There is much to see in Park City, Utah. There are great attractions like the Utah Olympic Park, made famous when the area hosted the Winter Games in 2002. There are the Silver Mine tours, which allow you to experience life as a miner even if only for a little while. There is the famous and quaint Main Street in the Old Town with its 64 Victoria storefronts that are listed on the National Register of historic locations. This former mining town has a history of resilience that is nothing short of remarkable. It rebuilt after two devastating fires, it kept going after a horrific explosion killed more than 30 miners, it lived through the depletion of the silver vein and labor unrest only to make itself over as a resort town in the late 1960s. It rose to public view when Sundance Institute and the related Sundance Film Festival located there in the 1980s.
There are many ways to see the sites, learn the history and enjoy your visit to Park City. Tour guides come in many formats. There is the famous docent guided walking tours that will help people understand the history of the area. Many of the walking tours are conducted in concert with the museums of Park City. The tour guides will focus on the history of the town, the silver mining process and its related history including the millionaires made by the silver mining days.
There are a variety of guided bike tours of Park City and the surrounding area of the Wasatch Mountain. The guided bike tour can range from 2.5 hours to packages of arranged 2-3 day tours. This is a great way to see the scenic landscape of the area, as well as getting a great cardio workout. For the warmer seasons, this is a great way to see the area.
In the winter and snow seasons, the tour guide may be on snowshoes or skis. There are a variety of ways to see the beauty of winters on Wasatch Mountain. Cross country skiing guided tours are a popular choice. This can be a package such as the All Seasons Adventure Tour Guided cross country ski package which is 4 hours. This package includes transportation, instruction, tour guide and snacks and water. The package can be designed for family holidays, corporate groups or individuals and couples. The guide will provide local history and trail knowledge and will help with instruction throughout the day.
Similar tour guides are available on snowshoeing adventures. There are also GPS adventure tour guided activities that are as much scavenger hunt as tour guided adventure. There are also guides for fly fishing, kayaks, hiking, and whitewater rafting.
Park City offers dozens of tour guides in a variety of formats so that you can see the stunning natural beauty in combination with any of the recreational activities you may want to enjoy. This can be the museum docent walking through the Old Town, a bike ride for hours or days, skiing, dog sledding or snowshoeing.