International Visitors - English
Welcome to Utah, home of The Greatest Snow on Earth®. Utah hosted the world during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and now looks forward to hosting you. Located in the Rocky Mountains, Utah's 14 resorts receive over 500 inches/13 meters of desert dry snow each winter. Once you land at Salt Lake City International Airport, 10 ski and snowboard resorts are less than an hour's drive. Whether you visit the uncrowded slopes of Northern Utah's resorts, enjoy lively aprés-ski in Park City, ski legendary powder at Ski Salt Lake resorts, or take in the red rock views of Utah's Southern resorts; your perfect ski holiday awaits.
On this page you will find valuable information for your ski or snowboard vacation to any of Utah’s 14 resorts.
Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude - One pass for all Four resorts
Two Resort International Pass
Deer Valley and Park City - Discounted pass available for international skiers and riders.
Get a full day at both Snowbasin, Powder Mountain, plus a half day at Nordic Valley.
Park City Mountain is now part of Vail Resort’s Epic Pass
Dining and Nightlife
Most Utah resorts serve beer, wine and cocktails depending on their respective liquor licenses. From city experiences throughout Salt Lake, Sandy and Ogden to more rustic restaurants at any of Utah’s 14 Ski Resorts, dining options include Asian, Indian, Italian, French, Mexican, International and of course Utah’s local options such as Elk, Buffalo and Trout.
Utah’s nightlife has live music, dancing and entertainment. All Utah resorts as well as most restaurants and night clubs depending on their respective liquor licenses serve beer, cocktails and wine. In general, anyone over 21 years old can get alcoholic beverages throughout the state of Utah. All Utah bars and nightclubs stop serving alcohol at 1:00 a.m. and close by 2:00 a.m.
Try Utah’s local spirits and breweries
|Squatter Brewing||2 locations, Salt Lake City and Park City|
|Wasatch Brewing||2 locations, Salt Lake City and Park City|
|Red Rock Brewing||2 locations, Salt Lake City and Park City|
|Uinta Brewing||Salt Lake City|
|Desert Edge Brewing||Salt Lake City|
|Avenues Proper||Salt Lake City|
|Epic Brewing||Salt Lake City|
|Shades Of Pale Brewing||Park City|
|2 Row Brewing||Midvale|
|High West Distillery||Park City|
|Sugarhouse Distillery||Salt Lake City|
|Ogden’s Own Distillery||Ogden|
Utah Breweries in the News: 0 to 18 Breweries in Utah
From Outlet Malls to luxury retail stores, Utah is a shopping destination with low prices, great deals and all major brands. Park City has many boutique stores along with Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond, TJ Maxx, the Tanger Outlet Mall, and Wal-Mart. In Salt Lake City visit the City Creek Center, Gateway and Trolley Square. Shopping malls can also be found in Ogden, Logan, Sandy and on your way to Las Vegas and St. George.
Most Utah resorts have retail stores with winter clothing, equipment and rentals. If you need googles, winter gloves, sunscreen, warm socks, ski pants and jackets everything can be purchased here in Utah.
All Utah Resort's Trail Maps
All Trail Maps
Day care, non-skiing services for children from 2 months 12 yearsGuided and Hosted Tours
Child Care Programs
Complimentary mountain tours are provided by many resorts.
Unique clinics like powder skiing, tree skiing, free riding, and racing programs.
Be the first to get on the mountain before the general public.
Backcountry Skiing and Riding
- Ski Utah Interconnect Tour departs daily from Deer Valley for the 6 resort tour or Snowbird for the 4 resort tour (skiers only)
- Powderbird Guides takes off daily from Canyons and Snowbird Resorts
- Diamond Peaks Heli Ski Adventures has trips from the Ogden area
- Park City Powder Cats and Heli Ski is 20 minutes East of Park City
Ski & Snowboard School
All Utah Resorts offer lessons for their guests. If you prefer an instructor who speaks your native language, contact the Ski and Snowboard School to make the request. Most Utah Resorts offer multi-language instructors.
Ski School Programs
From Salt Lake City International Airport you can access all Utah resorts easily. Whether you hire a car, reserve a shuttle, or opt for public transportation, you'll be on the mountain in no time. Save 10% when hiring a car through Hertz using Ski Utah's Partner Discount. Regularly scheduled shuttles can be booked here. Public transportation, UTA, Trax and Ski Busses provide economical access around the Salt Lake, Ogden and Provo areas, including daily service to Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude. Enjoy complimentary bus service throughout the town of Park City.
Local Reservation Experts
Planning the entirety of your next holiday can be quite combersome. So let tour operators take this off your plate and offer suggestions to help plan your trip from transportation and activites to your lodging and dining.
Major Resort Updates
Foreign Currency Exchange
ATM Machines are available throughout Utah and at various ski resorts. If you prefer to use your credit card, all major cards including American Express, Master Card and Visa are accepted throughout the state. Make sure to ask if they take your preferred card before making any purchases.