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Adventure Guide

Wildlife in our midst

December 28, 2018 — While Park City isn't quite Yellowstone, there's plenty of wildlife watching to be done here. You might catch sight of a deer, moose, elk, coyote, eagle, and many more on the mountain. It can be a trip bonus, but remember that these are still wild

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Live Music Venues

December 28, 2018 — Along with concert series, festivals, and shows, there's plenty of live music in Park City for visitors and locals alike. While many restaurants, hotels, and lodges offer music in their lounges, here's a quick peek at some of the more notable venues. DeJoria Center, Kamas

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Affordable Skiing

December 28, 2018 — You may think you're priced out of a ski trip, but being savvy to special deals will get you on the mountain without draining the bank. That's assuming that you haven't fled your job, moved here and gotten a night job so you can hit

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Liquor Laws

December 28, 2018 — Times have changed in Utah, so rest assured you can find a drink here in Park City. In fact, we have a long history of saloons, given the thousands of miners who once worked here. You'll even find a burgeoning craft beer and spirits industry.

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Winter Sports

December 28, 2018 — Events Silver to Slopes historic mining tour Discover Park City's rich mining and skiing heritage. This is a free, guided ski tour, and you'll see hidden relics, historic mining buildings and hear stories from the past. You should be at least an intermediate level skier

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Avalanche Safety

December 28, 2018 — Just because you love the mountains doesn't mean they love you back. A day backcountry skiing or snowmobiling in Utah's sparkling powder is as thrilling as it gets, but there is danger lurking both above and below. Not so much at the resorts, however, as

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Dining in Park City

December 28, 2018 — While you may not be here strictly for the great cuisine, it's certainly going to be part of your experience. You'll have a good appetite after an exhilarating day on the mountain, and Park City's restaurants will satisfy your cravings, with offerings from Brazil, Mexico,

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Out of Town

December 28, 2018 — Farther Afield There's so much to do in Park City, it's almost more than you can do in one ski vacation. But there are some other options close by that are different, unique, and a bit less hectic. The Heber Valley is a picturesque day

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Real Estate and the Land Rush

December 28, 2018 — Are you dreaming about your dream home? Are you looking for a vacation pad where your family can gather during holidays? Or maybe you're looking for a home in the West, with its clean air, starry skies and public lands. Maybe it's time to look

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Swaner Eco Center

December 28, 2018 — In partnership with Utah State University, the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter will help you get back to nature. They host weekly nature tours, classes, and lectures, with exhibits, meeting spaces and a unique gift shop as well. There's a climbing wall and an observation tower,

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Here are some tips to getting around in Park City

January 11, 2018 — Getting around Park City couldn't be easier, if you don't rent a car that is. As the ski resorts close for the day and workers head home, the roads get busy. Add in a snowstorm, and you get the idea. But there's a solution: there's

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Park City real estate: Find a way to make a home in paradise

January 11, 2018 — Maybe you are able to live the dream, or you would like to dream about living the dream, so while you're here take a look at the homes and condos for sale. Imagine stepping inside your own place with your own stuff. Your skis are

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Just minutes outside of Park City, you can find different worlds

January 11, 2018 — There's so much to do in Park City, it's almost more than you can do in one ski vacation. But there are some other options close by that are different, unique, and a bit less hectic. The Heber Valley to the south is an alpine

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Get to know Utah’s liquor laws

January 11, 2018 — Utah's a desert, but it's not dry. Besides the dozens of drinking establishments in town, you can purchase strong beer, wine and spirits from one of the three Park City state-run liquor stores or hotel outlets, and 3.2 percent beer in any grocery store. That

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Explore some of the best food Utah has to offer

January 11, 2018 — PARK CITY WINE CLUB GET A TASTE OF TOWN WITH A VARIETY OF EVENTS If you're a wine enthusiast, then join the Park City Wine Club. The Park City Wine Club is a membership-based group, that has educational, fun events monthly. As part of the

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Where to go if you need a good read

January 11, 2018 — Park City Library The Park City Library is a community gem. Newly renovated in the old Carl Winters High School, it's a multi-level, 20,000 square foot celebration of books, film and computers. There are reading cubbies, computer areas, a video and sound studio, 3D printing

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Get to know the best fishing spots around Summit County

January 10, 2018 — Just because the temperatures have dropped and there's ice on the lakes and along the rivers doesn't mean the fish have gone anywhere. Take an excursion to the Weber River or the Provo River, a Blue Ribbon Fishery. Or sit in the sun on the

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Tips for when you see wildlife while visiting Park City

January 10, 2018 — The sight of a deer, elk and or moose can be a highlight on a winter morning, but it's important to remember that these are wild animals. They need some room, and respect, or you might have an unfortunate interaction. It's not that unusual to

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Get in touch with Park City’s natural side with Swaner Preserve and Ecocenter

January 10, 2018 — The Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, in partnership with Utah State University, has weekly nature tours, classes, and lectures. Just north of Park City at Newpark at Kimball Junction, its mission is to preserve the land and human connection, educate the community about nature and nurture

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See Park City from a rising perspective

January 10, 2018 — It's quiet, beautiful, and exciting: a hot air balloon ride above the snowy meadows and mountains. It's a great way to start the day. Rides go from one to several hours in these family friendly aircraft, with their colorful envelopes, handcrafted baskets and roaring flames.

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