Utah Areas 101

Did you know that it snows on average, one foot every five days during the winter? Seriously.

If that’s not reason to book your trip, how about the fact that 11 Utah resorts sit within an hour of Salt Lake City International Airport. Do we have your attention yet? The subtle differences of each resort are detailed below to help you find the perfect area and resort fit for you and your family.

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areas listed from north to south

Logan Area | Beaver Mountain, Cherry Peak
Home to Utah State University, Logan is an idyllic Northern Utah town cozily nestled within the beautiful Cache Valley. Thirty minutes east from there, just down Highway 89, is Beaver Mountain – the oldest family-owned and-operated resort in North America. Perfect for families with kids. NEW this winter, check out Cherry Peak Resort, another great option for the family, just 15 miles from Logan.
Logan Area Services


Ogden Area | Powder Mountain, Snowbasin, Nordic Valley
For crazy amounts of untracked powder and nonexistent lift lines, try the Ogden region. Both can be easily found off the beaten path at Powder Mountain, Snowbasin and Nordic Valley. For a more beaten path, the town of Ogden and its historic 25th street are just 30 minutes away from all the skiing. Stay, dine and play right here.
Ogden Area Services


Salt Lake Area | Alta, Brighton, Solitude, Snowbird
Big city life and deep powder together in one package. That's the beauty of the Salt Lake area. Be downtown one minute, and up top on Solitude, Brighton, Alta or Snowbird before you know it. All of these resorts feature incredible terrain and over 500 annual inches of The Greatest Snow on Earth®. So go ahead. Have the best of both worlds.
Salt Lake Area Services


Park City AreaDeer Valley, Park City
The envy of every other ski town, Park City is a mere 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport. Once there, choose between Park City Mountain and Deer Valley ski resorts. Either way, there's après ski wandering Park City's Main Street with over 100 bars and restaurants.
Park City Area Services


Heber Valley | Sundance Resort, Deer Valley, Park City
Experience a winter wonderland in an idyllic alpine valley. Just 45 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport, the Heber Valley offers family fun, scenic mountain views and the awe-inspiring Midway Ice Castle. Just 12 minutes from Deer Valley gondola or 20 minutes from Sundance ski resort find your perfect ski getaway with Heber Valley.
Heber Valley Services


Provo Area | Sundance
Fun to say and as breathtaking as they come, Mt. Timpanogos is home to the famed Sundance Mountain Resort. For a romantic getaway or for incredible dining options, stay on the mountain or make the short journey 20 minutes to Provo – fast becoming famous in its own right as the Silicon Valley of the Rockies.
Provo Area Services


Southern Utah Area | Brian Head, Eagle Point
The Greatest Snow on Earth meets red rock at Utah's two most southern resorts: Eagle Point, Ski Resort, and Brian Head. Each just four hours from Salt Lake City International Airport and three hours north of Las Vegas by car. Both laid-back and wonderfully crowd-free. 
Southern Utah Area Services

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