trailside, and the path into Mill Creek Canyon provides a beautiful, green, packed trail through the trees. Start at the Guardsman Pass trailhead in Big Cottonwood Canyon and hike 12.5 miles to Mill Creek Canyon in Salt Lake City. This route is one of Utah’s most popular mountain biking trails, but bikes are allowed only on the Mill Creek side of the trail on even-numbered days. If you wish to hike on a day without bikes, pick an odd-numbered day.

CASCADE SPRINGS HIKING TRAILS

A large natural spring releasing millions of gallons of water over a series of ledges and pools which feed into the Deer Creek Reservoir, which you passed if you drove down Provo Canyon from Heber on US-189. A paved path creates three loops (around .8 miles) around the spring with viewing areas and benches. The lower loop, Pools Loop, is wheelchair accessible, but the upper loops, Cascade and Springs Loops require the use of stairs.

BRIDAL VEIL FALLS TRAIL

It’s about 38 miles from Park City to Bridal Veil Falls, where, from the road, you can see this 607-foot waterfall flowing over a series of steep drops. There is an easy 1.4 mile paved out and back trail.

For more off-road options, check out the Mountain Trails Foundation map, available at local retailers and online. 

SCENIC DRIVES

Some of the best scenic drives or road bike rides in Utah are within a few miles of Park City. These mountain passes and scenic byways will take you to some of the most breathtaking places in the West. Bring your camera so you can take home many memorable photos of wildlife, wildflower, and incredible mountain vistas. Please note that many roads within our state forests are closed during the winter month due to snow. Please visit the Utah Department of Transportation website Seasonal Road Closure page.

GUARDSMAN PASS

This beautiful mountain pass connects Park City to Midway and Big Cottonwood Canyon. It is a popular drive to view wildflowers, wildlife, and fall foliage. The road is paved and winds through Deer Valley Resort, through alpine meadows, and advances to the summit of Guardsman Pass (elevation 9,700 ft.). There is short-term parking and bathrooms at the summit. The road continues into Big Cottonwood Canyon to Salt Lake City where dogs are not allowed because it is a watershed.

Directions: From Deer Valley Drive head south. At the traffic circle take the second exit, Marsac Avenue (the first is the bus-only entrance to transportation center). Continue on Marsac Avenue for 7 miles.

Distance: 15 miles round trip from Main Street to the summit.

Average Drive Time: .5 to 1 hour out-and-back.

MIRROR LAKE SCENIC BYWAY

One of the most popular mountain routes in the state, Mirror Lake Scenic Byway cuts through Utah’s highest mountain range from the town of Kamas up into the Uinta-Wasatch Cache National Forest before descending to placid Mirror Lake. Many small lakes, waterfalls, camping sites, and hiking trails are along this beautiful route. There are no retail services within the forest area, so it’s best to shop and gas up before you begin your drive.

Directions: Take UT-248 east from Park City towards Kamas for 16 miles. Turn left at the intersection of UT-248 and UT-32. Drive 2 blocks then turn right onto UT-150 (Scenic Byway). Drive 32 miles along the highway to Mirror Lake. Return the same way or continue to Evanston, WY and return via I-80 westbound.

Distance: 48 miles one-way from Park City to Mirror Lake.

Average Drive Time: 1.5 to 3 hours.

WOLF CREEK HIGHWAY PASS

This paved highway begins in Woodland offering unimpeded views of the Uinta and Wasatch Mountain Ranges as well as the iconic Mount Timpanogos. There are several pullouts along the route that offer excellent photo opportunities and there are large aspen groves and open meadows filled with wildflowers in the summer months.

Directions: Take UT-248 east from Park City towards Kamas for 16 miles. Turn right at the intersection of UT-248 and UT-32. After 2 miles turn left at the flashing light onto UT-35. Follow UT-35 for 24 miles through Woodland and into the Uinta Wasatch-Cache National Forest to the summit of Wolf Creek Pass (elevation 9,476 ft.).

Distance: 38 miles from Park City to the summit of Wolf Creek Pass.

Average Drive Time: 1 to 3.5 hours.

WEBER CANYON

A mellow drive through scenic Weber Canyon filled with aspen groves that are bright green in the summer and bright yellow in the fall. A perfect destination for this drive is the Smith and Morehouse Reservoir. At one point the Trans-Continental Railway traveled through the canyon.

Directions: Drive east on UT-248 toward Kamas. In 5 miles turn left onto Brown’s Canyon Road. After 7 miles turn right onto UT-32 towards Peoa/Oakley. After 4 miles on UT-32 turn left and head east on Weber Canyon Road. Drive for 12 miles where the pavement will end. Turn right and follow Forest Rd 33, a dirt road, for 2.5 miles to the reservoir. The parking lot will be on your left.

Distance: 60 miles round trip from Park City.

Average Drive Time: 1.5 to 2 hours.

PROVO CANYON

Provo Canyon connects Heber City to Provo and is the starting point for several attractions including Bridal Veil Falls, Sundance Resort, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and Cascade Springs.

Directions:Drive east on UT-248 toward Kamas. Turn right onto US-40 East towards Heber. Drive for 14 miles on US-40 through downtown Heber and turn right onto US-189.

ALPINE LOOP SCENIC BYWAY

This is one of the most scenic drives in the Uinta Wasatch-Cache National Forest, connecting Provo Canyon and American Fork Canyon. The paved road winds through aspen groves to the summit (elevation 8,000 ft.) where there are stunning views of Mount Timpanogos, Utah’s second tallest mountain (elevation 11,752 ft.) and is an incredible place to go as the fall colors start to peak. Sites accessible from the highway include Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and Cascade Springs.

Directions: From Heber, drive on US-189 for 14 miles. Turn right onto UT-92 (Alpine Loop Scenic Byway). You will see Sundance Resort after 3 miles, Mountain Timpanogos and through American Fork Canyon. If returning via Cascade Springs, the road turns to gravel where you’ll travel 7.5 miles back down to Midway, where you can return to Park City. Although paved, trailers are not recommended because of the steep grade and narrow curves. Must purchase a 3-day National Forest Pass that is also valid for the Mirror Lake Highway.

Distance: Out-and-back from Park City is 87 miles. Loop returning through Cascade Springs is 80 miles.

Average Drive Time: 2.5 to 3.5 hours.

ECHO CANYON I-84

This leg of the drive from Park City through Echo Canyon State Park to Henefer was traveled by buffalo, Native Americans, and the Mormon pioneer’s journey to Salt Lake City in 1847. Echo Canyon features peculiar rock formations viewable from the highway.

Directions: From Kimball Junction, take I-80 east towards Cheyenne, Wyoming. After 23 miles take Exit 168 for I-84 toward Ogden. Continue on I-84 for 3.5 miles to Exit 115 for UT-65 toward Henefer/Echo.

Distance: 28 miles one way from Kimball Junction.

Average Drive Time: 30-45 minutes.

BIG MOUNTAIN PASS HIGHWAY UT-65

This pass is famous for being the route of the Donner Party and Mormon Pioneers in the 1840’s. Starting from Mountain Dell Canyon the highway climbs to Big Mountain Pass (elevation 7,420 ft.). From the summit continue on UT-65 for 10 miles to East Canyon State Park. The complete loop then descends into Henefer and through Echo Canyon via I-84 and back to Kimball Junction on I-80.

Directions: From Kimball Junction, drive west on I-80 to exit 134. Turn right off the exit onto UT-65 and travel 8.5 miles to Big Mountain Pass. To continue the loop through Henefer and Echo follow UT-65 for 19 miles. Turn right onto Main and follow it to I-84.

Distance: From Kimball Junction the full loop is 70 miles, out-and-back to Big Mountain Pass is 36 miles, and out-and-back to East Canyon State Park is 55 miles.

Average Drive Time: 1.5 to 2.5 hours.

EMIGRATION CANYON

The highway between East Canyon and Salt Lake City was the final descent of the Mormon pioneers in 1847. From the Little Mountain Summit (elevation 4,940 ft.) you will have great views of Little Dell Reservoir.

Directions: From Kimball Junction, drive west on I-80 towards Salt Lake City. Take Exit 134 and turn right onto UT-65 N towards East Canyon. In two miles turn left onto Emigration Canyon Road. The Little Mountain Summit is 1.5 miles from the turn. You can park and enjoy the view before returning to Park City via I-80 or you can continue through Emigration Canyon into Salt Lake City.

Distance: 17 miles one way from Kimball Junction.

Average Drive Time: 30 – 45 minutes.

GOLF COURSES

Park City and the surrounding area are home to seven public and eight private courses. Golf is a perfect activity for socially distancing. Stay within the confines of your group and enjoy a day out in the fresh air on the links at one of these courses:

CANYONS GOLF

3636 Willow Draw Rd, Park City, UT 84098 435.615.4728

PARK CITY GOLF CLUB

1541 Thaynes Canyon Dr, Park City, UT 84060 435.615.5800

SOLDIER HOLLOW GOLF COURSE

1370 W Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway, Utah 84049

435.654.7442

WASATCH MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE

975 W Golf Course Dr, Midway, UT 84049

435.654.0532

MOUNTAIN DELL

Parleys Canyon, I-80, Exit #134, Salt Lake City, UT 84109 (801) 582-3812

WATER SPORTS

With the many reservoirs nearby you can stand up paddleboard, sail, wakesurf/board, kayak, jetski, fish, swim, and more! No need to bring your own gear, you can rent!

Utah Boat & Jet Ski Rentals, located at 255 Main Street is one of the most popular rental places in the area offering boat tours as well as boat rentals. Nearby, in Heber City, Jordanelle Rentals and Marina, offers boat, jet ski, and kayak rentals to ensure that you are all set to go on your Utah water adventures.

There is also Park City SUP – who call  Pebble Beach at Deer Valley Resort their home base for daily rentals of inflatable SUPs, classes, lessons, and equipment demos. With sandy beach access to the water, no boats and no waves, people of all ages and abilities can enjoy standup paddleboarding and kayaking with confidence. Pebble Beach is adjacent to the Deer Valley Grocery Cafe, which offers great snacks and a full menu. They also offer a One Wheel electric board rentals, lessons and tours. Check out our Park City vacation rentals if you plan on coming here!

THERE IS NO TIME BETTER THAN THIS SUMMER TO TAKE A VACATION TO AN OUTDOORSY DESTINATION.

Before COVID hit, you may have been planning on taking an active nature-filled vacation to the mountains when our worlds got turned upside down. We were all doing our part of trying to contain this virus by staying at home and indoors. As our country begins to open up and we continue to social distance, spending time outdoors is our go-to savior!

We’d like to welcome you back to our mountain towns as our nearby nature here in Park City and Jackson Hole is open for your sun-seeking fresh air pleasure. We are so lucky to be part of mountain towns that have spectacular access to wide-open spaces. Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are officially open (in a limited capacity) for summertime exploration.

Eager to leave your homes? Come explore Park City and Jackson’s beautiful landscapes. Head out into our wilderness for hiking, biking, fishing. During your stay at an Abode property, we can help you book a guide to get you out past the crowds.

Recreating outdoors can contribute to general good health and therefore to a healthy immune system. A study conducted by Georgetown University Medical Center acknowledges the role sunlight plays in vitamin D production, but also found another surprising benefit: “Sunlight directly activates key immune cells by increasing their movement,” according to one of the researchers. T cells—a type of white blood cell crucial for immune response, were found to be more mobile after test subjects were exposed to sunlight.

And simply spending time outdoors has been associated with a range of health benefits, from lower incidence of diabetes, decreased blood pressure, less stress to an increase in physical activity, happiness, and relaxation. It may even lower your risk of a heart attack.

HERE ARE SOME WAYS TO GET OUTSIDE AND RECREATE IN PARK CITY AND JACKSON HOLE:

PARK CITY:

JACKSON HOLE

As you can see, nature is open for business and summer is upon us. Come make some memories with Abode!

There was an explosion in the development of new golf courses following the 2002 Winter Olympics.  Fourteen years later these courses have matured and are ready for challenging play in picturesque settings. Here are 9 compelling reasons you should consider playing golf in Park City:

  1. Number of Courses in the Area – There are 15 golf courses in the Park City area, many of which were designed by the game’s best course architects including Jack Nicklaus (Red Ledges) Pete Dye and Nicklaus (Promotory), Tom Fazio (Glenwild), Rees Jones (Victory Ranch) and Gene Bates (Soldier Hollow and Canyons Resort).
  2. Course Diversity – Play on links, mountain, and lake courses.
  3. Excellent Value – Seven of the fifteen courses in the Park City area are well-maintained public courses providing great value. The private courses in the area are also very affordable compared to golf courses of similar prestige and quality in other golfing destinations.
  4. Backdrop – The holes on every course in Park City are framed by mountains, lush vegetation, and scenic views.
  5. Wildlife – Golfers often spot deer, turkey, foxes, and many birds during their rounds.
  6. Summer Weather – Summer days in Park City and Heber Valley are dominated by blue skies with high whispy clouds. Temperatures are very comfortable for golf throughout the day.
  7. Offseason Lodging Prices – Summer is the offseason for Park City lodging and your chance to stay in high end lodging at great prices.
  8. Park City Night Life – The Zagat rated restaurants and bars on Main Street offer many dining and night life options.
  9. Other Summer Activities – Skiing and snowboarding dominate Park City in the winter but summer’s choices are much more eclectic. Biking, hiking, and fishing are popular for the active. Those just looking to unwind enjoy the many art galleries, museums, and shopping options.

Check out photos of this Abode property just a few blocks away from the Park City Golf Club. The ideal headquarters for your golf getaway.

Unwind and relax in the entertainment room between rounds.

The open layout make the kitchen the place to socialize.

Recover from your rounds in the hot tub on the patio.

With 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms this place will comfortably fit your entire party.

Park City is not just a winter destination.

Just in case the pictures weren’t enough and you needed more convincing, here are some of the features again:

  • Open living area
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
  • Comfortably fits 14 people
  • Walk to dining and shops
  • Breathtaking views of the snowy mountains.
  • 1.2 miles to Park City Golf Club
  • On the free bus line

Early spring storms continue to add to the snow in Park City area resorts. Today’s forecast calls for an additional four inches with snow showers likely the rest of the week and weekend. The snowy forecast is perfect for Easter skiing! Check availability at your favorite Abode property for a last-minute Easter/Ski getaway. Abode’s ski-in and ski-out properties are ideal for hosting a family Easter get-together and enjoying this late snow.

The Easter Bunny is excited for the spring snow!

Beautiful mountain views dominate the Park City landscape.

Open floor plans bring people together.

Come, bring your family and friends for Spring skiing and enjoy what the beautiful abode properties have to offer.

Take a better look at this fabulous Abode Park City property, Abode at Flagstaff:

  • Direct ski access right outside the door via the Silver Strike Express chair lift
  • 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathrooms
  • Comfortably fits 10 people (6 adults, 4 kids)
  • Breathtaking views of the snowy mountains.
  • 2300 sq/ft of luxury

Whether you’re coming for the skiing, or just want a relaxing trip away, this property is the perfect Rocky Mountain retreat.  Book it now

The Thin Air Innovation Festival in Park City isn’t just an excuse to get out of the office and take in the breathtaking scenery (although you certainly should take in the fantastic views.) It gives technology teams the chance to gather with other like-minded individuals, hear from local tech innovators, and work through their most complex business challenges (or innovate the next big thing.) But all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, so Thin Air provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy Utah’s Greatest Snow On Earth® at the Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort.

So if you’re planning to attend the Thin Air Innovation Festival in Park City this April (and honestly, who wouldn’t want to attend?), it’s time to start thinking about where you and your team will stay. You’ll want to be able to have your privacy, but still be able to work with your team. Plus, you’ll want to have easy access to the event–and all the great skiing and snowboarding.

Rather than staying in an impersonal hotel, why not check out one of Abode’s many rental properties? Abode offers a variety of properties, large and small, all around Park City. If you want to enjoy Park City’s exclusive dining and exciting nightlife, you might choose to stay right in the heart of downtown Park City. But if panoramic views and wide open space are more your speed, you may want to stay at one of Abode’s may secluded lodges.

When you stay in an Abode property, rather than a hotel, you’ll enjoy all the comforts of home. With a full kitchen, you can choose to cook your own meals–or just stock enough food for a midnight snack. Multiple fully-furnished common areas give you plenty of space to collaborate and innovate with your team, without having to worry about disturbing others or being interrupted.

Plus, some Abode properties even feature the option to ski in and ski out. So if you’re planning to attend Thin Air to take advantage of the Greatest Snow on Earth (and really, who isn’t?), what better way to do so? You can stay right in the heart of Deer Valley Ski Resort, and be able to get on the slopes before anyone else.

With increased privacy, control, and accessibility, why wouldn’t you take advantage of all that an Abode property has to offer? You’ll enjoy not only the exclusivity of being away from it all, but you’ll also be able to enjoy the breathtaking views Park City has to offer.

So don’t wait! Book your Abode property for the Thin Air Innovation Festival now! Spaces are limited, so if you want to enjoy all the comforts of home away from home, contact Abode today!

 

Park City, home to the Thin Air Innovation Festival

 

 

Spacious kitchens for entertaining

 

Bring your team to one of our rental homes instead of staying in a hotel

If you haven’t already booked your family ski trip to Park City, you better hurry! Winter has been very good to the mountains this year and with March just around the corner, spring isn’t far away. We have the best place for a family ski trip here in Empire Pass. Shooting Star is a skier’s dream, featuring ski lockers with boot dryers, a welcome lobby with hot drinks and treats, and the closest ski access you can get. If you have first-time skiers, the beginner slopes are right out the door which are great for getting your first start. Want to get out for the night? They have complimentary dial-a-ride shuttle services for a hassle free way to access Park City’s nightlife. With enough room for the whole family, this place is your ticket to a fantastic family ski trip. Take a look at the pictures below and see for yourself. Book this now before its too late!

 

This luxury home has great open space and a rustic feel to make your stay more comfortable.

 

The open layout of this house will keep the whole family chatting about how amazing their day was.

 

With the slopes waiting right outside your door, who wouldn’t want to book this place?

 

With 3 rooms and 4 bathrooms this place will comfortably fit the whole family making the perfect family ski trip.

 

Come, bring your family and friends this Winter season and enjoy what this beautiful property has to offer.  To learn how to book this property and see more pictures, click here.

Just in case the pictures weren’t enough and you needed more convincing, here are some of the features again:

Whether you’re coming for the skiing, or just want a relaxing trip away, this property is the perfect Rocky Mountain retreat.  Book it now.

Snow continues to dump on us here in Park City and the slopes are coated with new powder just about every other day. If you want to sleep at the base of the mountain and be the first to the lifts, we have the perfect spot for you. Deer Valley is consistently ranked #1 in guest service among ski resorts in North America and delivers an unmatched experience for your winter vacation. Silver Strike, at the coveted Empire Pass, has gone through a magical transformation and is now available for reservation. With gorgeous views of the Wasatch Mountains and the best access to the lifts at Deer Valley resort, a whole 30 feet, this is the perfect place to enjoy your winter wonderland.

 

Take a look at the pictures below and see for yourself. Book this now before its too late!

 

This luxury home has a specialized humidifier to make your winter getaway that much more enjoyable.

 

This designer bathroom truly expresses the amazing experience you’ll have at Silver Strike.

 

After a great day at Deer Valley Resort, the open floor plan ensures easy access and interaction with everyone there.

 

No matter what room you find yourself in you will feel relaxed and in awe of this beautiful abode.

 

Come bring your family and friends this Winter season and enjoy what this beautiful property has to offer.  To learn how to book this property and see more pictures, click here

Just in case the pictures weren’t enough and you needed more convincing, here are some of the features again:

  • Open living area
  • 5 bedroom, 2 and 3/4 bathrooms
  • Walk to the slopes, dining, and shops
  • Hot tub overlooking Park City

Whether you’re coming for the skiing, or just want a relaxing trip away, this property is the perfect Rocky Mountain retreat.  Book it now.

The snow is beautiful here in Utah and we’ve got the perfect place for you to experience it all right next to one of the best resorts in Deer Valley Resort. Located in Deer Valley’s exclusive Silver Lake Village this luxury mountain home includes all of the furnishing and amenities to help you relax from one day of skiing and get ready for the next. With two master bedrooms, large spare room, and 4 bathrooms this is perfect for a couple’s getaway or your own family ski trip. This ski season is one you won’t want to miss, so hurry! Take a look at more pictures of this beautiful mountain retreat and book it before it’s too late.

 

This luxury home has so many unique touches that will create conversations to last the whole night.

Cozy up to one of the many fireplaces in this beautiful retreat to rest up for the next day.

This open layout will keep the whole group involved and chatting about the day’s adventure.

Enjoy the snow from this luxury hot tub overlooking the Deer Valley slopes.

Come bring your family and friends this Winter season and enjoy what this beautiful property has to offer.  To learn how to book this property and see more pictures, click here

Just in case the pictures weren’t enough and you needed more convincing, here are some of the features again:

  • Open living area
  • 5 bedroom, 2 and 3/4 bathrooms
  • Walk to the slopes, dining, and shops
  • Hot tub overlooking Park City

Whether you’re coming for the skiing, or just want a relaxing trip away, this property is the perfect New Year getaway.  Book it now.