The Sundance Film Festival: Beyond The Films

One of the best hotels in Park City, Park City Peaks offers an incredible variety of entertainment out our front door. While there could be countless things calling you to visit the mountains of Utah’s Wasatch Range this January, the 2015 Sundance Film Festival promises to be the year’s premiere event. From January 22 to February 1 thousands of cinephiles will flock to Park City and bring with them a contagious energy and enthusiasm. However, not everyone is into independent films and documentaries so are there other things for these people to enjoy during our most exciting time of year? Absolutely! Below is a shortlist of ways to make the most of your vacation when not sitting in a theatre during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
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Our Favorite U.S. Documentaries at Sundance 2015

Each winter thousands of visitors fill the rooms of Park City hotels for the biggest cinematic celebration of the year. From January 22 – February 1 this winter, use your Park City Peaks Hotel room as a jumping off point for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. With music, art, films, and presentations spanning countless categories, it can be overwhelming to decide what to check out during your time with Park City Peaks at the end of January. The festival offers something for everybody, but if documentaries are your thing, then this year is sure to please! The list of quirky, eye-opening, and spellbinding documentary films this year is incredible. Here are the 6 films we are most looking forward to in the U.S. Documentary competition.
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The Best of Park City New Years

New Years Eve is an international evening of merriment.  Between sharing dinner and drinks with loved ones, reminiscing on the months past, and projecting the exciting year to come New Years provides plenty of reason to celebrate.  As you begin to make plans and picture the millions of people toasting champagne around the globe, consider celebrating your New Years in Park City!  There is no better place to ring in the New Year then in the state that boasts the best snow in the world.  From your luxury accommodations at Park City Peaks Hotel there are endless opportunities to make your New Years countdown unforgettable.  Below are just three of the many reasons why you should pencil in Park City New Years on your 2014 winter calendar.

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Halloween in the Mountains

1 Halloween in the MountainsAutumn is officially here in Park City, and we couldn’t be more excited!  Our uncrowded hiking trails and palpable energy in the air surrounding the upcoming ski season makes this time of year truly magical.  However, don’t set your eyes on winter just yet!  With Halloween just around the corner, Park City has an incredible offering of fun and festive activities for the entire family.  If you’re coming into town this October make sure to leave some room on your calendar to enjoy Halloween in the mountains. (more…)

Park City, Utah: Ski Town, USA!

Celebrity Ski Fest Park City, Utah: Ski Town, USA!Nestled into North Central Utah’s Rocky Mountains, it won’t take you long to realize that Park City is your quintessential ski town. With a unique history of pioneers and exploration, Park City started off as a sleepy little valley before expanding into the bustling winter sport epicenter that it is today. Made most famous by the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City has since cemented itself as a must-visit destination for all winter sports enthusiasts. With its awe-inspiring beauty, incredible winter weather, and assortment of après ski activities for the entire family, its no wonder Park City has become the premiere winter destination in the U.S. When it comes to skiing, the valley boasts three world-class ski resorts a stone’s throw away from historic downtown, but what does each one have to offer? (more…)

Getting a Kick out of Park City

Goodbye Summer, Hello Winter!

Wow, summer is finally over and all the exciting events around Park City that go with summer are wrapping up. Soon it will be our favorite season once again, ski season, but before the snows show up and the resorts open there are lots of fun things to do still.

Our recent posts have covered trains, tourism, love stories and music so hopefully you have the idea that there is a lot to do in and around park city. Indeed, weather you are a history junky, outdoor sports or activity enthusiast or art lover, there is simply a never ending amount of stuff to do in and around Park City. (more…)

Mountain Majesty, A Love Story

In the Wasatch Mountains, the Indian warrior Red Eagle, in his desperation to win the heart of the beautiful Utahna, who was being pursued by many suitors of great wealth, declared to her that he was a god. What girl wouldn’t fall for that? They became lovers, sparking the jealousy of the other would-be husbands.

Wasatch Mountains Mountain Majesty, A Love Story

Rumors started flying among the local groups of Ute Indians, and then the truth was revealed, when Red Eagle was wounded by a great bear. Gods don’t get wounded by bears large or small. He was a guy—a hunky guy to be sure—but not a god. Our girl Utahna was devastated.

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Beautiful Music In A Beautiful Setting

The Deer Valley Music Festival, home of the Utah Symphony & the Utah Opera, presents a series of events for all musical tastes from pop to classical. And while you’re waiting for your concert to begin, enjoy all that Park City and the surrounding mountains have to offer: from fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, hot air ballooning, and art galleries, to fine/casual dining (including July 9-13, the 9th annual Park City Food and Wine Classic).

Music Festival Beautiful Music In A Beautiful Setting
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A Summer’s Day At The Utah Olympic Park

Are you stuck in deciding what to do in Park City? For those that are into high-octane action and extreme sports, we have something for you. Park City offers events that will leave your heart pumping quickly as the adrenaline takes over your body. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to bobsled down a track going 60 miles per hour or zipline at 50 miles per hour, read on. There are many different activities to suit the whole family!

Check out these five great options during your stay in Park City:

Utah Ziplining A Summers Day At The Utah Olympic Park
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Things To Do In Park City This June

Looking for something to do during your stay in Park City? Well look no further! We have the most exciting events coming this June listed below. The month of June brings warm sunshine and cool, relaxing nights. Book a stay at Park City Peaks Hotel now to take advantage of all of the wonderful events to come!

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