36 hours in Park City this Summer

By Adventure Mom Aug 2, 2019
What can you do as a family in 36 hours in Park City, UT this summer? Zipline through the mountains, visit the museum, ride the alpine coaster, hike and more!
36 hours in Park City this Summer

You only have 36 hours in Park City. What are you going to do? Park City has a limitless number of fun family activities you can choose from. However you choose to explore this great town, you are sure to have an unforgettable summer! Here are some of the things you can accomplish in 36 hours:

Hang out at a resort

One of the best things about resorts is that they already have fun things for you to do, so you don’t ever have to leave the resort. Plus, if you are staying in Park City, you can always go back to your room for some resting and relaxation at any time. Here's what Park City's resorts have to offer: 

  • Deer Valley Resort is just a few minutes from Main Street in Park City. Enjoy mountain biking, horseback riding, paddleboarding, scenic lift rides, summer concerts and much more. 

  • Park City Mountain hosts a weekly farmer's market and lots of ways to wear the kids out. Be sure to check out the Adventure Park with an alpine slide, climbing wall, flying eagle zip line, mountain coaster, mini golf, gem panning and kid's ropes course. 


Visit the Utah Olympic Park

The Utah Olympic Park is a great place to experience winter sports. But, it is also geared up for summer and ready to take you on an adventure you won’t forget. Try out extreme tubing, extreme ziplining, the alpine slide, airbag jump and scenic chair lift rides. There will also be a Discover Course, Canyon Course, Summit Course, and Drop Tower for you to enjoy! The Utah Olympic Park is the place to be this summer!

Check Out Park City Museum

Learn about Park City’s history and heritage at the infamous Park City Museum. Permanent galleries and exhibits include:

  • Around the World, which shows how early settlers found their way to Park City.

  • Mega Mine and the Day of Ore, where you can examine a scaled version of the Mega Mine.

  • Skier Subway Theatre, where you can climb into an original car from Skier Subway and watch a historical video of Park City.

  • The Dungeon: Park City’s Territorial Jail allows you to step back in time, but remember to stay on the right side of the law.

Of course, that’s not all you will find there, so stop by for a visit.

Go See a Show

The Egyptian Theatre is a Utah favorite dedicated to enriching lives through performing arts. You will get high-quality entertainment experiences both on and off the stage. The historic and authentic atmosphere is one that will be remembered for a lifetime. You will want to check out their show page and get your tickets ahead of time. But, if you are visiting Park City, you will definitely want to see a show.

Shop and Dine at Park City's historic Main Street

Park City is famous for its historic Main Street, located in the heart of the city. With over 100 independent stores, 50 delectable restaurants, and fun landmarks up and down the street, visiting Main Street is a must during your PC vacation. You'll find everything from high-end fashion at Gorsuch and art at Trove Gallery to local clothing boutiques, big brands like Patagonia and Kuhl and local favorites Dolly's Bookstore, Java Cows ice cream and more. Shop until you drop, then pop into one of the 50! restaurants. You'll find sushi, pizza, breweries, Italian, Mexican and more all on Main. If you happen to be in the area on a Sunday, stop by the Park Silly Sunday Market for yummy food, treats, jewelry, face painting, live music, and more.

Have you been to Park City, Utah? What was your favorite experience? We would love to hear about it in the comments below!