For many, Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start of the summer season. The sun is out, the weather is warm, and it’s the perfect time to gather with friends and family. Although Park City, Utah is typically known as a top-tier ski destination, there is plenty of fun to be had here year-round. Consider heading to Park City for your next Memorial Day weekend to take in the sun, sights, and outdoor adventures. Keep reading to find out why you should spend your next Memorial Day here and browse the best places to stay in Park City Utah we have for you!
You are going to have a lot of fun during your Memorial Day Weekend in Park City, starting with the comfortable luxuries to be enjoyed in our Park City Hotels holiday hideaways! Living rooms with plush sofas and chairs and smart or cable TVs are where the weekend’s relaxation starts, especially when those sofas face the views of the Park City landscape. True luxury can be found out on the decks of our Memorial Day properties, and as you sit, savor, and sip your way through another Utah sunset, you will understand that THIS is what all your hard work throughout the year was for. Dining rooms can be used to enjoy a hearty meal prepared in our fully equipped kitchens located just steps away, or they can be the heart of every wonderful activity. Gather around with coffee and snacks, reminiscing about how you used to rough it in hotels on the vacations of your youth, teach your thoroughly modern teens the simple joys that come from a board game played with friends, or if you absolutely must, use this space for virtual meetings when life just doesn’t seem to want to stop long enough for you to enjoy your vacations. Kitchens filled with modern conveniences blended with cozy comforts are to be used however you want to use them, even if it only ends up being a place to keep your coffee hot and your wine cold. Memorial Day Weekend is about relaxation and fun, not participating in the normal chores of real life, and Park City is a foodies paradise offering a fantastic supply of amazing restaurants!
Community amenities allow you to have fun closer to home, often featuring hot tubs, pools, and barbecues that will allow guests to partake in the most American of all activities, a family barbecue! High-speed internet makes it easy to stream your favorite music, singing and dancing along with the tunes as you prep the food for your barbecue and feeling your shoulders relax and soften for the first time in months. After all the excitement of your daylight hours in Park City, going to bed each night in our comfortable and cloud soft beds will definitely help you rest and recharge before the next day’s adventures begin. Only happy dreams are allowed in these tranquil spaces, assuming you aren’t sleeping too deep to dream!
Ski Resort Summer Fun
You may know Park City first and foremost as one of the premier skiing destinations in Utah. However, just because the snow has melted away doesn’t mean that the fun ends at the many ski resorts in the area. All of those slopes and mountains are still filled with fun, even without a layer of fresh powder. Instead of slopes made for skiing and snowboarding, these hills are transformed into all kinds of summer fun, such as alpine slides, zip lines, and alpine coasters. At the Park City Resort specifically, they feature one of the longest alpine slides in the world! Also, the lifts here aren’t powered down for the summer. They are actually still in operation and are the perfect opportunity to have a scenic ride over the beautiful mountains of Utah. Park City Resort also features Utah’s longest mountain coaster, which is over a mile of curves and swerves around the mountains that are sure to satisfy thrill-seekers of all ages. Lastly, if you are looking for some time to relax and unwind, consider booking a service at the spas here. Pamper yourself no matter the time of year and enjoy our best places to stay in Park City Utah!
Endless Outdoor Adventure
After the snow melts in Park City, all of those gorgeous slopes and hills are perfect for enjoying fun summer activities. One of the popular activities here in the summertime is golf! Park City hosts 15 different golf courses, both public and private, so there are plenty of holes to enjoy here. Enjoy a round with a scenic backdrop of the gorgeous mountains, and the high elevation makes your ball soar! In addition to the plethora of golf courses here, Park City also boasts miles and miles of beautiful hiking trails. Whether you choose to hike in one of the ski resorts that are open for the summer, or you decide to find a trail in one of the many State Parks surrounding the city, you are sure to have stunning views. There are trails to suit every skill level, so whether you simply want to have a leisurely walk or you are looking for a challenging, long hike with big elevation changes, there is sure to be a trail that is perfect for you! Many trails are also mountain bike friendly, for those who want to take on nature with wheels. Lastly, there are many water activities to enjoy in Park City, from boating, kayaking, fishing, and more!
Explore the Main Street for the Memorial Day in Park City
Although there is plenty of outdoor adventure to be had in and around the Park City area, don’t skip out on spending some time in the downtown area. The locals of Park City pride themselves on their Historic Main Street district, which is filled with local boutiques and restaurants that you won’t find anywhere else! For shopping, you’ll find plenty of shops that cater to the outdoor nature of Park City, from shops selling athletic wear to ski and snowboard rentals. You’ll also find places that pay homage to Park City’s history as a cowboy town with Burns Cowboy Shop. However, there are also high-end boutiques and quaint art galleries that are a great place to pick up an elegant and unique gift or souvenir.
If you’re looking to dine, Main Street is the place to be! One of the favorite places here is the Atticus Coffee, Books, and Teahouse. Here you’ll find great used books alongside a fantastic selection of teas and coffees, and they even serve small bites and sandwiches for lunch! You’ll also find high-end and even International cuisine here at restaurants like Bangkok Thai, Fletchers, and Buona Vita. Historic Main Street is the perfect place to wander through the shops to pick up a unique souvenir or dine in one of the many local restaurants for a one-of-a-kind meal.
Summer Starts Now!
Enjoy a great start to the summer season with a vacation in Park City, Utah and our rental property! Enjoy all of the fun activities available at the many ski resorts, and even have seemingly endless outdoor adventures in one of the many State Parks in the area. Lastly, you can enjoy fantastic shopping in dining in the Historic Main Street. A great Memorial Day in Park City awaits you! Click here and browse through some of our best Park City short-term hotel rentals now! Be sure to check out our VRBO rentals in Deer Valley!