Introducing Park City
A mere 30 miles east of SLC via I-80, Park City (elevation 6900ft) skyrocketed to international fame when it hosted the downhill, jumping and sledding events at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Not only is Park City the Southwest’s most popular ski town, it’s also home to the US ski team. Come spring, the town gears up for hiking and mountain-biking season in the high peaks nearby.
A silver-mining community during the 19th century, the city has an attractive and remarkably well-preserved Main St, lined with upscale galleries, shops, hotels, restaurants and bars. And despite the sea of prefab housing that has spread across the valley and surrounding hills, the town remains relatively charming.
The biggest and most star-studded event here is the annual Sundance Film Festival (
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Salt Lake City Connect Pass
Take advantage of Salt Lake City’s top attractions with this city pass, available for one, two or three consecutive days. Get admission to 13 attractions including the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Utah's Hogle Zoo, This Is The Place Heritage Park, Utah Olympic Park, the Clark Planetarium and Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort.