Park City, Utah has long been a tourist destination for Winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding. It is also known for the Sundance Film Festival, which draws in thousands of celebrities into the quaint mountain town every winter.
However, did you know that Park City has so much to offer in the summer months as well? With evo Conference just over 1 month away, you are likely trying to plan your days and nights to squeeze in everything the conference and local area has to offer. Consider me your own personal tour guide as I give you a preview of the 5 Must-See Summer Attractions in Park City, Utah:
Utah Olympic Park
The Utah Olympic Park was created and used for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Thankfully, the legacy of those games lives on for the public to enjoy. In the summer months you can visit the park and enjoy activities, like the Comet Bobsled Ride, museums, and the Rocket Skeleton Ride. (Image credit: Utah Olympic Parks)
Historic Park City Main Street
Have you ever wanted to be transported back to a different time? Historic Park City Main Street gives you a brief glimpse into a silver mining town of the past. The buildings lining the street are an attraction all on their own, but they aren’t just for looks. Main Street holds one-of-a-kind museums, world class restaurants, and shopping galore. (Image credit: Historic Park City, Utah)
Park City Balloon Adventures
How would you like to soar hundreds of feet above the city in a hot-air balloon to take in all the glorious views Park City has to offer? Park City hosts several hot-air balloon festivals each year, but you don’t need to just be a spectator. You can book your own Park City hot-air balloon adventure. (Image credit: Park City Balloon Adventures)
Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain Resort is so much more than just great skiing. During the summer months, it is transformed into a playland that kids and adults of all ages will enjoy. Zip lines, an alpine slide, and a mountain roller coaster are just a few of the activities that will keep you coming back for more. And it’s all set in a picturesque mountainside. (Image credit: Park City Mountain Resort)
Tanger Outlets: Park City
Yes, shopping is 100% considered an attraction, especially when you are visiting Park City from another state. You don’t want to miss out on all the great deals and stores that the Tanger Outlets have to offer. From Polo to Guess to Coach, it’s all at the outlets. You may even have to pick up a suitcase at the Samsonite outlet to take home all your shopping treasures. (Image credit: Salt Lake Magazine)
Now you just have to decide how many extra days you plan on staying in Park City, because you don’t want to miss anything the city has to offer.
Guest post by Stephanie Hansen.