Park City, UT is a top winter vacation destination for travelers across the country and even the world. While it’s best known for its first-class ski resorts, Park City has so much to offer for skiers & non-skiers alike. Whether you’re visiting to take advantage of the fresh powder, you aren’t able to hit the slopes, or you simply just aren’t interested in skiing or snowboarding, there’s something for everyone in Park City to make your trip a memorable one. We compiled this list of some of the best things to do besides skiing/snowboarding in Park City during the winter months.
- Utah Olympic Park
Utah Olympic Park was built for the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Inside the nearly 400-acre venue, you’ll one of only four sliding tracks in North America, a 2002 Winter games museum, six Nordic ski jumps and a plethora of adventure activities. The Utah Olympic Park is still an official USOC Training site and focuses on developing and growing participation in winter sports in the state of Utah. If you visit from the end of November to early April, be sure to check out the Winter Bobsled Experience for a thrill of a lifetime in a bobsled on the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games Sliding Track!
- Spend a Day Shopping in the Historic Downtown District
Lined with unique shops selling local and handmade goods, as well as trinkets capturing the culture of Park City, Historic Park City offers you a chance to check off everyone on your gift list!
- Take a Spa Day
Treat yourself to a relaxing day at the spa at one of the many spas and resorts in and near Park City. Whether you’re recovering from your own day on the slopes or looking for something to do while the rest of your party hits the slopes, you certainly will not regret the chance to pamper yourself at one of the many five-star spas in Park City.
- Go On A Snowshoe Tour
Still want to get outside & enjoy the fresh powder but skiing and snowboarding aren’t really your thing? You still have options! Bundle up and take a snowshoeing tour to get in a bit of exercise and take in the jaw-dropping views Park city has to offer.
- Try the Mines & Wines Tour
A 3-hour tour offered only in the winter that visits 5 historic mines in Park City. Each mine is expertly paired with a specially selected wine to enjoy. The tour starts and ends at the Montage Deer Valley.
- Visit the Crater Hot Springs
As the only warm-water scuba diving destination in the country, The Crater at the Homestead Resort stays between 90-96 degrees Fahrenheit at all times and a hole at the top naturally lets in sunlight & fresh air. The Crater at the Homestead Resort offers scuba, snorkeling, soaking, paddleboard yoga, and the chance to simply tour the site. Reservations are required!