PARK CITY IN THE “OFF SEASON”
The transition from winter to summer in Park City can slow things down a little, however that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things to do in the off season. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy all of their favorite spots on a more intimate basis and receive great deals.
Local stores like Whimsy, Olive & Tweed, Mary Jane’s, Prospect and Fararsha Boutique offer special incentives and amazing clearance deals. Retailors Jans and Cole Sport host bike swaps along with end of the season sales. Support local Park City businesses while shopping for the latest fashions. For a list of all shops and retailers in the greater Park City area click here.
While a lot of restaurants take this opportunity to rest and relax there are still plenty of dining options and great deals! Bill White’s restaurants, including Chimayo, Wahso, Billy Blanco’s & Windy Ridge will remain regular operational hours with 2-for-1 entrée specials. Blind Dog Restaurant & Sushi is offering a half price menu on Tuesdays. Flying Sumo and Yuki Yama feature half off rolls throughout the spring and into summer. Other restaurants that are open will be follow suit with specials and half off entrée’s. Click here to see a full list of everything happening.
Hiking, biking, & more:
Just because ski season is over doesn’t mean you can’t stay active in the great outdoors. Fly fishing outings are offered through retailers All Seasons and Trout Bum with excursions in the area. Local non-profit, Mountain Trails Foundation, keeps up with trail maintenance throughout the year in the Park City area. Trail maps are available online (click here) or for sale at local Park City businesses. Also, each resort in town offers a wide variety of trails for both hiking and biking, in addition to bike parks. There are public facilities throughout the town, including basketball, tennis and volleyball courts; trail work out stations, a skate board park and more!
Park City, Utah is known all over the world as a ski destination, however there are amazing golf courses within town limits, along with many more in the surrounding areas. Park Meadows Golf Course, located in the heart of Park City, is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course. Home to 10 PGA Senior Tour events and named best Private Golf Course in Utah by Salt Lake Magazine.
Canyons is opening their new golf course this spring, with 18 holes surrounding the resort. The par 70, 6,256 yard course was designed by acclaimed course architects Gene and Casey Bates.
Promontory will have the grand opening of their new Nicklaus Clubhouse on June 20th. It will feature cutting edge landscaping with dramatic architecture designed by renowned architect Patricia McCobb.
The public golf course, Park City Golf Club, is a classic that was originally built as a nine-hole course in 1964 by William Neff. It was revamped in 1973 to become an 18-hole course. With incredibly easy access it is a local’s favorite.
Other courses in the area include, Glenwild Golf Club & Spa, Wasatch Mountain Golf Course and Jeremy Golf & Country Club.
With the Mighty Five, that’s five national parks in the state of Utah, more than other state, Southern Utah camping in the spring is a must! While temperatures are slowing ramping up in Park City, the southern parts have perfect climates for camping and adventures, including biking, hiking, rafting and more!
There are many things to do and options in Park City during the so-called “off-season”, to make it an amazing year round destination.