While many are thinking about upcoming winter and ski vacations, it’s also time to start planning and booking summer and fall getaways. Explore the other side of Sunrise Lodge, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club by taking a look at the attractions and appeal of Park City during late summer and early fall.
Each summer, Park City hosts an international professional cycling competition, the Tour of Utah. The tour’s seventh and final stage starts and finishes August 6 on historic Main Street. With free admission, travelers and fans can get close to the cyclists before, during and after the event. The 2017 Tour of Utah begins July 31./p>
Want to hop on the saddle yourself? Summer and fall are the perfect time. You can rent bikes at numerous shops in town and near the Park City Mountain base area, and adventurous Park City visitors may want to try the Bike Park to ride the trail system.
Park City offers a variety of trails for all skill levels. Take the Crescent High-Speed Quad or PayDay lift up the mountain, then check out a trail map at the ticket window. For a challenging hike with multiple switchbacks, try the Crazy Miner trail, or, for an easygoing hike that’s also suitable for children, consider Red Pine.
Take a swing while surrounded by mountains at Canyons Golf Course in Park City.
During summer, travelers can golf at the 18-hole Canyons Golf Course. This 6,256-yard par-69 course affords golfers incredible views of the Uinta and Wasatch mountains and surrounding valleys. Alternatively, if you’re with the kids, enjoy mountain views while you challenge the whole family to a game of mini-golf.
Each year, Utah Symphony and Utah Opera host the Deer Valley Music Festival featuring chamber music, opera, pop and classical concerts at Park City venues throughout July and early August. Previous performances and events have ranged from “The Music of David Bowie” to “A Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration and Sing-Along.”
Also in August, the Kimball Arts Center hosts its annual festival. The 2017 event August 4–6 will feature more than 200 selected artists, 30 bands, three wine and beer gardens, and a Kids’ Corner.
*All photos courtesy of Park City Mountain Resort.